98-Years Old Great Grandmother Breaks Record, Graduates From High School

You always think it is too late? Read the epoch making story of this unstoppable record breaker + Her advice for those who always think life is unfair   Vivian Fisher from California has finally achieved her dream after she recently earned her high school diploma at the age of 98. She was one of the graduates of Monrovia High School’s Class of 2020. She was joined by her great-grandnephew, Elijah Vance, who also graduated in the drive-thru ceremony. READ ALSO: Unstoppable 82 Yr-Old Grandmother Makes History, Graduates From US…

Read More

Memories As MAPOLY Mass Comm 1992 Set Mulls 30th Graduation Anniversary

Alumni Associations Potential Pillars For Alma Mata, Nigeria’s Education Development – AMACOS 92 Committee Chair, Femi Adefila   Memories of happenings three decades ago will be shared alongside support for alma mata as 1992 Set of Mass Communication graduates of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic ((MAPOLY) mulled the 30th graduation anniversary. Platforms Africa reports that the Chairman, Planning Committee of 30th Graduation Anniversary of the 1992 set of the Association of Mass Communication Graduates of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Dr. Femi Adefila, who gave this hint emphasised the need for old…

Read More

No Hajj, Come For Refund, Lagos To Intending Pilgrims as Saudi Dashes Hope of 5,000

Why the kingdom of Saudi Arabia declined NAHCON additional slots   Following the inability of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to secure proposed slots for intending Nigerian pilgrims to this year’s Hajj, Lagos State Government has promised to refund funds to those affected by the development. Platforms Africa reports that the Lagos State Government promised to make the full refund process seamless and quickly available for those intending pilgrims who wish to seek a refund. Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofi Elegushi announced this on Tuesday…

Read More

S’Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, Donates N100m to 5,000 Widows

The Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has donated N100 million to 5,000 widows and other less previleged women in Plateau. Mr Williams Gyang, a member of Musa’s media team, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Jos. Gyang said that the donation was part of Musa’s philanthropic gesture, aimed at cushioning the hardship being faced by the beneficiaries. READ ALSO: NDLEA Goes After Politicians Over Drug Consumption At Rally Nigeria Dwarfs Education, Health Budget, Blows N2.84trn On Petrol Subsidy EXCLUSIVE: Buhari Removes Ag Accountant-General 28 Days After Appointment Rent…

Read More

How Eaglets Beat B’Faso 2-1 to Win WAFU Cup

Few weeks after claiming the WAFU B U20 Championship, Nigeria again underscored her undoubted strength in youth football when she swept to the U17 title in the region, as five-time world champions Golden Eaglets edged the Young Stallions of Burkina Faso 2-1 in Saturday’s final at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana. Forward Abubakar Abdullahi had threatened the Burkinabe rear as early as the 8th minute when his low drive streamed away from goal, but in the 22nd minute, he rose highest in the box to powerfully nod Emmanuel Michael’s…

Read More

BREAKING: Machina, Not Lawan, Is Yobe North Senatorial Candidate – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has confirmed Bashir Sheriff Machina as the candidate for Yobe Zone C Senatorial District for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Similarly, the commission has dissociated itself from the emergence of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan as the candidate. Reports had earlier indicated that the APC had replaced the name of Machina with Lawan at INEC. But a document by INEC dated Thursday stated, “The position of the Electoral Umpire was contained in a legally admissible Certified True Copy (CTC) of INEC report for the primary election…

Read More

Why I marked Father’s Day With Borehole Donation To Eripa – Lasisi Olagunju

“We’ll do more for that town” Nigeria’s newspapers top columnist Lasisi Olagunju in an emotional Father’s Day tributes for his dad, the man he described as his closest confidant who died 20 years ago   A top Nigerian newspaper’s columnist, Dr. Lasisi Olagunju, has marked the 20th year of his father’s death with the donation of a borehole to his home town, Eripa in Boluwaduro Local Government Area, Osun State, Southwest Nigeria. Olagunju, an Editor with Tribune newspaper, who, on his verified Facebook page, said that he and his siblings…

Read More

Lonadek Boss, Ibilola Amao, Now Nigerian Academy of Engineering Fellow

Prestigious Engineering Academy announces Investiture of Engr. Prof. Azikiwe Peter Onwualu as President, induction of 10 prominent engineers as fellows + Full names   The Nigerian Academy of Engineering has announced the induction of the Chief Executive Officer of Lonadek Oil and Gas, Dr. Adenike Ibilola Amao, and nine other prominent engineers in Nigeria as fellows of the prestigious academy. Platforms Africa reports that President of the Academy, Engr. Alex O. Ogedegbe, who announced this through an invitation document, listed names of other inductees to include; Engr. Prof Akindele Folarin…

Read More

How Banky W Won PDP Primary Rerun For Eti-Osa House of Reps Seat

Bankole Wellington, aka Banky W, has won the Peoples Democratic Party’s primary election rerun in Eti-Osa Federal Constituency, Lagos. Mr Wellington won the election with 24 votes against his challenger Sam Aiboni, who scored only five votes. The rerun was scheduled for today after the first primary last month was cancelled. The artiste is seen as a favourite to clinch the ticket since he joined the main opposition party earlier this year. READ ALSO: Banky W Joins PDP, Set To Run For House Of Reps 3 PDP Delegates Assassinated In…

Read More

Osinbajo Not Involved In An Accident, Here is What Happened – Aide

The Media team of Nigeria’s vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has stated that the APC presidential aspirant is not involved in an accident on his way to Owo on Monday morning. Richard Akinnola, Chairman, PYO MEDIA COUNCIL who said this in a statement to Platforms Africa, added that the Vice President Osinbajo was on his way to Owo, Ondo state over the dastardly terrorist attack of yesterday when his convoy met an accident scene on airport road, Abuja. READ ALSO: Bólèk’ájà Party Primaries, By Lasisi Olagunju 2023: RCCG Pastor Demands…

Read More