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All Set For Osinbajo To Turn First Sod Of Yoruba World Center In UI

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Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will on 23rd of  November 2021 turn the first sod of the Yoruba World Centre inside the University of Ibadan.
It was also confirmed that he will be joined by the Ooni of Ile Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Alaafin of Oyo Oba (Dr) Lamidi Adeyemi and other eminent Yoruba traditional rulers and leaders.
The three-in-one occasion as being put together by the International Centre for Yoruba Arts And Culture (INCEYAC) will feature the opening of the Centre’s temporary abode, the presentation of a full documentary on the Yoruba World Centre and the laying of the first foundation at the permanent site by the Vice President.
The Yoruba World Centre when completed will have a big library, an archive, a museum, a recreational center, reconstruction and digitizing centre, a broadcasting and film village and an artificial forest (Zoo).
The purpose of this according to Mr Alao Adedayo, a member of the Board of Trustee of INCEYAC and Publisher of Alaroye Newspaper, is to make the centre to serve as a one-stop shop, offering old, new, recreated and reconstructed materials for researchers, lecturers, students, authors, journalists, historians and members of the public interested in Yoruba history, arts and culture as a tool for nation building, national cohesiveness and mutual understanding.
Explaining further, Alao Adedayo enthused: “Being the largest user of Yoruba language (in print) in the world today, and because of our daily interactions with the language, arts, culture and history of the people, through our newspaper – ALAROYE, we can confirm that there is no one institution in the entire world where researchers, or anyone at all, can stay to conduct and complete works on the history, arts and culture of the Yoruba people.
“It is because we sincerely believe that there should be one to help us in nation building that we have come up with the idea of INCEYAC. We are equally optimistic that proud sons and daughters of Yorubaland and other friends of the elitist tribe will rise up to the occasion of supporting this project in whatever way they can.”

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‘wicked, stupid lies’ Aides React To Gov Makinde’s Private Jet Acquisition

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‘it’s wicked and stupid! I don’t know how to respond to such’

 

That was a response from one of the aides to the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde when asked to confirm if truly the Governor recently acquired a private jet.

 

A report monitored online by papermache.com alleged that the Governor has joined the league of jet owners in Nigeria.

 

Governor Makinde was said to have been spotted at the Felix Houphouet Airport, Abidjan alighting from the aircraft alongside, Alhaji Azeem Gbolarumi and Alhaji Bisi Olopoeniyan at the just concluded AFCON finals.

 

This stemmed the report that the Governor has just acquired the private jet for his private use.

 

Another aide of the Governor who refused to add his name, citing reasons that he wasn’t allowed to make official comments responded to the allegation as ‘funny! How can you say somebody bought a jet because he alighted from it?’.

 

 

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Access Bank Boss, Herbert Wigwe Dies In Helicopter Crash

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Access Bank boss, Herbert Wigwe has reportedly died in a chopper crash.

 

Wigwe and 5 others were said to be travelling in the helicopter when it crashed somewhere close to Nevada, USA.

 

There was no confirmation if his wife and child was in the chopper with him.

 

According to New York Times, none of the passengers of the ill fated helicopter has not been found.

 

 

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EFCC Declares Emefiele’s Wife, Others Wanted!

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The Economic Finacial Crime Commission, EFCC has declared Margaret, wife of former Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele and three others wanted as part of their investigations involving the former banker.

 

In a notice posted on their website, the Commission hinted that Margaret Emefiele, a CBN official Eric Odoh, a businesswoman, Anita Omoile and a Bureau De Change operator, Jonathan Omoile are wanted for allegedly conspiring with Godwin Emefiele to convert huge sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

 

The wife of the former CBN boss, Margaret is said to have gone into hiding after her husband was arrested and charged to court.

 

The former CBN boss is claimed to be giving useful information to the investigators who found it necessary to bring in his wife as she was mentioned in all the transactions done by her husband.

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