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Olu Akanmu resigns as boardroom politics rock Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Networks Limited on Thursday confirmed that Mr. Olu Akanmu, its Chief Marketing Officer has resigned his appointment with the company to pursue other interests-with effect from Wednesday, May 22, 2013. According to a statement, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Airtel was quoted as saying, "Mr. Akanmu led the marketing function at a crucial time in the life of our organization and brought his over two decades of marketing experience and a rich knowledge of the telecommunications market to bear on his role as our CMO. On behalf of all of us at Airtel, I wish him the very best in his future endeavours." A national daily, National Mirror reported in its Thursday edition that Akanmu resigned his appointment on Wednesday following the intractable crises between the telecoms company and the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON, on one hand and advertising agency, Prima Garnet Africa, on the other. The paper s

Bisi Ibidapo-Obe shares intimate secrets of her happiest day in life

Beautiful actress, Bisi Ibidapo Obe has revealed that the day her daughter Destiny was born, is the happiest day of her life. She made this revelation at the 'Celebrity Night-Out', a programme put together by Odua TV, Chaneel 204 on Startimes. Despite the controversy surrounding the birth of the child, the Omologbalogba actress said her birth gave her joy beyond measure. It will be recalled that the alleged father of the girl, Hon. Dino Melaye refused to take responsibility for the child and denied the paternity in the media and on social networks. Celebrity Night-Out is a special celebrity programmed by Odua TV. It is a platform where celebrities are hosted and put on hot seats to answer questions from fans, celebs, media and select guests. The event which started with red carpet appearances by 5pm, had celebrities like ace comedian Gbenga Adeyinka, fellow Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo amongst others in attendance. It was a fun-filled atmosphere as friends and