Author Archives: Desmond Ekwueme

Cabinet Reshuffle: 10 Ministers To Go By April

Barely four months after dropping 9 Ministers under dramatic circumstances; indications have emerged that President Goodluck Jonathan will before April, 2014 sack another 10 ministers from his cabinet. A source close to the Presidency told National Weekender earlier this week that this imminent shake-up is due to intelligence report gathered by the Presidency which reveals that no fewer than 10 ...

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Marrying Joke Silva, My Best Decision Ever-Olu Jacobs

Veteran Actor, writer, stage director and producer, Olu Jacobs and his wife Joke Silva, also of equal standing have been married for about 28 years now. Touted as the most adorable couple in Nollywood, with careers that span over 3 decades each, their marriage unarguably stands today as the longest surviving Nollywood marriage. Asked recently about his amiable wife, the ...

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Will Jonathan Declare In 2014?

One factor will shape the political future and unity or otherwise of Nigeria this year. It is the expected declaration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to stand for election in 2015. But will he? Or will he shift it to early 2015? These are the trillion dollars questions on the lips of political analysts and observers. In his respond to ...

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Fate Of 30,000 Nigerians In Crisis Ridden CAR

That the Central African Republic is crisis ridden is no longer news and that about 30,000 Nigerians are stranded in the country is also not news. On December 18 the Chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Nnenna Ukeje announced the Federal Government plans to evacuate stranded Nigerians in the country. And that about 2000 of this number are already taking ...

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Olukoya’s Security Consultant Dies At 68

The Security Consultant to the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry (MFM), Pastor Daniel Kayode Olukoya, Elder Michael Olatunji Adekeye is dead. Elder Adekeye died in active service in the Vineyard of God. According to family sources, the 68 years old suddenly took ill on Christmas day while working inside Prayer City and was rushed to the ...

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Expect World Cup Of Surprises –Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles and CSKA Moscow winger Ahmed Musa in this interview with our editor DESMOND EKWUEME says beyond any other wish he will be satisfied to be in the World Cup squad. Excerpt… The World Cup is just months away, what is playing up in your mind? Nothing other than praying to be among the 23 players that will be ...

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I’m better of being born again –Eucharia Anunobi

Born Again star actress Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi has revealed that she is better of being a “born again” than the person she was before God called her. UK as she is fondly called in Nollywood told National Weekender in an exclusive chat in Lagos that she is lucky to have been arrested by God. Her words, “I count myself lucky. ...

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FRSC And Accident-Free Yuletide

The Christmas may have come and gone but the yuletide season is still on. Many Nigerians are still traveling across the country to celebrate the New Year. Already the mad rush to do last minute shopping and of course conclude traveling arrangement is taking its toll on Nigerians. Just on Christmas day a trailer fell on 18-passenger commuter bus killing ...

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Who Can Stop Yerima?

Last week former Zamfara State governor now a distinguished senator of the Federal Republic, Sani Yerima, took another child wife but not after sacking the one that attracted global uproar. Recall that he married a teenager young enough to be his grand-daughter. That was his third. She is an Egyptian girl whose poor parents received $100,000 (about N15m) as dowry ...

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Xmas: What Celebrities Are Saying

Christmas means different things to different people. But for Christians world over, it is just a day (or time) to celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. However millions seize the opportunity presented by this period to do special things. Some plan their weddings within the period even though not exactly on the 25th when Christmas is actually celebrated, others do ...

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