The pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

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Obasanjo writes fresh Open Letter to President Buhari, warns diversity must be well managed

No one can stop hate speech, violent agitation and smouldering violent agitation if he fans the embers of hatred, disaffection and violence. It will continue to snowball until it is out of control. A stich in time saves nine, goes the old wise saying.

The UN Headquarters shuts door to tourists over coronavirus

The United Nations on Tuesday closed its New York headquarters to the general public to help prevent the spread of the new...

Kabila’s loyalist, General Kahimbi, died by hanging, says DR Congo president

DR Congo’s sacked former deputy chief of military intelligence, who was under European Union sanctions, died by hanging, President Felix Tshisekedi said Saturday.

‘Dotun Babayemi celebrates Dr. Deji Adeleke in resplendent appraisals

In his usual warmth, Omoba Dotun reached out to the business mogul, Baba olowo, as fondly called by his singer son, Davido Adeleke, in a publicised greeting dedication worded in idyllic adjectives.

Things to avoid when visiting the palace of the Oba of Benin

When it comes to culture and tradition in Nigeria, the Benin people and their institutions remain one of the best as the indigenes grow up knowing every 'commandment' whether written or handed down by elders.

A king on the new road

It became evident early that something must be wrong with this new king. His lifestyle and pronouncements undermine the majesty of his office. He treats his office with levity and condescending licentiousness. He placed the ancient crown of Iwo people which their ancestors brought from Ile-Ife on the head of his foreign wife. He named his son Oduduwa, to emphasize the fact that he is now the father of Oduduwa. Among the Yoruba people, Oduduwa is divine. He can only be worshiped in his temple in Ile-Ife. I am not sure any other person has ever named his or her child Oduduwa. But then this Kabiyesi from Canada and he has a lot learn.

Vatican Reports First Coronavirus Case

The Vatican on Friday reported its first coronavirus case, saying it had suspended outpatient services at its health clinic after a patient tested positive for COVID-19.

Oluwo blows hot, says Yoruba traditions must be in tune with the modern trends

No doubt, Yoruba culture is the best. No one gains anything from destroying our culture. We will only be at disadvantage should we fail to blend the tradition with modern realities.

The trial of Yoruba Kings

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Ostracisation deepens as Monarchs visit Iwo without paying homage to the Oluwo

Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi-Telu I, was seen absent at the occasion where he was, presumably, supposed to be the chief host. While we're contemplating about the Oluwo's absence being a result of his disagreements with other monarchs of Iwo Land.

We Have Defeated Ebola Before, We Can Defeat Coronavirus – Atiku

It is more important to secure human lives than to secure an economy. - Atiku

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Gbajabiamila decries poor voters turnout at Lagos LG polls

From what I have seen so far, there is no violence and people are conducting themselves orderly but would have wanted a larger turnout