TNN: Five Years Better

Another truth: the courage to start printing the newspaper for sale was not there. Having been involved in the business of journalism for about three decades, and having known what newspaper houses go through in the hands of vendors and advertisers, it was not encouraging to start the printing of TNN. But something happened on September 21, 2013, a day after I and my wife celebrated our wedding anniversary. We were involved in a serious accident that would have taken our lives. Our car flew into the bush on the Ogoni Road, somersaulted many times before settling down by the side of a tree. When we came out, almost unhurt, the words of the late Dr Myles Munroe came alive to my ears. It was a reminder of what I was told to do some years back. Munroe, in an interview I had with him, had said the cemetery was the riches places on earth, where ideas were buried with the owners of the ideas.


Why Ayade Is Unstoppable In 2019

Things are falling in pleasant places for Governor Ben Ayade as he sets his sight on returning to the Diamond Hill Government House in 2019. He received an overwhelming mandate of members of his party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), when he was given the party's ticket early this month in Calabar to contest the governorship election in 2019. Delegates from the 196 wards in the 18 local government areas of the state gave the governor the ticket. The laudable achievements of the governor in just three years in office in spite of the meager resources at his disposal has endeared him to the people of the state.


2019: A Campaign Against Votes Buying

The 2019 general election is less than four months ahead. Yet there are fears that the electoral process may not be free, fair and credible. Elections can only be adjudged as free, fair and credible when the consciences of the electorate are not tempered with in any guise before the election.

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