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Ooni of Ife pays flight for stranded Nigerians abroad




The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has given hope to stranded Nigerians by paying for a charter flight to bring them back from the United States and Canada.


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The monarch and others paid for the flight scheduled for July 25, The Nation reports.



Fivestardiary gathers the traditional ruler said the pandemic is a collective fight that requires support both at home and abroad.

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The 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year, 5th Year and still counting, It truly is only the King of kings thus far. I feel very fulfilled to always be in the midst of the image of my ancestors – Ooni Oduduwa, Ooni Ogbogbodirin, Ooni Wumonije and the others. _ I will now begin activities of my celebration of the 5th year on the throne of my forebears commencing from March 2020 and to be climaxed in December 2020. As part of the overarching mission of my Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYLF), I want to greatly empower 50 Nigerian Youths tagged Ground to Glory Millionaires, "G 2 G Millionaires". All you need to qualify is a great business idea/initiative with ground zero funding to back it up. Indeed! 50 new millionaires will emerge again by the 7th of December 2020. All will be collated via the Ooni of Ife Global Outreach (OIGO) office, send all proposals via email to with subject “G2G Millionaire”, deadline for submissions is the 4th of April 2020. _ Also in this month of March, the super 20 awardees of the Royal African awards will be ready, they are actually billionaires and potential billionaires already. I am created to forever honour and celebrate the youths in Nigeria and the entire continent of Africa; Until we finally take our rightful position.

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The Ooni said: “I did not think twice when they approached me for assistance to facilitate a charter flight for them. Many have been without their families for four months or more.”


In other news, a young Nigerian inventor identified as Usman Dalhatu has finally been recognised by the federal government which has finalised plans to collaborate with him.

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Recall that the young inventor built a portable E-vent automatic ventilator and road sweeping machine.


He posted pictures of two versions of road sweeping machines on his Twitter page. One is an old version and the other is the latest version of the machine.


The minister of state for science and technology, Mohammed Abdullahi, said he has directed the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure to collaborate with Dalhatu to improve on the invention to make it globally competitive for export.


On his official Twitter page, the minister also said he has directed that the relevant agency process the rights for Dalhatu to protect his intellectual property.