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Ambode, Tinubu, others pay condolence visit to Mama HID Awolowo’s family

…Urges Progressives To Preserve Legacies of late Matriarch Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday in company of prominent leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and brother Governors, paid condolence visit to members of the Awolowo family at their country home in Ikenne, Ogun State, to commiserate with them on the demise of Chief Mrs HID Awolowo, wife ... Read More »

Fayemi mourns Mama HID Awolowo

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with the family of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo; the government and people of Ogun State and the entire Yoruba race on the demise of Mama H.I.D Awolowo, the matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty. Fayemi, in a statement on Sunday, described the death of the late matriarch ... Read More »

Chelsea beat Arsenal 2 – 0 at Stamford Bridge

The Blues rarely troubled the Gunners during a tame opening first half but the game was sparked into life just before the break when Gabriel saw red for allegedly kicking out at Diego Costa, Goal reports. Kurt Zouma broke the deadlock eight minutes after the interval with a header from a Cesc Fabregas freekick and, after Santi Cazorla picked up ... Read More »

President Buhari Mourns H.I.D. Awolowo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said he received with immense sadness, news of the passing away of Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Dideolu Awolowo. “On behalf of the Federal Government and people of Nigeria, President Buhari extends sincere commiserations to the children, grand children and great grand children of the “Jewel of Inestimable Value” on the death of their famed matriarch, just ... Read More »

Hannah Dideolu Awolowo Dies at Age 99

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, wife of late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, is dead. Aged 99, she died just when her family was planning her 100th birthday anniversary. She was born on 25 November 1915. HID was born to a modest family in the small Ikenne community of Ogun State in Nigeria. Her late husband often referred to her as his ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: NDLEA Arrests 6 Men Heading For Brazil For Swallowing Over $156,000

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade, has dislodged a suspected money laundering syndicate that specialises in swallowing dollars. Six suspected members of the group including a bureau de change operator have been apprehended in connection with swallowing $156,000. This is the second suspected money laundering case involving a bureau de change operator ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Woman Drugs Neighbour, Kidnaps Her Baby Because He Was Very Cute

A woman was arrested after kidnapping her neighbor’s baby, police in Taiwan said.  Police in Yilan, said that when the 51-year-old woman saw her neighbor’s baby for the first time, she fell in love with him and she wanted to raise him. WWWN has more: The woman allegedly said that the 6-month old boy is the cutest baby she had ... Read More »

Refineries can’t account for N2.44bn crude — NNPC

The nation’s refineries wasted or illegally disposed of 258,810 barrels of crude, which they received for processing in April and May this year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has disclosed. According to the petroleum information report, the refineries received the crude oil for the two months but failed to produce any refined product during the period. The report obtained on ... Read More »

Indians, Greeks take over Nigeria’s coastal shipping

The coastal shipping business in Nigeria has been taken over by foreigners, especially Indians, Greeks and Lebanese. This is contrary to the tenets of the Coastal and Inland Shipping Act (Cabotage), findings by SUNDAY PUNCH have shown. It was learnt that the main objective of the Act was to reserve the commercial transportation of goods and services within the Nigerian ... Read More »

FGN Bonds, Treasury Bills Still Safest Haven for Pension Investments – Yola

The Chairman, Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), Mr. MisbahuYola yesterday disclosed that between 65 per cent and 70 per cent of an estimated N5 trillion pensions assets are currently in FGN bonds and treasury bills because they constitute the most viable and safest investment options for pension funds till date. Speaking to journalists in Abuja shortly after the ... Read More »