Peoples and Brand

Aregbesola Bags Most Innovative Nigerian Governor Award 

  By Maxwell Adeleye The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said that being innovative is the only route towards delivering good governance and meeting the yearnings of the people. This was Aregbesola’s response Sunday night after being presented with an award Most Innovative Governor of the Year by the organisers of the Media Nite Out Award, in Ikeja, ...

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Onaolapo Gets Table Tennis Bumper Deal, Moves To Portugal

Maxwell Adeleye A senior national table tennis player, Ojo Onaolapo, has joined four other Nigerians who secured clubs in Europe to play professionally. Onaolapo was signed-up for one year by ADC Ponta Do Pargo, Portugal. Already, four other Nigerians, Sunday Odunlade, Cecilia Otu-Akpan, Janet Friday and Jide Ogidiolu are playing for the club. Also, Olajide Omotayo and Kazeem Makanjuola moved ...

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Aregbesola greets KSA at 70, says Juju maestro a blessing to Nigeria

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Osun State Governo, Ogbeni Rauf Aregesola of Osun State has felicitated with Juju music maestro, Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, (aka King Sunny Ade) who clocked 70 on Thursday describing him a rare breed and a precious gift to the music world. In a birthday congratulatory message signed by his media aide, Mr Semiu Okanlawon, on Thursday in ...

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Edo Decides: Ize-Iyamu denies plan to declare public holiday for Igbinedion’s birthday if elected

The governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Iyamu, has denied making comments that he would use state fund to celebrate the birthday of Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin Kingdom, if elected governor of Edo State.   Pastor Ize-Iyamu also denied comment credited to him that he would also declare September 11 public ...

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Tension in Enugu as Police Arrest 12 IPOB Members For Incitement

Palpable fear yesterday griped the residents of Enugu State as no fewer than twelve persons suspected to be members of Indigenous People of Biafra   (IPOB) were  arrested by the police in the state.   The police working on a tip-off on a planned nefarious activity by the group swooped on them and made the arrests while many others escaped.   ...

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Linking me to UK account latest assault against me, says Jubrin

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos A member of the Federal House of Representatives and former Chairman of House Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has denied owning a bank account in the United Kingdom, saying the allegation forms part of the “latest assault” on his person. Reacting to the allegation in a post on his Twitter page on Monday morning, Mr. Jibrin said ...

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King Sunny Ade drags Awilo, N’Dour others to Lagos for 70th birthday concert

By Seun Agboola, Lagos Veteran juju musician, Prince Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye is planning a mega concert in Lagos to commemorate his 70th birthday anniversary in Lagos. Although his birthday is on September 22, the celebration commenced in far away United States of America during his international music tour; it will continue till end of year. The highpoint of the celebration ...

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Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwo becomes grand mum on her birthday

By Seun Agboola, Lagos Wednesday September 14, 2016 will remain indelible in the mind of veteran Nollywood actress, Madam Patience Ozokwo who became the newest grand mother on her birthday. She got a priceless gift through her daughter, Chioma who gave birth to a bouncy baby girl in the early hours of Wednesday. In January, Patience Ozokwor gave her life ...

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Nollywood actor, Pa Kasunmu, has fallen ill again

This time, the actor’s condition is so serious that members of his family have moved him from his home in Abeokuta to his elder sister’s residence at Aseese, an Ogun community situated off the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Looking quite emaciated and frail when our correspondent paid him a visit on Wednesday, Odumosu admitted that his health worsened shortly after returning from ...

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Gbajabiamila attends Epe Ojude Oba

L-R- Oloja of Epe, Oba Kamorudeen Animashaun; House of Representatives Member representing Epe federal constituency, Olawale Raji and Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila at the 2016 Epe Ojude Oba festival in Lagos on Wednesday. Photo: Office of the House Leader

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