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Tinubu’s Tribute To Wale Aboderin: Pillar Of Journalism, Man Of The People

This good man left us much too soon. To all who knew him as a person, Wale Aboderin was an excellent friend and human being. To all who knew his work, he was among the noteworthy and preeminent figures in Nigerian journalism. His contributions to life at both the personal and professional levels were vast and profound.   Affable and humble but hardworking and accomplished, Wale strived for excellence in all he did. This made him a unique and rare person. He was not satisfied by the ordinary or the…

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Nigeria Is Safe, Secure For Tourism, Says President Buhari To UN Tourism Delegates

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is safe and secure for tourism, citing improved security and country’s burgeoning economy. The President stated this when he received Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, the Secretary-General of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday. President Buhari noted that it would have been inconceivable to host an international tourism conference in Abuja four years ago, because of security concerns. ‘‘I am pleased that the country is now sufficiently safe and secure, and the message should go out to the world for…

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Marriott Opens Sheraton Hotel In Bamako, Mali

Marriott International has announced the opening of Sheraton Bamako Hotel today marking its entry into Mali, in West Africa. This milestone further solidifies Marriott International’s portfolio across West Africa, and promises to revolutionize the hospitality landscape in the country through Sheraton’s distinct product offering coupled with its commitment to go above and beyond for its guests. “We are thrilled to build on Sheraton’s proud heritage in Africa that dates back to 1971,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “Over the last four decades, the…

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Late Justice Akanbi: Saraki, Gov Ahmed, Tinubu, Others Mourn

…….Dies At 86, Buried In Ilorin ….. Tinubu: The Incorruptible Judge ……..Saraki: Justice Akanbi’s Death, A Personal Loss The former President of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Mustapha Akanbi died yesterday (Sunday) and had been buried according to Islamic rites. Family sources said the late renowned jurists died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness at the age of 86. At the funeral rites held held at late Justice Akanbi’s residence by Agba Dam in…

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Never Tempted To Backslide, Pastor Abiara’s Wife, 56, Opens Up On Marriage As Virgin

Grace is the wife of the immediate past General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Worldwide, Prophet Samuel Abiara, she got married as a virgin at 56. Read excerpts of her experiences. How would you describe your childhood? I grew up in Ikole Ekiti even though I was born in Ondo Town. At an early age, I was ‘posted’ to Ikole to live with my grandmother. The reason I used the word ‘posted’ was because I was sent to Ikole on a market day and I was placed in…

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NIOMA 2018 Hosts Minister, Digital Entrepreneur At Annual Award

Minister for Communications, Barrister  Adebayo Shittu, and Africa’s Digital Entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh, will headline the 2018 Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA), the organisers said on Tuesday.   The high profile event is scheduled to hold at the Main Hall of Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, from 7pm on Friday, May 18, 2018.   “We are glad to announce that Honourable Minister for Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, and Zinox Group Chairman, Leo Stan Ekeh, have graciously accepted to headline the 2018 NiOMA. While the Honourable Minister will serve as the Special…

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