ANAMBRA: ERECTIONS, PREGNANCIES AND EXPECTED DELIVERIES

By Prince Okwudili Emelumadu Truth, they say is bitter. But the sweetest part of truth is that it is redemptive. It may be long to come, but at the end of the day, it saves anyone who goes by its norm. This has become pertinent, following the altercations coming out of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in the past couple of months. Insight shows that some elements within the party want to sink the party in their ocean of sycophancy, unconcerned about the possible outcome of their activities. As…

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‘STOP JOKING WITH COVID-19, IT’S VERY REAL’

.NIGERIAN JOURNALIST YINKA AGBOOLA TELLS HIS COVID-19 STORY IN OPEN LETTER TO U.S. PRESIDENT, DONALD TRUMP “Mr POTUS sir,My name is OLAYINKA AGBOOLA, a journalist, publisher and broadcaster from Nigeria, Africa. I am at present being treated as a REAL victim of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at one of Africa’s best tertiary health care institutions, the University College Hospital, here in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State (of Nigeria).I really got compelled to send you, Mr POTUS, this message because of the current discussions concerning your supposed COVID-19 status.As…

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FILM CORPORATION, FILM COMMISSION OR FILM COMMERCIALISATION?

By Madu C. Chikwendu Information Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed has recorded a significant number of achievements . Amongst others, he secured Pioneer Status for the creative industry. This is a very potentially transformative tax exemption instrument. It is not the Minister’s fault that investors are not knocking down the door. Neither is it his fault that stakeholders are not scrutinizing the outcome of the numerous committees including committees to review the work of previous committees like (MOPICON) rather than fast track the pending bill at the National Assembly. He recently…

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CHASED FROM BAYELSA TO GOOD FORTUNES

.GOV. IKPEAZU’S AIDE, BARR. SAM HART TELLS HIS ‘OCTOBER 1ST’ STORY“Today, October 1, 2003, 17 years ago, I came to Umuahia to work having been told in Bayelsa after 2 weeks of driving a project in the Governor’s Office that Bayelsa youths were angry that a non-Bayelsan was given a role in the Governor’s Office. I’ll recount an abridged version of the story. The full details are in my autobiography. Sit back and enjoy the ride. Its a long but impactful story. At the height of the Niger Delta Militancy…

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TRIBUTE! EXIT ÒGÁ JIMOH ALIU (MR DRAMA)

By Tunde KELANI It took me a few days to finally come to terms with the passing of Chief Jimoh Aliu, whose real name is Mr Drama and without doubt, one of the heroes of the Yoruba Travelling Theatre. At first, my mind went blank, gradually over a few hours, the memories started to flood in. His life and times have indeed been nothing else but – DRAMA. He is surrounded by drama. I started to notice them as far back as my secondary school days at the Abeokuta Grammar…

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