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The pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel...

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

By Lasisi Olagunju There is a price to pay for lowering standards; for settling for less and for...

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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Nigerian repatriated from Germany to US risks 30 years jail term for multiple money scams

The US Department of Justice’s Office of International Affairs of the Department’s Criminal Division provided significant assistance in securing the defendant’s extradition from Germany.

Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn

The financial services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 607.22 million shares valued at N6.07bn traded in 10,125 deals, thus contributing 68.46 per cent and 65.99 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured – DSS

The DSS spokesman, therefore, urged the public to disregard the fake news trending on the online platform.