Crack in IPOB as Kanu’s Deputy resigns

A crack has appeared in Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as Uche Mefor, deputy to the leader Nnamdi Kanu resigned his position. He resigned following abolition of the position in the structure of command of the organisation by IPOB’s leader Kanu. Head of Directorate of State (DOS), China Edoziem, in a statement on Friday accused […]

Malaria Not a Big Deal for Nigerians, Despite Record Cases

By Olalekan Akindoju An estimated 228 million cases of malaria were recorded worldwide in 2018, with 405 thousand deaths, according to the world health organisation. Nigeria accounted for one quarter of all the Malaria cases in that year. However, despite these figures, Nigerians do not seem to see Malaria as a big deal. This is […]

Lack of Water and Handwashing Stations Nullify Osun State Government’s Personal Hygiene Message.

By Olalekan Akindoju Regular handwashing is essential towards avoiding getting sick and preventing the spread of germs to others.  It has always been advocated by medical practitioners as a way to avoid millions of deaths each year from diarrheal diseases, foodborne illnesses, and respiratory infections. In the past few months, its importance has been further publicised due […]

Osun United Rue Lack of Football Action, Commend Government for Salary Payment

By Chris Emenyonu Before the indefinite suspension of sporting activities in the country due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Nigeria’s second tier football league, the Nigeria National League, NNL had been suspended indefinitely due to what the football federation termed ‘logistical issues.’ Osun United, one of the clubs eying promotion into the top […]

Hotel Owners Count COVID-19 Lockdown Losses

By Olalekan Akindoju, Hotel business falls under the hospitality industry and it has been identified as one enterprise that can boost the economy of a nation if the potentials are properly harnessed. But in the past few months, this kind of business has been faced with extreme difficulties as a result of several restrictions occasioned […]

Osun residents defy government’s social distancing advisory

By Olalekan Akindoju Social distancing is one of the most important factors in preventing a spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, and this formed why the Osun State Government placed a ban on gatherings. In a statement, Governor Gboyega Oyetola said this followed a few cases of coronavirus reported in neighboring states. The banning of large […]