Life and Time of Chief Tony Anenih

Former Board of Trustees, BOT, Chairman, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih died on Sunday at the age of 85. Anenih was a Nigerian politician who was appointed Minister of Works and Housing in 1999. He was born in Uzenema-Arue in Uromi on 4 August, 1933. In 1951 he joined the Nigeria police force in Benin City. Working at home, he obtained secondary school qualifications. He attended the Police College in Ikeja, and was selected for further training in the Bramshill Police College, Basingstoke, England in 1966…

Google Doodle celebrates Stella Adadevoh’s 62nd posthumous birthday

Google on Saturday celebrated Stella Adadevoh, the physician whose expertise and heroic efforts helped curb the spread of Ebola in Nigeria in 2014. “Born in Lagos, Nigeria on this day in 1956, Dr Adadevoh descended from a long line of respected scientists and statesmen. “Dr Adadevoh completed her residency at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and West African College of Physicians and Surgeons before doing a Fellowship in London. “Following her fellowship in Endocrinology at Hammersmith Hospital, she returned to Lagos, where she spent 21 years at the First Consultants…

NIGER 2019 : Nasko picks Ndayako As Running mate

The 2019 Niger State PDP Gubernatorial Candidate, Umar Mohammed Nasko, has picked Bar. Mohammed Kudu Ndayako, as his running mate for the upcoming 2019 Governorship race. Mohammed Ndayako was chose after due consultation with PDP stakeholders who had also endorsed the nomination. Bar. Ndayako was born on the 12th August 1966, attended Government College Bida, Institute of Administration Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, University of Maiduguri for a law Degree, and Nigerian Law School Lagos. He also attended, University of Abuja for Masters in Public Administration,he was called to Bar in…

AJALA TRAVELS: The First Popular  Nigerian Travellers Who Toured The  World On a Vespa  By Teslim Opemipo Omipidan

His Biography   Africa’s most legendary traveller.   Moshood Adisa Olabisi Ajala popularly known in Nigeria and across the globe as Ajala the traveler was the man who toured the United States of America on a bicycle, and the world, on a motor scooter better known as Vespa.   The name, Olabisi Ajala doesn’t really rings a bell to the younger generation of Nigerians, but the older generation would certainly know all about Ajala. A man of many parts who created fame for himself through his workaholic achievements in the…

MEET MR PETER OBI, THE RUNNING MATE TO ALH. ATIKU ABUBARKAR 

NAME : Mr. Peter Gregory OBI, (CON) DATE OF BIRTH : 19th July 1961, PLACE OF BIRTH: Onitsha, Nigeria NATIONALITY: Nigerian MARITAL STATUS: Married with two children EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED · Christ the King College, Onitsha (W.A.S.C.) . University of Nigeria, Nsukka (B.A. Philosophy) · Lagos Business School, Nigeria (Chief Executive Program) · Harvard Business School, Boston, U.S.A. (Mid to Mid Marketing) · Harvard Business School, Boston, U.S.A. (Changing the Game) · London School of Economics (Financial Mgmt/Business Policy) · Columbia Business School, New York, U.S.A. (Marketing Mgmt ) ·…

Saraki Pays Tribute to Baba Sala

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of ace comedian and actor, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, described the late comedian as a prolific artiste who contributed immensely to the development of the nation’s movie industry in particular and arts and culture in general, during his lifetime. Saraki said: “Baba Sala was a legend who through dint of hard work, tenacity and creative inventiveness,…

Modakeke Monarch  Passes On 

THE ancient city of Modakeke, in Osun State, was thrown into mourning following the demise of the Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Francis Olatunji Adedoyin, who joined his ancestors at the age of 96. The traditional ruler reportedly passed on Tuesday, the official announcement of his passage was delayed till today to observe necessary traditional rites. The monarch was said to have died at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Hospital, Jaleyemi, Osogbo. While announcing the death of Ogunsua, the Modakeke Traditional Council in a statement endorsed by Oosa of Modakeke, Chief…

PENDULUM: How Saraki Plans To Defeat Buhari in 2019 By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, these are interesting times in our dear beloved country. High-wired politics is here again and there are many gladiators already queueing up for the biggest prize of all, the Presidency. The latest political figure to throw his hat into the ring is the President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, who declared his interest in dramatic fashion, two days ago, whilst addressing a gathering of some selected Nigerian youths. As always, I have continued to follow developments on this latest declaration on social media. While many…

Meet Salmat Abdulwaheed,Suleja Born Young ICT Trainer

Young lady operating behind the scenes in coordinating the 2018 CITAD’s DIGITAL SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG WOMEN IN NORTHERN NIGERIA (Abuja).   A techie and quintessential ICT trainer in her own right, Salmat, first born in a family of five, is an inspiration and role model to young women (and young men of course) in ICT and development, not only in Northern Nigeria, but the entire country.   A Masters degree holder in Mass Communications from Bayero University Kano (BUK), Salmat also holds a Diploma in Television Journalism from from…

Akinwumi Isola: A giant in his own right By Niyi Akinnaso

In the early hours of last Saturday, February 17, 2018, Prof. Akinwumi Isola solemnly joined the worthy ancestors of the Yoruba nation. As the author of the widely acclaimed Yoruba historical dramas, Efúnsetán Aníwúrà, Ìyálóde Ibadan and Tinúubú, Ìyálóde Egba as well as Ó le kú, a complex, but hilarious, love story, and Ogún Omodé, a recollection of episodic memoirs of his childhood, Prof. Isola would stand side by side with the departed giants in Yoruba scholarship and dramaturgy. He would dine with departed novelists, playwrights, dramatists, and scholars of Yoruba language and culture, including D.…