By: Adewonbi Daniel The national team of Algeria has released squad to face Nigeria in the crucial World Cup Qualifying match on November 12, 2016. Newly appointed coach, George Leekens handed call-ups to 18 foreign based players while five players from the local league will be added. The attacking trio of Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani
By: Adewonbi Daniel Chelsea Fc forward, Eden Hazard has been named the PFA fans player of the month for October ahead of Arsenal’s Theo Walcott and Tottenham’s Dele Alli. The Chelsea’s playmaker scored three goals and created one in four appearances during the month, lifting the London club to fourth in the English Premier League
By: Ajasa Ololade The use of mind altering and brain inducing substances of natural origin has been known since prehistoric times. For centuries people have tried to either complement some pleasant features to life or escape from unpleasantness, whether real or imaginary. For instance, drinking of palm wine and locally brewed alcohol such as ‘Ogogoro‘
By: Adewonbi Daniel The Voice of Awori takes a look at the Champions league actions going down tonight in Europe with 16 teams slugging it out as the battle for the Round of 16 intensifies. Arsenal One Win Away From the Round Of 16 Arsene Wenger’s men travel away to Bulgaria to face Ludogorets
By: Adewonbi Daniel Tyronne Ebuihe has rejected Nigeria’s invite to play in the coming World Cup Qualifying match against Algeria on November 12. The youngster passed up the chance to play for the Super Eagles while maintaining his chances in Zeljko Petrovic’s team remains his top priority. Though elated with the call-up, the Haarlem-born
Honourable Azeez Olaleye this morning, urged the federal and state government to empower the local government councilors to enable them effectively discharge their responsibilities. Hon. Azeez who was recently elected as the local government councilor of Ado-odo Ota Ward III made these statements while speaking with Voice of Awori. According to him,”the councilors are the closest
Pandemonium erupted on Saturday at Berger bus stop, Lagos State, after a policeman, who was a passenger on a 14-seater bus end route from Ibadan, Oyo State, reportedly stabbed a motor park tout, popularly called Agbero, to death. The deceased was identified simply as Ahmed and was reportedly planning to marry in December. The policeman
Two persons lost their lives while seven others were injured in a ghastly motor accident which occurred in front of the abandoned Gateway Hotel Ota, Ogun State on Saturday at about 6:00am Reports has it that the victims were on their way to Lagos while the ugly incident occurred. Speaking with the Public Relations Officer,
Prince Adetunji Femi Fadina receives an award as the first and the best Tour operator to move a full load 757 into Gambia for a wedding . He has this to say about the award, “The Rules for Being Amazing By Robin Sharma Risk more than is required. Learn more than is normal. Be strong.
Aww! Wale D Good Dada’s wife, Omobolanle Sotayo Dada sends him a very romantic shout out on his birthday. Read the message below.. “Happy birthday to my friend,my lover,my soulmate,my main man,my sugar and much more. You have made my life so beautiful,flooded my heart with your love.You are full of care and my joy
Business activities were paralyzed today as stores at sango market were locked down. In what was believed to be a normal environment sanitation which market business owners observes every Thursday from 8am to 10am, the stores were earlier seen under lock and keys but remained closed beyond 10am on today. Our reporter, while speaking with
Kaffy Adeola Orisile, a native of Ota and a veteran broadcaster at the Eko Fm posted on her social media handle today with a caption, ” It’s confirmed! We are having a baby”. Voice of Awori is curious if this speculation is true. More pictures after the cut….
The Onijoko of Ijoko Ota, Ogun state, HRH Oba Abdulfatai Alani Matanmi has cleared the air on issues surrounding the Obaship tussle between him and the self acclaimed Oba Ogunseye who is also laying claim to the same throne. Oba Alani Matanmi appeared on an early morning show on Hebron 95.9 FM this morning
By: Ebunoluwa Taiwo Dare The Awori people of Ota, Ogun State in particular and those scattered in other parts of south-western Nigeria in general have been engaging in various forms of economic activities from time immemorial. Aside hunting and farming, trading is another important means of livelihood to the people. Trading among the people perhaps
The councilor representing Ota ward 3 in Ado/Odo Ota local government, Hon. Azeez Abimbola Olaleye debunks the allegation leveled against the Ogun state Governor, Ibikunle Amosun that the state workers are senseless and brainless for daring to go on strike. Speaking with our correspondent over the phone on the agitation of the state workers that
Following the nationwide clampdown on the nation’s alleged corrupt judges, President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the confirmation of the Nigerian Senate to appoint two new Supreme court justices. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read the request letter during Tuesday’s session. In the letter sent by the president, Buhari nominated Paul Jauro from Taraba State, North East
The newly elected councillor in the just concluded local government polls, Hon. Azeez Olaleye who represents Ota ward III in the local government may have started suffering intimidations in the hands of those who favoured him in the selection process in the build up to the last local government elections. He wrote on his social
Voice of Awori: “ How easy has it been, running the affairs of Ota ever since the late Olota of Ota joined his ancestors? Ekerin: “ When you see a leader somehow succeeding, you do not know what has happened at the background. It has not been easy in any way because it took a
The case between Ota and Ogun state government challenging the nomenclature of the newly created Sango/Ijoko LCDA slated for today is to be adjourned by the Ota high court. In a statement released by the Awori Natives Coalition(ANC) president, Prince Oye Taiwo late last night, he said that the shift in date is connected to
Ever since the current Ooni of Ife His Imperial Majesty, Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II was crowned in December 2015, one major plus of his reign is his wife Olori Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi.Â Effortlessly beautiful and highly intelligent, the Olori has shown time and time again a penchant for humanitarian & philanthropic initiatives aimed at helping children, women
By: OLOLADE AJASA Iganmode day is one of the famous, prestigious and widely celebrated cultural events in Ota. It is an occasion that people celebrated with joy and immense happiness. It is an event organized with the sole intention of promoting unity amongst the people, clubs and societies in Ota irrespective of their ethnic affiliation.
Former commissioner for works and housing in Ogun state, honourable Waliu Laiwola Taiwo bags an outstanding leadership award. The award ceremony which was organised by Ijamido Ilo Awela/CDC gave honourable Lai Taiwo an the award for his efforts in developing the Ijamido/Ilo Awela community and Ogun state at large. Also receiving the award is Senator
The Alagbara of Agbara, HRH Oba (Rotn) barrister Jayeola Abimbola Agunbiade Fca continues his industrial tour to manufacturing industries in Agbara, Ota. The new monarch has visited more than five companies in an attempt to have a memorandum of understanding with the management of the companies. According to a picture released by Rotn Abayomi Tella
Senator representing Ogun west senatorial district, Senator Gbolahan Dada who is a member of Senate committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions went on oversight function at the Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja today. While responding to questions by the members of the senate committee, the CBN Governor explain in details on the need
Miss Sodunke Oluwatoyin Fadilat, a serving corps member at Yewa/South in Ogun state who lives in Sango/Ota finds shoe-making business a passion and has made it her career. In an interview with Miss Toyin, she said, â€œI ventured into the business of shoe-making out of borne passion and because I donâ€™t like to follow the
The race for the emergence of Ogun west candidate as Governor of Ogun state in the 2019 elections have begun in earnest. A group, Ogun West Liberation Movement (OWLM)Â comprising of delegates which cuts across the senatorial district in a bid to actualize the sole ambition of electing a Governor which is from the western part
A popular media icon, Wale D Good Dada welcomes a new bouncing baby girl on Tuesday 18th October, 2016. The christening is expected to take place at his Abeokuta residence on Tuesday 25th October, 2016. Details of the christening is not yet released as at press time.
Twenty one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 has been released to the Nigerian government, a government source told SaharaReporters. The sources disclosed that the girls were picked up by military helicopter from Banki area of Borno state where Boko Haram militants dropped them off