EndSARS: OONI HOSTS LEAGUE OF IMAMS PRESIDENT, SAYS ‘PEACE HAS NO SUBSTITUTE’

-Moses ‘Yera Olafare The Arole Oduduwa & Oon of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Wednesday played host to the President General, League of Imams and Alfas of South-West, Edo and Delta States, Imam Jamiu Kewulere, at his Ile-Oodua Palace, Ile Ife. During the courtesy visit, topical national issues affecting the country including the #EndSARS protests which was hijacked by hoodlums were fully discussed in the interest of the country. Ooni Ogunwusi, the Spiritual Leader of the entire Oduduwa Race worldwide who is also the Co-Chairman of the…

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2023: I’ll Become President Like Joe Biden – Pastor Tunde Bakare Expresses Hope

-Adewale Adetoyese The Serving Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has expressed hope of becoming Nigeria’s President. Bakare said just as Joe Biden emerged as the United States, US, President-Elect, he would also become president. TellAfrica gathered that the clergyman, who has never hidden his aspiration to become president, disclosed this in an interview with journalists, on Tuesday in Lagos State. Speaking with a group of journalists in Lagos, Bakare said in clear terms that he will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari come 2023. According to Bakare: “There is…

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Mass Trial! Sam Adeyemi, Tubaba, Davido, Kanu, 46 Others Dragged To Court Over #EndSARS

-Adewale Adetoyese Popular Nigerian celebrities and other prominent Nigerians have been dragged before a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja by an activist, Kenechukwu Okeke, for their alleged roles in the #EndSARS protests that took place last month. TellAfrica gathered that Okeke alleged that during the riot, his properties were destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests must be brought to justice. Those listed as defendants include Musician Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, David Adeleke otherwise known as Davido, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz; and social media comedians,…

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FG Exempts Dangote From Border Closure

The Federal Government has allowed Dangote Cement to resume exports across its land borders, raising hopes that it may be opening up trade with neighbours after a year-long blockade, reports Bloomberg. The government gave its authorisation for Dangote Cement to export cement to Niger and Togo in the third quarter for the first time in ten months, Michel Puchercos, chief executive officer, said on an investor call in Lagos. The export was made possible “through authorisation given by this administration,” he said. The exemption to Dangote Cement is seen as…

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Sanwo-Olu Moves To End Life Pension For Tinubu, Others

-Adewale Adetoyese Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has proposed to end the payment of life pension and other entitlements to former governor Governors and their Deputies. TellAfrica gathered that Sanwo-Olu made the proposition on Tuesday, during the presentation of the 2021 budget estimate of N1,155,022,413,005.82, tagged, ‘budget of rekindled hope.’ He said, “Mr. Speaker and Honourable Members of the House, in light of keeping the costs of governance low and to signal selflessness in public service, we will be sending a draft executive bill to the House imminently for the…

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Update: Nigerians In Diaspora Europe Election Debate 2020

The management of TellAfrica having duly consulted with 22 out of 24 NIDO Europe Chapter Chairmen with a 100% support on the need to move with the tides of international standard and development in a bid to uphold democracy whilst promoting transparency and accountability in the forthcoming NIDOE election, present a first of it’s kind NIDOE 2020 ELECTION DEBATE. The place of the civil society and independent platforms devoid of bias and personal interest cannot be over-emphasised should we consider a free & fair election, where capable hands are elected…

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Oluwo Hosts Alaafin, Harps On Unity in Traditional Institution

The Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, today hosted the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, HIM Iku Baba Yeye, in his Iwo palace. Oba Akanbi condemned the disunity in Yoruba traditional Institution, calling on the Alaafin to engineer process of reunification to the advantage of our rich respected heritage in the world map. He described Alaafin as a foremost traditional ruler not only in Yorubaland but also in Nigeria, saying his words and actions are needed at this critical time of unity challenge in the institution. Alaafin,…

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EndSARS: Oluwo Calls for Inclusion of Traditional Rulers Into Panel of Inquiry

Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has called on the federal and state governments to include resourceful traditional rulers into the panel of inquiries on police brutality through out the nation. In his appeal, Oba Akanbi said, aside police stations, responsible palaces are always primary points of contact at any security threat or security brutality, calling on the government to incorporate responsible monarchs into the panel of inquiries. He stated doing so will keep traditional rulers abreast of security issues and equally facilitate effective mediation where needed. Oluwo…

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JUST IN: Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Emerge Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO.

Ngozi Iweala emerged winner of the highly competitive race after polling 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her opponent, South Korea’s trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee. With the development, Iweala becomes the first female and first African to occupy the office. Recall that she had received support from 79 countries, Speaking during a virtual press conference last Friday, she said the 55-man African Union (AU) officially endorsed her over her only opponent, Yoo Myung-hee of South Korea.

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