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July 16, 2018

Pension: Not in my hands – Dr Mrs Uche Ejiogu

In church circles, she is popularly known as “Nwanyi Ukwa,” in recognition of her culinary skills in making the delicious, traditional dish Ukwa. Dr Mrs Uche Ejiogu has proudly defended that title every Harvest at Assumpta Cathedral. But she has other names not connected to her culinary ability. Nicknames such as Iron Lady and Air Raid refer to her penchant for rattling nerves when she pays a surprise visit to schools. In one of her visits, she found that teachers at the school had taken more money from students than was allowed for a particular exercise. She ordered a refund…

Imo Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) must be autonomous

The Imo State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) should be made autonomous if the much needed increase in Internally Generated revenue (IGR) for Imo State is to be realized. It must be realized that the establishment of Task Forces on revenue Generation is usually not the solution to the dwindling Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) situation in any State.  Rather, the only way out is to make the BIR autonomous and free from the day to day Government control, supervision and monitoring.  By this process, BIR should be allowed to utilize about 5% of whatever IGR they generate for personnel and…

Man loses nose to plastic surgery, Files suit against Surgeon

A New York man living in Tulsa went to get a nose job with a well-established Tulsa plastic surgeon and five years later does not have a nose. Vishal Thakkar got a divorce and in 2006 he admittedly made a vain decision. “I decided to do something selfish,” said Thakkar, sitting in his attorney’s office in South Tulsa. Dr. Angelo Cuzalina is known across Green County for his plastic surgery. The Oklahoma Medical Board does not show any complaints in his history. He is listed as president of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. “I had the first surgery and…