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Ojo Maduekwe

5 Feb 2017
As the big three understand it, they were meant to take their turn at occupying Aso Rock. Of the big three, only Ndigbo have had problems grabbing the enviable trophy of national leadership.
7 Sep 2016
Padding and the attendant corrupt practices have been a contentious issue since the alarm and allegations raised by the former chairman of the Appropriation Committee in the House of Representatives over the 2016 Budget.
3 Sep 2016
His enormous energy enabled him to work harder than most of his colleagues while his interventions were unmistakable and inspiring especially at meetings of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peopleís Democratic Party (PDP).
26 Aug 2016
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that an old CBC video creating an impression that Nigerians in Canada ...
21 Aug 2016
Tributes were paid to late politician and Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, who was buried at his country home, Asaga, Ohafia, Abia State, yesterday, with President Muhammadu Buhari describing him as a “rare breed, who served the country...
20 Aug 2016
It was a galore of tributes yesterday for the late Ambassador Ojo Maduekwe at a valedictory session organised in his honour by the Abia State Government at Okpara Auditorium Umuahia ...
19 Jul 2016
MY experience with Papa Ojo as an enabler, nurturer of intellectual curiosity, opportunity finder and connector, was not exclusive to me.
18 Jul 2016
While acknowledging that Nigerian politics has rightfully been seen as unethical and many politicians bandied as corrupt, he still insisted that no one will change Nigeria except the youth ...
17 Jul 2016
Despite my attacks on PDP, critique of the ruling class that I clearly established that he was a part of and the obvious age difference between both of us, the High Commissioner wasn’t defensive, patronising or condescending.
15 Jul 2016
My cherished relationship with the late Ambassador Ojo Maduekwe (Former Foreign and Transport Minister) who later fondly became me “Papa Ojo” began on March 17, 2015.
5 Jul 2016
Speaking further, the Minister emphasized that child labour is a socio-economic challenge affecting not only Nigeria and African region, but the entire world.
1 Jul 2016
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, ex-Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi were also among others eminent Nigerians ...


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