Kemi Adeosun was born on 9 March 1967. Kemi holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Financial Management form University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) as well as a BSc Hons Degree in Applied Economics from University of East London. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and has 22 years’ post qualification experience.
Akinwunmi Ambode was born on June 14, 1963 at the Epe General Hospital, Epe, Lagos, as the sixth of ten children. His late father, Festus Akinwale Ambode was a teacher while his mother, Christianah Oluleye Ambode (nee Oresanya) was an entrepreneur who ran a thriving sewing business in her prime. In 1967, when Akin was still four years old, his father moved to the mainland part of Lagos with the family and continued his teaching career until his death in 1981. Akinwunmi Ambode began his education at St. Jude’s Primary School, Ebutte Meta, Lagos, Nigeria in 1969. In 1974, while still in Primary 5, he sat for the National Common Entrance Examinations and was admitted to Federal Government College, Warri in the same year.
The opposition is apparently now crying foul accusing Mnangagwa of stuffing his government with military personnel or better still claiming government is now being run by a military council. Even so, opposition MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu declared this week that the democratic struggle in Zimbabwe is “far from over”.
President Muhammadu Buhari said: “When I was told that the CBN had no savings after the windfall of selling oil for more than 100 dollars per barrel for many years and production was 2.1 billion barrels per day, I did not believe them. I did not believe them because majority of Nigerians cannot afford imported food; they rely on what is locally grown. It turned out that 50 per cent of the export bills were fraudulent, courtesy of the Nigerian elite.
Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has accused Delta Airlines of discriminating against Nigerian customers. In a Facebook post, Adichie, whose books include Americanah, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, took issue with Delta’s practice of requesting that customers produce a physical copy of their credit cards when checking in.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was born on 21 October 1956. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso popularly knows as Rabiu Kwankwaso is a Nigerian politician. He was two times Governor of Kano State from 1999–2003 and 2011–2015. He was the first governor of Kano State in the fourth republic who was elected under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (Nigeria). Kwankwaso lost re-election bid in 2003 to Ibrahim Shekarau and was in July same year appointed Defense Minister by President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Alas, it has been an eventful year no doubt with its highs and lows both for the Bar and the Bench. And the future is already upon us. As the New Year unfurls, it is my expectation that the leadership of these sister professions, would give due consideration to some of the issues herein before highlighted and those not adverted to. A step in this direction would tantamount to a win-win for both man, God and Country.