Nigeria’s Female Captain Makes History With An All Female Flight Crew

Nigeria’s female Captain Sinmisola Ajibola of Air Peace made history in Summer 2018 by flying a high performance Boeing 737 with an all female flight crew.  Captain Sinmisola & First Officer Quincy maintained that their hair extensions, eyebrows & lipsticks didn’t affect their work culture as what a man could do, they could equally do perfectly.  Captain Ajibola is one of a select group of women to hold this post in...

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Nne Nne Iwuji-Eme, a career diplomat of Nigerian descent has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique
Mar25

Nne Nne Iwuji-Eme, a career diplomat of Nigerian descent has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique

Nne Nne Iwuji-Eme, a career diplomat of Nigerian descent has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique. She will take up her new role in July 2018. She is the first British black female career diplomat to be appointed High Commissioner. Ms Iwuji-Eme has spent 16 years in the Foreign Office, in different roles. She has also worked at Defra & Royal Dutch Shell. Ms Iwuji-Eme said: “It is an honour &...

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Leadership defined: Samuel Ogbemudia
Mar21

Leadership defined: Samuel Ogbemudia

By Kede Aihie Brig General (Rtd) Samuel Ogbemudia and Kede Aihie My interaction with Brigadier General (Rtd), Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia who recently passed on, aged 84, over two decades, gives an insight into his leadership skills. . Field Marshal Montgomery said a leader “must have infectious optimism, and the determination to persevere in the face of difficulties’. In April 2002, in a chance meeting at a Central London store, he...

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CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY, OBA EWUARE II, OBA OF BENIN, OMO N’OBA N’EDO UKU’ AKPOLO KPOLO
Oct28

CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY, OBA EWUARE II, OBA OF BENIN, OMO N’OBA N’EDO UKU’ AKPOLO KPOLO

CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY, OBA EWUARE II, OBA OF BENIN, OMO N’OBA N’EDO UKU’ AKPOLO KPOLO (40th OBA OF BENIN) 20th OCTOBER 2016, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE, NIGERIA By Kede Aihie Coronation of His Majesty, Oba EWUARE II, Oba of Benin, took place on his birthday, 20 October 2016, in Benin City, Edo State. Oba Ewuare II ascended the throne, upon the death of his father, Oba Erediauwa in 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in...

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Former Governors’ Excessive Pension Scheme Crippling States’ Economies
Sep30

Former Governors’ Excessive Pension Scheme Crippling States’ Economies

While thousands of retired civil servants across Nigeria who laboured for their states for 35 years wallow in abject penury and die without getting their pensions and other entitlements, and while many serving civil servants go without pay for upwards of 10 months, former state governors (since 1999) who spent maximum of eight years as governors. The inability of most state governments to meet their financial obligations on various...

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Ese Oruru: Police to prosecute alleged abductor of 14 year old girl forced into marriage and converted to Islam
Mar02

Ese Oruru: Police to prosecute alleged abductor of 14 year old girl forced into marriage and converted to Islam

The police said on Tuesday that Yunusa Yellow, the alleged abductor of Ese Oruru, the 14-year-old girl allegedly abducted from Yenegoa and forced into marriage in Kano, would be prosecuted. The Assistant Police Commissioner in charge of Zone 1 Police Headquarters, Kano, Shuaibu Gambo, told journalists in Kano shortly after Ese was dispatched to the Nigeria Police Headquarters, Abuja that Yellow would be charged to court to face...

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