archiveJune 2021

VIEWS

4 Industries that will disappear before the Year 2030

By Levi Borba They employ almost 1/4 of the workforce, but in less than 10 years these jobs will be history. Future events are uncertain, and detailed information about times to come is impossible. But we can use current trends, technological innovation, and reliable information to predict likely scenarios. During most of my career, this is what I did while working for global airlines. It worked fine — most of the time we were right. Predictions saved considerable money for these companies. Saving money. In that lives the biggest benefit...
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BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu arrested by INTERPOL

Nnamdi Kanu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, one of the groups agitating for the secession of the old Eastern Region of Nigeria has been arrested. According to the Attorney General of Nigeria, Abubakar Malami, Kanu, whose group, has been proscribed, was arrested following a collaboration between Nigerian authorities and the INTERPOL. The Attorney General said Kanu was extradited to Nigeria on Sunday, June 27 and would resume trial soon. Kanu, the leader of IPOB, who lives in UK, had jumped bail while being...
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Secession: NIROH reacts to position of S’East leaders

NIROH Exco Members Ndigbo Royal Heritage, NIROH, has lent its voice to the position of political leaders in the south east, who a few days ago, rose from a meeting to declare their support for a united Nigeria devoid of injustice and marginalisation. NIROH, after its Security and Strategy Committee meeting declared support for the position of the leaders of the geopolitical zone, while harping that those pushing Igbos to the brink of another war under any guise must be called to order. In a statement by the President General...
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NIROH’s broadcast against bloodshed in Igbo land holds today

In line with its mandate to bring peace and progress into Igbo land, the Ndi Igbo Royal Heritage, NIROH will on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 continue with its worldwide online broadcast featuring prominent Igbo sons and daughters across the globe to deliberate on the lies fuelling the chaos in certain parts of Igbo land. The session which will be anchored by Dr. Paul Okoye, President General of NIROH, will start at 7.30pm Nigerian time and will avail Ndi Igbo the opportunity to ask questions as regards the Igbo nation and...
WEEKEND ARENA

When life loses value like the Naira…

A friend told me a story that got me thinking what life is worth today. The story is repugnant, distasteful, awful, and in the words of Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon or Pastor Chris Okotie, would amount to ‘molestus foedius’.  Here: A man was test-driving a car he had parked for a long while and suddenly needed to apply the brakes, only to realise that the braking system of the car was faulty. He intuitively veered off the major road (to save his life) into an apparently less busy route. But right...
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Nigerians and the significance of democracy

Dr Okoye By Dr. Paul Okoye I am compelled to address this issue after years of sorrows and hardship, democracy had inflicted on the long suffering Nigerians by these over surfeited hypocrites called politicians. Fela had called it ‘democrazy’ but we listened not. Fela does not possess a degree from the Ivy League or the Queens Triangle. Today is a day of sober reflection because there is nothing to celebrate especially when this posthumous award of democracy to Abiola was done by a president whom democracy does not exist in...
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Bawa: Corrupt Nigerians threatening to kill me

Bawa The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday said some persons have threatened to kill him since he assumed office. The anti-corruption agency boss stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily.  When he was asked to respond to President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent “Corruption is fighting back” expression, Bawa said he was in New York, USA, last week when someone called and made the death threat. “Last week I was in New York when a senior citizen received a phone call...
ARTS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Zuma Film Festival 2021: Omatsola Daniel emerges Head of Jury

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), has announced members of Jury for the 12th edition of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), Nigeria’s foremost and fastest growing film festival, scheduled to take place December 1st to 7th, in Abuja, Nigeria. The five (5) member jury is chaired by Professor Omotsola Daniel of the University of Abuja.  The jury will adjudicate on all entries in the competitive category of the film festival, which is themed “SHOW THE MONEY”; chosen to further the conversation on investment opportunities available in digital content creation and exhibition. NFC,...
ARTS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

How TB Joshua’s fought to make me a pastor, Ali Baba explains

Ali Baba and Prophet TB Joshua Comedian, Ali Baba, born Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, has revealed that the late founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, was on his neck to become a minister of the Gospel. The Religious Studies & Philosophy graduate from Ambrose Ali University who will clock 56 years on June 24 made the disclosure via social media. According to the father of five, the late prophet kept reminding him to take up the work in God’s vineyard but he (Ali Baba) continued...
ARTS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

BADAMASI: 12 National Questions Emelonye’s film will answer on June 12

Filmmaker Emelonye and Gen. Babangida By TOSIN ADAMS Filmmaker Obi Emelonye, notable for a string of critically-acclaimed Nollywood blockbusters like ‘Last Flight to Abuja’, ‘Mirror Boy’, ‘Oxford Gardens’ and ‘Onye Ozi’ will be unveiling his new film, ‘Badamasi: Portrait of a General’, a biopic on former President of Nigeria, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida on June 12, 2021 at Cineworld, O2 Arena, London. While entry ‘coupons’ are currently obtainable at: www.eventsbrite.co.uk it is pertinent to note that the film which has been stirring a lot of attention because of its relevance at...
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