FACTS AND FIGURES: 21 REASONS GYB STANDS OUT(PART 2)

The curiosity that greeted the first part of this series on the glowing stride of an unusual 45 years old who superintends the Confluence State of Kogi from LUGARD HOUSE, Lokoja is profound. The Young man in Kogi is not one who will fix a road and spend half the said amount in Commissioning the Road. He believes in hard work over propaganda. His strides are Olympic and his commitment to good governance incredible, and that is the enigma called GYB. Follow me as we present the second Part of…

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OBASANJO: JCI HAS REINSTATED MY HOPE FOR A GREATER AFRICA

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed delight, saying Junior Chamber International has reinstated his hope for a greater continent of Africa. Obasanjo made this known at the Africa and The Middle East National Presidents virtual meeting held on Saturday. The former President pointed that with the quality of young people in the organisation, he is more hopeful about the development of the continent of Africa through their impacting programs. He however, urged the participants at the meeting to embrace change, saying it is the only thing that is…

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THE TROUBLE WITH NIGERIA IS A HOUSE

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Chinua Achebe has stolen my thunder by stating that the trouble with Nigeria is leadership. In my own book, the trouble with Nigeria is a house. Yes, the source of the plenteous troubles of Nigeria is a house that is deadlier than a bush-doctor’s juju rock. It never ceases to amuse me when all makes of characters fight to the death in the struggle to live in that house of death. In the Bible, at Matthew 16:18, Jesus said: “You are Peter, and upon this rock…

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STAR ACTOR, ERNEST ASUZU IS DEAD

Nollywood star actor Ernest Asuzu has died. The actor reportedly slumped and died yesterday evening, Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Thebladengr.com learnt that his wife, Jennifer Asuzu, called his colleague, Hon. Desmond Elliot to break the news. Arondizuogu, Imo State-born Asuzu rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 Nollywood classic, ‘Rituals’. His career nosedived in 2015 following some health challenges. Ernest at one point, suffered stroke and was bedridden for years.

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