Iya Rainbow, Mama Awero honoured on International Women’s Day

Veteran actresses, Mrs Idowu Philips aka Iya Rainbow and Mrs Lanre Hassan Adesina aka Iya Awero have been honoured in commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day. The super stars were honoured by International Breweries in a green carpet event that was held in Lagos. The event had a band of poets, drummers, and dancers […]

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Baba Sala, ‘a blessing to Yoruba race, Nigeria’ honoured

Evergreen Musical Company moves to preserve indigenous music By Banji Ayoola The late legendary comedian, Chief Moses Olaiya Adejumo, MON, popularly called ‘Baba Sala’, and variously described as father or pillar of Nigerian comedy, has been conferred with a post humus Life Achievement Award for his monumental contributions to the development of theatre and comedy […]

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Bonuola bags Soyinka’s lifetime award for journalistic excellence 

Founding Editor and former Managing Director of The Guardian, Mr Lade Bonuola (Ladbone), Left; with the newspaper’s former Parastatals Reporter, Mr Adelele Adeseri, at the conferment of Lifetime Award for Journalistic Excellence on Bonuola, by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ, in Lagos … on Wednesday, November 9, 2020 By Banji Ayoola A […]

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US Navy honours Nigerian-born officer for managing $45m

Credits his success to lessons learned in Nigeria For managing its largest overseas cash disbursement of $45million well, the United States Navy has honoured a Nigerian-born officer, Lt. Victor Agunbiade with the Navy and Marine Corps Development Medal. The Navy hailed Agunbiade who emigrated to Lake Crystal, Minnesota  from Nigeria in 2007, for  “demonstrating superior […]

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Elizabeth Adedeji emerges as Oyo best civil servant

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, presenting the Award to Dr Elizabeth Aderonke Adedeji, Right, as the Overall Best Civil Servant in Oyo State, at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, on March 12, 2020 Photo: AY Photography, Ibadan By Abiodun Ayoola The Librarian of Elekuro Zonal Library, Oyo State Library Board, Orita Aperin, Ibadan, Dr. […]

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Fedpoly Ile Oluji Rector, Fasakin is Man of the Year

Former Defence Minister, Navy, Dr. Olu Agunloye, decorating the Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ile Oluji, Ondo State, Prof. Emmanuel Adedayo Fasakin, as Man of the Year, in Akure on February 7, 2020. He is supported by his wife, Dr. Mrs. Adebisi Fasakin. By Banji Ayoola The Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Ile Oluji, Fedpolel, in Ondo […]

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Fedpoly, Ile Oluji Rector, Fasakin bags man of the year award

The Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji, Ondo State, Prof. Emmanuel Adedayo Fasakin, is billed to receive an award of excellence from the Trace News Magazine as Man of the Year on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Ruby’s Court Event Centre, Oke-Ijebu, Akure by 5:00 p.m. A statement by the institution’s Head of Information, […]

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