Archives for August 15th, 2015

Nigerian and the corruption albatross

By Alex O. Atawa-Akpodiete* What exactly is corruption and who is corrupt? Yes the dictionary defines corruption as rottenness, putrid matter, impurity, bribery. Additionally, section 2 of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) Act (2000) states that 'Corruption includes bribery, fraud and other related offences. However, how does the average Nigerian define ...

Dr. Afoke’s death: Richards Continental refutes death in the hotel

Mary Okpalaume The management of Richards Continental Hotels in Sapele, Delta State has refuted the story published online by a print media claiming that a popular medical practitioner, Dr. Afoke Akporaivi who died Tuesday night of August 11 was actually murdered inside the premises of the hotel describing the publication a wicked, blatant lie, malicious and ...

Okotie-Eboh-led Delta APC ready for national fact-finding committee

By Omos Oyibode The lingering factional crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State may soon be over following indications that the national secretariat of the party has put machinery in place to send a fact-finding committee to the state ostensibly to resolve the crisis. This is coming even as the Chief Adolo Okotie-Eboh-led faction ...