Angst in APC over ‘marginalisation’

The bottled-up anger in the All Progressives Congress (APC) is gradually being let out with series of protests by members who feel marginalised, writes ONYEKACHI EZE   There is no doubt that all is not well in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Events in the last few weeks confirmed this. First, is the news making the rounds that the party’s planned April 29 midterm national convention might not hold due to lack of funds. In fact, many people had expected this to happen because the APC leadership has cried…

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Segun Runsewe back on the spot

Ebullient dude, Otunba Segun Runsewe, is one man who cuts an ambiguous picture, but in actual sense of it is a man who is unassuming and very simple in nature. An attribute of him that anyone who observes him will not but notice is that he’s one who works very hard to make sure desired result is achieved. Runsewe, while he was the boss in Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, was so resourceful as he brought about so many innovations to the agency that it was crystal clear the agency…

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Humility runs in my family –Efe, winner BBNaija

Big Brother Nigeria 2017 winner, Efe Ejeba has revealed the secret behind one of the attributes that helped him emerge as the winner of the Big brother Nigeria 2017. Speaking with RazzleDazzle at a press briefing in Lagos, the Delta State born winner said, “Humility in fact runs in my family. My parents always remind us of the need to stay humble no matter what we become in life. According to them, humility attracts good things, and as the Bible would say, pride goes before a fall. So for me,…

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World’s oldest person dies at 117

The world’s oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, reports say. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She had attributed her longevity to her genetics and a diet of three eggs a day, two of them raw. Ms Morano was the oldest of eight siblings, all of whom she has outlived. She died at her home in the northern city of Verbania. Her life not only…

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World’s oldest person dies at 117

The world’s oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, reports say. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She had attributed her longevity to her genetics and a diet of three eggs a day, two of them raw. Ms Morano was the oldest of eight siblings, all of whom she has outlived. She died at her home in the northern city of Verbania. Her life not only…

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Varsity don, pregnant woman, six others die in Ebonyi auto crashes

                …seven injured     A Professor with the Federal University, Ndufu- Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Robert Nneli, and seven others, including a pregnant woman, yesterday lost their lives in multiple accidents that occurred along the Ezzamgbo axis of the Abakaliki/Enugu Expressway. Nneli, who is the Dean of Studies of Basic Medicine of the University and Human Physiology, was travelling in his Toyota Camry to his hometown in Anambra State, when the incident occurred. It was gathered that the first accident which involved a Camry and truck occurred at…

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KIDNAPPING: ‘Big business’ that took over from armed robbery

Kidnapping began some years back with the agitation in the Niger Delta region for resource control. Overtime it assumed an alarming dimension with schools becoming targets and pupils taken away for ransom. In this report, ISIOMA MADIKE, looks at this disturbing menace that has seen many Nigerians lose millions to abductors   Ikorodu, the aquatic neighbourhood in the ‘centre of excellence’, has been in the news lately, though for the wrong reasons. It is gradually but steadily becoming kidnappers’ den. But, before this new dimension to criminality, armed robbers had…

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Lenders undersubscribe apex bank’s forex offer by $55m

Authorised forex dealers only picked $45 million out of $100 million offered by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the wholesale spot market, New Telegraph has learnt. The slump in subscription of forex has heightened imminent crash of dollars in coming days as the banking watchdog sustained tempo of liquidity pump into the forex market. Experts noted that it is only a matter of time before the dollar begins another round of crash. They also attributed the new trend to the general cash crunch in the financial system. The dollar…

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