Senate President condoles with Kwara Governor over father’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, and other family members over the death of their father, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq. Lawan also commiserated with the government and people of Kwara State and in particular the Ilorin Emirate over the demise of the patriarch. The Senate President said the late elder statesman was a trail blazer, being the first in virtually all areas of his endeavour among his people. Lawan said the late Mutawali of Ilorin was the first lawyer in Northern…

Kogi Popular Writer, Onoja Celebrates Fiancé’s Birthday in Grand Style

By John Adaji   A Kogi State popular writer and social media influencer, Onoja Johnson Baba also known as Integrity has taken to the social media to mark his would-be wife’s birthday. Onoja who served as one of the media team leaders for Prince Mustapha Mona Audu’s Kogi governorship campaign in 2019 and has been in the news recently for having a face-off with the Chief Press Secretary to the Kogi State deputy governor, Promise Emmanuel, made an announcement earlier today on his official facebook handle about his lady’s birthday…

Religiously, Socially and Morally  Street Begging Is Wrong  By  Abba Dukawa

Street begging cuts across gender, tribes and age groups, with young children and babies in this ignoble trade. Street Begging seen as a new form of slavery, as stories abound of organized gangs sometimes forcing vulnerable children and women into begging.  Even though some peoples related street begging to Muslims or certain tribe. There is no other religion or moral system which teach humans the ways to preserve their integrity, morality and honor as much as Islam does. In Islam, the future of the community and its honor and integrity…

Man slumps, dies during hot sex after taking sexual enhancement drugs

A man, Paul Okwudili, has died during a sex romp in an hotel in Onitsha, Anambra State. According to available information, the 40-year-old man died at about on Monday while having sex with a lady with whom he checked into the hotel. The sex romp took place at Plus View Hotel. The lady was said to have dashed out of the hotel shouting for assistance minutes after they checked into the room and started love making. Okwudili, said to one of Ogboliolosi area, off Awka Road, Inland Town, Onitsha, was…

Aisha Buhari,Ex First Ladies in attendance …..As Aisha honours late mother, Maryam Babangida

Former First Lady, late Mrs. Maryam Babangida, has been commended for being a trailblazer for first ladies in Nigeria. She was openly identified for her Better Life Programme for Rural Women, which served to awaken the consciousness of women.   According to Aisha Babangida, the Better Life Programme for Rural Women came with the scope of discussing relegation of rural women in discourse affecting national development and invisibility of positive actions towards causes favoring rural women. During an event organised by late Mrs Maryam Babangida’s Daughter, Hajiya Aisha Ibrahim Badamasi…

TRIBUTE: 5 THINGS FOR WHICH I’ll NEVER FORGET LATE SENATOR LONGJAN By Mark Longyen

First, was in 1994. Armed with a 1992 BSc (Hons) in International Relations from OAU IFE and fresh from the NYSC in Calabar where I served in the Press Unit of the Government House (1992/1993) I stormed Lagos and arrived in Baba Longjan’s office, the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Marina, Lagos Island. I told him I wanted him to help me secure my dream job in the Nigerian Foreign Service. Baba had just returned from posting by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Belgium. He gladly received my…

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…