Date
April 3, 2019

77-Year-Old Grandma Graduates From UNILAG

  A 77-year-old retired worker and grandma who, on Tuesday, bagged her first-degree certificate at the 50th convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, says she enrolled for the programme after her retirement to avoid boredom. The retiree, Mrs. Bridget Okonji of the Department of Educational Foundations (Guidance Counselling), told journalists that the achievement was her dream come true. “I studied guidance and counselling and I am most grateful to God Almighty who made me see this day. “I am a retired officer. I have worked in a lot of countries around the world and also in Nigeria, where I finally retired,’’ Okonji, with Matriculation Number 111305030, said. [Read]

Drama As Ogun Assembly Majority Leader Yinka Mafe Dumps APM Returns To APC Again

Few weeks after the 2019 general elections, Adeyinka Mafe, Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, has defected from the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). APM is the party with which Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun State, attempted to actualise the governorship ambition of Adekunle Akinlade, who failed to secure the ticket of the ruling party. Mafe, who represents Sagamu 1 State Constituency in the Assembly, resigned from the APC alongside three other lawmakers in November 2018 to join Amosun’s APM. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Candidacy for Osun Guber Polls over Certificate Scandal [READ MORE] However, with Akinlade having lost the election [Read]