Ogunmolawa hails Aruwajoye, Ibidapo, the Owo national awardees

By Banji Ayoola The President of the World Council of Owo Association, Inc, USA, (WOCOA), Mr Ogunmolawa Samuel Adebayo, on Sunday, 25 September 2022, congratulated two prominent sons of Owo land, Chief Akin Aruwajoye and Chief Rotimi Ibidapo for being considered deserving of the National Award, Officer of the Order of Niger (OON). Aruwajoye has […]

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I made first class despite being SUG leader – LAUTECH graduate

Twenty-four-year-old Olamide Olabiyi, who graduated with first class in Pure and Applied Physics from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, tells Opeyemi Adefemi about his academic journey: How many times did you take the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination before securing admission? I took UTME twice, first in 2014 with the intention to study Medicine […]

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World Athletics ratifies Amusan’s world record

World Athletics, yesterday, ratified the women’s 100 m hurdles world record set at Oregon 2022 World Championships by Nigeria’s Tobiloba Amusan. The governing body of World Athletics confirmed Amusan’s feat alongside the world records of two other athletes, Mondo Duplantis and Sydney McLaughin. ”The world records set by Tobi Amusan, Mondo Duplantis and Sydney McLaughlin […]

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Buhari celebrates music maestro King Sunny Ade at 76

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, celebrated internationally renowned artist and King of Juju Music, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye aka King Sunny Ade, who turns 76. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari lauded the veteran artist for advancing Nigerian music on the world stage, being the first Nigerian […]

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Buhari rewards victorious athletes with N200m, National Honours – Update

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved National Honours and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championships. Speaking at a presidential reception in honour of the athletes, the President said his government is committed to rewarding excellence, no less for members of Team Nigeria who ignited […]

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Buhari rewards Amusan, Brume, others with honours, N200m

President Muhammadu Buhari presenting Tobi Amusan with national honour; Photo: Bashir Ahmad, Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, approved National Honours of Officer of the Order of the Niger,OON, and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics championships. At an award ceremony held at the […]

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House of Reps diaspora committee congratulates Nigerian Kemi Badenoch as new UK Trade Secretary

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has congratulated the Nigerian British lawmaker, Kemi Badenoch on her appointment as Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade. Born in south London, Kemi Badenoch is the daughter of Prof Feyi Adegoke who attended Queens School, Ibadan. She spent her early years living in […]

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