Author Archives: Desmond Ekwueme

Conference Of Cross River Professionals Born

Last Saturday inside the exquisite O’Jez Restaurant at the National Stadium Surulere, the Cross River Professionals gathered to form a group that will pursue the common interest of the people of the state. It was indeed the coming together of doctors, lawyers, journalists, engineers, actors, accountants and architects among others who are Cross River indigenes. Though a very quiet occasion ...

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FACE-OFF Enugu Deputy Gov, Chime’s Chief Of Staff At War

Barely 12 days after Enugu State Governor Sullivan Chime left for medical checks abroad, the cold war between him and his deputy Chief Sunday Onyebuchi has extended to his Chief of Staff Mrs. Ifeoma Nwobodo who is said to be running the government on behalf of the chief executive. Onyebuchi has been sidelined and totally schemed out things according to ...

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2015 Polls And Boko Haram

The recent massacre of yet another 106 Nigerians in Izghe community in Borno State by the dreaded Islamic Sect Boko Haram seems to point to the fact that there seems to be no end in sight in these killings of innocent Nigerians and perhaps the Federal Government is no doing enough to stop this massive destruction of lives and properties. ...

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SANUSI: Sins, Strength, Stewardship And Successor

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is the 10th Governor of the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN), appointed at the height of the financial crisis in June 2009 when his immediate predecessor Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo left office to enter into politics. Sanusi, a man with a calm disposition, fearless and intelligent, was the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria ...

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Should Red Remain The Colour Of Love?

It was red rage on Valentine Day. It was an annual ritual where everywhere, everything and indeed everyone is in red or supposed to be. From clothes to shoes, bags, sunshades, hats, caps, head-ties, handkerchiefs, mufflers, cards and souvenirs among others, it was just red. On facebook it was red riot. All these are just to prove or show how ...

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Ladies Made Me Hot –Flavour

Chinedu Okoli popularly known as Flavour Nabania is our guest for the Special interview this week, the sensational award winning artiste and Baby Oku crooner explains why his music is essentially for ladies and how it is capable of winning a Grammy award. He spoke with our editor DESMOND EKWUEME…Excerpts  Why do you shoot almost all your videos in South ...

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Wither Foreign Assistant Talk

There is no gainsaying that Stephen Okechukwu Keshi’s job as Super Eagles coach is the most difficult on earth considering the huge pressure on the man to perform. But has he performed so far? My sincere answer is yet even though like Oliver Twist I will always ask for more like my other 150 million compatriots. But one thing about ...

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Why I Want To Be In Brazil –Ike Uche

Villarreal and Super Eagles out of favour striker Ikechukwu Uche in this chat with our editor, DESMOND EKWUEME reveals why he wants to be in Brazil for the FIFA World Cup…Excerpts. Iyke, you have suddenly hit great vein of form recently what is the secret? Please keep thanking God for me. It is not me but God. Some things happen ...

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Will Willie Obiano Remain Loyal To Peter Obi?

Shortly after the Local Government poll in Anambra State which the ruling part All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won in landslide, there seems to be a crack in the very cordial relationship between the godfather Governor Peter Obi and his godson and would-be successor Willie Obiano. Those close to the corridor of power in Government House Awka hints that the ...

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Battle For Soul Of Lagos: Obanikoro’s Comeback Agenda!

To the Yoruba nation it is a known fact that the relationship between proverb and words is like that of oil and yam. They must go together. Little wonder then why they say that “the ram that takes steps backwards obviously went to seek power” and surely when it surges forward again, its opponent must run for cover otherwise there ...

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