All Articles Tagged: Personality

My Tears for Dora Akunyili

The news from Mr Peter Obi of the death of Professor Dora Akunyili on the 7th of June in far away India, was not cheering and was indeed too painful to absorb. Till her death, I have not come across Dora in all my life, but I have heard and read and seen much of the reforms she introduced everywhere she went. She was like a harbinger of good tidings, spreading goodness in every path her feet strode. Full article

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido and the Politics of 2015

Sanusi Lamido SanusiThe announcement of suspended former CBN governor, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the new Emir of Kano did not come to many watchers of the predominantly Talakawa city as a surprise. Rather, if the announcement reinforced anything, it merely confirmed Sanusi’s long held desire to step into the shoes of his grandfather, Muhammadu Sanusi, as the traditional ruler of Nigeria’s second most populous state. Full article

Omezue Anthony Ekoh: The Sunset of a Radiant Star

In the morning of March 20, I was driving past the office of Pharmacist Omezue Anthony Ogbonnia Ekoh situated along the popular and ever busy Water Works Road, Abakaliki when I noticed one thing: the office was unusually locked by 10:00 am. It was an unusual thing; Ogbonnia Ekoh popularly called Ekoh Drugs after his pharmacy company, comes to work by 9:00am every day and closes late in the evening. Full article