FACE TO FACE WITH DEATH—BUT ALIVE TO TELL THE STORY (2)

By Azuh Arinze Olumide and I departed Owerri, Imo State, with two versions of what might have transpired that Thursday, November 10, 2022, around 11am. The first is that our driver may have dozed off behind the wheel. The second, and the most plausible, is that he was moving at a top speed, a trailer was equally speeding right behind him, and from no where a Keke or Korope veered into his lane. To compound the situation, a crater occupied a major portion of that section of the road. Knowing…

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COMMENDATIONS GALORE AS AVRS HOLDS ITS 6TH AGM

*R-L: Prince Babajide Kosoko (Director AVRS), Mr. Mahmood Ali-Balogun (Chairman), Alhaji Sani Muazu (Director) and Chief Peddie Okao (Director). Members of the Audio Visual Rights of Nigeria (AVRS) have expressed their satisfaction and pleasure at the achievements the organisation had recorded since its approval by the Federal Government as the sole Collective Management Organisation for cinematograph films. They gave this commendation on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of AVRS held at the Lagos Travel Inn in Lagos. In his opening address, the Chairman of…

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APPEAL COURT SACKS AKPABIO AS AKWA IBOM APC SENATORIAL CANDIDATE

The court of appeal in Abuja has nullified the election of Godswill Akpabio as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district. In a judgment delivered on Monday, a three-member panel of justices set aside the judgment of a federal high court which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accept and publish the name of Akpabio as the party’s senatorial candidate. The former minister was in the race for the party’s presidential ticket but dropped his bid for another candidate. Prior to…

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