VETERAN ACTOR, BROADCASTER, SADIQ DABA IS DEAD

Veteran broadcaster and Nollywood actor Sadiq Abubakar Daba has died. A family source confirmed to thebladengr.com that Daba died Wednesday evening after a protracted battle with leukemia and prostrate cancer. Daba popularly known as ‘Bitrus’ from his role in Cock Crow At Dawn, the popular soap opera that ruled the TV in the 1970s and 1980s, has for years been in and out of hospitals both in Nigeria and abroad. At one time, public spirited Nigerians led by Azuka Jebose, Soni Irabor and others, had rallied round his family with…

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HIGHLIFE MUSIC MAESTRO, DAN IAN MBAEZUE IS DEAD

Nigerian singer/guitarist and Highlife music maestro, Dan Ian has died. His colleague and friend Chief Charles Imolame, a.k.a Charlimo, whoannounced this on a social media handle informed that the musician, died on Sunday 28th February, 2021. According to him, this information came in from the son through another veteran colleague, Ginger Forcha. Born Daniel Ian Mbaezue, in Umuezeawala, Ihiala, Anambra State, he finished from the Holy Ghost College in Owerri in 1964  and started teaching there in 1965. In 1966 he started his first musical project, called “The Spades“. In…

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NEWLY ELECTED IMO AGN EXCO, VISIT IMHA MAJORITY LEADER, UCHE OGBUAGU

The newly elected executives of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 paid a courtesy visit to the Majority Leader of the Imo State House of Assembly and member representing Ikeduru State Constituency, Hon. Chief Uche Ogbuagu at his country home in Akabo, Imo State. During the visit, the lawmaker who congratulated them on a successful election, pledged to help them attain greater heights, while asking them to embark on feasible projects that could promote the guild. Earlier on, newly elected Chairman of AGN Imo State,…

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APC CAN KIDNAP MORE THAN THE PDP

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Let’s play politics – party politics, that is. No less a worthy than Aristotle stated that man is by nature a political animal, and who am I not to obey the great philosopher by playing my own politics on this page?  But then, the older master to Aristotle, Plato made bold to stress that poets should be banished from the republic. It is as though I am in the middle of nowhere, but the point really is that, with all their knowledge, Plato and Aristotle could…

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EJIGBO LCDA HONOURS PRIMATE AYODELE FOR HIS HUMANITARIAN ACTIVITIES

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has been honoured for his Humanitarian activities. During a live service on Sunday, the popular man of God was given an award by Ejigbo LCDA for constructing road, and his many philanthropic activities in the local government. The presentation was done by the LCDA Chairman, Hon. Monsuru Obe, CDA Chairman, Barrister Olajolo and the APC Secretary in the Local government. Primate Ayodele was described as a selfless personality who puts the people before himself in all he does. This award…

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