• Oba Ewuare II holds thanksgiving at Holy Arousa Cathedral

    Oba Ewuare II holds thanksgiving at Holy Arousa Cathedral

    Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, yesterday, held a thanksgiving service at the Holy Arousa Cathedral located along Akpakpava street in Benin City.

    The monarch, who was accompanied by top palace chiefs stepped inside the church shortly after a cow was killed at the entrance.

    The Holy Aruosa church is believed to have been built in the 15th Century.

    The church Priest, Ohenosa Harrison Okao said the church was built during the reign of Oba Ewuare I.

    He said the reign of Oba Ewuare II […]

  • Michael Okpara varsity holds post-UTME screening for 15,000 candidates

    Michael Okpara varsity holds post-UTME screening for 15,000 candidates

    Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, on Wednesday commenced its post-UTME screening for no fewer than 15,000 candidates that registered for the exercise.

    An authoritative source in the university said that the figure included candidates who chose the university as first choice and scored 180 and above in their Joint Admission and Matriculation Board examination.

    The source, which spoke on condition of anonymity, said that not all the candidates that registered might be screened.

    “We know that some candidates, who registered for the […]

  • President Buhari holds ‘private meeting’ with Alake of Egbaland, Na’Abba, Justice Oguntade

    President Buhari holds ‘private meeting’ with Alake of Egbaland, Na’Abba, Justice Oguntade

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday had a ‘private meeting’ with the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, at the presidential villa, Abuja.

    The Oba went to the President’s office alone, Newsmen reports.

    After the meeting with the Oba, President Buhari also met behind closed doors with former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba.

    Buhari also received a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice George Oguntade, in his office.

    The duo, who came separately, also did not speak with journalists at […]

  • Kunle Afolayan holds press screening for The CEO

    Kunle Afolayan holds press screening for The CEO

    For 45 minutes, man of the moment filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan screened his latest production, The CEO, to the members of the fourth estate, eliciting testimonies of another blockbuster to have come out of Nigeria.

    Held at the Silverbird Cinema, City Mall, Alausa, Ikeja, on Wednesday the screening was also witnessed by fans, friends, and sponsors who cheered every moment as the tape rolled.

    Speaking after the press screening, Afolayan revealed details of the much anticipated in-flight premiere of The CEO aboard an […]