Founder of Givers Supportive Foundation, Ologbenla Babatunde Smith, has visited the homes of 10 elderly persons to give them relief materials to cope with the tough conditions of the rainy season. The NGO, on July 1st, visited the 10 aged people to show them love and support, given the challenges associated with the rainy season,…
The Minister for Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday, lambasted those agitating for Oduduwa and Biafra republics, warning against demands that could plunge the nation into another civil war.
A total of 19 undergraduates from University of Ilorin and University of Ibadan and a PhD student have received cheques totalling N575, 000 for the 2021 UIMGA scholarship award held at the University of Ibadan Central Mosque, Ibadan. The scheme, in its 15th edition, was designed to support Muslim students with financial challenges as the…
7 Dec 2020
In what can be described as an ambience of special thanksgiving, it was celebration galore as friends, family and dignitaries drawn from different walks of like gathered to shower encomium on the wife of ace entrepreneur and Board Member, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr Ayo Ogunsan. Politicians, business associates, elites and allies, yesterday,…
22 Nov 2020
The much-awaited biography of Nigeria’s celebrated marketing communications practitioner and Chairman of Troyka Holdings, Dr. Biodun Olusina Shobanjo has been slated for public presentation in Lagos on November 26, 2020.
12 Jul 2020
When it was operated directly from the Office of the Vice President, people like I raised issues on the way and manner that it was being run; the benchmarks that were being used to dish out the money; the elitists creations involving computers and other stuff.
28 Jul 2019
Wole left University College, Ibadan, for the University of Leeds in 1954 in quest of the full honours in English. The decision to pursue the honours programme, which was not available at Ibadan at the time, must have been considered at once visionary and courageous, especially given Wole’s strong interests in creative writing.
29 Dec 2018
Just few weeks after her selection as the running mate to PDP’s Jimi Agbaje in the forthcoming governorship election in Lagos State, a lot has changed in the schedule of Mrs Haleemat Busari, a corporate lawyer and boardroom guru, who has sat on the board of several blue-chip companies in Nigeria. Unlike when madam used…
30 Jun 2018
Six years ago, Och’Idoma, Agabaidu Elias Ikoyi Obekpa and the Idoma kingdom rolled out the drums to honour Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of Nigeria (as he then was) and to confer on him the title of Ogomola Idoma. Before Jonathan was honoured, only one non-indigene of Idoma had a similar recognition. After a lull,…
16 Sep 2017
If you look at an average age of a Rotarian, you will see there is the need to bring in more younger people, so that this organisation will continue into a foreseeable future.
18 Mar 2017
LAPO is a non-governmental organization committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable, with greater concentration on rural and urban poor women in Nigeria, and in some other countries of the West African Sub-region.
18 Mar 2017
At first, it was just a dream, a burning passion to educate young people, but today, that dream has morphed into a grand spectacle, a testament to the idea that nothing is impossible if one is willing to put in the work and persevere.