Tuesday, June 28, 2022


Osun Election: PDP To Inaugurate 128-Member Campaign Council

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will, on Wednesday, inaugurate a 128-member National Campaign Council for the July 16 governorship election in Osun State.The PDP...

Titan's Exit

Alaafin Adeyemi: Passage Of A Phenomenal Oba

Since penultimate Friday that Alaafin Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III joined his ancestors, Oyo...


Stakeholders Set Development Agenda For Ibadanland

Prominent stakeholders have disclosed an agenda that will ensure internal security and fast-track the socio-economic and infrastructural development of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.This...

Makinde To Inaugurate N135m Mini Mapo Hall

Oyo State governor, 'Seyi Makinde, will, tomorrow, inaugurate a building project, christened Mini Mapo Hall, built by the Ibadan South-West Local Government Traditional Council,...

Makinde Reconciles Transport Unions

Oyo State governor, 'Seyi Makinde, has reconciled members of the Park Management System (PMS) and some factions of the National Union of Road Transport...


Prophetic Majek Fashek: Two Years Gone

NB: This piece was first written by the author, two years ago. It is reproduced here unedited (except the title), to honour the memory...

Music As A Catalyst For Sustainable Socio-Cultural Values

Music is a valuable asset that has contributed immensely to the economic, spiritual, educational and socio-cultural values of different societies at large.Music, an expressive...

K1 Denies Quarrelling With Wife, Ropo

Fuji maestro and Mayegun of Yorubaland, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, K1 de Ultimate, has denied an online report that he has quarrelled with his new...


Nigeria May Experience Shattering Explosion-Amb Farounbi

Dr Akinyemi Farounbi, former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, a seasoned administration and veteran broadcaster, in this exclusive interview with Newscoven.ng, speaks on the...
Senator Kola Balogun, who represents Oyo South Senatorial District in the Senate, is the younger brother of the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty Oba (Dr) Lekan Ishola Balogun Alli Okunmade II. He speaks on the circumstances of the emergence of the new Olubadan. Newscoven.ng brings excerpts:

What Ibadan People Should Expect From 42nd Olubadan -Kola Balogun

Senator Kola Balogun, who represents Oyo South Senatorial District in the Senate, is the younger brother of the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial...

2023: Why Tinubu Will Win-Badeji, DG, NDA

Dr Lee Akin Badeji is the Director General of the Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú (NDA), a group canvassing the candidacy of Senator Bola Tinubu...


There Are Mystics In African Football-Lawal

Acting General Manager of the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) Ibadan, Dimeji Lawal, has revealed that there are mysteries and mystics In African football.The...

Wokekanle Counsels Stakeholders On Football Dev’t In Schools

Football enthusiast and chairman, Ogbomoso United Football Club, Mr Akinwale Akinwole (aka Wolekanle), has counseled primary school teachers to give adequate support and nourish...

3SC Must Be At Continental Level-Makinde •Appoints Dimeji Lawal Acting GM

3SC Must Be At Continental Level-Makinde •Appoints Dimeji Lawal Acting GMOyo State governor, 'Seyi Makinde, insisted he would like to see Shooting Stars Sports...


ICIR’s Quest For Accountability Journalism

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), on Wednesday, rolled out the carpets to mark the 10th anniversary of its essence as organisation poised...

Nomination Forms: Looters’ Ticket To National Treasury

I really no longer consider it worthwhile for me to waste my time writing, talking or thinking about Nigeria. It is not helpful to...

Ojoo, Challenge Bus Terminals: Another GSM Effect In Action

In governor Seyi Makinde’s Oyo State, the third anniversary of the administration has begun quite early, as Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, joined...


Bala Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed And His Killer Herdsmen

In probably the most provocative, ethnically insensitive statement ever uttered by a governor since the return to civil rule in 1999, Bauchi State governor,...


Nigerian Engineers’ll Excel Through Exposure-Akpabio

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has said exposure and constant training of Nigerian Engineers would make them compete with their counterparts...

Developing Science, Technology And Innovation Sector Key To Job Creations-Ekwunife

The senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Uche Ekwunife, PhD, has said investment in science, technology and innovation are key to achieving economic prosperity...

Akande Facilitates 300 E-Pads For 3 Institutions In Oyo

Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has facilitated 300 E-Pads for three tertiary institutions in Oyo State.The College of Agriculture...

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My Journey With Alao-Akala

My Journey With Alao-AkalaUntil the man was laid to rest, that Friday, I was still nursing the faint hope that the news of his...

Ado Awaye, A Huge Tourism Gold Uncut

Ado Awaye, A Huge Tourism Gold UncutAdo Awaye is a sleeping agrarian community in Araromi Local Council Development Area (LCDA). The LCDA was carved...

Musa Ibrahim: Honouring A Poor Student Who Returned Lost Phone

Musa Ibrahim: Honouring A Poor Student Who Returned Lost PhoneThere is a thin line of demarcation between success and failure. If only you know...


PHOTO NEWS: Makinde Commissions Health Facilities

The Oyo State governor, 'Seyi Makinde, has inspected and commissioned some facilities at some Primary Health Centres in Ibadan, the state capital.Below and photos...

Firm Donates N15m Worth Of Reusable Sanitary Pads To SPMC

A Lagos-based investment advisory firm, Diatom Impact, has donated about 10,000 packs of reusable sanitary pads, worth N15 million to girls in Lagos and...

World Menstrual Hygiene Day: G2W²E Takes Campaign To Markets •Distributes Sanitary Pads

Girls To Women With Ease Foundation (G2W²E), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has taken the campaign against the use of rags, tissue papers, newspapers and...


TRCN Boss, Ajiboye, Elected AFTRA President

The Registrar/Chief Executive, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Segun Ajiboye, has been elected as the new president of the Africa Federation of...

Oladiji And The Fresh Fervour For FUTA

The news of the victorious emergence of our very own Temidayo Adenike Oladiji, FAS, renowned professor of Biochemistry, as the first female, new vice-chancellor...

ASUU Strike: Fresh Crisis Looms In LAUTECH

Fresh crisis looms between the Management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), LAUTECH Chapter, over...


Senator Balogun, Man Of Light

Senator Kola Balogun, a man who abhors darkness and all that it connotes, is of the conviction that a well-lit environment will be a...

Clean Environment Essential To Economic Growth-Senator Balogun

Clean Environment Essential To Economic Growth-Senator BalogunSenator Kola Balogun has called on individuals and government agencies at all levels to ensure cleanliness, noting that...

Senate Demands More Funds For Niger Delta Affairs Ministry

Senate Demands More Funds For Niger Delta Affairs MinistryThe Senate, on Thursday, demanded better funding for the Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, in order to...


2 Ex-Convicts Re-Arrested For Robbery

Two former convicts have been re-arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command while allegedly returning from a successful robbery operation.The suspected armed...

Tricycle Operator Arrested For Alleged Robbery, Rape

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested 22-year-old Rasaq Tahoeed, a tricycle (Keke Marwa) operator, for allegedly robbing and raping his female...

NDLEA Arrests 17,647 Drug Offenders In 17 Months-Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has revealed that a total of 17, 647...