Meet Ogbomoso-Born Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Timothy O. Olagbemiro

Professor Timothy Oyebode Olagbemiro was born in Jos, Plateau State to the family of the richest Ogbomoso Man at that time, Chief David Oyeniran Olagbemiro. He had his elementary, secondary and university education in Baptist schools both in Nigeria and the United States of America, between 1954 and 1976. He obtained his Ph.D degree in Chemistry from Howard University, Washington DC, U.S.A. in 1976.He served as a postdoctoral fellow on US National Science Foundation(NSF) Grant at Howard, upon graduation, before taking up a teaching appointment at his alma matter, Fisk…

Gov Sani- Bello felicitates with Bola Tinubu @ 68

The Niger state Governor , Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has described Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a true democrat and blessing to the nation. In a Press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, Governor Sani Bello felicitated with the APC stalwart, described him as a phenomenon in the annals of the nation’s political history. “Turning 68 is a huge milestone especially to someone who never gets tired of doing great things in great ways; someone who has provided the much-needed guide…

Buhari celebrates Tinubu at 68

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Nigerians and the All Progressives Congress in celebrating a former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the ruling party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 68th birthday on March 29. The President’s congratulatory message was conveyed in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday. Buhari saluted Asiwaju’s courage, forthrightness and diligence in providing exemplary and broadminded leadership for the political party, extolling him for particularly taking the path of wisdom in solving problems. According…

53 Garlands To Abiodun Akinlade, A Trailblazer, A Rare Gem By Olayode Abdurasaq Oluwole

Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray!! To the glory of Almighty Allah, our mentor, Father, role model, Big Brother, Political Brand, A 3 times Honorable member of the house of Representatives and Baba Adinni of Yewa land–Alhaji Asiwaju Hon Abiodun Isiaq Akinlade , the golden Son of Ogun State politics – turns 53. Wow! I am so excited to celebrate this enigma and one of the rare faces of democracy in the politics of Nigeria. An indefatigable, religious, resolute revolutionist and, most importantly, the hope of the youths of Ogun State with his…

Senate President felicitates with VP Osinbajo @63

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, as he marked his 63rd birthday on Sunday March 8, 2020. Lawan noted the many outstanding achievements of Osinbajo as an erudite lawyer, distinguished scholar, revered clergyman and political leader. “The Vice President has shown exceptional loyalty in government and dedication to his duties. “Professor Osinbajo has brought his diverse experiences to bear on his role in government and demonstrated that one can actively participate in politics at the highest levels and yet maintain personal…

All Hail Our Information Commissioner By Ismail Omipidan

When people encounter you, treat them in such a way that they would want a repeat of the experience. This was the treatment I got when I  first met her in 1997, at The Punch, in Lagos. I was an Intern from  Kaduna Polytechnic. I call her Aunty Funke, others call her Mrs. Egbemode. By 2008, she became my boss, as Editor, Sunday Sun. But she never treated me like a subordinate. She refused to behave like your typical woman leader in charge of men affairs. She courteously sends one…

Gov Oyetola congratulates El-Rufai @ 60

The State of Osun, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has congratulated Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on the occasion of his 60th birthday anniversary. In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Ismail Omipidan, Governor Oyetola lauded El-Rufai’s outstanding accomplishments as governor of Kaduna State, describing him as a true progressive who has redefined governance in the state. “On behalf of the government and the good people of the State of Osun, I felicitate with our brother, the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on the occasion…

KAYODE FAYEMI @ 55, A LIFE WROUGHT IN THE FURNACE OF SERVICE By Sunday A. Aniyi

When he was born on February 9, 1965 to the illustrious family of Falade Fayemi, the information officer extraordinaire, the family did not think twice to decide his name. He was christened Olukayode Folorunso. The two names signify the mood of the family. He was the one who has brought a redemptive joy, especially to a boy-seeking mother after a row of beautiful girls before him. He grew up in wisdom, and more sagely than his peers. Right from his adolescence, he had the comportment of an elder and the…

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…