Ondo: Owo Mourn As Oba Olateru Olagbegi Passes On

By Ayodele Oni, Akure The death of Olowo of Owo in ondo state, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi, cfr has shocked many Nigerians, particularly in the south west who knew the monarch to be well respected and peace loving traditional ruler. The senior Advocate passed on this morning in the ancient town of Owo. When the magazine visited this morning, the gate to the palace was locked, while commercial activities have been suspended at the community’s major market adjacent to the palace. Oba Olagbegi was 77 when he joined his ancestors.…

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Nurse Beats Pregnant Woman, Forces Her to Give Birth on Grass

The woman and her baby

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Human empathy took flight at Public Health Centre, PHC, Mayne Avenue, Calabar, a government health facility, late Friday evening when a woman in labour rushed to the Centre for succour. Rather than health workers present helping her into the labour room, the pregnant woman’s inability to pay N20,000 demanded by them resulted in the most inhuman treatment ever meted out to a woman in Labour in recent history. The bizarre part of the sordid event was that the N20,000 was demanded so that surgery could be performed…

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Iheanacho’s Dwindling Career A Major Concern To Rohr

By Akinwale Kasali It wasn’s surprising to football analysts over the omission of Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho from the Super Eagles squad that faced Seychelles and Egypt in the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers and International friendly last month. Coach Gernot Rohr openly criticised the performance and lackluster attitude of Iheanacho during international duties. He said for Iheanacho to remain in contention for the 2019 AFCON tournament, he has to be more serious minded. Since Claude Puel was sacked by Leicester City earlier this year, Iheanacho struggled to…

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2019 WWC: Super Falcons Faces Canada’s Hurdle

By Akinwale Kasali Coach Thomas Dennerby’s side, the Super Falcons of Nigeria are gearing up to stage a superlative performance against the Canadian ladies in a friendly match in preparation for the 2019 FIFA World Cup to be held in France in few months time. The nine-time African champions pummeled Iceland first division side,  UMF Selfoss 6-1 on Friday, the Super Falcons face a big test when they square up against their Canadian counterparts in a friendly match in Murcia, Spain later this evening. Following earlier tests against the likes…

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CAN of the Winners

By Oji Odu The solidarity visit and congratulatory message by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the polls on February 23, 2019, has elicited mixed reactions among Nigerians, some of who believe that the actions of the body in recent times show that they cannot be the mouthpiece of Christians. Is CAN really the mouthpiece of Christians? Did it have any other option other than congratulate President Buhari after an election that was alleged to have been widely rigged, and electorate intimidated…

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As Chibuike Moves On…

By uche Mbah It is a truism that many people only think of death when it is at their doorsteps, when a close relative, colleague and acquaintance passes on. Sometimes we react out of shock, with the realization that there is an element of vanity in life, vanity that makes morbid materialism an empty striving after the wind. The death of Chibuike Osuji, a friend and colleague, has sent those of us at The Source Magazine into reflections on the vanity of Life. When 52 year old Chibuike joined The…

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Fidelity Bank Boss Buries Mother In Pomp

Bayo Bernard For Nnamdi Okonkwo, the quiet reformer and Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc., tears and joy rolled together on December 31, 2018, when the entire town of Orumba and adjoining communities in Anambra state converged to commit Madam Comfort Madubom Okonkwo to mother earth. On this day men, women and youths from the town, all put on sad faces as they filed in orderliness to pay this great woman the last respect. Her passing was a great loss to the family, indeed, the entire Orumba who had looked…

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Integrity Test: Thousands In Germany Petition R.Kelly, Want His Concerts Stopped

By Akinwale Kasali Robert Sylvester Kelly, popularly known as R.Kelly is presently facing integrity test, as thousands of people in Germany has petitioned the Rand B star, insisting that his concert in the Western European country be stopped with immediate effect. Thousands of people in Germany have signed a change.org online petition calling for two concerts by controversial US singer R Kelly not to go ahead. On Friday, almost 22,000 people had signed the online petition, the motto of which is “Don’t give sexual offenders a stage.’’ The petition calls…

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Mikel Obi Joins Boro, As Moses Moves To Turkey

By Akinwale Kasali Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has joined Championship side, Middlesborough, in the England division one league. After parting ways with Chinese Club, Tiajin Teda, after two years, the former Chelsea and Lyn Oslo midfielder, decided to retrun to England where his wife and his twins reside. Mikel, 31, who penned a short term contract with Middlesbrough, was unveiled by the club on Thursday. He also had his first training at the Championship club same day. The former Chelsea midfielder became a free agent in November after a…

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Australian Open 2019: It’s Nadal-Djokovic Final

By Akinwale Kasali For the umpteenth time, Spaniard, Rafael Nadal and Serbian born tennis player, Novak Djokovic will be challenging each other for the grand slam title of the year. Djokovic earlier today continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal. The world number one committed just five unforced errors in a flawless display and moves into a first Melbourne final since 2016. He will face second seed Nadal…

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