Ayade: Unerringly right
Professor Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade, better known simply as Ben Ayade is a multi-disciplinary academic. He has a string of five degrees in various fields: a bachelors degree,
The amazons didn’t come
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…
Florence Ita-Giwa clocks 73, opens Echos of Calabar Kitchen
Sunday, March 3 was a day to remember, as prominent female politician, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, celebrated her 73rd birthday in grand style. The influential Cross River State-born politician didn’t end the party with her birthday celebration, as she also launched her much-anticipated restaurant, Echos of Calabar Kitchen, located on Akin-Olugbade Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The…
Florence Ita-Giwa: Mama Bakassi At 73
Florence Ita Giwa was born on this day in 1946 in Cross River to former staff of “The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper” and “The West African Pilot,” Beatrice Bassey-Ita. To many, Ita Giwa is known as “Mama Bakassi.” To some, she is the wife of the veteran journalist, Dele Giwa. Still, to some, she is a…
Ita-Giwa warns politicians not to use youths for violence at elections
Former Special Adviser to the President on Legislative Matters, Florence Ita-Giwa has warned politicians to stop using youth to perpetuate violence during election.
Ayade shops for deputy amid opposition to his second term
Following wrangling within Cross River State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) occasioned by the fall-out of its last primaries...
Ita-Giwa advocates parity in political positions
On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, a coalition of women groups has come up to demand gender parity in elective and appointive positions in public service.
A toast to 100 African Tourism women at Akwaaba 2017
For their contribution to the development of the tourism sector in Africa, 100 African women were honoured at the just concluded 13th edition of the Akwaaba African Travel Market, at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Ita-Giwa threatens action over alleged diverted Bakassi IDPs’ relief materials
A former presidential adviser on National Assembly Matters to Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, has vowed to explore all avenues possible to retrieve the alleged diverted federal relief materials....