“My neighbour – a pretty married woman, would always try to initiate conversation with me and when that didn’t work, she got my phone number from our gate man and kept calling me for a hangout with her.
“She even invited me to go with her to an event at her place of work. I always politely rejected her advances. Maybe if I had rudely rebuffed her, she would have kept a distance,” says the Lagos big boy.
Borha, former NPA image maker, reminiscents death of Babatunde Savage, 10 years after
The statement further read, “He was an Adviser to the Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) during the now celebrated, trail-blazing Port Concessions exercise when Cargo Handling Operations at the Ports were transferred from the NPA to Private Terminal Managers by the Federal Government.
“His untiring efforts ensured a cordial working relationship between the Lagos State Government, host of the two largest Ports and the Federal Government.
“He was above all, a personification of family devotion, friendship and loyalty,” Borha noted.
Maran President, Bivbiere, others, get Kidney Foundation Award for humanitarian services
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A group, Clifford Kidney Foundation International, a non-governmental organisation based in Badagry has nominated Mr Godfrey Bivbiere, the President, Maritime Reporters Association (MARAN) for an award for his contribution to saving lives.
Maritime media, NUJ mourn as Ray Ugochukwu passes on to glory
“The death of Ray came as a big shock to the union.
“We are going to miss his courageous attributes and mentorship.
“He was also one of the pillars of the Lagos Council of NUJ and served the union meritoriously in his capacities as the Chairman of, the Seminar Committee; and as a Member, the Committee on Milestone Recognition of Media Icons In Nigeria.
“He spent most of his life in ensuring the advancement of Maritime Reporting as well as the welfare of Journalists.
“He worked in several media houses.
“Among his giant strides, he was a former President of the Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria (MARAN); President, Maritime Journalists Association of Nigeria (MAJAN); and a former Chairman of the Daily Times Chapel of NUJ.
“The legacies of Ray are indelible and will exist forever.
“May God grant his soul eternal rest” the Lagos NUJ said in a statement signed by Leye Ajayi, the Council Chairman and Tunde Olalere, the Council Secretary.
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