31-YR OLD AYILARA REVEALS HOW HE MOVED FROM ZERO CAPITAL TO FORBES LIST

Few years ago, Olawale Ayilara set out to achieve what many thought was impossible – build the biggest real estate company in Nigeria. Faced with zero-capital in a highly capital-intensive sector, the young entrepreneur trudged on undeterred with his biggest personal assets -integrity, hardwork and tenacity. Today, Ayilara’s company, Landwey has one of the largest asset base in the real estate sector. In 2018, he made the list of Forbes Africa under 30 achievers. In this interview, he shares his inspiring journey to success.  Olawale Ayilara Your background I was…

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INSECURITY: ALAAFIN OF OYO FINALLY SPEAKS, SEE HIS WARNING

Olakunrin’s killing: Ethnic groups may resort to self-help ― Alaafin Seyi Gesinde / 7 hours ago THE Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has warned the Federal Government that the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, may force each ethnic group in Nigeria to resort to self-help security which may not be in the interest of the country. Oba Adeyemi made this known in a statement personally signed and entitled: “The killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of elder statesman, Chief Reuben Fasoranti,…

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WIFE POURS HOT WATER ON HUSBAND’S MANHOOD IN KANO, SEE WHY

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest of the suspect in a statement in Kano on Tuesday, and said that the incident occurred at Feyen-Fayen village in Danbatta Local Government Area, NAN reports Haruna said that the command received a report on Sunday from the Village Head of the community that 35-year-old Aisha poured hot water on the lap…

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NIGERIA’S SECURITY CHALLENGES GETTING WORSE- JONATHAN

Says govt must device new ways of tackling insecurity By James Sowole in Akure Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has said that the security situation in the country is getting worse. He therefore said the Federal Government must work with state governments and  adopt a different approach to fight kidnapping and terrorism. Jonathan made the recommendation Tuesday while speaking with journalists in Akure, Ondo State, during his condolence visit to the Leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio Political Group, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, on the death of his daughter, Mrs Funke…

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EX-GOV MAKARFI LOSES FATHER

John Shiklam in KadunaA former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has lost his father, Mallam Muhammad Makarfi. Family sources said the deceased died on Tuesday following aged related illness. Also confirming the incident, Muktar Sirajo, a former spokesman to Makarfi, said the remains of the senior Makarfi will be laid to rest by 4 p.m. Tuesday in Makarfi town, headquarters of Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The former governor, who is said to be out of the country, is expected to be back for the burial.…

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SHATTA WALE, YEMI ALADE, TIWA SAVAGE & OTHERS TAKE PART IN THE LION KING ALBUM

The remake of ‘The Lion King’ live-action has been one of the most talked about Disney movies since its production time and release date was announced. The movie which created an album – ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ – where Beyoncé is the main act, has revealed the artistes on the album. Popular African Artistes such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, Yemi Alade, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly are all on the Beyoncé curated Lion King: The Gift album. The album was produced by Beyoncé, which…

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING: NAPTIP ARRESTS 6

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on Tuesday, disclosed that it has arrested six persons for suspected human trafficking. Mr Nduka Nwanwenne, Zonal Commander for the zone comprising Edo and Delta, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. He said that the suspects: four males and two females, were arrested for organising foreign travel, which promoted suspected prostitution of an 18-year-old primary school drop-out, to Mali. Nwanwenne said that the victim who was an orphan was…

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NIGERIAN BORN US-BASED BASKETBALL PLAYER DROWNS

Binghamton University has announced the death of a student-athlete, Nigerian-born basketball player, Calistus Anyichie. He was said to have died in a drowning accident. On its verified Twitter handle, the University mourned the 19-year-old, who was a member of the men’s basketball team and majored in political science. The President of the University, Harvey Stenger in a public statement said,  “A talented young person has been tragically taken from us. This is a heartbreaking loss for our community. We will do all that we can to be there for his family, for…

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MAD WOMAN GIVES BIRTH TO TWINS IN THE BUSH IN KATSINA, SEE HER WITH THE BABIES

Photos of a mentally challenged woman who recently gave birth to twins have been shared on social media. According to reports, the woman gave birth to the babies in a bush in Malumfashin Local Government Area of Katsina State. No one knows who the father of the children are. See more pictures here https://thickmatch.com/photos-mentally-challenged-woman-gives-birth-twins-bush-katsina-state/

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TENSION AS HERDSMAN IS CAUGHT WITH SACK FULL OF BULLETS IN IMO

By Chinonso Alozie Owerri—herdsmen have been caught by the people of Obudi Agwa Autonomous Community in Oguta Local Government Area, with one of them carrying a sack of bullets. Herdsmen Breaking:  Again, SARS allegedly shoots man in Lagos(Opens in a new browser tab) The traditional ruler of the community, Eze Ignatius Asor, confirmed this to Vanguard in Owerri, saying his people were living in fear. He said the suspect was handed over to the Police Area Command at Egbema. He told Vanguard: “Some youths saw two of the herdsmen and called them. One…

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