Probe Panel on Rangers FC’s Dismal Performance Inaugurated

Following the recent dissolution of the Board and Management of the Rangers Management Corporation, among other decisions, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State yesterday inaugurated a 10-man Administrative Panel of Inquiry on Rangers International Football Club, “to carry out a diagnostic investigation of the problems of the Club”. The panel which comprises state chairmen of the Nigerian Bar Association and Nigerian Medical Association (NBA); Auditor General of Enugu State; representative of Nigerian Football Association; Chairmen of Enugu State Sports Writers Association and Rangers Supporters Club, State’s Commissioner for Labour and…

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Pioneer Heart Surgeon Gets Rare Honour in Enugu

The Enugu State government has renamed a street in honour of Professor Christiaan Barnard, the late South African cardiac surgeon who on December 3, 1967, performed the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi announced the decision when a delegation of the African Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Enugu.  The honour was a fitting prelude to the association’s meeting holding in Enugu and the choice of the city as venue, according to the minister of state for health, Dr.…

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Enugu State: When Change Is Anathema

In a few months the political landscape of Nigeria shall once again become charged as the political gladiators get down to doing what they do best – the canvassing of votes from the electorate with mouthwatering promises of utopia. Lessons from the past and present have shown that the many promises are never fulfilled by the victors who are more interested in sharing the spoils of office. While some of the politicians shall be jostling to unseat an incumbent, the incumbents on their part will assiduously strive to hold onto…

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