VICTOR ALEWO ADOJI: CELEBRATING A SILENT PHILANTHROPIST AT 50

By Adamu Bello When great men celebrate, even the stars bow in solemn hallow. As Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji (DVAA), the erudite banker-turned politician celebrates his 50th birthday on Saturday May 29, 2021, the periscope is focused on a man who has given his all to create peace, tranquility and progress for his people in Kogi State and Nigeria as a whole. It is often said that some were born great, while others attained or achieved greatness. For Adoji, it is a combination of being born great and working hard…

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COMEDIENNE ADA JESUS BURIED IN IMO

The remains of popular Nigerian Instagram comedian, Mercy Mmesoma Obi Nnadi, fondly referred to as Ada Jesus, has been buried today. Her burial comes a month and seven days after her death. The comedienne died two days after celebrating her birthday as she had been battling kidney disease, which left her incapacitated before her death. Friends and family had gathered at the hospital where she was receiving treatment for kidney disease to celebrate her 24th birthday, but, unfortunately, the actress lost the battle to kidney disease the next day. Ada…

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OLDENGLISH BOSS, AKOGUN LANRE ALFRED SURPRISES STAFF WITH CAR GIFT

Boss of OldEnglish Supermarket and veteran media mogul, Akogun Lanre Alfred, has rewarded his longest standing staff member, Obafemi Ajayi otherwise known as Kanu, with a car gift as birthday gift. The car-gift was presented by one of the company directors, Mr. Kayode Alfred, the CEO Aristocrat Clothing. The celebrant, who was full of smiles and profound appreciation, promised to continue in his work ethic and even to do more. Members of staff who were equally surprised and elated by the gift said, the gesture “will definitely spur other employees…

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EYIMOFE MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST NIGERIAN FILM ON CRITERION COLLECTION

+JANUS FILMS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS Just as the film concluded its cinematic release in Nigeria, Janus Films has announced the acquisition of Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This is My Desire) for the North America market. Based on the agreement, which was sealed recently in the United States, the film will be released in theatres on July 23, followed by a streaming release on the Criterion Channel and home video release via the Criterion Collection. Janus Films was founded in 1956 and was the first theatrical distribution company dedicated to…

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25 GENERALS TO QUIT AS NEW COAS, YAHAYA ASSUMES OFFICE

The new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major-General Faruk Yahaya, has resumed at the Nigerian Army headquarters in Abuja, tasking the personnel to redouble their efforts towards ending insurgency, banditry, kidnapping, and other criminalities across the country. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff, one week after the demise of the former COAS, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others in a plane crash in Kaduna. Until his appointment, Yahaya was the general officer commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian…

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