Peoples and Brand

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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Aregbesola meets Tinubu in Lagos

L-R: National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola during the meeting of the two at Tinubu’s Lagos resident on Monday…

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Yobo ex-Super Eagles captain denies move to Kano Pillars

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos Former captain and defender of the Super Eagles, Mr. Joseph Yobo has denied media reports linking him to the Kano Pillars. Reacting to the story that became viral, Yobo stated that he had not joined the Kano based team or any other Nigeria Professional Football League club. The League Management Company had announced that Yobo had ...

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Victor Anichebe could join Sunderland from West Bromwich

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos with agency reports Super Eagles’ Victor Anichebe is set to move to English Premier League side, Sunderland to reunite with former manager David Moyes. The Nigeria international who is currently out of contract has been linked with a move to the St. Mary’s Stadium with Moyes looking to reinforce his washed-out forward line. The Nigeria is ...

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