400 Million Naira Tears Imo House of Assembly Apart

Imo State Houseof Assembly

By Gideon Njoku Behind the crisis rocking the Imo House of Assembly which has culminated in the suspension of its Speaker, Acho Ihim, is a whooping sum of Four Hundred Million Naira given to members by out-going Governor Rochas Okorocha. The 27-members House, after a rowdy session on Wednesday,  May 16, 2019 suspended Ihim, even after he ran away with the Mace. Appointed in his place is an Interim Speaker, Hon. Chinedu Offor, representing Onuimo Federal Constituency. 21 members signed the impeachment notice served Ihim. Also affected is the Majority Leader,…

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Fidelity Bank: How Okonkwo Makes Investors Rich

Fidelity Bank

By Bayo Bernard, Business Editor Five years ago, on January 2, 2014 Nnamdi Okonkwo had mounted the seat as Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc with uncertainty looming large among investors and staff, his ability to break the ice in the highly competitive financial sector. While many predicted that he would take the bank far considering his track record as a seasoned banker and administrator, only a few believed at the time that he would surpass the achievements of his predecessors in such unimaginable way and style. It’s also possible…

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Retired Police Officers Cry of Underpayment

By Oji Odu The anger shown on the faces of members of the Retired Police Officers Association, RPOA, (Under Contributory Pension Scheme) is better imagined than experienced, as they protested the injustice of underpayment of their retirement benefits on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Ikeja, Lagos. At the gathering of the officers made up of the sick, wounded and those carrying the scars sustained during their service years while maintaining law and order, most of who looked so haggard and hungry, their voices were in unison expressing regret for staking…

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Coup Rumor: Presidency Rattled, Beefs Up Security Around Buhari

By Uche Mbah Rattled by rumors that a group was circulating a document calling for a Coup d’etat against the presidency of Muhammadu Buhrai, Government have beefed up security around Around Aso Rock and the President. The Magazine gathered that the Presidential Guard, the group that is sworn to the protection of the president under any circumstance, is undergoing a silent shakeup while there is an ongoing massive redeployment of Aso Rock staff. This has become necessary particularly in the wake of the 2015 general election, when Buhari lost in…

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