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Those in my generation who grew up in the South-West and attended Awolowo’s elementary schools would be familiar with D.O Fagunwa’s books. They were fascinating books. The escapades of valiant hunters in one of the books captured imaginations. So did the mushy love stories in another. One particular book, ‘Ogboju Ode’ (‘Brave Hunter’) went beyond the classrooms into homes and even playgrounds as we recited portions that captured our fertile minds. Even today, some six decades after, I can still recite some portions.
As the people of Osun State prepare to go to the poll to elect a new governor to lead the state for another four years, there appears to be stiff competition for the highly exalted position.
Nigeria’s leading pageant organizers, Miss Nigeria Organisation, have announced the appointment of legal practitioner, entrepreneur and former pageant winner, Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha as the pageant’s new creative director.
The British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has, over the weekend, disclosed that the UK governmentwill spend about 47. 4 million pounds on Deepening Democracy in Nigeria Programme Phase 2 (DDiN2), saying that the DDiNs is a programme funded under the Department for International Development (DFID), arm of the Commission and is geared towards supporting democratic governance around the world with focus on Nigeria.
I have just read a statement by the Presidency accusing the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, of hypocrisy for disparaging President Muhammadu Buhari, who Mr Saraki called visionless.
Minister of Transportation and Director-General of President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has accused the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, representing Rivers South-East in the Senate, Magnus Abe of conniving to defame him.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) operatives raided a Lagos warehouse and seized controlled drugs, such as Tramadol, valued at N105.6 million.
Bianca Jagger once defended the Sandinista revolution of Daniel Ortega. But today, the Nicaraguan rights campaigner wants to see the controversial leader leave office in her homeland.
Dizengoff Nigeria has announced the appointment of Barrister Mrs. Owanari Duke as the company’s new Chairman, Board of Directors of its Nigeria business. The announcement was made at the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) held in Lagos, recently. Mrs. Duke, who has been a member of the Board since 2000, assumed the position from the outgoing Chairman, Prof. T. Duncan who recently retired.
A leading player in the elevator and escalator sector, Xizi Elector has remained unbeaten so far in Nigerian market. Following its records anywhere it operates, Eliel Jerahmeal Nigeria Limited, specialist in marketing, distribution, sales and services of elevator and escalator equipment had obtained authorisation from Xizi Elevator, China’s first class manufacturer of elevator and escalator equipment to boost users in Nigeria and the rest of Africa at affordable rate.
Procter and Gamble (P&G), a leading Consumer Goods Company, has announced the appointment of Adil Farhat as the new Managing Director for P&G Nigeria, effective July 2018. This comes after the retirement of the previous MD, George Nassar.
Rotary Club of Port Harcourt, District 1914 in its guest dinner fellowship held recently at the Rotary Club Centre, Port Harcourt, River state said the dinner fellowship was meant to acquaint intending Rotarians what Rotary is all about.
Medical doctors under the Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH-ARD, yesterday suspended its 14 days old strike over none employment of resident doctors and house officers by the state government.
Ogun State governorship aspirant on the platform of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, popularly called GNI, has reiterated his commitment to the development of the border towns, especially along Lagos Corridor if elected in the forthcoming 2019 general election.
He’s popularly called Nollywood bad boy, and his actions say it all. Jim Iyke came into limelight riding on the crest of controversy. In fact, since he came into prominence in 2001, featuring in over 200 films, Jim Iyke has always been in the news for the wrong reasons.
Following the recent release of the first teaser of the movie, Chief Daddy, EbonyLife Films has announced the date of the movie’s premiere, set for December 2, 2018. The highly anticipated launch will take place at the Oriental Hotel in Lekki, Lagos.
Popular comic actor, John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu has every reason to reminisce on the costly prices he has paid since he came into limelight, saying that ‘ fame comes with a lot of prices which I have paid dearly.”
Professional model, Adebimpe Oyebade popularly known as Mobimpe among her ilks, during her compulsory national youth service, stumbled upon an acting opportunity that would later place her on the list of Nollywood's most sought after actresses and has since then progressed beyond her imaginations in the celebrated industry.
Ace musician, Mofe Boyo, reputed for exporting ‘Shaku Shaku’, a trendy music genre to the United States of America, and some European countries, has toured Delta State in a new attempt to project Delta positively.
Ace comedian, Francis Agoda, known worldwide as I Go Dye has been quite outspoken on national issues in recent times. The Delta State-born humour merchant has written open letters to political leaders like Atiku Abubakar, Rochas Okorocha, and even President Muhammadu Buhari on the state of the nation, giving them a piece of his mind.