Osibogun Hands Over Renovated Wole Soyinka Theatre Hall to UI Management

PHOTO CAPTION: The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka (Second Right), Otunba Deji Osibogun (middle), Otunba Mrs Debola Osibogun (second Left) at the Unveiling of the renovated Wole Soyinka Theatre Hall, University of Ibadan, Oyo State on Monday 9th November, 2020

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Osibogun Hands Over Renovated Wole Soyinka Theatre Hall to UI Management

Broadcaster, businessman and philanthropist, Otunba Deji Osibogun, who marked his 65th birthday has renovated the prestigious Wole Soyinka Theatre Hall of the University of Ibadan, Oyo state. The unveiling of the newly renovated theatre took place 9th of November, 2020 at the institution premises where the school’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, hosted Otunba Osibogun and his wife.

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President Buhari Hails Renowned Media Mogul, Otunba Deji Osibogun At 65

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with accomplished broadcaster, businessman and philanthropist, Otunba Deji Osibogun as he turned 65 today  November 9, 2020. In a Press Statement signed by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina, the President saluted the man who built a career at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), before becoming a founding member of the Ogun State Television Service, which he helped nurture to stardom. Part of the statement reads: “Osibogun then went into business, and having attained economic success, promoted Space FM in Ibadan, Oyo…

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Fans Gift Laycon A Benz Worth N12m As Birthday Gift

Nigerian reality star, Olamilekan ‘Laycon’ Agbeleshe who threw a bash to celebrate his 27th birthday on Sunday, got a 2015 Mercedes Benz E350 — said to be worth around N12 million — as a gift from his fans popularly known as Icons. In the video going round, Laycon was led to the car gift surrounded by his excited fans who were heard cheering him on. He was in utter shock when he was presented with the car gift and shortly. This is coming a few weeks after he got an…

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Yakubu Hands Over To Mu’azu As INEC Acting Chairman

Ahmed Mu’azu, a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission has been named the acting chairman of INEC. Mu’azu is in charge of the electoral logistics committee of the commission. The new acting chairman will serve in an acting capacity pending the confirmation of Yakubu’s re-nomination or otherwise by the Senate. “Pending the conclusion of the statutory process, the remaining national commissioners have resolved that AVM Ahmed Mu’azu (rtd) will oversee the affairs of the Commission, “It is therefore my pleasure to hand over to him in the interim.…

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Fayemi Sets Up Committee On LCDAs Creation In Ekiti

PRESS RELEASE Fayemi raises Committee on Creation of LCDAs in Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has set up a committee to look into the creation of local government councils development areas in the state. This is in a bid to bring government nearer to the people and ensure more rapid development in the rural areas in line with the administration’s five- pillar development agenda. Members of Committee are: 1 Mr. Segun Oluwole – Chairman 2 Dr. Femi Akinola 3 Mr. Victor Akinola 4 Mrs. Sade Daramola 5 Mr.…

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Pfizer Develops A 90% Effective Covid-19 Vaccine

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and biotech firm BioNTech have said their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90 per cent effective in preventing Covid-19 among those without evidence of prior infection. The vaccine has been tested on 43,500 people in six countries and no safety concerns have been raised. The results are based on the first interim analysis of Phase 3 of the study, and evaluated 94 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in trial participants. The study enrolled 43,538 participants, with 42 per cent having diverse backgrounds, and no serious safety concerns have…

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Arrested #EndSARS Promoter Has Been Transferred From Lagos To Abuja

A campaigner of the #EndSARS movement, Eromosele Adene, has been transferred from Lagos to Abuja for organising a protest on Saturday. Adene Eromosele, who is a musician and a civil rights activist, was arrested by 15 policemen at his home located in the Ikeja on Saturday after he had earlier raised alarm about an invasion in his home by unknown agents. He said the invaders harassed his sister and mother. Omoyele Sowore,#RevolutionNow convener claimed the #EndSARS activist was arrested and taken to the office of Hakeem Odumosu, the state commissioner…

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OÒNI, AKEREDOLU, SOUTHWEST GOVERNORS, LEADERS TABLE 13 – POINT AGENDA BEFORE BUHARI

Southwest Governors and traditional rulers today advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen the prolonged border closure, saying it has caused untold economic difficulties to the people, especially those in border communities. The southwest leaders also urged the Federal Government to come up with comprehensive programme that addresses youth employment and empowerment and a review of the curricular of tertiary institutions with emphasis on skills acquisition and entrepreneurship. In a communiqué issued at the end of stakeholders meeting with President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Ministers, Inspector General of Police, Director of…

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Nigerian Muslims Warned Against Joining Another Protest

The Muslim Rights Concern has called on Muslims to ignore the call to join another protest in Nigeria. Director of MURIC, Prof Ishaq Akintola, said Muslims should not join a protest under any guise or for whatever purpose. “The attention of MURIC has been drawn to subterranean rumblings as precursors of demonstrations. “We like to remind Nigerian Muslims in particular and all citizens in general that the last experience we had during #EndSARS protests was very bitter as it pushed the country to the edge of the precipice. “Protests are…

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