GOODBYE SASAKOSA!

By Tony Okoroji In a few days, we will be committing to mother earth the remains of the great composer and lyricist, melody maker, multi-instrumentalist, sculptor, designer, performer per excellence and intellectual giant, Prof. (Sir) Victor Uwaifo, a legend of the Benin Kingdom, an icon of the Nigerian nation and an unforgettable African superstar. As the great ‘Guitar Boy’ goes home, a Super Red Carpet Tribute Night & Street Concert in honour of the music maestro, will be held in and around the magnificent COSON House in Ikeja this coming…

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NOLLYWOOD STAR, FRED AMATA’S SISTER FINDS LOVE AT 60, WEDS TODAY

After 60 years of searching, Erumena, the beautiful sister of Nollywood actor and immediate past president of the Directors Guild of Nigeria, DGN, Olorogun Fred Amata, has found her missing rib and will be joined in holy matrimony today. Fred Amata who made the disclosure on an Instagram post on Friday, said Erumena, will wed Benjamin Akpoghene-Adaiah on Saturday. Although venue of the wedding was not disclosed, invitees were asked to join the programme by 12 noon on Zoom. Erumena, who runs Menaamata Xpressions, is a product of College of…

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3-MONTHS MEDICAL TRIP: APC LEADER, BOLA TINUBU RETURNS TO NIGERIA

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has returned to Nigeria after over three months in the United Kingdom. Tinubu reportedly arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Friday night and was received by Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu. Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State had been receiving treatment at a London hospital after undergoing a knee surgery in July. Since his stay in London, too Nigerian politicians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, had visited him. At least over 30 politicians had visited him in…

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OBASEKI, SANWO-OLU, ABIODUN, BAGUDU, OTHERS BID HOSA OKUNBO FAREWELL IN BENIN CITY

Governors Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), on Friday, joined thousands of Nigerians to bid late billionaire Capt. Hosa Okunbo farewell at a funeral service in Benin City. Also present, were Edo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu, former Governors James Ibori (Delta), Adams Oshiomhole (Edo) Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe), Modu Ali-Sherrif (Borno) and Publisher of THISDAY/ Chairman of Arise TV, Prince Nduka Obaigbena. Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo, a.k.a Hosa Okunbo’s remains wereaid to rest in Benin City at a private ceremony by the family.…

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