Author Archives: Emmanuel Ajibulu

Ekweremadu calls for 6-year single tenure for president, govs, others

Ekweremadu calls for 6-year single tenure for president, govs, others

Chief Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Senate, has advocated six-year single tenure for president,  governors, National Assembly and state assembly members “to stop the problem caused by the quest for second term.” Ekweremadu made the call in Nsukka on Friday the 3rd Adada Lecture organised by Association of Nsukka Professors with the theme

Baru Disclaims Allegation Linking Kyari to N50bn Funds Kept Away from TSA

PRESS RELEASE The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclaimed the allegation that its Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, had ever stated in any fora that the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, “directed the Corporation to keep the sum of N50billion away from the Treasury Single Account (TSA).” NNPC wishes

Brain Drain: 300 doctors left Nigeria in 2016 — NMA President

Three hundred Nigerian doctors left the country in 2016,  the national president also of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Mike Ogirima, has revealed. He said more doctors have joined the migration train this year. He did not give any statistics, although NAN learnt that 500 doctors sat for qualifying foreign medical examination preparing to move

Now, men wear skirts to welcome Buhari

Tunji  Ajibade The bagpipe is a Scottish musical instrument. It is the national pride, symbol of the people of Scotland. Men who blow it traditionally wear skirts, as skirt-wearing by men isn’t alien to that culture. Now, Nigerian males have begun to wear skirts at Nigeria’s Presidential Villa, blowing bagpipes as they welcome either the

I Can’t Engage Wike, He’s Like ‘One Of My Sons’ – Amaechi

The Minister for Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has denied any rift between him and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, describing the governor as one of his ‘sons’. Amaechi, who was also governor of Rivers State from 2007 to 2015, said this during his appearance on Channels Television’s Question Time. “He (Wike) was my staff; he

‘How I lured, raped, killed female corper’

A driving instructor, Festus Udoh, has narrated how he lured a 23-year-old National Youth Service Corps member, Miss Modupe Kawose, into a bush at Mawuko, in the Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.   He said he raped and strangled her in the bush. Kawose had registered in a driving school, Lizzy Driving School,