Olumide Lawal
The setting recently was the 5th convocation and 1st Post Graduate convocation ceremony of the Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State. A convivial, congenial, exciting and lively event; a very unique ceremony like those before it. It paraded a galaxy of guests. This tribute is about an eminent Nigerian, who shuns publicity like a plague and would be pleasantly surprised reading this, which was a task that I found befitting to accord him. The Founder and Pro-Chancellor of the Adeleke University Dr. Adedeji Adeleke was full of gratitude to God for the grace of witnessing another graduation ceremony of his students – the Class … >>> Read Full Story



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Wizkid
•His first big pay and what he did with it
•Says ‘I’m yet to make my best song
•Seeing my parents smile brings joy to my heart
•I’m not yet a successful musician
•Why he’s partnering with UBA
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid is a reporter’s delight any day. He may not be your every day artiste, but if your are privileged to encounter him, it would probably take you a long time to erase the sweet memory of that chance-meeting with the superstar.  That’s the experience our reporter recently had , meeting the superstar. It was the first  interview he was … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: Fikayo Olowolagba

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible
flooding.
The Director-General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Abuja, said torrential rainfall had increased the water level at the Usuma Dam and spilled into the Usuma River Channel.

“People along the Usuma Dam channel will experience increase in volume of water along the River Channels.
“Areas to be affected are Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road, Gwagwalada, among others.
“The situation is scary; FEMA is advising residents of … >>> Read Full Story



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The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding. The Director-General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Abuja, said that torrential rainfall had increased the water level at the Usuma Dam and spilled nto the Usuma River Channel. “People along the Usuma Dam channel will experience increase in volume of water along the River Channels. “Areas to be affected are Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road, Gwagwalada, among others. “The situation is scary; FEMA is advising residents … >>> Read Full Story



Prices of rams in the FCT have remained stable with one day to the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
A news correspondent, who visited the Dei-dei Livestock Market and Dutse Market, reports that the prices of small, average and big rams at both markets ranged between a negotiable price of N30,000 and N120,000.
This is against the price range of between N35,000 and N120,000 within the same period last year.
In spite of the low cost, some of the sellers complained of low patronage this year and expressed dissatisfaction with the low offers by some customers.
At Dei-dei market, a ram seller, Malam Munir Tanko, blamed the low … >>> Read Full Story



MEDIA GAFFES              
With Ebere Wabara
THE  BUSINESS REPORT of August 5 welcomes us today with two headline faults: “Labour says breach of agreements cause (causes) workplace conflicts”

“ANWBN senitises women on (to) business challenges, potential”
“I was harassed by film producers at onset (outset)” (THISDAY, THE SATURDAY NEWSPAPER, August 3)
“The introduction of five new housemates seem (seems) to have taken from the usual eviction jitters and thus reenergized the….” (Source: as above)
“Who says Nigeria is too tough to govern” Who pocketed the question mark?
Lest I am accused of being repetitive in this column, as long as systemic infelicities in multifarious collocations keep … >>> Read Full Story



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 Guardiola
The 2018/19 Premier League season began yesterday with Liverpool taking on Nowrich City at Anfield.
Amnesty Int’l issues travel advisory on America(Opens in a new browser tab)
Guardiola
El Clasico: Real Madrid, Barca in make or mar clash(Opens in a new browser tab)
Football enthusiasts are set to be treated to some of the best football action in the world as DStv and GOtv the traditional homes of the Premier League will bring all the action live. Subscribers to the DStv Compact  and above will have access to the best matches of each round.

Thrills as African films set Dallas agog(Opens in a new … >>> Read Full Story