Dr Olubunmi Ogundimu’s philosophy of life is that every challenge is a teacher. The medical doctor and MD of John Ken Hospital, Lagos, sees every problem as a friend.Read More
Otunba Gbenga Daniel, the Ogun State governor and Ogun East Senatorial District candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the April polls, in this session explains why had no fears that President Goodluck Jonathan would clinch the party’s presidential ticket at Thursday’s presidential primary.Read More
Pa Hassan Sunmonu smells labour.
Check this out: President, Public Works, Construction, Technical and General Workers’ Union (August 1974 – December 1977); President, Civil Service Technical Workers’ Union of Nigeria (December 1977 – February 1981); President, Nigeria Labour Congress (February 1978 – February 1984); Director of Industrial Relations, Civil Service Technical Workers’ Union of Nigeria (March 1984 – October 1986); Secretary-General, Organisation of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU) (October 1986 till date)
Deputy Presiding Officer, African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) (September 2008 – present); and for effect, Establishment and completion of Kwame Nkrumah Africa Labour College, Accra, Ghana, (December 2010).
Now, shall we call him a LABOURER?
He wouldn’t mind. Probably, for effective communications with workers, he speaks Yoruba, English, French, Italian and Fante.
Simple by nature, Sunmonu turned 70 last Friday.Read More
WITH his calm looks, he could pass for someone in the corporate world than a security agent. Beneath this harmless and calculative image, lies intelligence which held this reporter spellbound during this interview. Little wonder his positions on arms influx shed light on some grey areas on the issue.Read More
President Barack Obama of the United States is expected in Nigeria this year. The president is also billed to visit other African countries.Read More
Without prejudice to Adamu Dutsinma and Madam Sarah Jubril, the two other presidential contenders in the Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, those on whom Nigerians have fixed their gaze are President Goodluck Jonathan and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
After a stint in journalism, Mrs. Josephine Effa Chukwuma, a graduate of English and Literary Studies, journeyed to The Netherlands in 1992 for a Master’s degree in Development Studies, specialising in women and development and then International Law and Social Justice.Read More
Twice Chief Samuel Olu Falae sought to rule Nigeria and twice he failed. He has since retired from seeking public office preferring to preside over the affairs of his native Ilu Abo, near Akure.Read More
Mr Dan Mou is the Secretary of the National Poverty Eradication Programme. He speaks with Victoria OJEME on developments in the new NAPEP.Read More
FOR Tim Akano, Vice Chairman of Greenworldwater Africa, an indigenous firm with international affiliations concerned with investments in the power sector, the power situation in the country is a national embarrassment that Government alone can not resolve. This is borne out of his believe that investors and businessmen in the country should divest to the moribund sector in order to bring about the much needed change.Read More
Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State is fighting for his political survival. His critics are from within and outside his political party, PDP. They want him out of Government House, Uyo. Some of the allegations against him border on the crime rate in his state, while others are simply a product of political manoevrings ahead of the 2011 polls.Read More
P rofessor Bolaji Akinyemi was Foreign Affairs Minister during the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida administration.
As a foreign policy expert, Sunday Vanguard went after him in the wake of the Wikileaks saga last week and made some startling discoveries about Nigeria’s foreign policy slipshod.
A Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Mrs.Regina Ezenwa’s unflinching love for the emotionally-wounded knows no bound. Hence, upon receiving a green-light signal from God, she founded the Roses Ministry, a faith-based non-governmental organization that has since 2007 brought solace to many lives. The MD/CEO of Rozec Pharmacy in Lagos, Mrs.Ezenwa, recently shared with Vista Woman the activities of the Roses Ministry.Read More
Ayo Adebanjo could be described as a strange man. At 82, he still engages in an hour of road walk everyday. In fact, last week, when Sunday Vanguard went after him in his Ijebu-Ogbo area of Ogun State, he was away on road walk. Looking like a sixty-something year old, one thing you concede to Pa Adebanjo is his unflinching belief that the Awolowo way of politicking is still the best way to go.Read More
General” John Togo, a secondary school dropout, regarded by many as a sea pirate and armed robber, is the leader of the Niger-Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, an armed group in Delta State, which surfaced, last month, barely 48 hours after the Ministry of Defence directed the Joint Task Force, JTF, on the Niger-Delta, headed by Major-General Charles Omoregie, to wipe out all new militant camps in the region, claiming that it was short-changed in the post–amnesty programme by the Federal GovernmentRead More