NiDCOM is a veritable vehicle for Nigeria’s economic growth and national unity

The call by a so-called Coalition of Oduduwa Descendants on the Federal government of Nigeria to either dissolve or restructure the *Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM)* wouldn’t have been anything to write home about. But it becomes imperative that, as one of Nigeria’s association in the Diaspora, we must respond to this misguided, perhaps borne out of a deliberate miseducation of this coalition, call for NiDCOM dissolution not only because the commission represents Nigerians the world over (our association and its members inclusive), but the unassailable fact that Hon. Abike…

BETWEEN OMOLUABISM AND OMO-ALECRAZY, THE EMERGENCE OF JESTERS SPEARHEADED BY LEKAN EKUNDAYO   … A Bastard Spotted!

It is often said in Yorùbá parlance that when a house or family enjoys relative peace and equanimity, it is because the bastard who dwells in such a family has not come of age. Otherwise, a family where such a person is bred is bound to witness, at intervals, clatter, woolly and needless cacophony. This scenario is not too different from the case of these deceitful and unconscionable souls who are better described as ‘Coalition Of Omo-Àlè Descendants’. The faceless group under the control of one Lekan Ekundayo is nothing…

COVID-19: Rep Akande-Sadipe makes first public appearance after 27-days battle with Virus …Narrates bitter experience with COVID-19

A member representing Oluyole Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives,Hon.Tolulope Akande-Sadipe K on Wednesday made her first public appearance at Oyo Central Senatorial District Meeting since she was confirmed positive to COVID-19 early December.   She narrated how she battled with the deadly coronavirus, explained that she noticed the symptoms of the virus in early December, and immediately had a test that confirmed the positive status.   Prior to the departure with her entourage from her constituency office Akande-Sadipe tearfully reunited with her Ward Chairmen, Women Leaders, Youth Leaders…

3G, 4G Telecom Towers in Nigeria now 53,460—Danbatta

The third generation (3G) and fourth generation (4G) base transceiver stations (BTS) deployment in Nigeria has increased from 30,000 to 53,460 while Fibre Optic Transmission cables expanded from 47,000km to 54,725km in the last five years, resulting in improved broadband/telecoms service delivery to Nigerians.   These were parts of industry growth data reeled out by the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta at a briefing for the new Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Engr. Festus Yusuf Daudu, on the…

Oyetola condoles former Osun Speaker, Alabi, over mother’s death

Governor of The State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, has condoled with a former Speaker of the State House of Assembly and ex-member of the House of Representatives, Professor Mojeed Alabi, on the passing of his mother, Alhaja Rainat Adebola Alabi.   The governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, said he joined family members, friends and associates in mourning the deceased, who he described as “a God-fearing, kind-hearted woman and great mother who raised responsible and successful children, including the former Speaker.”   Oyetola urged Professor…

UniAbuja Alumni appoints Caretaker Committee ,as expired NEC members bow out

Pursuant to the University of Abuja Alumni Association (hereinafter called “the Association”) Board Resolution at the end of its meeting held on Saturday, 19th of December 2020, the Board of Trustees of the Alumni Association (hereinafter called “the Board”), wrote a letter to the Alumni Relations Office of the University of Abuja, its Alma Mater, stating clearly the Board Resolution: The expiration of the tenure of the National Alumni Executive Committee as perArticle 11 of the Association Constitution (hereinafter called “the Constitution” CAC/IT/NO 27048) without any machinery in place to transit…