Category: Society

Itsekiri Leaders, NASS Mourn as Stephen Aganbi Dies At 99

The Olare-Aja of Koko, Chief Stephen Ejueyetsetsi Aganbi, will be remembered as a modern and progressive community leader, a committed citizen and one of the most effective leaders in the history of Nigeria’s Second Republic. Aganbi died Tuesday night at the ripe age of 99 years. The death of the international lawyer, renowned politician, Itsekiri…

Rotary Combats Maternal, Child Mortality in Okeho Oyo

In continuation of her commitment to combat maternal and perinatal mortality, The Rotary International through the Rotary Action Group for Population and Development (RFPD) initiative combats maternal and perinatal mortality in Okeho, Oyo State. The organization recently organized a One-Day Community Dialogue on Maternal and Child care, safe pregnancy and safe motherhood campaign. The project…

Publiseer to Attend Seedstars Investment Readiness Program

The digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has been selected as one of the 10 socially driven businesses of the Migration Entrepreneurship Prize by the Human Security Division of the Swiss FDFA, to join the Seedstars Investment Readiness Program (IRP). The Migration Entrepreneurship prize aims at supporting socially driven businesses that provide innovative solutions that alleviate…

Okoya, Wife Praise Ambassador Oguntade at 80 in London

Nigeria’s billionaire industrialist Chief Razaq Okoya, and his delectable wife and corporate amazon, Mrs Sade Okoya, who are arguably Nigeria’s foremost high-flying celebrity couple, were among prominent Nigerians in the United Kingdom and Nigeria who joined the Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Ambassador George Adesola Oguntade, to celebrate his landmark 80th birthday in…

Iwelu Was Very Loyal to Amaechi—Peterside

Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has commiserated with the Minister of Transport, Chibuike Amaechi, over the demise of his Chief Security Officer (CSO), Tony Iwelu. Expressing shock and sadness over the sudden death of Iwelu, the NIMAS boss described him as a…

LASUTH Performs Another Successful Kidney Transplant

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Kidney Transplant Team has performed another successful kidney transplantation in the hospital. This is part of its drive to stem medical tourism. The Consultant Nephrologist, Prof Olugbenga Awobusuyi who is also the head of the kidney transplant team said that the 47-year-old patient’s kidney started functioning immediately after…

Upbeat Centre To Serenade Lovers With Valentine Promo

West Africa’s first trampoline park and recreation centre, UpBeat Recreation Centre, a member of the Honeywell Group, has unveiled plans to serenade lovers this Valentine season with a promotion for lovers tagged “Jump, Wine & Dine”. Following its commitment to give Lagosians the most valuable atmosphere this valentine, UpBeat Recreation Centre is offering her customers…