Peter Odili @ 70: As Solid as a Rock

By Emma Agu It is accepted that life is not necessarily measured by the length of time spent on earth but by how it impacts on people and the society. Yet, longevity is one of the most cherished aspirations of human beings. To see one’s children and grandchildren, to reminisce on times past, to mentor younger ones who are privileged to drink from one’s fountain of wisdom, to have the opportunity to make peace with our maker before exiting this planet are, no doubt, some of the abiding benefits of…

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In Lagos, Harsh Economy Fuels New Despicable Survival Tactics

By Osamudiamen Ogbonmwan A variety shop located at Doyin Omolulu street in Ketu, a suburb of Lagos, recently played host to a macabre scene. Time was few minutes past 8pm and darkness has descended heavily, aided by power outage in the area. Outside the shop, in the middle of a crowd seething with venom was a young girl of about 16.On her left hand was a litre of Kerosene in Eva Water bottle. Head bowed and hysterical, she pleaded for pardon, intermittently muttering prayers and swearing her innocence, tears streaming…

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On The Gale of Defections

By Adewale Kupoluyi Anytime I get to read about how our politician cross-carpet from one party to another, I feel greatly troubled and unhappy for two reasons. First, it shows the level of indiscipline in the polity. Secondly, it gives one the impression that our journey into the enthronement of good governance and sustainable development is becoming a mirage. Perhaps, more than ever before in the annals of the country, the last few weeks have witnessed a litany of defections from one party to another that makes it difficult for…

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EFCC Invades Ekpeyong’s Residence

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The Maman Nasir street, Asokoro, Abuja residence of the immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Security, DSS,Ita Ekpeyong is at present besieged by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC.EFCC sources told The Source that Ekpeyong’s residence is being searched by operatives of the Commission.At the time of going to the press,The Source could not comfirm  if the ex-DSS DG has been taken into the Commission’s custody.Daura Lawal,Ekpeyong’s successor who was sacked on Tuesday by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo last November prevented EFCC from…

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Inside Story of How Osinbajo’s Resignation Threat Paved the Way for Daura’s Fall

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Senate President  Bukola Saraki was to kiss bye to his exalted position on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. But again, he survived; the second time. The coup against him got underway as earlier as 5am when operatives of the Department State Security, DSS took position at the National Assembly and blockaded it. Saraki was to be impeached before 2 pm by about 30 APC Senators who would have been allowed into the Senate Chamber. The coup plotters did not trust Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and therefore kept him…

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Imo: Okorocha And His Deputies

By Comfort Obi The tragicomedy in Imo state continued on Tuesday, July 31. The swearing-in of the new Deputy Governor-elect, Calistus Ekenze was aborted. Until his hurried elevation,  Ekenze was the Head of the Civil Service. But for the abortion, he would since have become Governor Okorocha’s third Deputy. But a High Court in the State temporarily denied him that unenviable record. According to media reports,  dignitaries, including Okorocha and Ekenze,  waited in vain, for hours. Neither the Chief Judge of the state,  Paschal Nnadi, nor his representative, appeared for…

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Why Tambuwal dumped APC

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Speculations about Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s possible defection to the Peoples Democractic Party, PDP have finally berthed on the shores of reality.The Sokoto State governor this Wednesday announced his returned to his former party, PDP, ending months of suspense about his political future. However, contrary to the believe that the former Speaker of the House of Reprentatives left the APC in order to vie for PDP’s Presidential ticket for the 2019 presidential election, The Source has exclusively gathered that plans by the APC to deny him second term…

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Dagogo Peterside, Odein Ajumogobia Storm Ighodalo Trinity House

Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, Mr.Dagogo Peterside and Mrs.Awuneba Ajumogobia

On Sunday 22 July 2018, a non-denomination free flow worship center, powered with a vision to build leaders to- be, Trinity House played host to who is who in society when she marked its 8th year anniversary with the theme “ Faithful And Unlimited God. Personality present are : Dagogo Peterside, Odein Ajumogobia, Robert Ade Odiaku, Pastor J.A Bolarinwa and others. By Uche Nwosisi

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Dele Momodu Launch Books on June 12

Amb.Toye Okanlanwo,Mr.Femi Otedola,Chief Dele Momodu and Mr.Fola Adeola

On Tuesday 11th of July 2018, the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Victoria Island Lagos, was thrown into frenzy of activities as the publisher of Ovation Magazine, Chief Dele Momodu, launches three different books to commemorate the 20th anniversary of M.K.O Abiola’s death, and also to mark the 25th anniversary of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election. The three books were titled ‘’PENDULUM 1& 2, and FIGHTING LIONS’’.  The hall was full to capacity, Captain  of  Industries, Media Guru, Royal Fathers, friends, family and well wishers all besieged the…

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