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3 WEEKS AFTER 60TH BDAY, “RHUMBA STYLEE” CROONER RAS KIMONO IS NO MORE!

That Nigeria’s reggae icon, Ras Kimono died early hours of today is no longer news. Safari News can authoritatively reveal that Kimono passed on earlier today at the Lagoon Hospital, Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lagos barely three weeks after he celebrated his 60th birthday. Born Ekeleke Elumelu, Kimono who hailed from Delta State dropped his debut album Under Pressure, led by the single “Rum-Bar Stylée”, which was a big hit  in ... Read More »

KWARA GUBER HOPEFUL, DR. OLAOSEBIKAN (OON) RECEIVES ROYAL BLESSINGS FROM KWARA TRADITIONAL RULERS

As a wide spectrum of the nation is still baffling in the euphoria of President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day, it’s different accolades and jubilation for Kwara Gubernatorial candidate Dr. Bola Olaosebikan and his many supporters as he received series of royal blessings from Kwara traditional rulers. At a well-attended function today, attended by enviable government ... Read More »

JUNE 12: LAGOS SPEAKER, RT. HON. OBASA HAILS BUHARI’S DECLARATION AS DEMOCRACY DAY  * PRAISES TINUBU FOR COMMITMENT TO RULE OF LAW

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has hailed the declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day for Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari. Rt. Hon. Obasa, who gave the commendation through a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Musbau Rasak, also praised Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his pioneering efforts at making ... Read More »

JONATHAN’S EX- MEDIA AIDE STATES REASONS BEHIND SARAKI’S TRAVAILS

Former media aide to former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said the current travails of the Senate President Bukola Saraki are a reward for betraying Jonathan. The Nigerian Police had invited Senate President Bukola Saraki and Kwara State governor Ahmed Abdulfattah to answer allegations surrounding their alleged link with persons behind the deadly robbery of some banks in Offa in ... Read More »

WHY THERE MUST BE NO CONTINUITY IN KWARA COME 2019 – DR. BOLA OLAOSEBIKAN (OON)

Coming on the heels of the heated security issues in Kwara which has indicted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, former Commissioner of health in Kwara State, Dr. Bola Olaosebikan, (OON) has called on the nation’s security agencies to fortify their operatives in providing adequate security for lives, properties and businesses in Kwara State. ... Read More »

DR. BOLA OLAOSEBIKAN (OON) CONDOLES WITH EMIR, KWARA, NIGERIA ON DEMISE OF HON. JUSTICE ADEBAYO AKANBI (CFR)

Former Commissioner of health in Kwara State, Dr. Bola Olaosebikan, (OON) has commiserated with His Eminence, the Emir of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria Judiciary and families of Hon. Justice Mustapha Adebayo Akanbi (CFR) on the sudden demise of the judiciary icon. Justice Akanbi passed on today at the age of 85 years after a brief illness. In a press statement, ... Read More »

NAME LAWMAKERS WHO DEMANDED BRIBE, SARAKI CHALLENGES PROF. JEGA ON ALLEGATIONS

The Senate has challenged Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to name lawmakers whom he knew to have solicited bribes as alleged by him. Senate President Bukola Saraki expressed disappointment at the comments made by the former INEC chairman, saying he was embarrassed. Prof. Jega was a keynote speaker at a public lecture marking ... Read More »

LAGOS LAWMAKER, HON. MAKINDE CHARGES PUBLIC OFFICERS TO UPHOLD DEMOCRATIC TENETS * HOLDS 3RD EDITION OF CONSTITUENTS/CLERICS GATHERING

Hon. Rasheed Makinde, member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ifako/Ijaye II constituency has urged political office holders to reflect on the essence of democracy, to ensure effective good governance. The Lagos lawmaker while making the counsel at a Ramadan lecture, Special Quranic recitation and Iftar (feeding the faithful) held at his constituency office reminded them of the ... Read More »

IMMINENT EPIDEMIC IN OJOKORO MILLENNIUM ESTATE; LAGOS COMMISSIONER FOR ENVIRONMENT TO THE RESCUE

That thousands of residents and families residing at the Millennium Housing Estate, Ijaye Ojokoro are stiff scared over imminent epidemic arising from uncleared refuse is saying the obvious. The littered refuse which has, in the last few weeks become an eye sore has been the concern of residents who have been apprehensive of what may likely become of their families. ... Read More »

Kwara Guber candidate, Bola Olaosebikan (OON) Congratulates Muslims On Ramadan, Urges Them To Promote Love And Peace

Gubernatorial candidate in Kwara State, Dr. Tajudeen Bola Olaosebikan (OON), has called on Nigerians to pray for the continued existence of peace, love and prosperity throughout the country as Muslims start the 2018 Ramadan fast. He made this known today in a statement where he also enjoined Nigerians to remember and uphold the corporate existence of the nation, which according ... Read More »