TUKUR BURATAI’S VISION AND LEADERSHIP AS NIGERIAN ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF

It would be understating the fact that Nigerian troops never recorded greater successes against Boko Haram than they did under the leadership of the immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai (rtd). Buratai, it is on record, did put in all efforts to ensure his troops were motivated with different welfare packages initiated by him for their comfort. Prior to his appointment as the Chief of Army Staff by President Muhammadu Buhari, the military was losing its officers and men in large numbers. Thus, Buratai’s focus…

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DGN ELECTION 2021: FRED AMATA’S SUCCESSOR EMERGES ON SATURDAY

After a couple of postponements, the Directors Guild of Nigeria, DGN, Nollywood’s most prestigious Guild, will elect it’s sixth President on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Incumbent, Fred Amata, will be leaving the job after two terms which he commenced in 2016. Although his tenure elapsed about April 2020, the Guild asked him to continue as the Coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to organise elections until now. The election was initially slated for January, but the Barr. Tunji Bamishigbin-led DGNEC opted for March, to enable them organise a proper poll. The…

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IMO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY MEMBERS REMOVE UCHE OGBUAGU AS MAJORITY LEADER

Hon. Uche Ogbuagu, the Majority leader of the Imo State House of Assembly, IMHA, has been removed by his colleagues. Hon. Ogbuagu who represents Ikeduru at the State House of Assembly, was removed on Thursday morning during plenary. Uche Ogbuagu who won his election under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was elected Majority leader after he defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC,  immediately Hope Uzodinma was declared governor by the Supreme Court. Hon. Ogbuagu has been replaced with the member representing Owerri West, Hon. Kanayo Onyemaechi.

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AKPABIO’S PERPETUAL GOOD LEGACY PERSISTS AS MINISTER OF NIGER DELTA

By Onyekachi Ubani Esq. If there is anything that even the worst critics of Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON  will agree with is the fact that he possesses a magic wand that wherever he found himself in terms of political leadership, he leaves indelible legacy that is difficult to erase. Recall that as a governor, he maintained  an unrivalled excellent  lead in terms of development of basic infrastructures  that the current governor of Ebonyi, His Excellency Engr Dave Umahi is trying hard to get to 40 per cent in terms of…

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BISHOP WALE OKE IS NEW PFN PRESIDENT

President and founder, Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, Bishop Wale Oke, has been elected the new National President of the Pentecost Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN). Oke’s election was announced at the Grace Cathedral, Enugu, Enugu State on Tuesday evening by Pastor Austin Ukachi, President, HE’s Alive Chapel, Lagos, who was the returning officer for the exercise. Wale Oke Media Office also in a statement released noted that the cleric is the seventh national president of PFN consequent upon unanimous decision of every member of the National Advisory Council (NAC)…

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