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New Oluwo Tenure Will Be Memorable – Otunba Gani Adams.

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The people of Iwo, state of Osun have been described as ‘people afte r the heart of God ‘going by the manner, precedent and history of their new Oba Olawale Rasheed.
The new Oba according to the release made available to newsmen yesterday by the National Coordinator , Oodua Peoples ‘Congress , OPC and Convener , Oodua Progressive Union OPU , Otunba Gani Adams “is a consummate royal personality whose deeds and acts since his sojourn on Earth have been noble , kingly , regal and royal “
Otunba Adams who congratulated the new Oluwo said that “His selection as the prince to sit on the stead of his fore fathers was never a surprise to me because he has been born with the aura of a wonderful king “
He revealed that “ The ascension of Oba Olawale Rasheed as the new Oluwo of Iwo will be watershed and opening of new vista in the history of existence of Iwo and the annals of history of the good people of Iwo ‘

Otunba Adams said that the Iwo people would soon realize that they have made a divine choice of an Oba as “Oba Olwale’s era will bring forth unprecedented development in socio – economic sector which is waiting for improvement in the town “
He called on the new Oba not “to forget or jettison the pristine traditional culture and ethics of the Obaship institution which are the fundamentals of reining successfully “
Otunba Adams pointed out that the ascension on the throne of Oba Olawale Rasheed has made him the head of all, “I mean ALL and EVERY other persons, or things, whether animate, in animate, seen and unseeing in Iwo Land. Thus it behoves you, kabiyesi, to ensure the observation of all rites and pacification of all the elements of reign in the town so as to be how it should be “

He called on the people of Iwo land to rejoice and gird their loins in support of the new Oba ‘who is going to transform Iwo to an enviable towns never witnessed before “”
Otunba Adams also commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola for allowing the traditional process to go through without official interference thus ensuring peaceful enthronement of agent of change in Iwo land .

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Police Deploy More Personnel To Seaports In Lagos Over Nigerian Students, NANS’ Protest

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Following the ASUU strike that has kept university students across the nation at home for over seven months, NANS declared “Occupy The Airport” nationwide protest.

The Nigeria Police Force has announced that it has deployed personnel to adequately secure seaports across the nation following a threat by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to shut down commercial activities at the nation’s busiest seaports ¬¬¬¬¬¬- the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in protest over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Following the ASUU strike that has kept university students across the nation at home for over seven months, NANS declared “Occupy The Airport” nationwide protest.
The aggrieved students who protested on Monday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport also reportedly threatened to ground commercial activities at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos State.
Disclosing the security beef up to Daily Trust, the Commissioner of Police in charge of Western Port Authority Command, Jonathan Towuru, said security was tightened around the Western Ports to avoid any breakdown of law and order although the student body did not show up as threatened.
The commissioner said, “People went about their businesses while operations at the terminals went on seamlessly, without any hindrance. But if the students eventually turn up, we will engage them in discussions. I must say that they conducted themselves well on Monday at the airport even though you still saw police monitoring the protest.”

 

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Evans The Billionaire Kidnapper Bags 21 Year Imprisonment

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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, and his co-defendant, Victor Aduba, to 21 years imprisonment for kidnapping one Sylvanus Hafia.

They were accused of conspiring and kidnapping Sylvanus Ahanonu Hafia at about 5:30 pm on June 23, 2014, at Kara Street, Amuwo Odofin in Lagos and were alleged to have captured and detained Hafia and demanded a ransom of $2m.

But they pleaded not guilty to the four charges.

The judge held that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to other aspiring kidnappers

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Poverty, Hunger in the Country, Okowa Blames APC

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…says Delta healthcare will curb medical tourism

Delta State Governor and Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ifeanyi Okowa, weekend, said that poor management of the nation’s economy by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) caused the rising hunger and poverty in the country.

He stated this at an empowerment programme for the people of Ika Federal Constituency at Boji-Boji Owa, Ika North Council by the member representing the constituency at the House of Representatives, Mr. Victor Nwokolo.

The governor, who commended Nwokolo for his gesture, described the event as “empowerment programme with a difference. He said Nigeria was troubled because people were hungry and out of job due to mismanagement of the nation’s economy.

He added that even students were having lots of challenges because their parents could not meet their needs owing to the level of poverty resulting from ineptitude of the APC-led Federal Government.

He, therefore, urged Nigerians to support the PDP, saying it was the only party with clear understanding of the nation’s challenges and had clear solution to rescue the nation.

Earlier, Nwokolo said his motive for the empowerment was to restore hope to the hopeless amid rising hunger and poverty in the land.

MEANWHILE, Okowa, also at the different forum, said the huge investment being made by his administration in the health sector was to improve healthcare delivery and reduce medical tourism in the country.

He disclosed this in an interview with journalists shortly after inspecting facilities at the Advanced Diagnostic Medical Centre and Mother and Child Hospital, Owa-Alero in Ika Council of the state.

He said the twin medical facilities would, on completion, reduce medical tourism as it would provide first-class medical services to people who would have sought medical treatment abroad.

“I am glad we have gotten to this stage. I had high hopes that by today, we would have inaugurated these projects.

“The equipment are fully on site and we are trying to get things fully sorted out and I am sure that in the next one month, it should be ready and opened to the public for use.

“The two projects are obviously very important. The Mother and Child, as it is so stated, is supposed to take care of every illness concerning our women and children,” he said.

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