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Oke Ogun: The tragedy of a region

When Debo Adesina, Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian spoke at a public event the other day, he took enormous pride in introducing a particular gentleman in the audience: Dr Zaccheus Olusegun Ajuwon.

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NDDC: Charting a new path for transparency, accountability

It certainly did not come as a surprise to many watchers of the Niger Delta Development Commission,NDDC, penultimate week, when the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Itse Sagay, lambasted the agency for always having the penchant for wasting scarce resources on extravagance at the expense of developing the squalor-ridden region.

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Appraising Gov Ikpeazu as ambassador of Made-in-Aba brand

Meet Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu,the Governor of Abia State,Clinical Biochemist, former University don, one-time Chairman Obingwa Local Government, Former Chairman, Governing Board,College of Health, Technology Aba, General Manager, Abia State Integrated Passengers Manifest Scheme (ASPIMS) and Deputy General Manager, Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA). But far more significant than his previous offices is his new job designation: the Chief Brand Marketer of Made- in- Aba products.

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Nigerians will watch Rio Olympics live- Awogu, SuperSport GM

In keeping with tradition, it is to deliver the best quality content. We are covering virtually everything and we have a couple of dedicated channels, which will be beaming those events live to our audience. The beautiful thing about us is that we are also going ahead with technology because of the timing, which is probably not very convenient with most people. We have the catch up facility, which MultiChoice has provided and customers can always catch up when they wake up in the morning especially to watch the performance of the Nigerian team. I heard the minister saying that Nigeria is expecting four gold medals.

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When Reps talk about s3x

In law, it is said that he who asserts, proves, but this appears not the case in the allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against three members of the House of Representatives during their exchange programme in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States of America. It was expected that the former United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, who had, in his letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, alleged that one of the ten members of the House who attended the programme grabbed a hotel house keeper while two others solicited the services of car park attendants to hook them up with prostitutes, should make available the evidence. The evidence took flight and everything appeared to be just beer parlour gossip even though the allegations had caused the lawmakers their visas to the US.

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