The Deputy Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Toby Okechukwu, has nicknamed the 2020 budget the ‘budget of standstill’. Okechukwu stated this in his contribution to the debate on the 20202 Appropriation bill during Thursday’s plenary. “I must commend fact that this is one of the time that budget was brought-in in October. Because […]
Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu on Sunday dismissed the misconception among Nigerians that the country is divided, saying inter-ethnic relationships in Nigeria had remained stronger than perceived in public. Okechukwu stated this at a thanksgiving church service for his late wife, Mrs. Tina Okechukwu, at Eke, Udi local government area of Enugu […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with the Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu, on the loss of his wife of 30 years, Tina, aged 57. A statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said “The President shares in the grief of the Okechukwu family at this time of distress, asking God to console […]
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ON Tuesday, October 1, Nigerians, as has become the tradition in the last 59 years, celebrated the independence anniversary of their country. The red carpets were rolled out in Abuja and across the 36 states.
I jumped at the offer on Sunday night when Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, asked if I could join him on Monday, October 28, to inspect the Lagos-Ibadan corridor of the Lagos–Kano standard gauge