Gov Oyetola greets foremost lawyer, Yusuf Ali, on birthday anniversary 

As he marked his birthday today, 7 September, 2022, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has sent warm greetings to a foremost lawyer and Chairman, Governing Council of the State University, UNIOSUN, Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali, SAN.   In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, the governor said he joined family members, associates, colleagues and wellwishers to celebrate the legal luminary and philanthropist whom he said continues to deploy his God-given talent and resources for the benefit of humanity.   He described Ali as an illustrious son…

Gov Yahaya Bello salutes Sen Tunde Ogbeha on his birthday ….. says he is an accomplished man

Kogi state Governor, Yayaha Bello has congratulated Retired Military General and renowned political Icon, Sen. Tunde Ogbeha on the occasion of his birthday described him as an accomplished man.   The Governor whose birthday felicitation was contained in a press statement signed on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu added that the celebrant was a man of many parts.   He said that Senator Ogbeha’s profile was remarkably iconic which has truly presented him as a dedicated servant of the nation and the people in various capacity whether…

Yusuf Alli @60: Unveiling an Investigative Journalist Par Excellence By Yushau A. Shuaib

In fact, as a journalist who covers anti-corruption agencies for more than two decades, Alli is reputed to have dossiers of lesser and most corrupt public officials at all levels. He is one of the finest gentlemen of the press that I have ever encountered. A courageous, fearless, humane and humble editor, Mallam Yusuf Alli has come a long way in redefining investigative journalism from his decades of experience in the coverage of various beats in the Nigerian media. Born on August 8, 1962, Yusuf Alli attended the Kwara State…

For Mike Awoyinfa, the ‘Iniquity Man’ at 70, by Femi Adesina

Hahahahahaaaaaaa. I burst into an uproarious laughter as I write the headline above. What a way to celebrate your boss, mentor, an icon, and your journalistic dad at 70. Yes, Mike Awoyinfa, Editor of the celebrated Weekend Concord, and pioneer Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun, which hit the newspaper market like a tornado in 2003 under the payoff: “Nigeria’s King of the Tabloids,” turns 70 on July 23, 2022.   The ever youthful Awoyinfa, with the luxuriant moustache back in those days, is now a senior citizen. To God be…

Meet Iseyin -born New Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola

Following the suden resignation of of Justice Tanko Muhammad. as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in as the CJN.   Recall that Mr Tanko had resigned from his position reportedly on health grounds, according to a statement by the CJN’s Special Assistant on Media, Isah Ahuraka.   Sequel to this, Ariwoola who is the next most senior after Justice Mary Odili retired on May 12, after attaining the retirement age of 70 has been sworn in as acting CJN   The new CJN too,…

 PHOTO: A Week without Imam Shuaib Agaka By Yushau A. Shuaib

_Tick… tick… tick… And the breath stopped suddenly at 11.33 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022._   It was the moment I lost my beloved motherly father and brotherly friend, my dad, Imam Abdulhameed Shuaib Agaka (PhD).   I had arrived Ilorin on Friday and met him at a private hospital where he had been admitted for the treatment of malaria. I gently collected the prayer rosary from his fingers and held his hand gently, even if a bit tightly… He responded with a very brief smile, without uttering a…

Celebrating Akinlade Abiodun Isiaq @55 By Olayode Abdurasaq

Without any iota of doubt, the 55th birthday of Hon Akinlade Abiodun Isiaq is worth celebrating considering how he has made meaningful impacts in private and public sectors, especially in the last few years as a member of the house of representative and in his current position as federal commissional representating Ogun state at the federal character commission. Akinlade believes that an occasion of one’s birthday, especially a milestone such as the age of 55, should be a day to reflect on one’s purpose of existence in life and, this…

Tribute to my Gimbiya @50  By Ustaz Yunus Salahudeen

Alamdulillahi ! Alamdulillahi!! Alamdulillah Robil Alamini!!! My thanksgiving to the creator for non of His blessings shall we deny . My Gimbiya @ 50 , Hameedah, Felicia, Khiola ,Rebecca Alias  Kudende of Zokoriko Bint Michael  Dunka Zaujat Ustaz  Yunus  Salahudeen,  you are a wonderful Woman . My Wife , I Wish you get everything your heart desires on occasion of your Golden Age because that exactly what you deserve.  My better half, day after day you have shown me what a blessing you are and how thankful I am for…

Yushau Shuaib: A Publicist with Panache

He is a consummate writer and crisis-communicator par excellence. A distinguished public relations practitioner of sterling quality, his ingenuity has won him both local and international recognitions. While pursuing Islamic studies in the university, he took Mass Communication as an optional course – a decision that would later become pivotal to his career trajectory. Behind him are years of shining brilliantly as a public servant. The public relations expert and Chief Executive Officer of Image Merchants Promotion, Yushau Shuaib, tells Funke Olaode what spurred his interest in building a career…

Tribute to Sadiat Abeke Erogbogbo, “ The Kind Teacher” By Hon Abike Dabiri Erewa

Nothing prepares you for the loss of your mother. Even though she passed on after 90 years of a life well-lived and fulfilled, on Feb 1, last year ,her death was a heavy blow to us all. We give Allah the glory for her life , a life of impacts, and accomplishments. She was kind, caring and considerate; fondly referred to as ‘Kind Teacher’ because of her maternal, nurturing spirit. She was beautiful inside and out.   A diplomat at heart, she always made efforts to bring peace and calm…