Opinion: Fayose: Travails of a Serial “OLUTAGBAMOLE”

Yorubas, by extension Africans, are renown for respectfully revering their Elders, both indoor and in the public, in words and in actions. However, one gets to wonder what is amiss when one views the conducts of His Excellency, former Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose, who at every available opportunity, recklessly throws decorum to the winds. For the avoidance of doubt, in the last few weeks, I have read with extreme disbelief many of his impish public releases against two of our revered Elders of Yoruba nation. Most especially is the worthless…

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Witches and Wizards hold Coven Anniversary in Oshogbo (See Pictures)

The witches and wizards from the south west of Nigeria recently held their First Anniversary meeting at the Araba castle in Osogbo, Osun State, with Popular Ifa priest Yemi Elebuibon as the main host. The famous Babalawo, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon welcomes them at the maiden anniversary of Progressive Witches and Wizards Association in Osun. During the meeting, Elebuibon charged members of the group to seek knowledge about themselves and use their natural powers to improve their individual fortune and help the country. He also urged leaders and security agencies in…

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Uber, others to pay N20 per trip Levy for Road Maintenance in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has said ride-hailing operators will pay a levy of N20 known as road improvement fund, on each trip their drivers make in a day starting from August 27. The state government disclosed this on Friday in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile, and entitled ‘Lagos govt, e-hailing operators agree on new regulations’ According to the statement, a meeting between the state government and representatives of the ride-hailing operators was held on Friday, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in attendance. The…

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Netflix donates production equipment to Ikorodu Bois

Remember the Ikorodu boys who are know for their viral remaking of popular movies and musical videos?? Well it seems their hustle just paid as they posted a video on their Twitter handle displaying alot of gadgets Netflix sent to them. The “Ikorodu boys” is a group consisting of brothers and their cousin: Babatunde Sani 23, Muiz Sani, Malik Sani10 and their cousin Fawas Aina 13. The three brothers are usually involved in the video while their eldest brother Babatunde edits the videos and manage them. The group remade movies…

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100 Days: Gov Yahaya Bello intensifies development in Kogi, amidst Covid19 pandemic

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, during his reelection campaign promised to consolidate and finish strong the work at hand. The work at hand to Governor Yahaya Bello is the all-round development of Kogi as well as laying solid foundation for economic prosperity of the state. The governor in his manifesto with the theme: ‘Let’s Do more’ said: ”…I present to you the logical next steps for accelerated and proportional development of Kogi State in all her constituencies and demographics”. Ongoing work in Agasa, Okene LG Without wasting time,…

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Kano Commissioner sacked for ‘celebrating’ Abba Kyari’s death tests positive for Coronavirus

After appearing to mock the death of late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, sacked Kano State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructures Development, Engineer Muaz Magaji, has tested positive for COVID-19. Mr. Magaji announced the development through his verified Facebook timeline, adding that he has been moved to one of the isolation centres in the state. “This morning, my NCDC test is out. I have been confirmed COVID-19 positive, and have been moved to one of the state facilities,” he wrote. Magaji drew the ire of Nigerians for…

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FCT warns private school owners against reopening, issues guidelines

As regards the relaxation of the Lockdown against COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has made clarifications on school resumption. This was revealed in a statement issued by the Federal Capital Territory (FCTA) Education Secretary on Tuesday, warning private schools owners against opening of schools or planning to commence the third term online. The acting Secretary for Education, Umaru Marafa, reiterated that the closure of school and resumption was in effect till further notice and added that no academic activities in all schools shall commence until a notice to…

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CATHOLIC MONKS DEVELOP “CVD PLUS” FOR THE TREATMENT OF COVID19

Pix- Fr Adodo and Gov Obaseki By Joyce Shelu Today, 29th April 2020, the official page of the Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Edo State, Nigeria released an official statement signed by Fr. Anslem Adodo OSB on Facebook. In the statement addressing the pandemic and the urgency for a cure following questions by concerned individuals, Fr. Anselm stated that plant-based drugs are supposedly the best approach for the Coronavirus disease considering that these drugs are easily produced, stored and distributed and can be handled by medical and non medical…

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How Nigeria can stop COVID-19 spread – Sat Guru Maharaji

Satguru Maharaji, the founder of the One Love Family Sect, has called on Nigerians to reconnect with their culture and tradition to curtail the spread of COVID-19. He made the call on Sunday while addressing newsmen at his Maharaj Village on the Ibadan-Lagos expressway. The sect leader said the best way to combat COVID-19 in Africa, particularly Nigeria, was through culture and tradition. “In the past, all the various forms of diseases were combated through cultural and traditional cures. The black race must wake up. “Naturally our culture and tradition…

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Broadcast Media should be given prominent role in fight against Covid19 -BON Chairman (S/S Zone)

PRESS RELEASE BY THE ZONE F ZONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE BROADCASTING ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA, (BON) We have taken considerable note with the way and manner our Governments at the various levels have been addressing the ravaging Covid 19 pandemic in our region for some weeks now. While we want to thank the State governments especially in the South South region with the efforts put in so far, we are constrained to also quickly point out that the Broadcast media which serves as a critical stakeholder during this period appears to…

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