New Olupako emerges as Kwara appoints three monarchs

Kwara State Governor ,AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday presented letters of appointment to three traditional rulers in Ifelodun and Isin local government areas of the state. They were: Olupako of Share, Oba Haruna Olawale Sulaiman (1st class); Olusin of Ijara Isin Oba Ajibola Ademola Julius (2nd class); and Onilupeju of Ilupeju Oba Muhammad Akande Olarewaju Odunade (4th class). Represented by the commissioner of local government, chieftaincy affairs and community development Architect Aliyu Saifuddeen, the governor called on the newly appointed traditional rulers to use their stools to promote peace, tranquility and…

6TH PLATEAU MAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS : Call for Nomination

The Plateau Man of the Year Awards calls for Nominations and Voting into its various categories for the Plateau Man of the Year Awards 2020, 6th Edition. Amb.Cletus Akhimien, the Convener and Executive Director, COA Media, assured that this 6th Edition will offer a lot as improvements have been made to make the event more colourful. He said plans were at advanced stage to ensure a smooth and successful event. Amb. Cletus also reiterated that Residents of Plateau and Nigerians were looking forward to see ONE ON ONE those to…

A TOAST TO CULTURE AND TRADITION (The First Professor of Nupe Language; Prof. Adamu Idris Manarakis’ story of success) By Hassan Usman 

Another striking definition of greatness is; the ability to see and seize the opportunity to breakthrough in the face of every obstacle. This phenomenon sums up the legendary of the first ever TASHIRU NUPE. Born some 33 years ago in one of the suburbs of Minna, Adamu Idris Manarakis, against all odds, did not only grow up to become a vibrant certified professional science educationist but also realized his dream as a culture and tradition revolutionary of international reckon. His journey through school was most tortuous and frustrating, being a…

We can’t afford turning to refugees: Kwara Gov ….. commends Kwara youths for peaceful #EndSARS protest

Nigerians must eschew actions that could spark another civil war and turn citizens to refugees elsewhere, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq cautioned on Wednesday. Speaking at the 45th anniversary of the Emir of Lafiagi,Alhaji Sa’adu Kawu Haliru in Lafiagi, the Governor appealed for caution and peaceful resolutions of contending issues as the #EndSARS protests — now marred by arson — fester in some parts of the country. “We need peace for Nigeria to succeed. There are various forces wanting to tear us apart. We must not allow that to happen,”…

8th Nigeria Customer Experience Management Conference holds Oct 8

The organizers of the Nigeria Customer Experience Management conference,Nigerian Customer Service Awards Limited (NCSA) has announced 8th of October, 2020 for the 8th edition of the conference. The conference is scheduled to hold in Abuja,Nigeria’s capital.   For further enquiries ,read details below:   8th Nigeria Customer Experience Management Conference, 2020 Date: 8th of October, 2020 Time: 11am – 1pm. Venue: virtual (Zoom Cloud) Theme: Re-Thinking Customer Experience in Nigeria. Register at: www.Nigeriacustomerserviceawards.com/2020CXconference Get to know the trend in customer experience management in Nigeria and the world at large, and…

I never brutalized MC Murphy at party -K1 

Fuji musician,Wasiu Olasunkanmi Marshal, popularly known as K1 de Ultimate,has denied reports making rounds that he beat up broadcaster, Wole Sorunke who is more known on Radio as MC Murphy at the 60th birthday party of Oba Abdulfatai Akamo,the Olu of Itori in Ewekoro,  Ogun State, last Thursday evening. Recalled that broadcasters under the aegis of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria,(FIBAN), had a press conference, on Friday, alleged that the Fuji super star beat up the broadcaster at the party. The FIBAN had also called on the Alaafin…

Rev Ocansey ,Fawunmi to grace JIFORM Summit in Ibadan

The African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee member, Rev. Dr. A.K. Ocansey, who is also an multiple award winning and international investment consultant, Ghanaian-Canadian and Philippine trained Labour Migration expert has confirmed her participation at the international migration summit billed for Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria on October 15, 2020. Dr.Ocansey participation was confirmed by the Secretary,Publicity Committee of JIFORM summit, Salemfly Salem, an international journalist with a french broadcasting station in a statement issued on Monday. The submit which would combine both physical and virtual presentations is aimed at producing…

Veteran Nollywood Actor,Jimoh Aliu is dead

Veteran Nollywood actor,Chief Jimoh Aliu popularly known as Baba Aworo is dead. The dramatist, Sculptor, Filmwriter, Playwright,Film Director and former National President of Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (ANTP) died in the early hours of today Thursday, shortly after meeting with his children in Ado Ekiti,Ekiti state capital. It was gathered that the 93years old thespian earlier met with the children and urged them to be united and be at peace with each other An inside source said Pa Jimoh Aliu  had premonition of his death, as he told…

Gov AbdulRazaq mourns famous thespian,Prof Akinwale,says his legacy lives on

Kwara State Governor,AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday described the death of famous thespian, playwright and academic, Professor Ayo Akinwale as painful and an irreplaceable loss to the academia and the movie industry Professor Akinwale, a gifted orator, was until his death a Senior lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts of the University of Ilorin. A statement by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor said: “His Excellency sends his condolences to the family of the late thespian, the Nollywood family, and the entire University of Ilorin over this sad…

Kwara Govt presents appointment letters to six Traditional Rulers

The Kwara State Government on Monday presented letters of appointment to six newly appointed 3rd Class and 4th Class Traditional Rulers. The official presentation followed the approval by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq after the ratification of same by the Kwara State Council of Chiefs. The newly appointed Royal Fathers included Oba Ezekiel Ajibola Omobanjo as the Oloke of Oke-Opin in Ekiti Local Government Area (3rd Class); Oba Abdulwahab  Bolaji Usman as the Onimosudo of Masudo in Ifelodun Local Government Area (4th Class). Others were Oba Simeon Ibiyinka Olaonipekun as the Oba…