Tag: Professor Dora Akunyili

‘Dora Akunyili Demonstrated That Public Office Is An Opportunity To Be Noble’

Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah has urged political office holders to emulate Late Minister of Information, Professor Dora Akunyili who he said demonstrated that public office is an opportunity to be noble. Kukah gave the charge in his homily at the Requiem Mass in Akunyili’s honour at the Our[Read More…]

Chris Olukolade: Tribute To Dora Akunyili, A Case Study in Virtue And Patriotism

BY MAJ GEN CHRIS OLUKOLADE  At every turn in history, iconic men and women; those exceptional people with unprecedented breadth of service to humanity, the icons whose trajectory stand them apart from the packs, appear like the comet to beautify our world. Great achievers and products of inspiration, such rare[Read More…]

FEC Holds Special Valedictory Session In Honour Of Late Prof. Dora Akunyili

Members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), Wednesday dedicated its meeting to paying tribute to late Prof. Dora Akunyili who passed having battled with Ovarian Cancer in an Indian Hospital. The former Minister of Information and ex-DG National Food and Drug Administrative Control (NAFDAC), was honored by her colleagues as they[Read More…]

“You Have Been In The Midst Of Everything” Prof. Akunyili’s Daughter Speaks Of Final Moments

Chidiogo Akunyili, a daughter to late former Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, and Information Minister Prof. Dora Akunyili, has described the final moments she spent with her mother on her Facebook page.. She appreciated her mother during the final moments and reminded her of the[Read More…]

Jonathan Commiserates With Professor Akunyili’s Family

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has received with shock and sadness, news of the sudden and untimely death of Professor Dora Akunyili, former Minister of Information and Communications, according to a statement issued by Reuben Abati, the Presidential Spokesman. The President believes that Professor Akunyili will live long in the memories[Read More…]

“Akunyili Was A Different Breed” Governors Forum Mourn Professor Dora

The Imo State Governor, and Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rochas Okorocha, has received with great shock the death of the former Minister of Information, Professor Dora Akunyili. In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Sam Onwumuedo, he said that she[Read More…]

Dora Akunyili Is Dead

Dora Nkem Akunyili  former Director General of the the Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)  and ex minister of Information, has died according to a family source. Dr. Akunyili died in an India Hospital where she has been receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. She[Read More…]

‘Prof. Dora Akunyili Is Not Dead’

Reports making the rounds that Nigeria’s former information and Director General of the National Drugs and Food Administration and Control, NAFDAC is dead has been denied by media aide.. In a post issued Friday by Mr Isaac Umunna, members of the public should disregard the rumour about Prof. Dora Akunyili’s purported[Read More…]