Today’s Headlines:Ondo monarch dies at 80, Nigerians Must Tell Their Own Stories – Osinbajo

Ondo monarch dies at 80

Photo credit: Punch papers

The monarch of Oke-Agbe Community, the headquarters of Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Oladunjoye Fajana, has joined his ancestors.

The late monarch reportedly passed on at the age of 80 years.

A traditional chief in the community, Otunba Solomon Oladunni, who confirmed the development described the monarch’s reign as peaceful, progressive and eventful for the ancient town.

When contacted, the palace historian,Prince Foluso Arasanyin, also confirmed the demise of the monarch.

He said, “Yes Afa-Okeagbe has just lost a great King, Kabiyesi Oladunjoye has joined his ancestors. Our hearts are heavy, laden with pains and grief at the announcement of the passing to glory of our highly revered monarch, Oba Oladunjoye Fajana, Ajana Afa of Okeagbe”,

Arasanyin described the deceased as a father, motivator, and youth-driven monarch who would always encourage the youths to rise to the challenge of taking the lead in the rebuilding process of Nigeria.

Nigerians Must Tell Their Own Stories – Osinbajo

Photo credit: Punch papers

Nigeria’s Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigerians must tell their own stories and “talk up” the country as part of their contributions to nation-building. Osinbajo, made the statement on Friday evening, during the launch of a book titled, “The Memory of Seasons,” written by Arakaino Umukoro, a Nigerian journalist, at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, in Abuja.

While emphasising the importance of storytelling, the Vice-President stated that stories told by others were often with agendas, and urged Nigerians not to speak ill of the country. He added that every citizen belonged to “the Nigerian side”, and that Nigerians must tell stories of their dreams, aspirations, and hopes.

Atiku, Sambo Call For Unity In PDP To Foster Victory

Photo credit: Channels Television

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and the former Vice President of Nigeria, Namadi Sambo, have asked party members to remain united and hopeful for victory at the election tribunal.

Both Alhaji Abubakar and Mr Sambo spoke at a reception ceremony for newly elected, serving, and outgoing governors of the PDP in Abuja on Thursday.

The party flagbearer urged the leadership of the PDP to come up with strategies that will enable the party to take its dominant place in the country’s politics again.

Similarly, the former Vice President, Namadi Sambo raised serious concerns about the spate of suspension and expulsion of party members at the state level.

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Saint Obi, Is Dead

Photo Credit:Vanguard papers

After days of speculations on the whereabouts of veteran actor, Saint Obi, it has now been confirmed by various sources that the actor is dead.

The actor reportedly died last Sunday at the home of one of his siblings.

It is said that disagreement among his siblings affected the news being made public officially.

Various sources from Nollywood have, however, confirmed that both AGN and AMP are on top of the matter to get more information to brief the public

Saint Obi was very popular in the 90s and early 2000s as he featured in over 100 movies.

Photo Credit:Google

Okosibogodswill99 (

More Reading

Post navigation

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *