WE ARE NOT DEVIL WORSHIPPERS, OBA EWUARE II, TELLS THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.

His Royal Majesty Omo N’ Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokplo, Oba Ewuare II of Benin Kingdom has come up to clarify the fact that they are [in the traditional institution] who are adherent of the African Tradition religion [ ATR ] are by no means ‘Devil worshippers’ as many will label them, so as not to … Continue reading WE ARE NOT DEVIL WORSHIPPERS, OBA EWUARE II, TELLS THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.

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YOU’RE NOT AN ODUDUWA DESCENDANT IF YOU DIDN’T ORIGINATE FROM ILE-IFE. — DEJI OF AKURE

The Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi(Odundun II) has identified only the people who can trace their origin to Ile-Ife as the bonafide descendants of Oduduwa.   The paramount ruler made this remark while hosting The Arole Oodua, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi(Ojaja II) who yesterday night paid him a unity visit in his … Continue reading YOU’RE NOT AN ODUDUWA DESCENDANT IF YOU DIDN’T ORIGINATE FROM ILE-IFE. — DEJI OF AKURE

Nobel Prize Winner Wole Soyinka Joins University Of Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg’s Humanities Faculty has received the Midas Touch with the addition of Nobel Prize winner‚ Professor Wole Soyinka.   Nigerian-born Soyinka‚ the first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature‚ joins the university as a Distinguished Visiting Professor.   Professor Alex Broadbent‚ Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities said Soyinka’s … Continue reading Nobel Prize Winner Wole Soyinka Joins University Of Johannesburg

Osun Deputy Governor Confirms Late Senator Adeleke Ate Rice Served In Open Plate, Without Meat, Fish

The Osun State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Titi Laoye-Tomori, in furtherance of her testimony before the Olusegun Ayilara-led coroner, has revealed that the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke hesitated before he ate from the rice he was served at a funeral ceremony of the grandmother of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun West … Continue reading Osun Deputy Governor Confirms Late Senator Adeleke Ate Rice Served In Open Plate, Without Meat, Fish

Akeredolu:My Govt Will Soon Pay ₦34bn Of Six Months Salaries Mimiko Owed Workers In Ondo State

The Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has debunked a media report which said he planned to waive some months of salary of workers owed by the state government. He declared that his administration would soon offset the ₦34bn of six months salaries owed the workers in the state. In a statement issued by his … Continue reading Akeredolu:My Govt Will Soon Pay ₦34bn Of Six Months Salaries Mimiko Owed Workers In Ondo State

Dickson Slams Jonathan: Says His Five-Year Presidency Was A Waste Opportunity

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, on Tuesday, described the five years administration of ex- President Goodluck Jonathan as a wasted opportunity for the Ijaws.   According to The Nation, Dickson said ministers and other presidential aides from Bayelsa lost the unique opportunity of attracting development to their domains because they were after selfish interests. … Continue reading Dickson Slams Jonathan: Says His Five-Year Presidency Was A Waste Opportunity

‘It’s Rubbish To Say Lagos Is No-Man’s Land’-Okunnu, Former Federal Commissioner

As Lagos celebrates 50, Alhaji Femi Okunnu, 84, former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing and a true-blood Lagosian goes down memory lane on events that led to the creation of the state. He also spoke of the Nigeria of yesteryears, where ethnicity and religiousity had no place, and Zik, an Igbo, was elected by … Continue reading ‘It’s Rubbish To Say Lagos Is No-Man’s Land’-Okunnu, Former Federal Commissioner

THE SPREAD OF YORÙBÁ PEOPLE AND CULTURE ACROSS THE WORLD

The Yorùbá people are a near-homogenous and semi-independent peoples loosely linked by geography, language, history, culture and religion. Yorùbá communities can be found in different parts of West Africa but the largest concentration can be found in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. In Togo, the Yorùbá people are known as Anago, Tsha and Ife to … Continue reading THE SPREAD OF YORÙBÁ PEOPLE AND CULTURE ACROSS THE WORLD

Pastor Adeboye urges Christians Not To Lose Hope In Nigeria

The General Overseer (Worldwide), Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, in Jos on Sunday urged Christians not to lose hope in Nigeria but to believe that there is no problem impossible for God to solve. The cleric also urged Nigerians to maintain a peaceful disposition towards one another, no matter the situation they … Continue reading Pastor Adeboye urges Christians Not To Lose Hope In Nigeria

Justice Ademola, Recently Discharged Of Corruption Charges, Asks NJC To Allow Him To Resume Sitting

A judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola who was recently discharged of corruption charges has written to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Justice Walter Onnoghen, asking that he be allowed to return to work. A source at the NJC informed THISDAY that the … Continue reading Justice Ademola, Recently Discharged Of Corruption Charges, Asks NJC To Allow Him To Resume Sitting