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BREAKING: Ondo monarch, Oba Olanrewaju Lebi, passes on

BREAKING: Ondo monarch, Oba Olanrewaju Lebi, passes on

A traditional ruler in Ondo State, Oba Olanrewaju Lebi of Ode-Irele, is dead The monarch, who held the title of Olofun of Irele, passed on in the early hours of Friday according to palace sources. Before he was crowned monarch in 1994, he had worked in the Federal civil service with secondment to the Presidency.

Okonjo-Iweala: Jonathan had vision for Nigeria but acknowledged he didn’t know economics

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says former president Goodluck Jonathan, acknowledged that he did not know economics but had a clear direction of where he wanted to take Nigeria to. In her recently-released book on her role in the Jonathan administration, Fighting Corruption is Dangerous, Okonjo-Iweala narrated how she came to join Jonathan’s team,

UNILORIN student develops app for patients to get quick access to healthcare

Adeshina Taiwo, a 400 Level student of computer science at the University of Ilorin, has developed a web application aimed at improving Nigeria’s healthcare system. The web app was exhibited on Monday at the first international conference organised by the faculty of communication and information sciences in Ilorin. Taiwo, who described the web application as

Libya Returnees: Obaseki approves verification exercise, payment of stipends

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved verification exercise and payment of three months stipends for new batch of Libya returnees of Edo State origin. Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, disclosed this during the verification exercise, noting, “The approval for the verification exercise

Nigerian breaks Guinness world record for ‘longest marathon reading aloud’

Olawunmi Bayode, a Nigerian, has set a new Guinness Record in the ‘Longest Marathon Reading Aloud’ category. Bayode, father of three, logged 120 hours on Saturday at the YouRead Library Yaba in Lagos, beating the previous record set by Nepali Deepak Sharma Bajagain. The latter had 113 hours 15 minutes in 2008. Another Nepalese, Tudikhel

Media, PR guru, Ohi Alegbe hits 60 amid encomiums

Family and friends of veteran Media, Advertising and Public Relations practitioner, Ohi Alegbe will throng the Four Square Church, Asokoro this Sunday for a special thanksgiving service to mark his 60th birthday. The church service would herald series of private engagements by family and friends to celebrate the public relations czar who was the former