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The celebrant, Olugbo of Ugbo, Oba Frederick Akinruntan cutting the anniversary cake, flanked by the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi (left), Olugbo's Queen Stella Iyabode Akinruntan (right), Ondo State Deputy Governor - elect, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa and Ondo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mrs Lola Fagbemi, during the 11th Coronation Anniversary of Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, His Imperial Majesty Oba (Dr) Frederick Enitiolorunda Obaterun Akinruntan, the Okoro Ajiga 1, in Ode - Ugbo, Ilaje Local Government, Ondo State on Saturday, November 28, 2020.

Ondo State: Olugbo celebrates 11th Coronation anniversary

The Kingdom of Ugbo, the seat of Olugbo Oghone came alive with colourful aplomb and elegance on Saturday, the 28th November as Oba Alayeluwa, His Imperial Majesty Oba (Dr.) Frederick EnitiOlorunda Obateru Akinruntan, Paramount...

ASUU agrees to call off strike as FG increases payment to N70bn

Adelani Adepegba,AbujaThe Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call off its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities since March.The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting...

Argentine prosecutors probe Maradona’s death

Argentine prosecutors were investigating Friday the circumstances surrounding the death of Diego Maradona and whether it could have involved medical negligence, judicial sources said.“There are already irregularities,” a close family member told AFP.Maradona’s lawyer,...

Iran accuses Israel of scientist assassination, vows revenge

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a “mercenary” for the US in carrying out the assassination of Tehran’s top nuclear scientist the day before.“Once again, the wicked hands...

Blatter, Platini probe shifts to fraud accusation

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini are now being investigated for “fraud” and “breach of trust” in Switzerland, a source with access to the probe said on Friday.The former power...

22 killed as herdsmen, farmers clash in Chad

At least 22 people have been killed in southern Chad in the latest instance of deadly ethnic violence between nomadic herders and sedentary farmers, the communications minister said Friday.A curfew was imposed in the...

German court convicts IPOB members for attacking Ekweremadu

Alexander Okere with agency reportA German court has convicted four members of the Indigenous People of Biafra for attacking a former deputy senate president, Mr Ike Ekweremadu.The IPOB had been prosecuted for assaulting the...

There’s trouble if traditional rulers support child marriage — Bagudu

•Saraki, Salihu, others seek improvements in maternal, child healthTobi Aworinde, Jesusegun Alagbe and Tope OmogbolagunFounder of Medicaid Cancer Foundation and wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr Zainab Bagudu, has said the support of child...

Law students back ASUU, oppose rivals’ suit against strike

Ade Adesomoju, AbujaSome leaders of the Law Students Society of Nigeria, who are in support of the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, have told the Federal High Court...

APC crisis: Sacked Oshiomhole-led NWC drags party, INEC to court

asks court to fire Buni caretaker committeeseeks nullification of NEC meeting chaired by BuhariJohn Alechenu and Tunde AjajaA former National Vice Chairman and ex-acting chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Hilliard Eta, has asked...