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GYB Tasks Kogi Traditional Rulers On Peace, Security

GYB Tasks Kogi Traditional Rulers On Peace, Security

  Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, North Central Nigeria, on Tuesday tasked traditional rulers in the state on the need to brace up and work toward enhancing peace and security in their respective domains. Bello gave the charge in Lokoja during the presentation of Staff of Office to newly-appointed and upgraded traditional rulers. He […]

Nigeria: Ogunoye Installed As 33rd Olowo of Owo

  Prince Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye on Friday became the 33rd Olowo of Owo Kingdom in Ondo State, South West Nigeria after an elaborate installation rite. The traditional rites, which started dawn, were attended by hundreds of residents of the town and well wishers. Speaking to newsmen, Chief Olanrewaju Famakinwa, said that the rites had to […]

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Nigeria Festivals: Deji of Akure Orders Closure of Shops, Markets

  The Deji of Akure Kingdom, South West Nigeria, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi Ogunlade, has ordered closure of all shops and markets in the town for the annual celebrations of the Aheregbe and Omojao festivals. This is contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the monarch, Mr Michael Adeyeye and made available to […]

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Nigeria: Ganduje Orders District Heads to Celebrate Hawan Daushe in their Respective Emirates

  Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all district heads to celebrate traditional Hawan Daushe in their respective emirates. The government gave the directive in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abba Anwar, in Kano on Sunday. “Against some calls circulating in the social media that all district […]

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Nigeria: Kufana Confers Traditional Title On El-rufa’i …Lauds His grassroot Oriented Programmes

  In appreciation of his people oriented programmes, the Kufana District Traditional Council in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has conferred the title of Agom Otuma (Sarkin aiki) on the Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-rufa’i. The conferment is contained in a communique issued at the end of the council meeting chaired by the […]

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Nigeria: Consider My People As Indigenes Of Taraba – Tor-Tiv Tells Gov. Ishaku

  The Tor-Tiv Prof. James Ayatse has appealed to Governor, Darius Ishaku of Taraba state not edged out his people (Tiv) from the State, but carry them along as indigenes of Taraba. Ayatse made the appeal during a security meeting between the Benue and Taraba State governments held at the Federal University Wukari in Taraba […]

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Kenya Expands Cultural Diplomacy With South Africa

  Kenyans will get a taste of South Africa’s culture and cuisine when they host the South African Cultural Season next week. The weeklong session, which starts on Monday, is aimed at cementing and deepening the people to people relations between the two countries, promoting regional integration and supporting efforts towards expanded cultural diplomacy which […]

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Nigeria : NEWS ANALYSIS : How Indecent Dressings, Exposure To Other Cultures Heighten Rape Cases

By Julius Enehikhuere Imagine a teenage girl in one of the private secondary schools in Lagos who enjoys unhindered benefits of hanging out with her friends on many occasions, dressing seductively; all in the name of “trending lifestyle’’, Her indecent modes of dressing and behaviours, even with the permission of her mother, have been a […]

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