Author Archives: AYO OLOWO

Ayo Olowo is a writer, a web developer, an online marketer. My interest is in sports and international affairs.

Rooney becomes United’s highest goal scorer

Wayne Rooney has become Manchester United’s greatest goalscorer of all time by netting for the 250th time in the 1-1 draw against Stoke City in Saturday’s Premier League encounter. The 31-year-old scored in the 94th minute of the clash at the ...

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Diezani explains every allegation: says she made mistakes, but did not steal from Nigeria

Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum resources, says every human being makes mistakes, but that she has not stolen from Nigeria. The former minister accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of taking advantage of her silence, noting that ...

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Rainstorm destroys over 100 buildings in Ekiti, many rendered homeless

No fewer than 100 residential buildings were on Saturday destroyed in some towns in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti state by rainstorm. The incident which residents said began at about 4p.m., affected towns such as Odo Oro, Temidire,Oke Ijebu ...

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Presidency dispel rumours of Buhari’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokespersons on Saturday night described social media reports about the president’s health conditions and possible death, as “evil rumours”. In their separate posts, published on their Twitter handles, Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity ...

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Yahya Jammeh finally leaves Gambia, on exile in Malabo (Photos)

Former President of Gambia, Alhaji Yahya Jammeh, has left Banjul, to begin life in exile. He left just after 10.00pm for Conakry, along with President Alpha Conde. Jammeh was  given a full ceremonial honour  by the military brass band and ...

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Army kill 15 insurgents responsible for missiles that killed IDPs

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, says his men have killed 15 Boko Haram fighters, who were part of insurgents responsible for the mistaken deployment of rockets on an internally displaced persons’ (IDP) camp in Rann, Borno state. Speaking when ...

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Jammeh’s speech as he steps down, thanks Gambians

Giving his first public address since ECOWAS decided to forcefully eject him, Yahya Jammeh expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to serve and thanked Gambians. Making the announcement on state TV after talks with the presidents of Guinea and Mauritania, ...

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BREAKING: Gambia’s Jammeh agrees to step down

Gambia’s strongman, Yahaya Jammeh, has agreed to leave power for internationally-recognized Adama Barrow, after failing three deadlines. A France24 journalist in The Gambia, Nicolas Germain, tweeted at 5.56PM, almost two hours after the expiration of the third deadline, quoted The ...

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Trump sworn-in as 45th U.S. President

Donald Trump on Friday took over the mantle of leadership as the 45th President of the United States at ceremony that saw Barack Obama end his reign as the 44th president. On a raised platform on the flag-draped West Front ...

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Fayose emerges new Chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has emerged the new Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum. The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, announced this to journalists in Abuja on Thursday night. Addressing journalists shortly after the Forum’s meeting, Mr. ...

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