Ara @ 45 Reflections On Nigeria’s Creative Industry By @Artikal Mystikal

As Ara, an A-list Nigerian artiste and Africa’s first female talking-drummer to thrive on world stage marks her 45th birthday, we use the special occasion to survey the state of Nigeria’s creative industry. Does such an industry actually exist in Nigeria? Ara represents millions of Nigerian females who are endowed with outstanding creative talents and who work stoically  to succeed in an economy whose provisions for the arts is cause for relentless debate and unwavering demand for genuine and sustainable improvement. Art is of many forms. It is deep and…

MEET THE LIVING OLDEST MONARCH IN YORUBA LAND ONILUA OF ILUA,OYO STATE WHO IS 140 YRS

The monarch is the Onilua of Ilua land, Oba Samuel Durodola Afolabi II, who is said to be 140 years old. Oba Afolabi became the king of the community 38 years ago when he was reported to have been 102 years. He is one of the few Nigerian monarchs, who were given the blessing of long life by God. The monarch, according to an investigation by Omo Lamurudu Media is regarded as the oldest monarch in the Yoruba land, sequel to his attainment of 140 years of existing on the…

To Great Man At 43 By Abdullberqy U .Ebbo

Victor Hugo once said “Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do” Whether this is generally true, we can never really know for sure but the truism of this statement can be seen to be demonstrated most forcefully in the life of the Chief of Staff to Niger State Governor, Alh. Ibrahim Balarabe Kagara   Perhaps it was the prayers of his father (late Limanin Kagara) whom he lost few years ago that shaped him into an astute, highly…

Internal Security Operations: How Nigerian Army fared in 2019   By Sumaila Ogbaje

The Nigerian Army, such as other armed forces in Nigeria, has been involved in series of security operations to counter myriads of existing and emerging security challenges in different parts of the country. Notable among these security challenges is the Boko Haram and Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) insurgents’ activities in the North Eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe as well as the banditry and kidnapping in the north western states of Kaduna, Zamfara and Katsina. There has also been cases of farmer/herders and communal clashes in…

GOVERNOR SANI BELLO @ 52: Tribute To A Humble Personality By Mary Noel Barje

Leadership is significant in so many ways as it provides ample opportunity for leaders to relate and serve as catalyst for growth and development of all spheres of the economy. It also defines the value and attitudes that promote respect for human life and preaches against violence as well as provides inspiration, motivation and direction to their theme. In all honesty, knowledge, wealth, fame and humility are what everyone needs to succeed in life. A lot of times, some people who achieve success forget who they are and from where…

Wase Eulogises Buhari at 77, says he’s a compassionate leader

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Idris Ahmed Wase has felicitated with President Muhammad Buhari,GCFR on his 77 birthday, describing the president as a humane, compassionate and patriotic leader. In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, Wase observed that at 77, President Buhari is well matured, better experienced and imbued with wisdom to take Nigeria to greater heights. “I wish to congratulate our leader and father,President Muhammadu Buhari on his 77 birthday. It is a great milestone to attain such an…

Gov Yahaya Bello felicitates With Gov Sani Bello at 52

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has congratulated his Niger state counterpart, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello on the celebration of his 52nd birthday. A press statement signed and made available to EMPORIUM REPORTERS by the Chief Press Secretary to Kogi State Governor, Hon.Onogwu Muhammed quoted the Governor to have described Niger state Governor as truly progressive and worthy colleague. He said in the time they have served together on the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, the celebrant has shown himself to be pan Nigerian with passion for the development of his state. The…

Gov Yahaya Bello Celebrates Buhari @77

The Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has Felicitated with President Muhammad Buhari on his 77th birthday. Governor Yahaya Bello in a birthday message personally signed by him said “On behalf of the government and the good People of Kogi State, I wish to rejoice with Your Excellency on the occasion of your 77th Birthday celebrations”. ”As President Of Africa’s most populous country; Nigeria, you have exhibited rare wisdom, exceptional vision, and exemplary leadership to deserve our substantial respect for the stability you have brought to our country. Your administration’s…

Omo-Agege Greets Buhari @77  

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on the occasion of his 77th birthday on Tuesday, 17th December, 2019. In a birthday message personally signed by him, the Senate President stated “On behalf of the good people of Delta Central Senatorial District, my family and my office,  I join millions of our country men and women, at home and in the Diaspora, in felicitating with our leader, President and father, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buharl, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the occasion of…

Senate President Celebrates Buhari @77

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari, on the occasion of his 77th birthday on Tuesday, 17th December, 2019. In a birthday message personally signed by him, the Senate President said “On behalf of the ninth National Assembly, I join Nigerians across and outside our great country in congratulating Mr President on his good health and exemplary life that has been devoted to the service of God and country. Mr President, your consistency in personal and public matters, your commitment to the cause of…