144 Unilag students visit Ile-Ife tourist sites

No fewer than 144 students from the Department of Sociology and Social Work from the University of Lagos ( Unilag) , on Saturday had a tour of tourism sites in Ile-Ife, Osun. Some of the students told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after the excursion that it was meant to expose them to the […]

Emuren Gets New Oba Elect

The Olisa of Emuren Town in Shagamu Local Government, Chief Nosiru Tayo has announced the new Elemuren of Emuren Town, Otunba Adesegun Bolaji-Alowonle. Tayo, announced the emergence of the new King elect on Sunday after three hours of a closed door meeting for the nomination of the new King by the King Makers of Emuren […]

Emir of Katsina cancels Sallah Durbar to mourn victims of banditry

The Katsina Emirate Council says it would not hold the usual Sallah Durbar during the forthcoming Eid Fitr to mourn victims of recent bandit attack in some communities in the state. The Emirate’s Information Officer, Ibrahim Bindawa, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Katsina. “His Royal Highness, the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini […]

Meet Mark Babatunde, the only African living his best life in the coldest place on earth

He shares his chilling experience after four years of living in Yakutsk, Russia. Nigerian-born teacher Oladipo Mark Babatunde lives far away in a rural village called Oy in Khangalassky District. It is located in Russia‘s Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the world’s largest subnational governing body by area which is known for its extreme and severe climate. Its capital - Yakutsk – is the coldest city […]

‘My wife left me after I waited 38 years without pension’

Durojaiye Ayeni, 67, retired from the Nigerian Army in 1980, as a Private, after serving for 11 years, yet three decades after, he’s still fighting for his pension. He spoke to Daily Trust Saturday on his predicament, life after service, and more. Daily Trust: You retired in 1980, as a private. Have you been receiving […]