Edo takes enlightenment campaign on COVID-19 second wave to eateries, public cafes, others

Edo State Government has intensified the campaign to inform and educate the public about the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, admonishing them to abide by the public health and safety protocols outlined to safeguard them from contracting the disease. The team of health workers, drawn from the Edo State Ministry of Health, Edo State Primary Healthcare Development Board (ESPHDB), the state office of the World Health Organisation, among others, stormed popular eateries, supermarkets and public cafes to educate the public on the resurgence of coronavirus. The team visited Mat…

2023: Call for Igbo presidency gets more support

A Pan-Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-political organisation, Conference of Igbo Professionals Worldwide, (COIPOW), said it has commenced an intensive campaign with series of meeting and lobbying, to enable the South-East region produce the next president of Nigeria in 2023. The group, however, expressed concern that the formation of a security outfit by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, would thwart the plan as most leaders from other zones would perceive it in a bad light and withdraw their support. COIPOW’s National President, Prof. Patrick Kalu, and National…

My fond memories of Chico Ejiro – Lancelot Imasuen

Celebrated Nollywood movie producer, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, share some very pleasant memories of Chico Ejiro, one of his prominent colleagues in the movie world who passed on on Christmas Day 2020. Excerpts: On the death of Chico Ejiro and the memories he has about himIndeed, this is the saddest Christmas in my entire life. On Christmas Day I planned to have fun with friends and family members but that morning somebody called me all the way from London and broke the news(of Chico Ejiro’s death) to me. I passed out.…

Forum pleads for Mayaki

Roy Oribhabor, the Convener Concerned Edo Citizens Forum(CECF), has added his voice to the recent appeal for forgiveness made by John Mayaki to Mike Igini for past wrongful accusation. In a statement, Oribhabor said: “I read with great concern and unlimited understanding on Christmas Day a statement credited to Mr. John Mayaki where he apologized to Mr Mike Igini over his press conference in October. “Despite the open fact that, yours sincerely was not on same page with Mr. John Mayaki politically in the just concluded Edo Gubernatorial election but I humbly…