Tension divides Kano over Emirate tussle

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Tension divides Kano over Emirate tussle. The reinstatement of Muhammadu Sanusi and the conflict with the 15th Emir, Ado Bayero, has deeply split Kano State into two factions, causing tension among natives and non-natives alike.   In an effort to quell the rising tension over the Kano Emirate throne, Kano State Police […]

Over 18,000 Pilgrims airlifted for 2024 Hajj

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Over 18,000 Pilgrims airlifted for 2024 Hajj. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has announced that a total of 18,906 Nigerian pilgrims have been airlifted for the 2024/1445 Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. In an update provided on Saturday, the agency detailed that these pilgrims were transported via 45 flights over […]

Sanusi reinstated as Emir of Kano

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Sanusi reinstated as Emir of Kano Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, on Friday reappointed Muhammadu Sanusi II as the 16th Emir of Kano. Sanusi received his letter of reinstatement at the Government House in Kano. The governor said, “By the powers conferred on me by the Kano Emirate Council Law of 1984 […]

Governor mourns Osun Monarch’s passing

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Governor mourns Osun Monarch’s passing Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has expressed his sorrow over the death of the Oludo Alayemore of Ido-Osun, Oba Aderemi Adedapo.   Concerns about the monarch’s health arose on Saturday, with rumors circulating about his demise following an undisclosed illness. However, palace sources refrained from confirming the […]

Autonomy demand: Yoruba youths firm on self-determination

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Autonomy demand: Yoruba youths firm on self-determination A youth group known as Yoruba National Youths, comprising both home-based and diaspora members, has reiterated their unwavering commitment to the quest for Yoruba Nation autonomy, deeming it non-negotiable.   Expressing discontent with recent statements made by Chief Gilbert Olokesusi, the National Chairman of the […]

Fatal tragedy: Deaths and coma reported after drinking concoction at Ondo festival

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Fatal tragedy: Deaths and coma reported after drinking concoction at Ondo festival Two individuals tragically lost their lives, and another fell into a coma, following the consumption of a native concoction during the annual Ibogbe festival in the historic town of Ipe, located in the Akoko South East council area of Ondo […]