Author: Ajayi Peter

President Bola Tinubu, approaching his 72nd birthday on Friday, March 29, announced that he will not be hosting a birthday celebration. Tinubu will celebrate his 72nd birthday on Friday, March 29, 2024, marking another remarkable milestone in his role as a leader and statesman. This was made known in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Information & Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, on Sunday, March 24. He also expressed his desire for none of his associates or numerous well-wishers across the country to arrange any celebratory event on his behalf or in his honor. The statement reads; “President…

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Aliko Dangote, CEO of Dangote Group, highlights spending N15 billion on food for 774 local government areas nationwide, alongside distributing 120,000 bags of rice to aid about one million vulnerable people in Kano State’s 44 local government areas. Dangote GCON is a Nigerian businessman and industrialist, he is best known as the founder, chairman, and CEO of the Dangote Group, the biggest industrial conglomerate in West Africa. He said this yesterday when he was speaking at the event hosted at the State Government House. He provided further details, explaining that Kano would be allocated 120,000 bags, while the rest would…

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Eight days post-birth, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and his third wife, Olori Tobi Phillips, have named their newborn twins. He had on his official Instagram account, announced that Olori Tobi delivered a baby boy and girl on Saturday, March 16, 2024. The Ooni of Ife and one of his queens, Olori Tobi, celebrated the arrival of twins on March 16, while he characterized the newborns as a prince and a princess, confirming their importance to the royal lineage of Oduduwa. Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, also known as Ọjájá II, was born on February 17, 1974. He currently…

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has announced that the Abducted Kuriga students were rescued via a joint military and local authorities search operation. The students who were abducted from both primary and secondary schools on March 7th were successfully rescued during the early hours of Sunday. In a statement released on Sunday in Abuja, Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba, the Director of Defence Media Operations, disclosed this information. He added that they would be delivered and handed over to the Kaduna State Government for further action. He reported that 137 individuals, 76 females, and 61 males, were successfully rescued in Zamfara. He relatedly…

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Kunle Afolayan, an esteemed filmmaker in Nollywood, will speak at the inaugural 2024 International Tourism Summit as the guest speaker in Oyo State. He is a celebrated movie Producer/Director, recognized for his outstanding contributions to the Nigerian film industry, and is commonly referred to as Nollywood royalty. Kunle’s journey into filmmaking was a combination of destiny and coincidence. His position as the Managing Director of the KAP Film Village and Resort in Igbojaye, Oyo State, highlights his dedication to preserving cultural heritage, fostering economic development, and promoting tourism in the area. Some things you need to know about him Kunle’s…

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One week after Nigeria Customs Service reopened the Illela land border following the Presidency’s directive, the Niger Republic government opened their border in Konni for operations on Friday afternoon. Nuhu Samaila, a source briefed on the announcement, Niger Republic, stated that the border officially opened at precisely 12 pm on Friday. He praised the leadership of the country, the Military junta, for heeding the people’s demands by ensuring the border was opened. Nigeria’s border opened weeks ago following the lifting of ECOWAS sanctions at a summit in Abuja, but Niger didn’t reciprocate immediately. Nigeria Customs, in compliance with federal government…

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Nigerian singer and songwriter, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy, has revealed the reasons why he doesn’t like to perform online giveaways. He said he conducts giveaways in meaningful places, and for those who truly require it, and many of them aren’t active on the internet. The 32 years made this known in a live session on Instagram on Thursday, March 21. “I do giveaway to places that really matters, to people that really need it & most of them are not on the internet,” he said. Burna Boy initially rose to visibility in 2012 with the release…

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Bello Bodejo, a leader of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore group, is facing trial at a Federal High Court in Abuja for reportedly founding and backing an illegal ethnic militia group, Kungiya Zaman Lafiya. He was summoned on three counts of allegations instituted by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) for breaching the Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) Act of 2022. Upon hearing the charge, Bodejo pleaded not guilty. Subsequently, Justice Inyang Ekwo ordered his continued detention in the custody of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA). Justice Ekwo scheduled the commencement of the trial for May 27 and adjourned the…

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Alex Chuka Iwobi, the midfielder for Super Eagles and Fulham, has now stated that the cyberbullying he encountered following Nigeria’s loss to Ivory Coast in the AFCON 2023 final did not affect him. Throughout the AFCON tournament in Ivory Coast, Iwobi participated in all seven of Nigeria’s matches. However, his performance in the final wasn’t his strongest, leading to fans expressing their dissatisfaction on social media. The 27-year-old did not only suffer the fate but Nottingham Forest’s Ola Aina, who was accused equally of not performing excellently. The Super Eagle’s midfielder revealed, saying he didn’t see any of the condemnation…

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First Lady Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has condemned Nigerians relocating to the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom among other developed nations to take on roles they have refused to chase within Nigeria. The First Lady remarked that Nigerians, despite their education levels, people were leaving the country to undertake poorly paid jobs like taxi driving to support themselves, neglecting their relatives back home. In a video of the discussion posted by Arise TV, Sen Tinubu disclosed this when she was discussing assisting each other within their households, emphasizing that while the government cannot address all issues, the wealthy can…

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