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OPINION: Ayade The Prophet, His Dreams, And The Future, By Victor Egba

OPINION: Ayade The Prophet, His Dreams, And The Future, By Victor Egba

"A politician thinks of the next election, a statesman the next generation" ~Mark Twain. When I read in the news that Sen. Ben Ayade the Executive Governor of Cross River State and the Candidate of the APC for the northern Senatorial District in 2023 had in his characteristic humour revealed that he was not just a professor but a prophet it made sense to me. I Could recall that in 2020 at the peak of the Covid '19 outbreak, while the world was still running helter-skelter in search of measures, preventive or proactive Sen. Ayade declared that movement should continue…
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OPINION: Who Is Orji Uzor Kalu? What Do You Know About Him?, By Bernard Francis

OPINION: Who Is Orji Uzor Kalu? What Do You Know About Him?, By Bernard Francis

For a man, who barely sleep three (3) hrs out of the 24 hrs given by nature in a day, it is of good detailing to enable us appreciate, what the over 21hrs of his daily activities represents, as expressed in the successes of the most Distinguish Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, for the proper guide and understanding of our younger voters ahead of the 2023 elections . Gleaned from good parental upbringings, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, was quick to understand the relative issues bordering the society. In his early stage, his relationship with people and his humane consciousness gave him…
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OPINION: The Second Coming Of FG/ASUU Clash Will Make EndSars Crisis A Child’s Play, By Odo Ijere

OPINION: The Second Coming Of FG/ASUU Clash Will Make EndSars Crisis A Child’s Play, By Odo Ijere

Most of those masquerading themselves in the corridors of power today and speaking on behalf of the Federal Government or Buhari are irresponsible, vile, insular, evil, and narcissist. They want to needlessly plunge this nation in undeserved crises. They speak to us in Buhari's name whereas Buhari is unaware. We're told Federal Government has said this and that. But the nation moves closer and closer to avoidable cataclysm while we all watch helplessly. The FG/ASUU crises is being disingenuously stoked by just two persons, Chris Ngige and Adamu Adamu who's often appearance as the Federal government in the entire crises…
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Orji Kalu’s aide, Peter Eze wins 2022 China-Nigeria Friendship Award, receives medal, cash prize

Orji Kalu’s aide, Peter Eze wins 2022 China-Nigeria Friendship Award, receives medal, cash prize

Special Assistant to Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Peter Ogbonna Eze has won the 2022 China -Nigeria Friendship Award. Kalu’s aide received the award during an event organized by the Chinese Embassy tagged “The October 1st Award of China-Nigeria Friendship Awarding Ceremony” held at China Cultural Centre in Nigeria, Abuja on Wednesday. The award which came with a medal and cash prize was presented to Eze by the Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China to Nigeria, H.E Cui Jianchun. In 2019, Peter Ogbonna Eze also emerged the most outstanding student…
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69th Birthday: ‘Appreciation And Apology’, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe pens emotional message to well-wishers

69th Birthday: ‘Appreciation And Apology’, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe pens emotional message to well-wishers

The Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, has penned an emotional appreciation message to well-wishers who took to the internet and several other mediums to celebrate the occasion of his 69th birthday. Maduekwe, in a message personally signed by him on Sunday afternoon titled 'appreciation and apology', expressed gratitude "for the thunderous felicitations that poured in" on the occasion of his birthday. Read message below: APPRECIATION AND APOLOGY "In expressing my appreciation for the thunderous felicitations that poured in on the occasion of my 69th birthday, words indeed elude me. The messages, laced with solemn wishes,…
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Etigwe Uwa Greets NFC Boss, Maduekwe At 69

Etigwe Uwa Greets NFC Boss, Maduekwe At 69

Eminent lawyer, Etigwe Uwa (SAN) has congratulated the Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Dr. Chidia Maduekwe on the occasion of his 69th birthday. Uwa, in a birthday message signed by him on Saturday in Abuja hailed Maduekwe's outstanding leadership qualities. He said, "Kaa sir. Happy birthday. Thank you so much for the political leadership you have provided and thank you so much particularly for attracting the Film School to Asaga. "The Lord bless you and the family and give you many many more years in good health and vitality."
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Nnamdi Kanu: Freed but not free

Nnamdi Kanu: Freed but not free

A new chapter opened in the intriguing story of arrest and detention of outlawed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, with a judgment by the Court of Appeal on Thursday discharging him of the case of treasonable felony and terrorism the federal government instituted against him. The Appeal Court, in a judgment read by Justice Oludotun Adefope-Okojie, held that Nigeria’s failure to follow due process in Kanu’s extradition process was injurious to the charges. It also held that the failure of the federal government to disclose where and when the alleged offences were committed was fatal to the…
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Dr. Chidia Maduekwe Getting Agelessly Older @ 69

Dr. Chidia Maduekwe Getting Agelessly Older @ 69

Growing up, the man Dr. Chidia Maduekwe has been destined to excel in endeavours that he finds himself. Here is a man, a medical doctor by training who has traversed other spectra of human endeavours; a community mobiliser turned entrepreneur, astute philanthropist, a consummate politician with an eye to serve the public, a corporate leader and a title holder of the mandate of the good people of Ohafia, Ohafia Local government area of Abia State, as ISHI’NKAA OHAFIA, excelling in all he does. He turns 69 today (October 15th), with so much of monumental impact across his years of private…
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PHOTOS: Photos Of Tinubu Playing With Grandchildren Surface Online

PHOTOS: Photos Of Tinubu Playing With Grandchildren Surface Online

Seyi, the son of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has shared photos of his father playing with his grandchildren on Thursday. According to the younger Tinubu, the photos were taken on Sunday, which was the same day, his father shared a video of himself on an exercise bike and refuted claims of death or ill-health. The fresh photos showed Tinubu with two of his grandchildren. See photos
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Tribute to Prof U. U. Uche, By Awa Kalu

Tribute to Prof U. U. Uche, By Awa Kalu

By Awa Kalu I first met the late Professor U.U Uche, when I was a young lecturer at the University of Lagos. Prof, as I later learnt to call him, had recently returned from his stint in various capacities overseas. He had just established legal practice with late Chief Ojo Maduekwe( who himself later flourished in various capacities) in the firm name, U.U Uche & Associates. That first meeting was occasioned by lateEmekaEzera, who as a postgraduate student at the Harvard University, had come on a visit to Nigeria. Emeka walked into my office while I was reading a chapter…
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