Peoples and Brand

Enugu moves to turn late Zik’s residence to tourist attraction

By Obinna Achi, Enugu Enugu State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has announced plans by the state government to turn the residence of the nation’s first President, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe into a tourist centre. Speaking on Monday when he paid a courtesy call on the widow of the late politician, Dame Uche Azikiwe, the governor promised to renovate the building called ...

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Robbers attack Super Eagles’ defender’s Jos home

By Samuel Gabkwet, Jos Suspected armed robbers numbering about four on Monday attacked the Jos home of Super Eagles’ midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, carting away valuables including a vehicle, Toyota Highlander and cash. During the operation, the suspected robbers also physically assaulted the midfielder’s father but his condition is yet to be ascertained as the time of writing this reports. Commenting ...

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Osinbajo visits Bola Tinubu for Sallah

L-R: Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode; her husband Governor Akinwunmi Ambode; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; National Leader of the All Progressoves Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the member representing Lagos Central District at the Senate, Senator Oluremi Tinubu during the visit of the vice president to Tinubu at his Lagos resident on Monday…

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Ambode’s wife urges women to undergo periodic screening for cancer

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has advised women to go for regular cancer screening to know their latest status. She gave the advice at the maiden scientific conference of the Lagos State branch of the Association of Female Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, at Alausa, Ikeja on Friday with the theme: ‘Cancer ...

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Atiku mourns Ibru, says late businessman an epitome of integrity

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos   A former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described the demise of Olorogun Michael Ibru as painful and a great loss not only to the family but to the entire Urhobo nation, Delta State, Niger Delta region, the business community and the entire nation.   In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by his ...

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Buhari mourns, says late Ibru an inspiration in selfless service

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other Nigerians in mourning the passage of late businessman, Olorogun Michael Ibru who died at the age of 85. In a statement issued on his behalf by his Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, “President Buhari equally commiserates with thegGovernment and people of Delta State and the Urhobos in ...

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Cecilia Ibru, ex-Oceanic Bank MD loses husband

 By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos   A Lagos based businessman and husband of former Managing Director of the defunct Oceanic Bank, Cecilia Ibru, Olorogun Michael Ibru has died in the US.   A statement issued on Tuesday by the family said he died in the early hours of Tuesday, five weeks after the burial of his younger brother, Felix.   The ...

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Edo 2016: Fayose rallies support for PDP, tasks voters on vigilance

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on the people of Edo State to votes for the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. This is coming just as the governor called on the people of the state “not make the same mistake Nigerians made last year by ...

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Buhari, others storm Edo for Obaseki, visits Bini crown prince

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Benin City, Edo State as the head of the Presidential Campaign Council for All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate; Mr. Godwin Obaseki. Along with elected officials of the party as well as chieftains, he paid a courtesy visit on the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa shortly ...

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Oyo turns Adegoke Adelabu’s home to tourist site

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan   Oyo State Government has rehabilitated and turned the Oke-Oluokun, Ibadan, home of late nationalist, Chief Adegoke Adelabu to one of the tourist sites in the state.   The move follows activities lined up to mark the 58th anniversary of his death.   The event is tagged “58 years after 1958”and public presentation of the newly ...

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