Ize-Iyamu will defeat Obaseki, says Gen Esehaigbe

  Major General Cecil Esehaigbe (rtd) is the Director-General of the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation in the Edo State governorship election. In this interview with BIYI ADEGOROYE, he speaks about the prospects of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Saturday’s election and sundry issues How prepared is the All Progressives Congress for the […]


I would have married more than six wives if I didn’t marry my wife – Engr. Olayiwola

The Olayiwolas are a dramatic bunch. Married on September 30, 1978, the husband, Engineer Ademola Olayiwola, an electrical contractor and wife, Muinat Olayiwola, a civil servant turned trader, would have been married for 42 years by the end of September. They both told the story of their more-than-4-decades-long marriage to YUSUFF ADEBAYO while recalling the […]


Sureties’ll be held liable for absconding pilgrims –NCPC boss

Rev. Yakubu Pam was appointed Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), on July 4, 2020. In an Interview with selected journalists, he reeled out plans to redeem the image of pilgrims from Nigeria, make pilgrimage more valuable and boost Nigeria’s agricultural development. REGINA OTOKPA was there. Excerpts… What are your key priority projects for […]


We’ve contained COVID-19 by adjusting lifestyles –Sanjay Jain

Chief Sanjay Jain is the President of the Indian Cultural Association in Nigeria which accommodates all Indians in the country. In this interview with WOLE SHADARE, he elaborates on how the Indian community has been coping in Nigeria since the beginning of covid- 19, the lockdown and the rumour that Indians who have tested positive, […]


More doctors will abandon Nigeria soon –Edo NMA chair

Dr. Harrison Omokhua is the newly elected branch chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Edo State. He spoke with OJIEVA EHIOSUN on a number of issues. Excerpts: You have just assumed the leadership of NMA, how do you intend to improve the association? Let me first thank all members of Edo NMA for […]


Don’t’ leave politics to riffraffs; they’ll mess up the polity –Nwoko

Prince Ned Nwoko, a lawyer, politician and humanitarian was a member of the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003. He is at present preoccupied with his pet projects: malaria-free continent and his Sports, Technology and Arts University (STARS) in his home town. He told ISIOMA MADIKE in this telephone interview that those fighting him […]


Adamu: Granting tax waivers during COVID-19 is good for economy

Mr. Okpadobu Umar Adamu is the Head, Corporate Affairs, Taxpayers Education and Public Relations, Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service. In this interview with Cheke Emmanuel, he speaks on how the impact of Covid-19 affected tax collection in Nasarawa State, among other issues Has the impact of Covid-19 affected tax collection in Nasarawa state in any […]

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Infiltration of ISIS, al-Qaeda: Nigeria should take U.S. warning seriously –Iba Gani Adams

Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, doubles as the head, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC). He said in this interview with ISIOMA MADIKE that the governors of the South West region have sent a strong signal to protect and defend their people by formally launching the Amotekun security outfit. Excerpts… The Ondo […]


The West finds it difficult to accept Third World’s innovative vaccines –Abalaka

Dr. Jeremiah Abalaka, a surgeon-turned immunologist, who claimed to have developed a vaccine for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), insists he will only release his vaccine recipe to the Nigerian government under negotiated agreement. He spoke to ISIOMA MADIKE on the telephone. Excerpts… You were once quoted to have said that the recipe of your […]


Covid-19: FG must grant tax rebates to support local businesses –Amber boss

Ms. Lola Adedeji is the General Manager of Amber Energy Drinks Ltd. She spoke on the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic as trying times for local businesses, amid other issues. OLALEKAN OSIADE brings excerpts… Launching a new product at this COVID 19 era; you must be bold and courageous. Where is that confidence coming from? I have […]