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Nigeria to host African business women’s advocacy forum

Vital Voices Global Partnership and Women in Management, Business, and Public Service (WIMBIZ) have announced that they will host the Supporting Public Advocacy for Regional Competitiveness (SPARC) Program and Forum in Lagos.
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All things Impossible

THOUSANDS of people trooped out on last week Wednesday night expecting all their problems will be solved once they watched the Eagles play against Sierra Leone in Lagos. Their expectations failed woefully and the complaints have not ceased since then.

Ball In Your Court, My Lord

WE are making progress in our sports (football), depending on who is compiling the scores and the indices he is using. I take consolations in gains, no matter how minuscule they may seem, though I am prompt to admit too that some of these advances are like the movement of the pendulum – swinging all the time in the same directions.

Richard Goes On…

I GUESS it must be true – Richard Animam is gone, yes, dead. When the news first broke last week in the office, I did not pay any attention. I did not know it was about someone I knew or should know. I continued contributing at the office meeting, oblivious that Richard was the subject.

Death in 2011

UCHE Okafor is one of those fellows you never knew when you met him. Could it be during his days at ACB Football Club. He was quiet, self-effacing and good at his game, yet he appeared at a point stars filled the Nigerian firmament. I have nudged myself a couple of times since the news of her demise, particularly the circumstances of it.

Football’s New Year Wails

THE Maigari_led Executive Committee of the NFA sacked Davidson Owumi and not the Congress of the NFA. Those who were present said the matter was not brought up at anytime. So why did the Executive Committee smuggle in its position and make it look like it was a Congress decision?