Dickson felicitates with former Senate President, David Mark at 69

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has paid glowing tribute to former Senate President, Senator David Mark, describing him as a great politician and stabilizer of democracy‎. Dickson in a goodwill message to Mark on his 69th birthday anniversary, said his leadership of the 6th and 7th National Assembly enthroned a cordial relationship between the…

Those behind fall of Naira will not live to enjoy it – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has warned those “destroying the Naira”, that they will not live to enjoy their illicit gains. Adeboye stated this during a sermon yesterday, at a special Sunday Service organized by RCCG Region 11, Ikoyi/Victoria Island family, at the Tafawa…

Dangote is a shining example – Buhari hails business magnate at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has showered encomiums on Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, who turns 60 on Monday. Buhari in a statement released by his media adviser, Femi Adesina, on Sunday congratulated Dangote for reaching the diamond milestone. The President noted Dangote’s patriotism and kind-heartedness “in always making sacrifices to safeguard the health of the nation,…

Buhari mourns Sheikh Saeed, says cleric never made divisive utterances

President Muhammadu Buhari says the death of Sheikh Alhassan Saeed Adam has robbed Muslim Ummah of one of its greatest scholars. Buhari stated this in a condolence statement on Thursday by Malam Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity. “The impact of his death will not be forgotten for many years to…

Buhari congratulates Nigeria’s first female SAN, Folake Solanke at 85

President Muhammadu Buhari ​has ​congratulate​d ​eminent lawyer, administrator and the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Folake Solanke, on her 85th birthday. ​This is contained in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina.​ ​It said ​President Buhari joins all members of the Bar and the Bench, her friends and family in celebrating the…

More Nigerians contemplating suicide – Health expert

A consultant psychiatrist at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Dr Yewande Oshodi has raised alarm that more Nigerians are thinking of committing suicide. According to her, no fewer than 10 percent of all referrals at LUTH were suicide attempts. The health expert spoke yesterday at the launch of LUTH campaign against suicide, tagged: “One More…

Ronaldo Airport to be opened March 29

An airport named after Cristiano Ronaldo in his native Madeira, Portugal will be opened on March 29. The Real Madrid forward, follows in the footsteps of celebrities like John Lennon, after the Aeroporto Da Madeira was named after him. A signage went up on Friday, ahead of the official unveiling on March 29, the day…

Buhari mourns former colleague, General Abisoye

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the family of Major-General Emmanuel Abisoye (Rtd), former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2nd Infantry Division and 3rd Infantry Division of the Nigerian Army, who passed away at the age of 81. The President also commiserated with the government and people of Kogi State on the death of…

Governor Lalong declares 3 free working days to honour late commissioner

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has declared three free working days in honour of the Commissioner of Housing and Urban Development, Arch. Samuel Galadima, who slumped and died while jogging with him at Rwang Pam Township Stadium in Jos on Wednesday. The free working days are between Wednesday, the 22nd to Friday the 24th of…

Apostle Suleiman wanted a threesome, gave me $12,000 – Stephanie Otobo

The adultery scandal involving the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman and a Canadian-based lady, Stephanie Otobo, is getting messier. This is as she revealed more details about their alleged affair at a press conference in Lagos on Friday. Ms. Otobo claimed the cleric loves sex a lot and that they had…

Adebayo: We’ve lost inspirational leader – Senator Aluko

The Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District between 1999 and 2003, Senator Gbenga Aluko, has commiserated with the family of the former Military Governor of the old Western Region, the late General Adeyinka Adebayo. Reacting to the passing of the late Chairman of the Yoruba Council of Elders in Abuja, Aluko described the death of…

Buhari calls Niyi Adebayo over father’s death, consoles Yorubas

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, described the late former governor of the defunct Western Region, Major-General Adeyinka Adebayo, as a true patriot. This is contained in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina. In a telephone call from London to the son of the late general and former governor of Ekiti State, Niyi Adebayo, Buhari lamented…