Chief James Onanefe Ibori has described the death of Dr. Alex Ekwueme as most shocking. He said “though His Excellency, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, GCON, was a great leader, a national father-figure, a stabilizing factor in Nigerian politics, I Chief James Onanefe Ibori can never stop asking “what if”!
The Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing away of their patriarch, the former Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON. The sad event occurred at The London Clinic at 10:00 pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has hailed the reelection of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State in last Saturday's governorship election in the state and gave a thumb up to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a job well done.
Chinualumogu Achebe was born in 1938, in Ogidi, Anambra State of Igboland. He was reared in a Christian family, studied medicine and literature at the University of Ibadan. He worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Company (NBC), where he rose to the rank of Director of External Broadcasting. He left the Services of the NBC in 1966, following the massacres of Igbos that led to the Biafra War. His novel, A Man of the People, was falsely believed to have implicated him in the Civil War. Indeed, Chinua was merely prophetic in that novel.
Human Rights campaigns around the world have no boundaries and are beyond municipal, regional and int’l legislative and executive policy restrictions. In other words, human rights campaigns are carried out in the entire 193 member-States of the UN, 46 trusteeship territories and territories of world’s 10 million Stateless persons. Defense of human rights is originally rooted in volunteerism, passion for humanity and selfless service to humanity. It is also not-for-profit activity.
Prominent human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana and pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu will on Tuesday headline a national summit on whistleblowing and the fight against corruption in Nigeria.