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Chief Timawus Immortalize, Yola NTA Station named after his name

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By Tom Garba, Yola

The Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority Malam Yakubu Mohammed has approved the naming of the NTA Yola base station in Jimeta Yola after Chief Timawus Mathias.

Chief Mathias was General Manager NTA Yola from 1983 to 1991 when he retired. Under his management, NTA Yola won many 1st Prize and earned a reputation as The Station of Excellence.

Chief Tmawus Mathias is regarded highly as a mentor to much professional staff. NTA Yola is the 2nd Broadcasting complex named after Timawus Mathias. DAAR Communication’s AIT Yola is also named after him.

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The development has attracted hundreds of congratulatory notes by many social media influencers, especially media professionals across the country.

Yusuf Nadabo who was with NTA Yola before he transferred to Abuja national station said Chief Timawus remains a media national icon whose contribution to the field of Journalism is without end.

According to him the honor is done to the right man at the right time and called on the staff of the station to make Mathias’ name pride of the station while is alive.

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24-Year-Old Man & His 61-Year-Old Wife Plan Having Kids Through Surrogacy (Pics)

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A 61-year-old grandma and her new husband, 24, have announced that they’re planning to have their first child together through surrogacy despite their 37-year age gap.

Quran McCain and his wife, Cheryl McGregor, from Rome, Georgia, first met years back while they were both worked in the fast food chain Dairy Queen.

But romantic feelings didn’t blossom until much later. They lost contact but reconnected in 2020 when caretaker Quran saw Cheryl working as a cashier at a convenience store.

Sparks instantly flew between the pair and they started dating.

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They got married last year, and now, they are ready to expand their family.

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Ladoja Finally Affirms Lekan Balogun As Next Olubadan

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The Osi Olubadan, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, yesterday, cleared the air on the ascension to the throne of Olubadan, following the demise of Oba Saliu Adetunji on January 2.

Ladoja, who addressed newsmen on behalf of the Olubadan-in- Council after a closed- door meeting with Governor Seyi Makinde at Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, said that the perceived controversy surrounding ascension to the Olubadan Stool has been amicably resolved.

He added that the Ibadan High Chiefs have resolved their differences and are very united in the bid to install the new Olubadan of Ibadanland.

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The Osi Olubadan further explained that Council members had met with Governor Makinde and agreed to the resolution that Senator Lekan Balogun who is next in line to the stool remained the authentic candidate for the Olubadan Stool.

He also promised that the Olubadan-in-Council would jointly make a public statement on their resolutions soonest.

He said: “I can tell you that Ibadan is very lucky. All the matters causing crisis in Ibadanland have been resolved. The governor has been magnanimous to have called this meeting because those of us who thought we won’t meet again have finally met and resolved all the matters. So, I can tell you that, by next week, you won’t notice any tension in Ibadan again.”

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“The resolution is simple and the only contention was the objection by Barrister Lana on the court case and it has been resolved. None of us argued that the Otun Olubadan, Senator Balogun, is not the next Olubadan. All of us have agreed on that position because that is our hierarchy.”

Ladoja Finally Affirms Lekan Balogun As Next Olubadan

“Before the resolution could be announced, we have our procedure. The Olubadan-in-Council will meet and we will present the candidate to the governor for accent.”

“Now, we are very happy that we have resolved the problem and we are all grateful to the governor.”

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The meeting had in attendance the Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land, High Chief Lekan Balogun; Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Owolabi Olakuleyin; Ashipa Olubadan of Ibadanland, Chief Eddy Oyewole; Ekerin Olubadan of Ibadanland, Chief Abiodun Kola Daisi; Ekarun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Chief Amidu Ajibade; Otun Balogun, Chief Tajudeen Ajibola; Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, Chief Lateef Gbadamosi Adebimpe; Ashipa Balogun, Chief Adewole Adegbola; and the Ekarun Balogun, Chief Dauda Azeez Agagugu.

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Police Officers Mistakenly Record Themselves After Extortion In Delta

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A trending video has showed two police officers, who allegedly extorted N150,000 from a motorist, accidentally recording themselves on the victim’s phone.

According to the victim, who shared the video, the officers abducted him and forcefully transferred the money from him using a POS agent in Sapele, Delta State.

“This happened after they kidnapped me and forcefully transferred N150,000 from my account, through one of their POS agents, where they take their victims to in Sapele, Delta State,” he captured the video.

The officers, who had filmed themselves for some seconds before one of them observed that the phone camera was active and had been capturing them, were heard heard asking the car owner how much he had left in the account.

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“How much did you say dey inside? This boy na thief, see his phone, check everywhere. Wait, no be recording u dey record so?,” the policemen were heard saying in Pidgin English in the video.

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