Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Adebayo Adelabu Penkelemesi, has emerged as the All Progressives Congress party’s governorship candidate in Oyo State after other contestants stepped down for him.

The party on Sunday held its governorship congress at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, with the likes of Joseph Tegbe, who was touted as Goveror Abiola Ajimobi’s anointed candidate, and other aspirants willingly stepped down from the race.

Meanwhile, Engineer Seyi Makinde also emerged at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP gubernatorial candidate.

Seyi Makinde had a total of 2,772 votes while Ayo Adeseun had 21 votes. Void votes were 145.

Adelabu is the grandson of the Ibadan notable politician, Adegoke Adelabu, popularly known as Penkelemesi (peculiar mess).

Former governor in the state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, on Saturday, earlier announced that he would not be part of the primary, saying Governor Ajimobi had perfected strategy to impose Tegbe on the party.

Nigerian multi-talented, songwriter and Afro pop recording artist, Ajayi Temitope, widely known as  ChengFu continues to drop gems as he released another single titled “Broda Wale”

The fast rising act has written several songs and released some of his work in the previous years but this time he decided to compose a song of warning to every womanizer out there.

This new hit has a taste of every music lover’s choice of music tune especially the Afro beat. Enjoy!

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The Nigeria Labour Congress has called off the ongoing strike with effect from today, Sunday, September 30.

The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, announced this while briefing journalists at the Labour House in Abuja.

Wabba said that the organised labour has got firm commitment from the government, that the Tripartite Committee of the Minimum Wage Committee would reconvene on October 4.

Nigeria’s most celebrated talking drummer, Gabination, over the weekend drummed his way into the hearts of the senior citizens of Nigeria at a dinner organised to celebrate them.

The talented percussionist lived up to expectations during his performance on stage as most of the senior citizens danced and sang along to the conscious messages emanating from the talking drummer.

After his performance, Gabination heaped praises on the senior citizens, while calling on the Nigerian society at large to prioritise the happiness of the elderly ones.

“In life, there are few things money can’t buy and age is one of those things. These people have at one point or the other make sacrifices for the nation and it is now up to us to also prioritise their happiness.

“If I have the chance to make the senior citizens enjoy conscious music like they did tonight, I will do that over and over again. I wish my performance tonight can be a continuum, it is fun putting smiles on the faces of the elders,” he said.

The dinner for the senior citizens was organised by the Welfare and Safety Committee, Cityview Estate Residents Association, Wawa, Ogun State, and had in attendance 50-years-old and above from all walks of life.

Ibadan is widely known as the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria. With a population of over 3 million, it is the third most populous city in Nigeria after Lagos and Kano; it is the country’s largest city by geographical area.

Many refer to the city of Ibadan as a “dead town”, meaning it is completely and utterly boring which is totally untrue as it is as much fun as other cities like; Lagos or Abuja.

We give you these breath-taking views of attraction of Iwo Road, that leads to Ife Road, Olorunsogo and the defunct Lagos/ Ibadan Toll Gate. Happy viewing!