DORA AKUNYILI’S HUSBAND, KILLED BY GUNMEN

Dr. Chike Akunyili, husband to late former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, has been murdered by gunmen. Dr. Akunyili, Proprietor and Chief Medical Director of one of the largest medical institutions in Enugu, St. Leo’s Hospital, was killed shot dead on Tuesday evening along Enugu – Onitsha old road. The renowned medical practitioner was on his way back from a meeting of the University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA) where the late Dora was honoured with an award when his vehicle was attacked. Sources say he…

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ASPAMDA BOSS, SIBLINGS SET TO BURY MUM EZINNE BRIDGET IGBOANUZUE IN ANAMBRA OCTOBER 8TH

All is now set for the rites of passage of Ezinne Bridget Orieukwu Igboanuzue, the mother of the President of the Auto Spare Parts and Machinery Dealers Association, ASPAMDA, Lagos. A devout Christian, community leader and a business woman, the late Ezinne Igboanuzue (nee Obaa), died at 90 having lived a fulfilled life. She left behind highly successful children, grandchildren and great grand children, including Capt Rowland Igboanuzue, High Chief Chidolue Igboanuzue (Ifeadikanwanne Oraifite) Chairman, Yorkville Sounds Ltd and Sir Sunny Igboanuzue, (Ezechedolu Oraifite), PG Oraifite and President, ASPAMDA Lagos.…

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THE INTRIGUING LOVE STORY OF CHIEF AND NONO OKOYE WHO WILL BE BURIED SAME DAY IN NNEWI

Two love birds of the love song, they were. And they sang in unison, melodiously together till the end, each not ready to stay without hearing the other’s voice! For the late Nono Eucharia Nwoye Okoye (73) and the king of her heart, the late Aaron Anajekwu Okoye(84), it was a pleasantly twisting cyclone of love, sealed in heaven and delivered on earth. Theirs beautifully underscores Winnie Pooh’s epic love eulogy: “If there ever comes a day where we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there…

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OBIANO DECLARES NOV. 16TH PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK ZIK’S BIRTHDAY

The Anambra State Government has declared Monday, November 16, a work-free day in honour of Nigeria’s first president, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, who was born on November 16, 1904, in Zungeru in today’s Niger State. All government offices, except those which provide essential services, will not open for business, just like the organized private sector and open markets in the state. According to a statement signed by C. Don Adinuba, Commissioner for Information & Public Enlightenment, “this is the second time Anambra State will observe Dr Azikiwe’s birthday as a work-free…

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#ENDSARS: OBIANO SETS UP COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY, SACKS AIDE ACCUSED OF KILLING INNOCENT CITIZENS

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano on Thursday set up a panel of inquiry to look into reports of abuse of human rights by the defunct SARS in the state over the years. The panel will look, in particular, into allegations of extrajudicial killings by a former head of the SARS office in the state, Chief Superintendent of Police James Nwafor (retired), whose appointment as a Special Assistant to the Governor has since been terminated. He will face prosecution if found guilty of any of the alleged offences. Governor Obiano…

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