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Ito Ogbo Festival: The symbolisms of a people’s culture

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Obosi, which is an ancient and important town in Nigeria, is well-known to millions of Nigerians. And stories and legends
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Royalty Fuses With Arts, Culture As Renowned Sculptor Unveils Lion Of Oba Elegushi Magnificent Piece

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Royalty, Culture, History and Arts were on display in one piece as Nigeria’s foremost sculptor, Dotun Popoola, recently delivered a splendid sculptural piece of a lion commissioned by Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, the Kusenla 111 of Ikate Kingdom in his palace in Lekki Lagos. Popoola, who is also an environmental artist, gave historical insights about […]

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UNESCO Inscribes Sango Festival in World Heritage List

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has just inscribed the Sango Oyo Festival in the lists of World Heritage. The body inscribed it the 2023 Eighteenth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee Convention For The Safeguarding Of The Intangible Cultural Heritage. Reacting to this development, the Oyo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, […]

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Children recruitment by B’Haram, ISWAP must stop – Zulum

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has expressed the fear that Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists may continue tormenting the country if proper security steps are not taken to forestall the recruitment of young children into the terror groups. He spoke when the new Governing Board and Management of the North-East Development Commission paid him […]

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Tinubu celebrates Ooni of Ife at 49

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President Bola Tinubu congratulates Ooni of Ife and Co-Chairman of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN), Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on the occasion of his 49th birthday. The President expressed gratitude to the monarch for his support to his administration and remarkable efforts in rallying Royal Fathers from across the nation. “As the […]

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Sheikh Argungu was a symbol of inspiration to many – JNI

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The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has described the late Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Abdullahi Giro Argungu, as a symbol of strength, wisdom and a source of inspiration to many. It expressed condolences to the Kebbi State government, Argungu Emirate, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa ‘ikamatis-Sunnah (JIBWIS) and the entire Muslim Ummah over the death of the […]

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PICTORIAL: FG visits late Akinkunmi’s family

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The delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, on Monday, visited the family of Taiwo Akinkunmi, the designer of the Nigerian national flag, who died at the age of 87 in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. His son, Akinkunmi Samuel, announced his death via his Facebook page […]

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Make hay while the sun shines on your marriage

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The joy of children moving away from home or flying the nest to discover the world around them can sometimes leave parents struggling to cope with the new normal, especially if the children or young adults have been the livewire holding the marriage together. This is a historical pattern that many failing marriages experience in […]

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Girls, stop submitting your lives to destiny hackers!

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Dear ma, Thank you so much for being an inspiration to me. Your articles have been motivating me to keep myself and be loud about Jesus Christ just the way you are! Thank you so much, mummy. I really honour and love you. -Adeogun Bolatito Dear ma, I started reading your column in Saturday PUNCH […]

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Olubadan preaches peace as annual ‘Egungun’ festival kicks off in Ibadan

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Olubadan preaches peace as annual ‘Egungun’ festival kicks off in Ibadan
The Annual Egungun festival has commenced in Ibadan with the paramount ruler of Ibadanland, Oba Sen. Lekan Balogun urging the worshippers to conduct themselves in an orderly manner. This was contained in the press statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by Oladele Ogunsola, the Personal Assistant (Media) to the monarch after the payment of […]
Olubadan preaches peace as annual ‘Egungun’ festival kicks off in Ibadan
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Wole Soyinka in Brazil for Africa Week

The African Pride, which is organising these programmes, seeks to encourage a mutual exchange of ideas on how Africa will develop its full potential.

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We’re probing management of Police Trust Funds over corruption allegations, says ICPC Chair

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The ICPC chair, Bolaji Owasanoye, says the police fund is under “investigation for abuse, fund diversion bogus, questionable welfare packaging that is not for the police who are the beneficiaries of the fund and sundry corrupt practices

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We did not collect any money from Tinubu: CAN speaks

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Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) rubbish the media report that it collected money from Bola Tinubu for resolution of Muslim-Muslim ticket issue.

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Police Officer Kidnappers Abduct His Relative Who Brought the Ransom, Threat to Kill The Kaduna DPO

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The kidnappers of Kaduna Divisional Police Officer abduct his relative after collecting N7 million ransom he brought to them. The DPO has been in captive for 2 months

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10 of 150 Northerners intercepted by Amotekun in Ibadan escape, others escorted into Ogun State

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When Amotekun intercepted a truck loaded with scores of young men from Zamfara, ten of them escape while other are searched and interrogated

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Ooni of Ife sets to marry Mariam Anako 7 months after Queen Naomi’s separation

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The family introduction was held on February 19, 2022, and was privately done without any fanfare on the strict instruction of the monarch

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Insecurity: Nigerian govt may ban motorcycles – Official

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Mr Malami said the ban is being considered as part of efforts to curtail the activities of terrorists, who often use motorcycles

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Misfit/misfit leadership, not Muslim/Muslim, is what haunts Nigeria

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It will be insensitive to the point of absurdity for any leader, or any political party to be toying with Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian ticket at this juncture

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Police Arrest Nigerian Woman Notorious for Breaking into Mansions in US

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The police have arrested a Nigerian woman, Peace Ofoego for breaking into multiple private mansions to sleep in Hamptons, New York.

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NDLEA witness testifies in alleged drug deal against Abba Kyari, others

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Mrs Patricia Afolabi, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)’s first prosecution witness. The witness told the court that part of her job specification involves receiving and conducting forensic analysis on drug exhibits.

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One Million Boys Cult: IGP orders investigation into Portable’s claims

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Initially formed as a vigilante group in the Ajegunle suburb, One Million Boys metamorphosed into a dreaded cult group known for numerous robbery activities around Lagos and its surroundings.

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Let N-Delta disengage from Nigeria, establish Atlantic Republic — Prof Darah, PANDEF chief

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Prof Darah says: Nigeria’s structure oppressive, unjust, cruel, corrupt, anti-democratic, only oil region, Lagos ought to produce nation’s President, Of the over 1, 000 oil wells in Nigeria, none belongs to N-Deltans.

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Bandits Free Zamfara Heath Workers, Return N5M Ransom

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Fulani herders at Dansadau farming community in Zamfara intervene in the release of 3 health workers abducted by bandits 7 days ago. The Fulani herders also ensures that the ransom taken by the bandits is returned.

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My Primary School and Teachers College Certificates are Lost, Masari Tells INEC

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Bola Tinubu presidential running mate, Kabir Ibrahim Masari reports to INEC that his school certificates are missing. Masari submitted an affidavit to INEC instead

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Lagos State 2009 Grand Embezzlement That Will Shock You – Video

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Babatunde Gbadamosi, in 2018 Wazobia TV interview, revealed that the cost of Okoko-CMS railway project given to CRCC in 2009 is inflated by $1.32 billion. Check out the video clip.

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