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Joining APC does not give cover or protection to corrupt politicians – Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and first civilian governor of Edo state, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, in this interview with Saturday Vanguard in Benin City, said the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari has put to shame those who were wishing the President dead. He also disclosed plans by the party to investigate the failure by the senate to confirm the appointment of Mr Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) despite the fact that the party enjoys majority in the senate.

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Only enablers’ll make relocation order to oil coys work — Wabali, MD Panoil Energy Resources

Our guest today, Mr. Andy Wabali, Managing Director of Pan Energy Resources, discusses his life as a managing director of a leading oil and gas firm, former managing director of a Mortgage Bank and someone, who had a banker grandfather, father and ended up a banker. He also offered insight into how some challenges in the oil and gas sector could be surmounted. Wabali holds a B.Sc and MBA in Finance.

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Patients’ Ignorance of their rights not helping healthcare – Dr. Jeff-Nnamani

DR. Dorothy Jeff-Nnamani, Managing Director of Novo Health Africa in this interview, uses her expertise in public healthcare management to examine the practice of health insurance in Nigeria within the context of its acceptance, challenges, and prospects. Our guest holds a Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS, Master of Public Health, MPH, and Master of Science, MSc, Infectious Diseases.

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Nigeria’s unfairness to the Igbo, a ticking time bomb – Nnia Nwodo

PRESIDENT-GENERAL of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and two-time minister, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, does not want to witness another civil war in the country because of the nasty experience of the first one between 1967-1970. Consequently, he wants all sections of the country to truthfully air their grievances to enable Nigerians fashion a constitution themselves that will give rise to a true federation. Speaking for the Igbo, he said there is urgent need to address age-long maltreatment of the Igbo, which gave rise to agitation for Biafra Republic by Igbo youth, stressing that Nigeria’s unfairness to the Igbo is a ticking time bomb. He spoke to an editorial team of Vanguard in Lagos on Thursday.

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Alleged N15m fraud: My story, high-wire politics, by Speaker Akindele

Rt. Hon. Jumoke Akindele is the first female Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly. Akindele survived two impeachment moves by the male-dominated assembly before the latest move to unseat her. In this interview, she speaks on her travails and how what she describes as the desperation of some of her colleagues to sack her on trumped-up charges is heating up the system, saying it is a bad pointer to a seamless transfer of power in the state on February 24 from Governor Olusegun Mimiko to the gov-elect, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

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My plans for Tiv nation – Prof Ayatse

I’ve indicated interest to be considered for selection as the fifth Tor Tiv so that I’ll make my contribution towards the upliftment of our people traditionally and developmentally. I’ve taken this decision because by the grace of God I’ve had the opportunity to serve in public office and I think I have the experience and the exposure that I think will be relevant in that office.

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