What have you believed about Egungun? That they are masquerades or mere symbolic manifestations of the ancestors or spirits? Or men and boys dressed up in elaborate cloth and raffia costumes and dance, jeer, or joke depending on who they are manifesting?
The Lagos State Commissioner for Town Planning and Urban Development, Mr Toyin Ayinde, on Wednesday stated that the Lagos state government will investigate thoroughly the recently collapsed building within the Synagogue Church of All Nations because findings by the ministry showed that the collapsed building had no approval by the Ministry.
A youth group, Northern Youth Good Governance and Democratic Coalition, have accused the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of trying to scuttle president Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 ambition.
Reports online has surfaced that Omawumi has secretly tied the knot traditionally with her fiancé Tosin Yusuf in Warri over the weekend. The event which was planned to coincide with her father’s 10th year memorial and had her bff Waye and a few trusted friends in attendance.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), has urged the Federal Government to increase the 100 billion naira Textile Intervention Fund from to one trillion Naira if it is serious about reviving the textile and garment industry in the country.
Prominent Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, on Wednesday lambasted the culture of parading suspects by Nigerian law enforcement agencies, noting that only poor citizens were treated in such ways.
Former Governor, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has stated that he defected from the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in order to help put an end the numerous problems facing his state, especially the insurgency fueled by the deadly Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram, a terror group sworn to eradicate western education and values.
Cardholders of Africa’s leading financial institution, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, are in for a swell time as the bank in partnership with Verve International has launched an offer which it tagged “UBA Verve Rewards” in which Cardholders would be opportuned to win e-cash, free airtime, Nokia mobile phones and up to N35,000 cashback.
Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Tuesday said, the federal government is committed to fully execute the cleanup of Ogoniland as recommended in the environmental assessment report submitted to it by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
The Agriculture component of the Delta Beyond Oil economic development model of the Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan administration in Delta State has started to produce result as it is set to revolutionalize the economy of the state.
Dr Obafemi Hamzat,Lagos State Commissioner for Works and 2015 governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC,said is optimistic that he would clinch the party’s ticket in November during its primary.