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 year’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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Fingal Social Inclusion Week: Bashir Obasekola PhD & Oluwo of Iwo, A Nigerian Monarch Stole The Show In Dublin

The migrant community in Fingal County Council, Dublin, Republic of Ireland were not just excited but grateful to the council for such an amazing event powered by MaryCare Foundation with the support of TellAfrica as homeland Africa was virtually relocated to Ireland on Tuesday 18 November 2020. The theme of the event: Health, Economic & Social Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrant Community in Fingal County Council & Environ was judiciously dealt by three guest speakers which includes; William Deng, Esq. from the Netherlands, Tolani Balogun RN while Oba Abdulrasheed…

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THE HEIR TO THE THRONE OF ODUDUWA IS BORN

-Moses ‘Yera Olafare This is to officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House Oduduwa with a crown Prince as our mother Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 18th November 2020. Mother and child are in a perfect condition. Congratulations to the Royal family, the kingdom of Ife(The Source), Yoruba race and the entire descendants of Oduduwa worldwide on the save arrival of this Heir to the sacred throne of the…

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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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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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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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