Adewale Seeks Support For Rotary’s Quest For Better Living

The newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Rotn. Adewale Sanni, has sought all stakeholders support towards complete eradication of polio in Nigeria and delivering on Rotary International’s mandate to ensure safe delivery and maternal health. Adewale who spoke during his investiture as the 18th Hope President of the club said there is the need to ensure the polio vaccines get to every part of the country. Said he, having not recorded any case of poliovirus in the last three years, Nigeria is on the verge of…

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Woman marries tree, plans change of name

Kate Cunningham, a 34-year-old mother of two, has ‘tied the knot’ with a tree and now has plans to change her name to reflect her new marital status to the unusual species she got hitched to. Cunningham held her unusual wedding in the presence of her family and friends in a Merseyside park. She wore an olive green dress, a home made skirt and green pumps for the symbolic ceremony. Cunnigham who is an activist from Meling in her explanation as to why she decided to ‘marry’ the elder tree in…

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20-year-old Man arrested for alleged rape, killing of 35-year-old woman

A 20-year-old man, Gbolahan Ismaila, has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command, for killing a 35-year-old woman, Toyin Olubowale, with a wooden stool after allegedly raping her. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Shina Olukolu, while parading the suspect on Friday at the command headquarters, in Eleyele, Ibadan said the culprit forcefully had sex with the victim before killing her. He said on August 29, 2019 around 2pm, Ismaila boarded a commercial motorcycle ridden by one Joel Musa to Olubowale’s house. The CP explained that Ismaila sexually…

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Okonjo-Iweala’s Dad dies at 91

Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has announced the death of her father, Prof. Chukwuka Okonjo. The former minister through her spokesperson, Paul Nwabuikwu, in a statement yesterday announced the death. Okonjo-Iweala, in the statement, said the Professor of Mathematical Economics, who clocked 91 this year, died in Lagos soon after he arrived from a trip to the United States and Ghana. “He died in Lagos soon after he arrived from a trip to the United States of America and Ghana. We are immensely grateful that his last moments…

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