Author: Emmanuel Olabiwonninu

OGUN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Bola Tinubu has appraise the stability of the Ibadan monarchy and its rancour-free kingship model, describing it as one Nigeria should emulate. Tinubu made this remark during the coronation ceremony and presentation of staff of office to the 43rd Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, by Governor Seyi Makinde, at the historic Mapo hall, Ibadan, on Friday. Tinubu, who was represented by Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, praised the enduring tradition, resilience of the Ibadan monarchy and unique succession route to the Olubadan throne as one that stands out. The president particularly prayed…

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OGUN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Bola Tinubu has expressed grief over the news of the tragic collapse of a school building, which resulted in multiple deaths and many Injured in Jos, Plateau State, with profound grief. READ ALSO: Tragedy As Plateau School Building Collapses, Trapped Students, Teachers  According to a statement issued on Friday by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), the President described the unfortunate incident as a huge loss to the nation, as well as a devastating development – too excruciating to imagine. He condoled with the bereaved families, families of all the…

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OGUN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)-President Bola Tinubu has arrived at Mapo Hall for the coronation of Oba Owolabi Olakunlehin as the 43rd Olubadan of the ancient capital city of Ibadan. The president is being represented at the event by the minister of power, Adebayo Adelabu. READ ALSO: Finally! Makinde Approves Olakunlehin As 43rd Olubadan He arrived in the company of some chieftains of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state. The venue has been agog with a series of activities as the dignitaries await the arrival of the Olubadan-designate who has been in seclusion for some days, in preparations…

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OGUN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- England’s Three Lions have been tirelessly pursuing European glory for years, following their triumphant 1996 World Cup win on home soil. However, securing another major title has proven elusive, leaving a talented generation of players without a major trophy to their name. Despite a heartbreaking defeat to Italy in the Euro 2020 final, Gareth Southgate’s team has another opportunity to end their trophy drought in the Euro 2024 final against Spain on Sunday. This marks the men’s team’s first major tournament final on foreign soil, and a win would be a historic milestone in their quest…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth has addressed why he criticized Wizkid while recognizing Davido’s wedding’s impact on social media. During Davido and Chioma’s wedding, Basketmouth jokingly lamented the difficulty in promoting his tour due to the attention focused on the wedding, even overshadowing Wizkid’s social media drama. However, his comment on Wizkid garnered a lot of backlash from many including the singer’s fan who went ahead to threaten him. READ ALSO: Don Jazzy’s Dad Reacts To Wizkid’s ‘Influencer’ Remarks Speaking on the incident on Backstage Banter with Isi Ijewere during the Toronto stop of…

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OGUN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari, has declared the commitment of the ministry to begin policies to ensure food security to Nigerians. The minister made this known in a tweet on X, Thursday. He said within the 150-day timeframe, the Federal Government would import 250,000 metric tons of wheat and maize each. Kyari added that the imported food commodities will be subjected to a Recommended Retail Price (RRP). He said, “We understand concerns about the quality of these imports, especially regarding their genetic composition. “The government assures that all standards will be maintained…

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OGUN, Nigeria(VOICE OF NAIJA)- A former acting Accountant-General of the Federation, Anamekwe Nwabuoku, on Wednesday, has pleaded with Justice James Omotoso of the Federal High Court in Abuja to give him more time to conclude the refund of the public funds allegedly looted by him and his co-defendant. Nwabuoku and his co-defendant, Felix Nweke, are facing 11 counts of money laundering to the tune of N1.6bn. They are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The defendants were accused of committing to the act while Nwabuoku served as the Director of Finance and Accounts in the Ministry of…

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OGUN, Nigeria(VOICE OF NAIJA)-England progresses to face Spain in the Euro 2024 final in Berlin on Sunday after a last-minute strike from substitute Ollie Watkins sealed victory over the Netherlands. Gareth Southgate’s side looked to be going into extra time for the third successive game after Harry Kane’s contentious first-half penalty equalised a thunderous early strike from Xavi Simons until Watkins struck. READ ALSO: Yamal Makes History As Spain Defeat France To Reach Euro 2024 Final  England dominated the first half, with Phil Foden outstanding, hitting the post with one long-range effort and drawing a fine save from Dutch keeper…

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OGUN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) boss, Baba Othman-Ngelzarma has commended the President on  the creation of the new ministry of livestock. President Tinubu on Tuesday, announced the creation of the new ministry, said the move is expected to end the perennial clashes between farmers and herders. Miyetti Allah describe this step as timely and more necessary for the economic impact of the nation “for establishing this ministry at the right time when we need it more than any other time”. READ ALSO: Just In: Tinubu Creates Federal Ministry Of Livestock Development…

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OGUN, Nigeria(VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has sworn in new eight federal Permanent Secretaries recently appointed to fill existing and impending vacant state and regional spaces. Tinubu performed the swearing-in ceremony before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja. Prior to the commencement of proceedings, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, announced that the FEC would be divided into two segments; the swearing-in of the new Permanent Secretaries and the Council meeting. The brief swearing-in ceremony, conducted in two batches, was anchored by the Special…

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