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Nigerian Media: Balancing Professionalism, Advocacy And Busines-Azubuike Ishiekwene

  By Azu Ishiekwene   What, really, is the business of the media? I suspect that if this question were opened to the floor there would be as many answers as there are editors. You might also be surprised that even editors working in the same media organisation would have significantly different answers.   There’s nothing wrong with that. There ... Read More »

Nigerians urged to Imbibe Rotary Spirit Of Giving as Rot. Ubanozie formerly becomes President

A financial expert and Executive Director of Heritage Bank Plc, Mr. Jude Monye has said that the world and indeed Nigeria will be a better place if everyone imbibes the spirit of giving and service to humanity for which Rotary International is known across the globe. Monye gave this charge when he delivered a keynote address entitled: ‘Giving’ at the ... Read More »

Former Akwa Ibom First Lady is dead!

FORMER First Lady of Akwa Ibom State, Obongawan Imoh Isemin, is dead. She died in the early hours of yesterday. Imoh was the wife of the first civilian governor of Akwa Ibom State, late Obong Akpan Isemin, who ruled the state from January 2, 1992 to December 18, 1993.  Until her demise, she was a stakeholder of the All Progressives ... Read More »

WAFU Cup: Nigeria, Ghana to play final

Arch rivals Ghana and Nigeria will meet Sunday in the West African Football Union Cup of Nations final with a record $100,000 (840,000 euros) first prize at stake. The teams also met at the group stage of the biennial regional competition with Nigeria emerging 2-0 winners against the host nation. On Thursday, Nigeria edged 10-man Benin 1-0 and Ghana defeated ... Read More »

PDP Suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, Queries Kashamu

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday suspended Ifeanyi Ubah, its Anambra State Gubernatorial Aspirant, for one month over matters related to indiscipline. Mr Dayo Adeyeye, PDP National Caretaker Committee, Publicity Secretary, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja. Adeyeye also disclosed that the party had referred Ubah and Sen. Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial ... Read More »

Osoba Confesses “I just had Prostrate Cancer Operation”

Veteran Journalist and former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba has revealed that he had just successfully had a prostrate cancer operation. The amiable gentleman broke the news today during the All Nigerian Editors Conference (ANEC 2017) where he revealed that there was no big deal about disclosing the kind of ailment one has expecially someone who was his ... Read More »

Olubadan Sues Ajimobi over 21 new kings

The Olubadan of Ibadan land , Oba Saliu Adetunji , has sued the Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi and 23 others, over their involvements in the crowning of 21 kings in Ibadan on August 27, 2017. Joined in the suit are the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state , Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters in ... Read More »

Anambra: PDP’s Obaze picks Ekweme’s first daughter as running mate

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate, Oseloka Henry Obaze has taken a bold step in his quest to become the next No. 1 Citizen of the state as he has chosen  Lady Chidi Alexandra Onyemelukwe  as running mate. The beautiful and graceful Law graduate of the University of Wales, UK is the first daughter of respected politician and former Vice ... Read More »

Lagos sets up Joint Tactical Squad to protect Riverine Schools, others

The Lagos State Government has set up a Joint Tactic Squad comprising of officers of all the security agencies to heighten security within and around Model Colleges and all schools in the outskirts, riverine and other vulnerable areas of the State. Briefing Government House Correspondents after the monthly Security Council Meeting chaired by the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and ... Read More »

Buhari at UNGA:We ‘ll cooperate to tackle trans-national crimes…Read Full speech

Fellow Heads of State and Government, Ø Mr. Secretary-General, Ø Distinguished Delegates, Ø Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of my country, Nigeria, I congratulate you Mr. President on your election and Mr. Gutteres on his first General Assembly outing as our Secretary-General. I assure you both of my country’s solidarity and cooperation. You will indeed need the cooperation of all ... Read More »