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Nigeria’s Tijani Bande declares for UNGA presidency

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has formally declared his intention to vie for the presidency of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Speaker Obasa: Lagos State Award Scheme aims at remembering heroes

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday said that the state’s Awards Scheme bill before the lawmakers was aimed at remembering both living and dead heroes of the state.

Osun mourns playwright Akinwumi Ishola

Osun State Government has lamented the demise of a prominent Yoruba scholar, playwright and actor Professor Akinwumi Ishola, who died in Ibadan at the weekend.

Osun Assembly condoles with the Yoruba nation over Akinwumi Ishola’s death

State of Osun Assembly under the leadership of the Speaker, RT. Honourable Najeem Salam, has condoled with the entire Yoruba nation over the death of Nigeria’s prolific writer, Professor Akinwumi Ishola, who died on Saturday.

President Buhari urges academics to emulate Prof. Ishola’s qualities

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family, friends and government of Oyo State on the passing away of the renowned author, playwright and literary icon, Prof. Akinwumi Ishola.

Nigerians pay tributes to popular Yoruba playwright Akinwunmi Isola

Nigerians on Saturday paid tributes to renowned playwright, culture activist and scholar, Akinwunmi Isola, who died on Saturday in Ibadan.

President Buhari mourns literary icon Akinwunmi Ishola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday mourned with the family, friends and government of Oyo state on the death of the renowned author, playwright and literary icon, Prof. Akinwumi Ishola.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.