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Full text of Otunba Gani Adams speech as new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland

Full text of Otunba Gani Adams speech as new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland

SPEECH BY OTUNBA (DR.) GANI ADAMS AT HIS INSTALLATION AS THE 15TH AARE ONA KAKANFO OF YORUBALAND BY THE ALAAFIN OF OYO, IKU BABA YEYE, HIS IMPERIAL MAJESTY, OBA LAMIDI OLAYIWOLA ADEYEMI III. Date: Saturday January 13, 2018 Venue: Durbar Stadium, Oyo Time: 11am PROTOCOLS Mo juba awon Aare Ona Kakanfo to siwaju mi: Kokoro Gangan of

Tribute to Captain ‘Hosa, dependable leader and rearguard, @ 60

By Sufuyan Ojeifo The Yoruba have a way of encouraging any man or woman to trudge on in battle.  They could use the talking drum or verbal renditions to call on the hero or heroine to look back to see the rearguards.  In epic plays, the ego of a protagonist in a war situation is mollycoddled by

PEARL NEWS: A New Year’s Message To All Our Readers

Expectedly, every new year brings a time of reflection, of what we’ve accomplished, what our new goals will be and for what we are grateful. At PEARL NEWS, we are proud of our reporting in 2017, busy with big plans for 2018 and thankful for the support of our esteemed readers, sponsors, advertisers and even

Full Transcript: President Buhari’s New Year Address

President Muhammadu Buhari today performed his first official function for the New Year by addressing Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast. The President spoke about the fuel crisis in the country, his administration’s plans for infrastructure development – rail, roads and power, as well as the calls for the restructuring of the country. Read his full

Kill The Tribal Sentiment!!! — By Emeka Nwachukwu

This morning, I feel the need to let out my voice and speak on this raging issue; I apoligize in advance to those who might feel offended but I sincerely feel a need to speak on this and educate people. It’s on this issue of GTBank and Innosson. Suddenly the matter has taken a curve

British prime minister’s deputy, Damian Green, resigns

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday accepted the resignation of her deputy Damian Green, who announced he was stepping down following a probe into his conduct. “It is therefore with deep regret, and enduring gratitude for the contribution you have made over many years, that I asked you to resign from the government and

Appeal Court verdict vindicated me – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said Tuesday’s verdict by the Court of Appeal freeing him from 15 of the 18 charges preferred against him by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) vindicated him. In a statement by his media adviser, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki expressed the belief that the appellate court’s decision

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