Aba Saheed:  Onnoghen, the Egungun of Okurike

By Tola Adeniyi– Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen GCON, born December 22, 1950 has just been installed the Egungun of Okurike, Biase, Cross River State of Nigeria. It was quite an elaborate ceremony and those who were unlucky to have missed the historic and epoch-making installation may have to lick their lips for a long time to come.

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Our president is not missing 

By Aba Saheed– Our amiable no-nonsense President, General Muhammadu Aleko [Idowu in Yoruba] Buhari is NOT missing. He is very much on ground as can be confirmed by his recent appearance at the Eagle Square Primaries of his Party, the All-Progressives Congress where he sat with his party faithfuls for hours on end. He was there with his wife Hadjia Haisha, and on many occasions he flashed smiles at the TV cameras, showing the whole world how happy he was and how much he was at peace with himself. 

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2023: Why Oduntan will move to Nigerian senate from Ogun East Senatorial District

By Omolade Afonkara– The time for the purchase of APC nomination forms has closed, and indeed the race for the 2023 general elections is getting hotter by the day and several politicians have started presenting their manifestoes and programmes to the masses, and with this, contenders are being separated from pretenders.

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Successful MDA collaboration in return from Ukraine

By Chido Nwakanma– One thousand and seventy-six (1076) compatriots hitherto based in Ukraine returned to Nigeria on 4 and 5 March 2022 courtesy of a coordinated effort by Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs)of the Federal Government. Max Air and Air Peace were the carriers. Nigeria airlifted them from Romania, Poland, and Hungary, where they ran to on the outbreak of war in Ukraine. Abuja registered their relief.

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World Cancer Day 2022: Towards equitable cancer care

By Dr Abia Nzelu– On February 4 every year, the global cancer community commemorates World Cancer Day (WCD) to inspire greater awareness of cancer and action to better prevent, detect and treat the disease. WCD 2022 marks the first year of a new three-year campaign centred on the issue of equity with the campaign theme ‘Close the care gap’. This year’s campaign raises awareness about the lack of equity in cancer care.

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