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Tinubu: A skilled political strategist as Hero of Democracy

PRECEDENTS in the nation’s political history indicated that the All Peoples Congress, APC, a coalition of some opposition parties will not succeed in its bid to wrest power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Afterall, in the First Republic, the United Parties Grand Alliance, UPGA, failed to dislodge the ruling NPC (Northern Peoples Congress) in the 1964 parliamentary elections.

Jim Ovia: The man who took banking to the Zenith

When Jim Ovia, as an undergraduate of Business Administration at the Southern University, Louisiana, United States, fell in love with computer technology, little did he know that the love will make him one of the pioneers of modern banking in Nigeria, the pioneering Chief Executive Officer, and now Chairman of Africa’s 6th biggest financial institution.

Otunba Olasubomi Balogun: The Prince as Pathfinder

OTUNBA Michael Olasubomi Balogun has been described by many as a man of excellence, integrity, an exemplary leader. He is the Founder of FCMB Group and a trail blazer and pioneer extraordinaire in the Nigerian financial and business sector. Otunba Subunmi Michael Balogun has also been frequently referred to in the Nigeria financial circle as the Grand-master and Baron of the Nigerian Capital and Money Market for his pioneering efforts in the development of the Nigeria financial markets.

Dafinone: The accomplished accountant, politician, administrator

SENATOR David Omueya Dafinone, 88, is an accomplished accountant, administrator and erudite politician. The patriarch of the Dafinone family, an accounting family listed in the Guinness book of records as having the largest number of accountants in one family, is the proprietor of D.O Dafinone & Company, which he founded in 1966 and later merged to become Horwath Dafinone and Company.

Ekwueme: The Architect as statesman

HE is a distinguished architect, who rose to become the first elected Vice President of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983 during the Shehu Shagari tenure. A native of Anambra State, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme is a house hold name as far Nigeria’s polity is concerned.

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