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Saturday , February 24 2018


Celebrated Runner, Kraus Westphal, other Marathoners Arrive for Ife Event

                                                                                    Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon Organization [IHMO], Organizers of the maiden edition of Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon have confirmed participation of some world notable Marathoners ahead of the maiden edition of the much talked about destination marathon scheduled to hold on Sunday 4th of February, 2018 in the ancient city of Ile Ife. According to the Race Director, Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon, ... Read More »

A Handshake Across The Niger

By FEMI ADESINA On December 5, 2017, three wise men came from the East. They had come to see me at the State House, Abuja. Who were they, and what message did they bear? Surely, not gold, frankincense and myrrh. Those are gifts for Divinity. The three men were Igwe Cyprian Madu Nevobasi, Igwe Omeluenyi of Aguneese, Ezeani 111 of ... Read More »

Lagos Police Arrest Badoo Cult Leader, Herbalist 

…Demolish Shrine In Imosan Village The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday made a major breakthrough in the fight against the menace of Badoo cult with the arrest of the group’s herbalist, Fatai Adebayo alias Alese. The notorious activities of the dreaded cult group prevalent in Ikorodu and Epe axis of the State had sent many of the victims to ... Read More »


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday urged Nigerians to see the period of Christmas as an opportunity to rekindle acts of love and kindness to one another and especially to the vulnerable in the society. Governor Ambode, in his Christmas message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said the season symbolizes love, care and compassion ... Read More »

Lifestyle Changes: A Personal Odyssey 

Azu Ishiekwene I first did it at 50. Before then I had not done a comprehensive medical check up. Older friends above fifty would often tell me to have a complete check up at least once every year after forty. For men, a checkup is incomplete without a prostrate check. Forty per cent of men in Nigeria, particularly those over ... Read More »

Buhari at 75: Why God kept him alive

By FEMI ADESINA Let me begin by telling a story. On June 1, 2015, the day I resumed work as adviser on media to President Muhammadu Buhari, he had admonished me: “Adesina, always tell me the truth. That is what I want from you. In this type of position I have found myself, it is very easy not to be ... Read More »

Investors, Private Sector Back Ambode’s Tourism Initiatives 

…As Sponsors Queue Up For One Lagos Fiesta The drive by the Lagos State Government to create a private sector driven tourism economy has earned the full confidence of multinational companies, notable entrepreneurs’ business owners and managers alike across the State. This was the general consensus at a stakeholders review meeting held with sponsors of the Lagos Street Carnival and ... Read More »

Fruits That Boost Stamina, Make Men Last Longer

Have always said it and would continue to. The easiest way to completely get rid of one minute wahala is this. It is as simple as that, part of having a clean and healthy diet is the fruits you take in. I can place a bet that majority of us ( including myself forget to do it due to my ... Read More »

They call him The Chairman! BellaNaija Living presents Darasimi’s Fun-Filled First Birthday

It was a cartoon-themed party for Darasimi‘s first birthday, with a Winnie the Pooh cake and Mickey Mouse toys for him and his friends. His parents Bimpeand Olalekan celebrated this milestone with these cute family pictures and Darasimi is dressed as The Chairman himself! He looked so handsome in this white agbada and black cap – surely taking after daddy – ... Read More »