THE DAY I FELL IN LOVE WITH PETER OBI

By Tony Okoroji It was a bright weekday afternoon, some years ago. I was at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja on my way to Lagos after an exhausting trip to the nation’s capital. As I do, now and again, before walking into the Departure Hall, I sought to buy some “kilishi” from the omnipresent dry meat hawkers in front of the airport terminal, to take to my folks in Lagos. While haggling with one of the kilishi sellers, I felt someone tap me on the back. I was wondering…

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HOW THE ADDRESS HOMES IS CHANGING FACE OF LUXURY HOMES IN NIGERIA

There’s no place like home,’ or ‘Home is where the heart is.’ These popular sayings affirm the truth that a home is a place that is always desirable. It exists in the mind’s eye as much as in a particular physical location. Home, in essence, is a shelter, providing an escape from the intrusions of the busy world. Interestingly, in Nigeria, most cities are fast becoming homes to a huge number of individuals due to the rural-urban influx of people, as well as the rapid-growing population, especially, the working class;…

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JUST IN! ALAAFIN OF OYO, OBA LAMIDI ADEYEMI DIES AT 83

Top Yoruba monarch, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, is dead. Premium Times reports that Alaafin Adeyemi, the third from the Alowodu Ruling House, died in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State in South-West Nigeria. The remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler were brought to Oyo town, 62 kilometres from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, in the early hours of Saturday and traditional rites began, palace sources told this newspaper. He was 83 years old…

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