Outgoing NGF chairman rates Osinbajo’s leadership of NEC high

By Chijioke Okoronkwo, Abuja.   Gov. Kayode Fayemi, the outgoing Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has applauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his sterling leadership qualities in chairing the National Economic Council (NEC).   Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement…
UN chief mourns Queen Elizabeth II

By Cecilia Ologunagba, New York.   United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II for her unwavering, lifelong dedication to serving her people.   Guterres in a statement said that he…
Buhari mourns ex-NNN MD, Tukur Othman

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.   President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of the former Managing Director of the New Nigerian Newspapers (NNN), Malam Tukur Othman.   The president’s reaction to the demise of the veteran journalist is…
IBB mourns ex-spokesman, Duro Onabule

By Aminu Garko, Minna.   Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has expressed sadness over the death of his ex-Chief Press Secretary, Chief Duro Onabule.   This is contained in a condolence message, signed by Babangida and made available to…
Crescent University mourns Chancellor, Oba Adeyemi

The Founder and Proprietor of Crescent University, Abeokuta, Prince Bola Ajibola, and the university community have mourned the passing of the university’s Chancellor, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo.   This is contained in a statement made available to…
Alaafin was an iconic monarch – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has described the passage of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, as a loss to the entire Yoruba race worldwide.   This is contained in a statement by his…