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US Navy band thrills Nigerians with Fela’s ‘Water no get enemy’

A brass band of the United States (US) Naval Forces, Europe, “Topside,” captivated guests at Freedom Park, Lagos when they performed a special rendition of the late Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s classic “Water No Get Enemy” to the delight of music lovers, who sang and danced along with the band.
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Felabration opens artistes portal, says no registration fee

Organizers of the 2019 edition of Felabration, the yearly festival in honour of the late founder of afrobeats music and socio-political activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, have said there is no registration fee to perform at Felabration.

OAU workers protest, accuse management of corruption

Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, on Monday, staged a protest against the non-payment of allowances and other ‘irregularities’.

Yeni Kuti: 2018 Felabration kicks off on Monday

Yeni Kuti, daughter of the late legendary musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti, says hundreds of delegates from four continents are coming for 2018 Felabration holding Oct. 15 to 21.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

Group lauds President Buhari’s fight against terrorism

A group of octogenarians Friday took to the streets of Lagos to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for decimating Boko Haram.

Osun guber: Olu Falae, Afenifere drum support for Senator Omisore

The National Chairman of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Olu Falae, and the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, have tipped the party’s candidate, Iyiola Omisore, to win the September 22 governorship election.

LAUTECH lecturers to meet on Monday as warning strike ends

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, will meet on Monday to decide on the next line of action as it ended the two weeks warning strike by its members.

35-year-old stabs man in the stomach

A 35-year-old man, Aliu Kazeem, who allegedly stabbed a man in the stomach, was on Friday brought before an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court.

Wole Soyinka: Ex-President Obasanjo knelt before Atiku Abubakar so he won’t lose his job

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says former president Olusegun Obasanjo “knelt down” before ex-vice-president Atiku Abubakar in 2003.

Osun guber: Protest in Osogbo over alleged marginalisation of Osun West

Students, traders, and artisans hit streets of Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Friday to protest the alleged marginalisation of Osun West Senatorial District ahead of the governorship election on September 22.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: Ex-President Obasanjo is Nigeria’s most hypocritical leader

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has described ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo as the most hypocritical leader Nigeria has produced, vowing to expose him on July 3.

APC’s ‘symbolic sweeping’ of PDP zonal rally venue clownish

The Osun chapter of the PDP on Sunday mocked the “symbolic sweeping” of Freedom Park, Osogbo venue of its Saturday zonal rally, by the rival APC, describing the action as “clownish”.

Herdsmen now more deadlier than Boko Haram – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to treat the issue of herdsmen killings being reported all over the country with kid gloves, saying the herdsmen are becoming more deadly than the highly dreaded Boko Haram sect.

Herdsmen crisis: President Buhari is under a trance – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Tuesday said Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is under a trance in view of wanton insecurity that has engulfed the nation, especially the herdsmen crisis.

Too many lies about my son’s wedding on social media – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday lamented that some people are trying to use him to start a tribal war in the country.

Restructuring Nigeria long overdue – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday declared that Nigeria is ripe for restructuring, even as he said it was disheartening for some people to be agitating against it or saying that Nigerians only needed to restructure their mind and not the country.

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Three Katsina NYSC members die in fatal motor accident

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Katsina State, has confirmed the death of three corps members in a ghastly motor accident in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
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Zimbabwe police ban planned opposition protest

Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for today by the country’s main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in “public disorder”.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title.

In Pictures: Nigeria’s D’Tigress beat Senegal to retain AfroBasket title

The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title.
The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has said Nigerians have not been blacklisted as far as its immigration rules were concerned.

Nigerians not barred from visiting Indonesia – envoy

The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has said Nigerians have not been blacklisted as far as its immigration rules were concerned.