Oduyoye eulogises Are, says Nigeria has lost another gem

The death of a foremost President of the Government College Ibadan Boys Association (GCIOBA) and Director of the Punch Newspaper, Chief Lekan Are, on Saturday, has been described as a sad loss and the exit of one of Nigeria’s exemplars in leadership. Special Adviser on Strategy and Political Matters to the Oyo State Governor, Honourable Babatunde Oduyoye, stated this on Sunday in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Ibadan, noting that the country has, indeed lost another gem. Oduyoye, who described Are as a straightforward man and…

Senate President celebrates Chief Bisi Akande @81

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with Chief Bisi Akande on the occasion of his 81st birthday. Lawan rejoiced with the  former Governor of Osun State over his blessings of a healthy and fulfilled life. The Senate President said Chief Akande has unblemished records in public life and as the first interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). “I rejoice with this great Nigerian, elderstatesman and one of the founding fathers of our great party, the All Progressives Congress and wish him more years of joy and…

Wase felicitates with Senate President Lawan at 61

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase has described the President of the Senate,Ahmad Lawan as a patrotic lawmaker, whose love for the nation is unquestionable. Wase’s gave this description in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, to congratulate the senate president on his 61st birthday today. The Deputy Speaker said Lawan is one of the best senate president the country has ever produced as his tenure, though just six months old has witnessed landmark achievements in the Parliament.…

Gov Lalong greets Pauline Tallen at 61

Plateau State Governor , Simon Bako Lalong has felicitated with the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen who clocked 61. Governor Lalong in a message congratulated the former Deputy Governor of the state for attaining the age of 61 and contributing immensely to humanity. “Dame Tallen’s achievements over the years are enormous and characterized by selfless service, dedication and determination to impact positively on others while carrying out every assignment with diligence and excellence” the Governor added. Lalong thanked Dame Tallen for making impactful contributions to…

BE BETTER, DO BETTER By Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Happy New Year! Around this time two years ago, I wrote about how I spent Christmas in our hometown at Isan-Ekiti, Ekiti State. About an hour after I arrived home, in the midst of all the people milling around to welcome us, I saw an old man who must have been at least eighty, trying to push his way towards me. I asked him what I could do for him. He said, ‘My daughter, I wanted to go to the market to buy something to cook for Christmas but I…

Gov Yahaya Bello extols virtues of Late Aduku, Nigeria’s oldest war veteran

Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has extolled the virtues of the Country’s oldest military survival of the Second World War, Pa Adamu Aduku, who passed on at the fulfilled age of 101. The late Pa Aduku, the World War II veteran, who hailed from Abejukolo- Ife in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State, died on Tuesday at the age of 101. The Governor, in his condolence message made available to Newsmen in Lokoja by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, said Aduku was a true patriot who gave…

Gov Sani-Bello condoles ADC over death of his wife

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has received with great shock, the sudden death of the wife of his ADC, Malama Fatima Mohammed, aged 44years.   In a condolence message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor expressed sadness over the loss and commiserated with the families of the deceased. Governor Sani Bello eulogized late Fatima Mohammed adding that the deceased lived an exemplary life as a mother and wife who contributed immensely to success of her husband in the discharge of his state duties.…

When You Understand Trials Your Troubles are over

I like to share with you a winning strategy that has kept me ahead of all my trials and challenges. If this humble suggestion from me is all you can read and implement in your life, I am very confident you will praise Allah for ever for granting you the keys to true success. Those who  understand trials are never affected by it whether it comes by way of honour or humiliation, prosperity or adversity, promotions or demotions, appointments or disappointments, appreciation or lack of it. A trial is defined…

Buhari Mourns His Former Minister,Tam David-West

President Muhammadu Buhari has  expressed deep sorrow at the passage of his ally and friend, a man he usually called “the indomitable Tam David-West.” Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, 83, was a consultant virologist of national and international standing. He served as Commissioner of Education in the old Rivers State, Minister of Petroleum and Energy under the Muhammadu Buhari military regime, and Minister of Mines, Power and Steel under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime. “He had an indomitable spirit, stood resolutely by whatever he believed in, and was in a class of…

How to calculate your ovulation  BY AFRICAPARENT

Women track their ovulation period for two reasons.  Women who are trying to get pregnant track it to enable them to get pregnant quickly. While those who are not trying to conceive track it to avoid getting pregnant. Whichever group you belong to, what you both have in common is that you have to learn how to calculate ovulation window to achieve the desired result. Ovulation and menstrual cycle Ovulation is a period when women are at their most fertile. It is a time when an egg is released from the ovary.…