Meet The World’s Oldest Married Couple

Divorce rate has been on the increase globally due to many factors, but  many couples have been able to stay faithful to their marital vows in spite of the challenges the marriage institution is facing worldwide . One of these great couples are  Karam and Kartari Chand, aged 110 and 103 respectively, who just celebrated  their 90th wedding anniversary at home in Bradford (Picture: Guzelian Ltd) According to the Metro News,the world’s oldest married couple, just celebrated their 90th wedding anniversary   with a combined age of 213 years ,Karam Chand, 110, and his wife Kartari Chand, 103, from Bradford, West Yorkshire … Continue reading Meet The World’s Oldest Married Couple

US Based Nigerian Movie Producer Found Dead

By: Wazobia Times Staff Philemon Ihediwa, a prominent Nigerian movie star  based in United State of America wrote, starred, directed and produced his first movie in the United States. He was one of few Nigerians in the Diaspora that ventured into Hollywood. His movie, CONGO BOY IN THE CITY, featured Nollywood movie stars like Kanayo. O. Kanayo and Madam Gee. According to Punch.com, on Saturday evening, police found his bloated body in his apartment. He fell on the floor in his bathroom, hitting his head against the bathtub. Ihediwa, had told his friend Louise Gorsham who lived across town during a telephone … Continue reading US Based Nigerian Movie Producer Found Dead

Kaduna Saves N1.1bn On The Kawo Road Contract

Kaduna saves N1.1bn on Kawo Road Contract The Kaduna State Government has saved N1.1bn on the Kawo Road contract. This was announced by Hassan Usman Mahmud, the Commissioner of Works, Housing and Transport, at a press briefing after the weekly Executive Council meeting. Mahmud said the saving was achieved following a renegotiation of the contract that was awarded by the previous government in December 2014 to Mothercatat the sum of N3.685bn. The contract was to expand the 5.125 kilometre road from Kawo flyover to the Lugard Hall roundabout. “Following the review of the project, the contract sum was reduced to … Continue reading Kaduna Saves N1.1bn On The Kawo Road Contract

Ogun To Accomodate Displaced Mile 12 Traders

Ogun to Accommodate Displaced Mile 12 Traders Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Friday, March 11, visited the Kara market, Isheri, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway where traders who were recently displaced from Mile 12, Lagos moved. Governor Amosun informed the traders that the Ogun State government plans to relocate them to a better location around Ogere. The governor added that Kara is not a suitable location for the traders and assured them of better facilities at Ogere. While thanking the governor, the traders pleaded for two days grace before they are relocated. Governor Amosun acceded to their request and also … Continue reading Ogun To Accomodate Displaced Mile 12 Traders

Fayose Suspends Teachers Over Child Labor

Child Labor :Fayose Suspends Teachers Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on Friday ordered the suspension of some teachers of Elo High School, Ayetoro Ekiti(Ido/Osi LGA of Ekiti State) who were caught in the farm engaging some students of the school in child labor. Mr Fayose gave the order after he had listened to the students narrate their ordeal in the hands of the teachers. The governor who said he acted after he got distress calls from some parents of the pupils of Elo High school that their wards were being used for child labor expressed shock that acts like … Continue reading Fayose Suspends Teachers Over Child Labor

By: : Dayo Fasasi There seems to  be better days ahead  for  the Nigerian and the British governments as British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, met with some notable people in the Nigerian society for discussion. Arkwright,  met with the national leader of the ruling political party; All Progressives Congress(APC) Chief Bola Tinubu, owner of the popular indigenous telecommunication; Globacom Telecommunication Chairman, Chief Mike Adenuga and the Africa’s richest man; Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote  separately. Impressed Arkwright, after a successful meeting with the trio shared some photos on his official twitter account with different captions  : “Was … Continue reading

Meet The 19 Year Old Who Is The Youngest Billionaire In The World

Just 19 years young, Alexandra Andresen is the world’s youngest billionaire. Heir to a family fortune built on tobacco, she debuts among the 2016 World’s Billionaires thanks to her stake in investment company Ferd that FORBES values at $1.2 billion. Fresh out of high school, Alexandra seems to have no rush to be an active owner, and is instead one of the most promising horseback riders in Norway, collecting trophies from competitions across Europe. Equally wealthy is her sister Katharina, one year Alexandra’s senior. After a spell in a Ferd led project targeting youth unemployment in 2014, Katharina enrolled at Amsterdam University College where she is a freshman studying … Continue reading Meet The 19 Year Old Who Is The Youngest Billionaire In The World

Your Talent; Your Ticket To Greatness;Oresegun Olumide’s Success Story

By: Dayo Fasasi Oresegun Olumide, a Nigerian artist, who is proficient in what he does and passionate about it. Born and breed in Ijebu Ode Ogun State, Nigeria, Olumide started his education in the heart of Ogun State. When he moved to Lagos, he went to Immaculate Hearth Comprehensive School, before proceeding to Yaba College of Technology, where he received a Higher National Diploma Award in Painting. A classmate of Olumide revealed that this is just a fraction of his many paintings; he is always open to new business. Continue reading Your Talent; Your Ticket To Greatness;Oresegun Olumide’s Success Story

Major Upset in Michigan Democratic Primary as Sanders Wins .

By: Wazobia Staff       Bernie Sanders scored a  narrow  win  over Hillary Clinton in the Michigan Democratic primary , this  is perhaps   the greatest upset since the primaries started . Bernie Scored 50 percent of the vote with 63  delegates  while Hillary Clinton scored 48 percent with 53  delegates.  Other candidates scored 1.9 percent in the keenly contested primary.   The outcome sets up defining contests on March 15 in states including Ohio, Florida and Illinois, where Clinton hoped her momentum coming out of Michigan would allow her to garner enough delegates to create an all-but-insurmountable delegate lead. … Continue reading Major Upset in Michigan Democratic Primary as Sanders Wins .

First Women Radio Station Launched in Nigeria

By: Wazobia Staff         Amosun Launches Nigeria’s First Women Radio Station on International Women’s Day Tuesday, March 8, 2016 is International Women’s Day and Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, who runs a women-friendly administration marked the day by formally launching W FM 91.7, the first women radio station in Nigeria and indeed Africa, located in Arepo, Ogun State, according to  a  press released  issued by  Adejuwon Soyinka , the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media ., the governor also granted the radio station a live interview . Continue reading First Women Radio Station Launched in Nigeria