It was a joyful and memorable day, recently, for students, parents, staff and management of Christ The Redeemer’s College Christhill, (CRC) Sagamu, Ogun State, as the school held its 18th Valedictory ceremony for the class of Divine Hope 2019.
Ondo State: When land dispute pitches Ago-Alayes against Araromi-Obus
The Ondo State government, under Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s administration, has been accused of talking harshly to the revered stool of Abodi of Ikaleland, Oba George Faduyile, and the entire Ikale people.
NGO presents reading materials to school children
Some children were recently the beneficiaries of the kind gesture of a non-governmental organisation, The Bluebaby Support Initiative (BBS), which presented them with reading materials, school uniforms, school bags and sandals, among others.
Bassey bags University Of York’s doctoral award
A Nigerian architect, environmental rights activist, poet, and award-winning author, Mr. Nnimmo Bassey has bagged an honorary doctoral degree at the prestigious University of York, United Kingdom. He is one of 16 global icons’ awardees.
You never stop learning as a cooper
Ger Burkley is a master cooper with Jameson Black Barrel. He is trained to make wooden casks, barrels, vats, buckets, tubs, troughs and other staved containers from timber that was usually heated or steamed to make it pliable. In this interview with The Guardian, he explains his journey into the profession.
Aworis have no business in who becomes Oba in Atan-Ota — Oba-elect, Showunmi
As the Kingship crisis in Atan-Ota continues to brew, with some stakeholders, especially the Aworis, contesting the emergence of Biodun Showunmi as the Oba-Elect, through a process is overseen by the Egba Council of Traditional Rulers, Showunmi has reiterated that the Aworis have no right to Obaship because they are strangers in the land.
Supremacy battle between Olota and Alake frustrates Showunmi’s Coronation in Atan-Ota
On December 10, 2010, the Ogun State Government through the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, appointed Oba Solomon A. Adebiyi as the Alatan of Atan-Ota, in Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State.
Asiwaju: Alake, Olota supremacy battle historical, but not relevant
For the foremost historian, Emeritus Prof Anthony Asiwaju, the supremacy tussle between the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Gbadebo Adedotun and Olota of Ota, Oba Abdulkadir Obalanlege within the current kingship system, is uncalled for, just as he traced the historical relationship of the two Yoruba settlements. Muyiwa Adeyemi reports.
If constitutionally empowered, traditional rulers can help develop society — Oba Jimoko Of Ile-Oluji
For the past three years, we have had cause to rejoice in the Lord. This is because within this short period, God has been faithful. There are landmarks all over my kingdom. Everywhere is peaceful, and above all, we are recording progress in the kingdom.
Mary Mitchell Slessor, a catalyst of change
Having listened to Hope Masterton Waddell, an Irish clergyman urge colleagues and congregants to establish a mission in Africa, coupled with the death of the famous missionary explorer, David Livingstone, Mary Mitchell Slessor at 27 made up her mind to explore the African continent. She applied to the United Presbyterian Church’s Foreign Mission Board and…
Ogidi Day: Using culture as vehicle for development
The Ogidi Day celebration, a cultural festival of Ogidi people of Kogi State has continued to draw both local and foreign participation. The cultural fiesta, which started in 2007, has become a rallying point for the people and has attracted development to their area, as well as boost the economy. Once again on June 15,…