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Like A Failing Kite, Orji Kalu Goes Down

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Orji Kalu

 

Nothing ill-gotten is guaranteed to stand the test of time. Fame, fortune, wealth, they all frizzle at the end.

One man who has learnt this is the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Swimming in an alleged N7.65bn fraud controversy for years, he had his days in court with legal representatives battling to save his face and fate.

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However, an initial anticlimax has seen him being slammed with a 12-year jail term.

Expected to appeal the judgment, the sentiment in social and political circles is that Kalu would definitely do time before appealing the judgment.

 

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Folorunsho Alakija Comes Through For Africa

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What is the value of money if it can’t impact society?

This is one question which a lot of rich people would rather not answer.

However, not Africa’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija.

Over the years, the woman has extended her hands of fellowship to the needy either directly or via her foundation.

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At a time when the world is grappling for face masks and sanitiser due to the coronavirus pandemic, Alakija showed she cares about the less privilege splashing a chunk of her hard-earned wealth in purchasing thousands of sanitiser and face mask for African countries.

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Olalekan Dosumu, Oba Saheed Elegushi Back As Pears In A Pod

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Oba Saheed Elegushi

Once the duo of Olalekan Dosumu and Oba Saheed Elegushi were the best of friends.

They painted the town red and travelled abroad together enjoying the best life had to offer.

Then, they fell out following a misunderstanding that was blamed on the monarch’s wife.

While the duo were at daggers drawn, they hardly saw eye-to-eye, as they just couldn’t tolerate each other’s presence.

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But time heals all wounds, and things have since changed with the duo back as pears in a pod.

The friends are now back together with their relationship even stronger than before.

 

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About Timothy Oguntayo’s Tribulations

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Ex-Skye Bank Managing Director, Timothy Oguntayo

Timothy Oguntayo, erstwhile Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of defunct Skye Bank has never been a verbose man.

A few choices words at the right time has always been the hallmark of his person.

No doubt, the man’s conservativeness is second to none, as he is hardly known for giving opinions on issues.

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Even during the travail that led to his exit as the man at the helms of affairs of the tier 2 bank, he simply walked away until he was dragged out of his cocoon by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), having been indicted in an N 8 billion fraud.

Since his arraignment for the alleged fraud, the man has simply gone underground in his usual fashion biding the outcome of the case.

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Unlike Tunde Ayeni, the chairman of the financial institution who makes occasional appearances at parties, Oguntayo has simply maintained a very low profile.

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