Browsing: Sam Nda-Isaiah

A few days earlier, he had been actively involved in the activities of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria, precisely at the change of guards ceremony which led to the emergence of a new executive in charge of the association. The communique issued at the end of that NPAN meeting talked about the need for the Nigerian government to take allegations of a second wave of the COVID-19 more seriously, and begin to make arrangements for the procurement, the distribution of vaccines in Nigeria and the inoculation of our over 200 million vulnerable population.

“Azu,” he pulled a seat, “you people are not being fair to Buhari at all, haba!” He went on and on the substance of which was that he thought there was a deliberate editorial decision to antagonise his principal.

In a statement signed by the Guild’s President, Mustapha Isah, and General Secretary, Mary Atolagbe, the NGE said its stick arose from Nda-Isaiah’s sudden death because he attended a meeting of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria in Lagos on Tuesday before his death on Friday.