I have adopted emir’s title in emulation of northern Emirs attitudes-oluwo

I have adopted emir’s title in emulation of northern Emirs attitudes-oluwo

Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, Oba Adbulrasheed Akanbi has declared his resolve to adopt the Emir title popularly known with Northern traditional rulers. Speaking at the installation and turbarning ceremony of an Islamic scholar, Sheikh Yahquub Abdul-Baaqi Mohammed as first Waziri of Yoruba land on Saturday, Oba Akanbi said he decided to now bear “Emir of Iwoland” because he wants to emulate the attitudes of northern Emirs.   According to Oluwo, Northern traditional rulers are…

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Oluwo ignores league of Imams’ warnings, installs pioneer Waziri of Yorubaland

Oluwo ignores league of Imams’ warnings, installs pioneer Waziri of Yorubaland

Amid tight security presence, the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi is currently holding installation and turbarning ceremony of an Islamic scholar, Sheikh Yahquub Abdul-Baaqi Mohammed as first Waziri of Yoruba land. At the well attended ceremony held at the palace of of the traditional ruler in Iwo on Saturday, Islamic scholars, Islamic organisations, Imams and Alfas, government functionaries among other notable personalities in the state were present. This development was against warning served on…

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Police confirm 3 suicide bombers, 1 other person killed in Maiduguri attack

Police confirm 3 suicide bombers, 1 other person killed in Maiduguri attack

The police in Borno on Saturday confirmed one person killed and 13 others wounded in the Friday night suicide bomb attack in Muna area of Maiduguri. Mr Eder Okon, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said in a statement in Maiduguri that the victims were hit when four female suicide bombers stormed the Muna Zawuya village in the outskirts of Maiduguri. He stated that “at about 21.49 p.m. on March 30, 2018, four female suicide bombers infiltrated Muna Zawuya village in…

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CAN Enugu chapter endorses Gov. Ugwuanyi in Enugu

CAN Enugu chapter endorses Gov. Ugwuanyi in Enugu

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Enugu State Chapter, in a recent prayer rally tagged “Enugu State is in the Hands of God,” prayed for the re-election of Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in 2019, in appreciation of his good works and commitment to God. At the prayer rally, the leaders of the five blocks in CAN, Enugu State Chapter, namely, Most Rev. Dr. Calistus Onaga of the CSN; Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel O. Chukwuma of the…

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Buhari’s aide calls Nigerians animals Over Naomi Campbell’s Award

Buhari’s aide calls Nigerians animals Over Naomi Campbell’s Award

Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital/New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, has described Nigerians as animals for slandering Naomi Campbell. Campbell, a super model, had shared a tweet alongside several photos with Buhari at the Eko Atlantic City launch. The picture of Buhari with the Super Model stirred controversies on the social media. Reacting, the Presidential aide recalled that Naomi had met late ex-South African President, Nelson Mandela more than once. He wondered why “some of…

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Write your names in gold by supporting LG autonomy, group tells Aregbesola, Osun Assembly

Write your names in gold by supporting LG autonomy, group tells Aregbesola, Osun Assembly

A group, Osun Coalition for the Actualisation of Local Government Autonomy has appealed to members of Osun state House of Assembly to vote in support of local government autonomy. Addressing a press conference in Osogbo, OSCALGA, comprising members of the Civil Society Organizations, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the media as well as other allied unions and interest groups who are friends of democracy, said the lawmakers would be writing their names…

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I helped to rig elections for my party – Sen. Mantu

I helped to rig elections for my party – Sen. Mantu

The former Deputy Senate president, Sen. Ibrahim Mantu has on Friday revealed how he contributed to rig elections for his party in the past elections. He disclosed this when he played host at the channels television programme ‘Hard Copy ‘on Friday. In his words, “Yes! Yes! I did. I am now confessing the truth. But what I mean is that I don’t have to go and change election results. But when you provide money, you give money…

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Two remaining OAU students released from prison as case resumes in court on Tuesday

Two remaining OAU students released from prison as case resumes in court on Tuesday

At last, five students of the Obafemi Awolowo University who were remanded in Kosere prison in Ile-Ife have regained temporary freedom. While three of the five students met their bail conditions after spending a week in prison, two others got their bail approved after spending nine days in jail. The students are: Gbenga Oloruniran, a 400 level students of Geography; Olajide Ademola, a 500 level student of Electrical Electronics; Oyedeji Samson, 300 level student of Pharmacy;…

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Nigerian Minister of information, Lai Mohammed releases names of looters

Nigerian Minister of information, Lai Mohammed releases names of looters

The Federal Government has released a list of some of those who allegedly looted the nation’s treasury. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, released the list at a press conference in Lagos on Friday. Mohammed said the individuals include officials in the past government. The names in the list, revealed by the Federal Government, also include PDP chieftains who are currently being tried for corruption and financial crimes. “The PDP has challenged us to…

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Easter: Like Jesus, sacrifice for peaceful coexistence, Ooni tasks Christians  

Easter: Like Jesus, sacrifice for peaceful coexistence, Ooni tasks Christians  

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has charged Christian faithful not to relent in making sacrifices that would deepens peaceful coexistence in the country. While felicitating with Christians on the celebration of Easter, the first class monarch asked Christians to emulate Jesus Christ who accomodated everyone without hatred or bigotry. Oba Ogunwusi in his goodwill message to followers of Christ as released by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Moses Olafare…

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