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It is a great honour and privilege for me to welcome you to the 2021 edition of the annual Ọbafẹmi Awolọwọ Lecture Series. Chief Awolọwọ was born 112 years ago today.
As the world marks the 2021 International Women’s Day, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said it has afforded women greater voice and participation in party management as well as governance of the country.
A former presidential adviser to the late President Shehu Shagari, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, and some prominent Northerners have mounted pressure on the Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, to name those behind the killings in the state by revealing their identity to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Director-General, All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum, Salihu Moh. Lukman, has said that the minimum wage of optimally productive Nigerian worker should not be anywhere less than N100,000.
The leadership tussle within the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in Ondo State weekend turned bloody as two members sustained matchet injuries.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said Nigeria’s problems of insecurity and corruption would be over should the people observe the laws of Islam and Christianity.
The triumph at the Stadio Ezio Scida was Crotone's first win since January 17 - when they beat Benevento - and it ended a run of seven consecutive defeats in the Italian top-flight.
A town mayor in Italy’s Sicily region said Sunday he was stepping down after coming under fire for jumping the queue for coronavirus vaccinations.
Muslim and Christian residents in the ruined Iraqi city of Mosul told Pope Francis of their lives under brutal Islamic State rule on Sunday as the pontiff blessed their vow to rise up from ashes and told them that “fraternity is more durable than fratricide.”
Former Rivers State Governor, Sir Celestine Omehia, has described Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike as a man of vision with the interest and determination to handle the affairs of the state.
The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NICREL) has demanded the resignation of Ahmed Bobboi, Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Equalization Fund Management Board.
A lawmaker representing Gokana/Khana Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Dumnamene Dekor, has said that with the newly commissioned flyover bridges in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has joined the league of world class cities.
Ile Tuntun Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, has adjourned a divorce suit brought before it by a man, Blessing Benjamin, against his wife, Ayodele Benjamin.
Members of the Sokoto State Gender Based Response Team, during an advocacy visit to the new commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Kamaldeen Okulola, said in 2020, no fewer than 329 persons were attended to in Sokoto for cases bordering on rape and sodomy.
One of the leaders in Oyo state People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bisi Olopoeyan, has frowned at the ongoing selection process adopted by the leadership of the party in producing candidates for the upcoming local government election in the state.
The United Nations special envoy on Myanmar called on the U.N. Security Council to take action against the ruling junta after the killings of protesters who have continued to defy security forces at demonstrations against last month’s coup.
Sometime in April, 2017 an online medium, sponsored by the Federal Government, claimed falsely that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had handed over a property confiscated from a former governor of Bayelsa State, the Late Chief D.S.P Alamieyesigha to me.
The 61-year-old has been involved with the national team since 2004, first as an assistant for two years and then taking over as coach after the 2006 World Cup.
Myanmar security forces quickly snuffed out sporadic anti-junta protests on Tuesday after hundreds of young activists who had been trapped overnight in a district of its biggest city Yangon were able to get out.
Tom Dele-Bashiru has revealed he is doing everything possible to ensure he returns for Watford after a long injury layoff.
Britain’s monarchy kept its silence on Tuesday, after Meghan and Prince Harry sparked a crisis by alleging that a family member made a racist remark about the colour of their son’s skin and that she was alienated to the point of contemplating suicide.
A crude production flow station operated by Conoil Production at Ango field in Koluama, Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa, has been shut down.
An Uber driver, Michael Tosin Lawal, has been convicted and sentenced after he pleaded guilty to internet fraud.
Former Super Eagles star Joel Obi was among the goals for his Italian Serie B side Chievo Verona on Tuesday as they beat Porddenone Calcio 3-0 in the league.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned a suit filed by the Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu against the state governor and five others over a viral video made by a citizen of the state, Olupelumi Fagboyegun.
Following the arrest of an alleged Fulani warlord, Iskilu Wakili, by members of the O’odua People’s Congress (OPC) in Kajola area of Ayete in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State on Sunday, Governor Seyi Makinde has summoned the Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko, to a crucial security meeting.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 708 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total number of infected people in the country to 157,671.