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Tawadrous: I turned negative perception about Nigeria into wealth

Today, a man, who was warned against coming to Nigeria as a result of the negative perception about the country in the foreign media, narrates how he ignored such warning and found himself in Nigeria where he turned fears into wealth. In discussing his Nigerian story, Michael Tawadrous, Chairman Executive Officer of Vava Furniture (a
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Onuoha calls for ethnic diversity on Nigerian campuses and in the academy of sciences

The concluding part of J.K. Obatala’s late-night interview with  Dr.  Kalu Mosto Onuoha formerly Petroleum Technology Development Fund Professor of Geology, at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). At 70, he is now Emeritus. Onuoha—who  has been president of the Nigerian Academy of Sciences (NAS), since January, 2017—explicated current issues, his priorities, among others.

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New infections occurring among young girls because we fail to discuss sex – Dr Esiet

There has been a whole lot of silence on sexuality, and if they are even going to talk about it, they will use acronyms, euphemisms, suggestive words and phrases. When people have been raised in that kind of environment, it becomes difficult for them because they have not acquired the skills, and, more importantly, the open mindedness to discuss broadly on the issues of sexuality.

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When our governor travels the state comes to a standstill – Okorocha’s former ally

Some three, four years ago, Mr Nick Oparandudu, a banker-turned-politician, was not only an ally of the now embattled Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo but also a confidant and trusted member of the governor’s cabinet where he served as a commissioner and later as chief economic adviser on revenue generation. While their sweet political romance lasted Oparandudu was a credible voice of the administration, articulating its economic direction and development objectives. To underline their closeness, when the governor who was elected into office on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, decided to seek greener political pastures by joining the All Progressives Congress, APC, Oparandudu and the rest of his loyalists went with him.

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Buhari is president today because we have a generation that forgets history —Odinkalu 

Chidi Odinkalu needs no introduction to those familiar with Nigerian legal terrain. A professor of Law, he   served as Chairman,  Governing Council of Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission. Even as he has worked in government, Odinkalu doesn’t shy away from telling those in power how to manage the people they represent when the need arises. His activism has taken him to different places,   all in his efforts to see a better world. 

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Onuoha calls for ethnic diversity on Nigerian campuses,

Dr.  Kalu Mosto Onuoha  was formerly Petroleum Technology Development Fund Professor of Geology, at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). At 70, he is now Emeritus.Onuoha—who  has been president of the Nigerian Academy of Sciences (NAS), since January, 2017—explicated current issues, and highlighted his priorities, during a late-night interview with  J.K. Obatala,  at Warri’s Casa De Pedro Hotel. An early achievement, was the attainment of a long-sought certificate of occupancy for NAS—paving the way for its eventual relocation, from Lagos to Abuja.

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IYORE: Man who raised $3.5m portfolio to $7.5m in 11 months

By  CHARLES KUMOLU HIS story is not a rag to riches story but a narrative of passion, tenacity, and courage. Iyore Ogbuigwe, Chairman Executive Officer, CEO, of Ultravantage Solutions, who is of a rich parentage reveals the choices that made him a sought-after Sales and Persuasion expert for local, international and multinational corporations. Iyore’ is a
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