EKITI NATIONAL CONVENTION 2021: NANTAP ELECTION GOES DIGITAL

As the count down to the 2021 National Delegates Convention of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP) scheduled for Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State between September 16 to 18 begins, one very important aspect of the Convention that has been dubbed Ekiti NDC 2021 is the election of new Executives to pilot the affairs of the association for the next three years. The Ekiti Convention is an elective congress, to address the challenges posed by Covid-19 and ensure an all-inclusive process, the umbrella body of all theatre and allied…

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ANAMBRA 2021: PDP APPOINTS IKPEAZU, OKOWA, UDOM, VICTOR ADOJI, OTHERS INTO CAMPAIGN COUNCIL

*Emeka Ihedioha, Ike Ekweremadu, Victor Adoji and Dino Melaye at the inauguration of the PDP Anambra guber campaign council in Abuja…on Thursday. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a campaign council for the Anambra governorship election slated to hold on November 6, 2021. The campaign council, comprising 179 members, was inaugurated on Thursday at the national executive council meeting (NEC) at the party’s headquarters in Abuja. Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia State; Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta State; and Osita Chidoka, former minister of aviation, are the chairman, deputy,…

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N70BILLION AMCON DEBT: COURT STOPS JIMOH IBRAHIM, NICON INSURANCE FROM FORUM SHOPPING

From all indications, the last may not have been heard about the high-profile debt case involving businessman Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim and his companies and the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) as a Federal High Court Lagos Division on Thursday cautioned NICON Insurance Limited against what it called ‘forum shopping.’ Recall that AMCON in November 2020 following a court order seized the properties of the Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim over an alleged debt of nearly N70billion, which was sold to AMCON by Union Bank as a non-performing loan in the early…

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ARE YOU A GIVER OR A TAKER?

By Tony Okoroji I verily believe that the biggest problem we have in our nation is that we have too many takers and very few givers. Poverty and hopelessness bestride our fatherland because we give nothing and take everything.  Give a Nigerian the nation’s pension fund to manage and he takes all the money and leaves the pensioners hungry on the streets. Give a Nigerian Army General money to buy arms to fight the terrorists traumatizing our people, the General will take all the money and bury it in a…

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