SOCIETY REPORTERS EXCELLENCE LEADERSHIP AWARDS SET TO TAKE CENTER STAGE

Countdown begins for the talk of the town Society Reporters Excellence Leadership Award (SRELA) is billed to take place as a presentation in the month of August 2021 and packaged by Society Reporters, a reputable news platform that serves as the watchdog of society; bringing to the fore pertinent issues that are otherwise overlooked for the past ten years of existence. The debut of SRELA as special recognition excellence and the leadership award is to add value to the carefully selected awardees and recipients for the year, enhance their credibility,…

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COVID-19: AWUJALE CANCELS OJUDE OBA AGAIN

The Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, has approved the cancellation of the 2021 edition of the Annual Ojude Oba Festival of Ijebu Ode. In a Press statement issued by the Coordinator of the Festival and Baagbimo of Ijebu, Chief (Dr.) Fassy Yusuf, the cancellation was attributed to the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic, its likely upsurge with the Delta variant and the negligible number of people that had taken the anti-COVID 19 vaccine. Rather than expose peoples who will converge on Ijebu Ode from all over the…

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WHEN PRINCE EMMANUEL OKO’S MUM WAS BURIED IN EBONYI

It was a carnival of sorts recently in Opkpota Amaizu Afikpo LGA, Ebonyi State, when late Elder Regina Chinyere Oko(nee Eluu), was buried. The burial ceremony of the ‘Dynamic Mother’ who died at the age of 74 years, was held at the Amaizu Amagballa Central School, Afikpo. The Late Elder Regina Chinyere Oko, is survived by children and grand children including his son, Prince Emmanuel Oko, a staff of Bozac Continental Ltd. Lagos, marketers of F&W range of products.

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IGBINEDION HOSTS VICTOR UWAIFO TO 80TH BIRTHDAY DINNER

The Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion‎, on Saturday played host to music icon, Sir Victor Uwaifo, at a dinner to mark the music star’s 80th birthday anniversary. Igbinedion said he was out of the country when Uwaifo, a professor of Visual Arts, turned 80 but considered it worthy to celebrate him, now that he was back in the country. At the dinner which held at the expansive Benin home of Igbinedion, the Esama extolled Sir Victor Uwaifo, calling him a great man.  “You are a great man, one…

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NOAH DALLAJI LEGACY PROJECT: SUPER EAGLES, TOP CELEBRITIES, FOOTBALL TALENTS CONVERGE IN BAUCHI

The African Children’s Talent Discovery Foundation’s (ACTDF) talent hunt and mentoring programme holding between 26th and 27th in Bauchi has continued to receive huge endorsement from Nigerian and other African celebrities. The Engr. Noah Dallaji Legacy Project, billed to discover footballing talents between ages 16 and 18 who would be mentored by big names in Nigeria’s soccer history, has received the full endorsement of international and national celebrities. Amongst those who have confirmed their presence in Bauchi from June 26 are Emmanuel Babayaro, Daniel Amokachi, Jay Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo,…

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