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Owolabi Ajasa : A Look Into How He Acts The Role Of A Policeman In Most Yoruba Movies

Owolabi Ajasa is a household name in the Nollywood Industry today. Almost all the lovers of the Yoruba Nollywood Industry would have come about his name in movies. (Photo Credit - Ken info) The movie producer who had his mandatory National Youth Service in Kogi State in 2018 is a graduate of Marketing from the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in Abeokuta.

  2 months ago ago
Owolabi Ajasa : A Look Into How He Acts The Role Of A Policeman In Most Yoruba Movies

ENTERTAINMENT

Yinka Ayefele And 2 Other Talented Musicians Who Are Originally From Ekiti State (Photos)

Ekiti, one of the six states in the Southwest region of Nigeria is blessed with human and natural resources. (Photo Credit - Daily Independent) We have many musicians, actors, professors, artisans who are doing well in their respective careers across the country. Let us take a look at 3 award-winning musicians who hails from Ekiti State :

  1 month ago ago
Yinka Ayefele And 2 Other Talented Musicians Who Are Originally From Ekiti State (Photos)

POLITICS

Why APC May Consider a Serving Female Minister as a Running Mate in the 2023 Presidential election

Photo Credit:Daily Independent The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is leaving no stone unturned in a bid to win the 2023 Presidential election. Behind closed doors, the party is engaging in intense political permutations and horse-trading to gain an advantage over its rivals. So many names have been touted as possible contenders for the ruling party’s elusive presidential ticket.

  3 months ago ago
Why APC May Consider a Serving Female Minister as a Running Mate in the 2023 Presidential election

MILITARY

OPINION: Pantami Blames His Past Radical Views on Youthfulness, But Was He that Young in the 2000s?

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, who has been in the eye of the storm lately following allegations that he has links with groups like Al Qaeda and the Talibans, has blamed his youthfulness and naivety for his past utterances and actions. He said this obviously to assuage the anger of Nigerians and seek their sympathy and understanding to retain his seat in the federal cabinet as a minister. This is because since the allegation of his links to terrorism, which started with a national tabloid,

  7 months ago ago
OPINION: Pantami Blames His Past Radical Views on Youthfulness, But Was He that Young in the 2000s?

POLITICS

Opinion: How Extension Of APC Caretaker Committee May Disturb The Party From Winning 2023 Polls

The indefinite extension of APC caretaker Committee may affect the success of the Party in 2023 Presidential Polls. The Daily Independent reliably gathered that the extension of the caretaker committee will polarise the Party, if the caretaker committee should continue with their respective Position indefinitely. It should be recalled that the tenure of the caretaker committee should come to an end after six months that the Party executives led by Adams Oshiomole was dissolved.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion: How Extension Of APC Caretaker Committee May Disturb The Party From Winning 2023 Polls

POLITICS

President Buhari Will Effectively Tackle All Our Problems Before Leaving Office In 2023 - Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will successfully address security and economic problems before leaving office in May 2023, the Presidency told Nigerians on Tuesday. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, who was a guest on Channels Television's 'Politics Today,' which was watched by DAILY INDEPENDENT, said it is incorrect for certain Nigerians to generalise that things are not functioning in the nation at the present.

  4 months ago ago
President Buhari Will Effectively Tackle All Our Problems Before Leaving Office In 2023 - Presidency

POLITICS

Opinion: 4 Critical Issues The Southern Governors Failed To Discuss At Their Lagos Meeting

I have taken time to analyse some of the topics the 17 Southern governors discussed in Lagos during their meeting and the communique they released. I discovered that there are 4 critical issues in Nigeria which the governors should have discussed but did not. We will take a detailed look at four of them in this article.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion: 4 Critical Issues The Southern Governors Failed To Discuss At Their Lagos Meeting

POLITICS

OPINION: Why Dokpesi's Statement That Only A Northerner Can Win 2023 Election For PDP Is Not True

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, the former National Chairmanship aspirant of the People Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, said there is no how his party (PDP) can win the 2023 presidential election if it flag-bearer is from the southern part of the country. Photo credit: Wikipedia

  3 months ago ago
OPINION: Why Dokpesi's Statement That Only A Northerner Can Win 2023 Election For PDP Is Not True

POLITICS

2023: Yahaya Bello Dumps Presidential Bid, Lobbies APC Leaders For VP Slot

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has reportedly stepped down in his quest for the presidency. According to reports by Daily Independent, he now wants to settle for the post of Vice President. Governor Bello is one of the first people under the All Progressive Congress (APC), to declare his ambition to run for the post of President come 2023.

  2 months ago ago
2023: Yahaya Bello Dumps Presidential Bid, Lobbies APC Leaders For VP Slot

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Fire Razed Goods Worth Millions of Naira In A Supermarket in Delta State

Fire razed goods worth millions of Naira in Ogwashi Uku, Aniocha South Local government area of Delta states yesterday. According to information gathered from Daily Independent, the fire started in the early hours of June, 2021 and razed down the mall supermarket situated along the busy road of Ogwashi Uku.

  5 months ago ago
Fire Razed Goods Worth Millions of Naira In A Supermarket in Delta State

POLITICS

Opinion: One Thing Tinubu And His Loyalists Should Do As APC Considers A Christian Candidate

There is one thing Tinubu and his loyalists should to do as the APC declared that they want a Christian candidate for the 2023 election. Tinubu is a Muslim, which means that he may not get the APC presidential ticket since the party released other criteria before giving out their presidential ticket.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: One Thing Tinubu And His Loyalists Should Do As APC Considers A Christian Candidate

SOCIETY

"Michael Ataga's Death Was A Conspiracy," Lagos Police Reveals After More Suspects Were Arrested.

The story behind the death of the SuperTV CEO, Late Michael Ataga Usifo, has taken a new turn after the Lagos State Police Command revealed that Michael Ataga's death was a conspiracy act. The deceased, Michael Ataga Usifo According to the news report from Daily Independent, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, told the general public that the Police Command have arrested more suspects who masterminded the gruesome murder of the deceased Michael Ataga.

  4 months ago ago

POLITICS

Prof. Sagay: I Stand With Southern Governor, President Must Come From South In 2023.

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay had on Monday pinched his tent with the position of the Southern Governors as he said he agree with the resolution of the governors, stating that the Southern region should produce the next president. Prof. Sagay, in an exclusive interview with DAILY INDEPENDENT, explained that the zoning of the presidential slot to the South in 2023 is the only way to prevent the nation from entering into crisis.

  5 months ago ago
Prof. Sagay: I Stand With Southern Governor, President Must Come From South In 2023.

POLITICS

Link With Boko Haram : Meet My Lawyers in The Court On This Defamation of Character - Minister

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantani has reacted to the allegations levelled against him in a publication of Daily Independent .He was alledged of having a link with the Boko Haram terriorists in Nigeria.The Minister reacted to an unconfirmed report by Daily Independent later reproduced by an online medium, Newswirieng that the United States Government alledgedly placed the Minister on watchlist for reported links with Mohammed Yusuf, the founder of Boko Haram.

  8 months ago ago
Link With Boko Haram : Meet My Lawyers in The Court On This Defamation of Character - Minister

MILITARY

Pantami threatens to take several publishers to court for alleging that he is Boko Haram's sponsor

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami.The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has threatened to sue multiple news media in Nigeria for character assassination following a fake news which claimed that he has been placed on US terror watch-list for being a known sponsor of Boko Haram.

  8 months ago ago
Pantami threatens to take several publishers to court for alleging that he is Boko Haram's sponsor

MILITARY

Isa Pantami Reacts To Report He Is On US Terror Wanted List

Isa Ali Pantami, Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has reacted to a tabloid report that he has been placed on wanted list for terror activities by the United States for alleged ties with Boko Haram.This is coming after the Presidency has debunked the media report as fake and categorically stated that there has not been a point in time the Minister has been placed on the wanted list by the US.

  8 months ago ago
Isa Pantami Reacts To Report He Is On US Terror Wanted List

MILITARY

OPINION: Is Pantami’s Renunciation of His Past Radical Sermons Enough for Him to Remain a Minister?

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isah Pantami, has been under fire for some days now following allegations that he has links to terror groups such as Al Qaeda . Trouble started for his when a national tabloid newspaper, Daily Independent, published a story alleging that the minister is on the terror watch list of American security agencies for his links to and sympathies with terror groups. Following the publication, the minister had moved swiftly to kill the story before it could gain traction

  7 months ago ago
OPINION: Is Pantami’s Renunciation of His Past Radical Sermons Enough for Him to Remain a Minister?

MILITARY

Opinion: 3 Important Reasons why President Buhari Should Not Sack Pantami

For the past few days, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has been under fire over allegations that he has affiliations with terrorist groups.The scandal was orchestrated by a baseless story published by Daily Independent claiming that Pantami, a Northern Muslim scholar, is on the United States' terrorism watchlist.

  7 months ago ago
Opinion: 3 Important Reasons why President Buhari Should Not Sack Pantami

MILITARY

OPINION: 4 Reasons Why Dr. Isa Pantami MUST Contest Allegations Of 'US Terror Watch List' In Court

On Monday, April 12, 2021, the Nigerian minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Alli Pantami became one of the top trends on Twitter, after an online news medium, Daily Independent published an article entitled " Disquiet As America Places Nigerian Minister On Watch List" with his photograph beneath the story headline.

  7 months ago ago
OPINION: 4 Reasons Why Dr. Isa Pantami MUST Contest Allegations Of 'US Terror Watch List' In Court

POLITICS

News: Over 40People Killed In Niger Republic Attack, PDP Abandons Zoning, Favours Northern Candidate

PDP Abandons Zoning, Favours Northern Candidate There are fresh indications that the Peoples Democratic Party is planning to field a Northern candidate for the 2023 Presidential elections.

  8 months ago ago
News: Over 40People Killed In Niger Republic Attack, PDP Abandons Zoning, Favours Northern Candidate