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Controversies as Oba of Lagos snubs Ooni

Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi A video clip apparently showing the traditional ruler of Lagos snubbing the spiritual leader of the Yoruba people has caused controversy in Nigeria. In the footage, the 73-year-old Oba (king) of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, appears to rebuff the greetings of the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, at […]

Nobel prize winner Wole Soyinka throws away green card after Donald Trump win

The Nobel-prize winning author Wole Soyinka has thrown away his green card in protest of Donald Trump’s presidency. Soyinka, who hails from Nigeria, became the first African to win the Nobel prize for literature in 1986. He has resided in the US for more than 20 years and is a regular teacher at prestigious universities […]

US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

US singer Bob Dylan (L) performing at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. US songwriter Bob Dylan won the Nobel Literature Prize on October 13, 2016, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that surprised prize watchers. / AFP PHOTO / Hector MATA American music legend Bob Dylan on […]

Lagos graduates 5,951 skill acquisition trainees

 Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday said only those who are resilient, determined, hardworking and innovative succeed in life. He spoke at a ceremony for Year 2014 Graduates of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation’s Skills Acquisition Centres held at De Blue Roof, LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja. Some 5,951 men and women were […]

Two new books, ” How to overcome your Fear” and “You are your Dream” by Taiwo Rotimi

Taiwo Rotimi has released two new books on Kindle Amazon. The two books titled “How to overcome your Fear and Anxiety Forever and “You are your Dream” are published by Platinum Consolidated Publishers. Giving an insight into the two books, the author revealed that it was to empower people on how to conquer their fear […]

Oscars 2016: Full List Of Winners

The 2016 Oscars kicked off on Sunday night hosted by Chris Rock and boasting a cavalcade of stars from Hollywood and beyond. The winners have now been announced with Leonardo DiCaprio bagging the coveted Best Actor trophy, ‘Spotlight’ winning Best Picture, and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ winning 6 awards in total. Brit Mark Rylance pipped Sylvester Stallone […]

Ooni named UNN chancellorOoni named UNN chancellor

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has emerged as the youngest chancellor in Nigeria with the appointment of the monarch as the chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka by President Mohammadu Buhari. In a statement issued by Yera Moses Olafare, the director of media, Ooni’s palace, copies of which were obtained by newsmen in […]

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Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea, FA Cup final 2017
Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea, FA Cup final 2017

Aaron Ramsey wins the trophy for Arsenal seconds after Diego Costa equalised controversial Alexis Sanchez opener FA Cup Final 2017: Arsenal vs Chelsea news and more  Arsenal have won the FA

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Constitutionality of EFCC Act subjecting President’s appointment to Senate confirmation
Constitutionality of EFCC Act subjecting President’s appointment to Senate confirmation

Law & Human RightsComments Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, is a renowned constitutional lawyer and a leader of The Patriots. In this decisive essay, he examined the constitutionality of the Economic and

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Jonathan, from beginning, was too small for the Presidency – Obasanjo
Jonathan, from beginning, was too small for the Presidency – Obasanjo

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan from his first days as President showed he  was too small for

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