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MultiChoice donates N250 million, test kits, others to fight coronavirus

The managers of DStv and GOtv, Multichoice Nigeria, has announced a donation of N200 million and N50 million to federal and Lagos State governments respectively to support efforts in ameliorating the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria.
The United Arab Emirates has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state’s efforts to fight the disease, the Abu Dhabi government’s media office announced.

ORA: Yoruba race well prepared to find cure for coronavirus

With the entire world under the siege of Coronavirus pandemic, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Redemption Alliance (ORA), has said the Yoruba race is more than prepared to get the cure for the virus.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere: President Buhari should have given Nigerians enough time to prepare for lockdown

Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have given the residents of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja enough time to prepare before announcing the lockdown of the states.

Historiography and tale of two Awe towns

The recent deposition of Emir Lamido Sanusi II has thrown up many issues both locally within the Kano metropolis and nationally and surely will be a topic for discussion for some time to come.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti to commence teaching of pupils on radio

The Ekiti government says it will commence teaching of primary school pupils on the state-owned radio station, Ekiti FM 91.5.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Oyo tells civil, public servants to stay off work for two weeks

As part of measures put in place by the Oyo State Government to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state, the government on Wednesday directed civil and public servants in the employment of the state, local governments and Local Council Development Areas to stay off work for two weeks.
A man passes by Nigerian movie billboards at a cinema in Lagos. [Cristina Aldehuela-AFP-Getty Images]

Why Nigerians living abroad love to watch Nollywood movies

The Nollywood industry – which came to life in the early 1990s – is often seen as a natural heir to the Nigerian TV series which had already produced roughly 14,000 feature films in the previous decade
For over 6 months, the Ijebu, Ogun State-born actor was hospitalized at a hospital in Sagamu Remo where he was diagnosed with Diabetes and Hypertension which got his 2 kidneys affected.

Nollywood loses another actor

For over 6 months, the Ijebu, Ogun State-born actor was hospitalized at a hospital in Sagamu Remo where he was diagnosed with Diabetes and Hypertension which got his 2 kidneys affected.
The chairman of PEFTI Film Institute, Wale Adenuga, has described the film industry in Nigeria as the only industry that is not coordinated, saying things are not going on well with the sector.

Wale Adenuga: All is not well with Nollywood

The chairman of PEFTI Film Institute, Wale Adenuga, has described the film industry in Nigeria as the only industry that is not coordinated, saying things are not going on well with the sector.
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Coronavirus: KWAM1 sings virus warning

Music legend, Wasiu Ayinde, has sent a warning to his fans and all Nigerians over the fast-spreading coronavirus.

South West PDP welcomes Oyinlola, chieftains of APC, ZLP, ADC, others

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday joined leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South West geopolitical zone to receive bigwigs from rival political parties to the party, declaring that a fresh wave of unity, which will move across Nigeria, has begun in the South West.
Catholic Archdiocese’ Education Director Jerome Oduntan said all 268 pupils of Bethlehem Girls’ College were rescued and 50 of them who sustained injuries were taken to the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital (NNRH), Ojo.

Explosion: Coalition commiserates with Lagos, victims families

Coalition of Oodua Self-Determination Group (COSEG), a pan-Yoruba socio-cultural and political organization, has commiserated with the Lagos State government over the Sunday pipeline explosion that claimed several lives and damaged properties.

Banji Akintoye calls for robust investigation into serial fire outbreaks in Yorubaland

Yoruba Leader, Emeritus Professor Adebanji Akintoye, has called on the Federal Government and state governments to conduct thorough investigation into the unusual spate of fire incidents in Nigeria and particularly in Yorubaland.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.

Ooni settles Ekiti traditional rulers, government tussle

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.
The United States (U.S.) recently announced the arrest of scores of Nigerians and few other nationals involved in what the Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI) described as the largest internet fraud ever committed in the country.

FBI arrests 13 Nigerians over $30 million cyber fraud

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has arrested thirteen Nigerians, over alleged $30 million money laundering scheme in the United States.
Traditional worshipers in Remo axis of Ogun State, under the umbrella of “the Osugbo Remo – in – Council” has declared that they are not cannibalistic, warning members of the Ogun State House of Assembly to drop the bill aimed to review the installation and burial of traditional rulers in the state.

We’re not cannibalistic – Ogun monarchs

Traditional worshipers in Remo axis of Ogun State, under the umbrella of “the Osugbo Remo – in – Council” has declared that they are not cannibalistic, warning members of the Ogun State House of Assembly to drop the bill aimed to review the installation and burial of traditional rulers in the state.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Ekiti Obas: Why I wrote Governor Fayemi – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, has revealed why he wrote a letter to the Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, on the Pelu Pelu Obas, charging traditional rulers to henceforth come together and identify with one another in order to protect the traditional institution as contained in their oath during installation rites.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Yinka Odumakin: APC has used, dumped ousted Emir Sanusi

Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Tuesday said deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, must have crossed some political lines under the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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APC governors hail Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at 68

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) have congratulated their national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the occasion of his 68th birthday.
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Oyo records new coronavirus case, to fumigate markets

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
The Flash star Logan Williams has died aged 16.

The Flash actor Logan Williams passes on at 16

Williams, who played a young Barry Allen in eight episodes of The CW series, suddenly passed away on Thursday (April 2), the cause of his death has not been reported.

Abia coronavirus lockdown taskforce impounds vehicles, tricycles

Several vehicles and tricycles were on Saturday impounded by the Abia State Joint Taskforce on Enforcement of lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic.g
Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Pink reveals coronavirus diagnosis, donates $1 million to relief funds

Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.