ALUMNI: UNIKOSA NEWSLETTER

EDITORIAL : Choosing our thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain is; INTEGRITY! Granting us a platform to carry out such craft that will further strengthen the existence of our alma-mata cannot be taken for granted, we count it as an honour to serve our own dear friends, brothers and sisters who were there during our formative years, before we achieved whatever milestone we have today. Indeed, we are grateful as a team to serve you all even in our volunteering capacity. As a team, be assured…

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Ooni Set To Commission IFe Grand Resort

-Sayo Johnson The Ooni of Ile-Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Omaha II, progenitor of black race and Co-Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers in Nigeria is set to Commission a multi- million IFE GRAND RESORT on Friday. The monarch unveils 3000 Seater MICE Centre, OSTRICH HUB, INDUSTRIAL park. The Arole Oduduwa would on Friday 16 July , 2021 lead top dignitaries including the Governor, State of Osun, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, to officially launch Ife Grand Resort & Industrial Park in Ile-Ife. In a statement signed by his Director of Media and Public…

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Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Rape and Murder of Woman.

-Sayo Johnson Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens pleaded guilty to murdering Sarah Everard on Friday. The tragedy took place on March 3 when the predator kidnapped the 33 year old women with a hire car whilst walking from her friends in South London on a dark evening.  Her body was found the after she was reported missing by her boyfriend on March 10th, at a wood stream close to a property Couzens,44 owns. Couzens was arrested 39 minutes before his phone was wiped and erased, In March he pleaded guilty…

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OONI NAMES SON AFTER PREDECESSOR, SIR ADESOJI ADEREMI, TO RELEASE PICTURES AFTER 21 DAYS

The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Wednesday fulfilled his promise to name his newly born prince after his predecessor, Sir Tadenikawo Adesoji Aderemi. The day which climaxed the first eight-day of the 3 week cultural rites traditionally observed at the Ile Oodua Palace of the Ooni of Ife for naming new born princes and princess started with the traditional movement of the Ooni from his private residence in the palace to the sacred Yeyemoolu well to offer prayers and traditional rites before…

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Visa ban, Asset Seizure, Other Sanctions Await Govt Officials As UK Parliament Lambast FG Over #EndSARS

-Adewale Adetoyese Huge sanctions including visa ban, freezing of assets and stopping the funding and training for the Nigeria Police Force among others now await Nigerian government officials and security agents over their roles in the controversial #EndSARS protests. TellAfrica gathered that this is as members of the United Kingdom Parliament on Monday took turns to lambast the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government for the attack and intimidation of protesters who took part in the #EndSARS demonstrations. The debate was sequel to a petition started by Silas Ojo which…

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You Should Be Proud Of Fuel Imports From Niger Republic, FG Tells Nigerians

-Adewale Adetoyese The Federal Government on Monday said Nigerians should be proud that the it is set to resume the importation of petroleum products from neighbouring Niger Republic. TellAfrica gathered that the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, made this known while featuring on Channels Televisionโ€™s Politics Today. Sylva said contrary to comments by critics of the government, the plan by the Federal Government to resume fuel importation from its West African brother should not be seen as โ€˜an embarrassmentโ€™ but rather as a means of encouraging intra-regional…

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“We Paid Money, Soft Drinks, Milk To Rescue Our Children” -Parents Of Kidnapped ABU Students Lament

-Adewale Adetoyese Parents of the kidnapped students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State, have said they paid between N500,000 to N4 million to get each of their children released. TellAfrica gathered that while some handed over the ransom to members of the syndicate in Kaduna, the rest of them, who were contacted separately and made to take the ransom to the kidnappersโ€™ enclave on the Kaduna-Abuja highway. The parents said the kidnappers also demanded that they bring maltina and milk with the cash. โ€œThey called me yesterday…

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CCTV Reveals Soldiers Arrived Lekki In Seven Trucks

-Adewale Adetoyese As the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the alleged killing of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20 on Saturday resumed the viewing of a CCTV footage submitted by the Lekki Concession Company, operator of the tollgate, the mysteries are now been unbundled. The footage showed that the scene was calm until about 6.43pm when people could be seen running towards the tollgate from the Oriental Hotel end. Two minutes later, at 6.45pm, vehicles, with flashing headlights, presumably…

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Nigeria Sinks Into Second Recession In Five Years

-Adewale Adetoyese Confirmed official figures published on Saturday by the National Bureau of Statistics indicates that Nigeria has entered its second recession in five years. The figures further reveal that the economy shrank again in the third quarter of this year. TellAfrica gathered that this yearโ€™s recession, occasioned by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, is worse than that of 2016. The NBS, in its Gross Domestic Product report for Q3, said the GDP, the broadest measure of economic prosperity, fell by 3.62 in the three months to September.…

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#EndSARS Youths: BOXED BUT NOT CAGED

Opinion Nigerian government’s porosity is when lies turned blue and yet remains inelastic contingencies for endless injurious stories. When the truth is inked as a watermark, it will be hard to extract it from the host. Nigeria’s leadership in 1960 is not the same as present people of values linkage and ooze leadership strength. I wonder why sincerity is an obsolete signalized feature of supposedly common sense of so-called leaders but flesh eaters and vision killers Can Nigerian youth surface with a highly sophisticated drive that’s beyond analog mindset and…

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