Author: Taiwo Adediran

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Professor Ayo Akinwale, a prominent senior lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin, is dead. The Professor died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. His death was confirmed in a statement by Prof. Abdulrasheed Adeoye, Dean, Faculty of Arts, of the university. He died today, the 13th September 2020 at the […]

A driver and his passengers on monday, barely escaped death as their bus hits moving train around the PWD area of Oshodi, Lagos State. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the bus suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train. He stated that some of the victims, who were […]

Microsoft on Sunday, said its offer to buy TikTok was rejected, leaving Oracle as the sole remaining bidder ahead of a looming deadline for the Chinese-owned video app to sell or shut down its US operations. TikTok has been at the center of a diplomatic storm between Washington and Beijing, and President Donald Trump has […]

The multiple award-winning reality series, which focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian–Jenner blended family, will end after the finale of season 20, in 2021. Kim, who is a prominent personality on the cast, took to her Twitter page to share a statement wherein the family stated their resolve to shelve the KUWTK franchise […]

Kevin de Bruyne, Manchester City midfielder, has won the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award for the 2019/2020 season. The Belgian playmaker was announced winner on the association’s website on Tuesday, ahead of Virgil van Dijk, Saido Mane, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling. De Bruyne credited Pep Guardiola, his coach, who handed […]

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has said that electronic voting is the only way to get to credible elections in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. Speaking on the presidential panel of The Osasu Show Symposium 2020, Jonathan said the outcome of elections should be decided by the ballots, not by any other means — not […]

Nigeria’s total debt stock increased by N2.381 trillion between March 31 and June 30 according to data released by the Debt Management Office (DMO). The total public debt stock, which comprises the debt stock of the three tiers of government, stood at N31.009 trillion at the end of June 2020 compared to N28.628 trillion at […]

The Senate Committee on Constitution Review has given in to pressures from Nigerians by extending the deadline for memorandum submission to September 18. The panel had given Nigerians two weeks, which ended on Wednesday, to send in their input for consideration in its proposed review of the 1999 constitution.   The panel’s Secretariat said on […]

Last year’s US Open runner-up Daniil Medvedev saw off fellow Russian Andrey Rublev in straight sets to reach the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows. He won 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 7-6 (7-5) to set up a meeting with Austrian second seed Dominic Thiem. Medvedev, who was beaten by Rafael Nadal in the 2019 final, was dominant on […]

Serena Williams kept alive her hopes of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title with a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Tsvetana Pironkova in the US Open quarter-finals. The American six-time champion, 38, struggled early on with the variety of shots from the unranked player who was in her first tournament in three years. The […]

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