AROJAH STUDENTS PLAYWRITING PRIZE (TAPP 2020) SHORT LIST

Following up on the long list, released on August 1, 2020, the organizers of Arojah Students Playwriting prize (TAPP 2020) has announced the shortlist for the maiden edition of The Arojah Student’s Playwriting Prize (TAPP 2020). The shortlisted students are : 1. Bayowa Ayomide (University of Toronto): Recyclable Chairs 2. Ojo Joshua Miracle (Obafemi Awolowo University): Justice: A Mirage 3. Ojo Olumide Emmanuel (ABU Zaria): Headless Sacrifice 4. Omowunmi Damilola Osuolale (University of Ibadan): A Tale Told by Idiots 5. Yusuf Abdulkadir (ABU Zaria): The Just Cause To provide exposure…

The Countdown to the PLATEAU LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 3.0 has begun

Theme: Building for the Future; Post- Covid 19 Socio-economic Development Strategies. Chairman of the Occasion: Chief G.S. Pwul, SAN, FCIArb. (Sardauna Mwaghavul), Managing Partner, G.S Pwul SAN & Partners, Jos. Special Guest of Honour: Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Simon Bako Lalong, Governor, Plateau State. Keynote Speaker: Nde Dauda Wuritka Gotring, Former Director, Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja. Panel Session Discussants : 1. Prof. Patricia Lar, Professor of Medical Microbiology & Former Director Linkages, University of Jos, Jos. 2. Victor Kuchili Author & Lead Development Consultant, Choice Concept Network, Jos. 3. Mr.…

President Buhari rejoices with Ovation Magazine Publisher, Dele Momodu at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with journalist cum publisher, Ayobamidele Abayomi Ojútelégàn Àjàní Momodu, popularly known as Dele Momodu, on the occasion of his 60th birthday May 16, 2020. The President congratulated Momodu on hitting the milestone in good health and sound mind, wished him greater contributions to the further emancipation of Nigeria in the years and decades to come. President Buhari therefore rejoiced with the family, friends and professional colleagues of the Publisher of Ovation International, saying he has left his footprints indelibly in the annals of journalism in…

PLATEAU MAN OF THE YEAR 2019 AWARDEES/WINNERS

1, Hon. Barr. Beni B. Lar PLATEAU MAN OF THE YEAR 2019 2, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Barr. Simon Bako Lalong EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 3, Hon. Ahmed Idris Maje OUTSTANDING POLITICAL PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 4, Mallam Al’Hassan Saleh Yakmut OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVANT OF THE YEAR 5, Compt. Nde Victor Dimka LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD 6, Elder, Bitrus Bako Nabasu MNI, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 7, Dame Pauline Tallen, ICON OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT 8, Hon. Dachung Musa Bagos BEST PERFORMING REPS MEMBER OF THE YEAR 9, Major GEN. Augustine Agundu, AMBASSADOR FOR…

Corps Members exchange marital vows

The ancient city of Kano stood still today when two serving Corps Members, Mohammed Alhaji Musa and Hauwa Yahaya Bagudu exchanged marital vows.   The new couple met at NYSC Kano State Orientation Camp in Kusallah Dam Karaye during the 2019 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course. NYSC Kano State Coordinator, Malam Baba Ladan, who led other NYSC Staff and Corps Members to the wedding reception which took place at Nigeria Air Force Base in Kano, commended the new couple for maintaing their relationship which blossomed into marriage.   He also praised…

Breaking: Beni Lar Emerges Plateau Man of The Year

Member Representing Langtang North/Langtang South Federal Constituency, Plateau State, Hon. Beni Lar has emerged the Plateau Man of the Year, 2019. Hon Beni secured the highest number of votes among the five individuals nominated for the prestigious award. She was nominated for her Generosity, Human Rights Defense, Legislative Visibility, Empowerment Drives and Community Development Programs among many others. Past winners of the Plateau Man of the Year include Alh. Yahaya Kwande, Rt. Hon Simon Bako Lalong, Dame Pauline K. Tallen, Hon Chris Kwaja Phd. The formal presentation of the award…

Gbajabiamila celebrates Razaq Okoya at 80

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated the Chairman of Eleganza Group and RAO Property Investment Company, Chief (Dr) Razaq Akanni Okoya on his 80th birthday. The Speaker in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, said Chief Razaq Okoya, a foremost industrialist, is one Nigerian that has contributed to the country’s growth in different ways through his group of companies over the years. The Speaker noted with delight how Chief Razaq helped in reducing the rate of unemployment in…

Ogbomoso Sons ,Daughters Celebrate Ajilete Carnival In Grand Style

Thursday, the 26th of December gave the sons and daughters of the Ogbomoso another opportunity to come together once more for the celebration of their annual Ajilete Carnival. The sons and daughters of the land defied the harmattan to mark their presence once again this year.   The carnival which is always slated for the end of the year didn’t leave young, old and personalities out. The event is one of the major events that allows the general public to see culture, arts and entertainment to the fullness. This year’s…

Political bigwigs,Business men storm Kano for Senate President’s son wedding

The bigwigs in Nigeria’s politics, top brass in government and captains of industry converged on the ancient city of Kano on Friday for the Wedding Fatiah of the first son of Distinguished Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President of the Senate and his bride Amani. Amani is the daughter of a business man, Alhaji Bala Umar, ,a Kano indigene. The marriage ceremony began on Wednesday with the bridal shower or Kamu in Hausa, followed by a dinner on Thursday. Both events held at Meena Event Centre in Kano. The climax…