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The Speaker of Kwara House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad, has described the late Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar, as a detribalised Nigerian who used his position to unite the state. In a condolence message signed on Wednesday in Ilorin by his Special Assistant on Media, Shuaib Abdulkadir, Ahmad recalled with nostalgia several opportunities […]

American singer Tamar Braxton has expressed interest in working with Afropop star, Davido on his upcoming album. Tamar is a Grammy-Nominated RnB artist, talk show host, reality television star and the younger of RnB legend Toni Braxton. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that she reached out to Davido’s team through an Instagram comment on […]

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 777-300 aircraft in preparation for the airline’s commencement of international operations. The 374 capacity aircraft, christened: “Anuli Peggy Onyema”, touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.20p.m on Wednesday. The aircraft, from Texas, United States of America, was received […]

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, on Wednesday commended the U.S. for its efforts at resolving the Gulf crisis. He told U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in Kuwait, on his first leg of a three-nation trip to the Middle East, that Kuwaiti Government “appreciates U.S. efforts and support to resolve the Gulf crisis”. In […]

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has secured scholarship for 11 Nigerian athletes from the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. Phemmy Adetula, Public Relations Officer of NOC, said in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday that the athletes were captured in the IOC scholarship scheme for 2019. The athletes that […]

The University of Ilorin, says it will organise a candlelight procession for one of it’s alumni, Prof. Pius Adesanmi, who died aboard the Boeing 737 Max–8 that crashed on Sunday. A statement signed by Mr Kunle Akogun, Director, Corporate Affairs of the University, on Saturday in Ilorin said the candlelight procession would be organised by […]

A civic group, Kwara Coalition for Good Governance and Accountability (Kwara-CGGA), has warned political office holders in the outgoing Kwara government to refrain from last-minute looting of public funds or stealing of government’s property. Hassan Omoiya, Secretary General of the group, gave the warning in a statement issued on Thursday in Ilorin. Omoiya said report […]

Nigerian Hip-hop artiste, Panshak Zamani aka Ice Prince Sunday night thrilled fun seekers with an exciting performance at a food expo in Abuja. Hundreds of Abuja residents trooped out in their numbers to attend the event tagged ‘Colors Food’ at River Plate Park in Wuse 2. The event also featured display of foods, drinks, music, […]

Feedback Energy Distribution Company (FEDCO), an Indian-based technology firm, says it has launched an indigenous high-tech Information Technology (IT) solutions system in Nigeria. Dilip Kumar, its Chief Projects Officer, announced the company’s entry into the nation’s power sector in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Sunday. […]

Juventus fell to their first Serie A defeat of the season on Sunday as Genoa ran out 2-0 winners, days after the Turin club’s UEFA Champions League heroics against Atletico Madrid. Stefano Sturaro, who joined Genoa on loan from Juventus in January before the deal was made permanent, put the home side in front in […]



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