Death In Bottle: The Ogogoro Saga In Rivers
Ordinarily sipping locally brewed bootleg whiskey popularly known as Ogogoro in the Niger Delta has for ages been seemingly a harmless indulgence, until it turned into a nightmare that claimed the lives of scores of persons in Bonny island, Bodo, Woji and other parts of Rivers State.
Making Donor Blood Safer, Available
Chukwudi Obi, 45, and his wife, Amara, 39, are living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Chukwudi got infected with the virus through blood transfusion. He was transfused with unsafe blood two years ago after losing so much blood during a fatal motor accident. Unfortunately, Chukwudi infected his wife with the virus…
Food Business: An All-round Profitmaking Venture
FOOD provides energy to do work. It is one of the most important needs of man. Despite its importance, some people leave their homes early in the morning without eating or not having the time to prepare food. The reason, most say, is to gain time to get to their workplaces. Knowing this, some business…
Rethinking The Capability Readiness Of The Public Service: Lessons From Minister Omobola Johnson
This is really a unique occasion for me in many respects. In the first place, it is not a usual thing in the civil service for civil servants to pass any comment that goes beyond social compliments on their bosses.
IMO: Workers Owed One Month, Not 11
AS the issue of states indebtedness to workers and other institutions continue to make the news, the Imo State Government has said it owed civil servants in various ministries only for the month of May. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, told The Guardian on Thursday that Imo State only…
Principal Men To Drive Buhari’s Change
THE President-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd), is in a dilemma. There’s little use in denying it. Unlike the campaigns, which brought everybody together, the search for the president’s men has caused kerfuffle.
MAMORA: APC Administration Would Live Up To Expectations
Senator Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora was the deputy campaign director of the Buhari/Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Council. He told ADAMU ABUH that APC government would surely live up to the expectations of Nigerians.
Oshodi Nursery And Primary School In Tatters, Long Forgotten
IN the past, government takes school policies and programmes as priority because of impact they have on future generations. But now, that is not the case, as it appears education is no longer its priority.
PMAN Sacks Kelvin Luciano, Inaugurates New Caretaker Committee
It’s no longer news that the umbrella body of Nigerian musicians has suffered negative and unprogressive politics for several years, and if on-going activities are anything to go by, then the comatose Performing Musician Association of Nigerian (PMAN) would bounced back soon.
WACSOF: Pushing For ECOWAS Of Persons, Good Governance
EFFORTS aimed at realising a truly workable union in the West African sub-region are still a matter concern to governments and persons in the sub region. The Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) will be 40 on May 28, but a comprehensive execution of the ECOWAS treaty of 1975 and how that translates to better life for people is still work in progress, far from what it ought to be.