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Who is more dangerous? A robber with a gun, pen, or Bible?

There is no doubt that our country, Nigeria is passing through a lot of social challenges. One of the challenges is the issue of security brought about by Boko Haram insurgents. But the most pressing and persistent challenge which this country faces is the challenge of corruption in the society. Admittedly, corruption as a subject […]

Gay rights and Greek gifts By Rich Odu

The Western world came smoking hot when President Goodluck Jonathan assented to the National Asssembly bill prohibiting acts of homosexuality and same-sex marriage. Indeed, the law criminalized homosexualism, recommending stiff penalties on anyone found engaging in the despicable act. Just as the law was taking effect in Nigeria, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, who had […]

Egbu clocks 35, marks one year of Bishop Okorafor’s consecration

It was double celebrations as the Diocese of Egbu, on St Mathias Day, marked both the35th anniversary of the formal inauguration of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and the consecration anniversary of the second Bishop of the Diocese, the Rev Geoffrey Enyinnaya Okorafor, at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Bishop Court, Egbu in […]

Where are we heading to? By Rev Ray Onukwugha (JP)

An all-wise creator put man on this earth. Former British Prime Minister, Winstor Churchhill, at a time, told the American Congress that “There is a purpose being worked out here below”. Of course, he implied that a higher power above (that is God the creator) is working out this purpose. It is possible that the […]

“THEY ARE HERE” – OUR CHILDREN ARE HERE AN ANALYTICAL SURVEY OF THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GENERATION X- PLUS and The Role of Men in the Future of Society II Contd from last week Being Bishop Cyril C. Okorocha’s Presidential Address at just concluded All Anglican Mens’ Conference held at Christ Church Owerri.

At its best, folk religion, as in Europe, comes in the form of secular humanism, which tends to charm its followers with social concerns by appealing to the compunctions of our common humanity.  In this way, since there is no God who is the ultimate Judge, what really matters is to ensure that one’s neighbour’s […]

Ndigbo and ethnic bonding By Sunny Ngwu

Though iconic late Dr Akanu Ibiam, the former Governor of defunct Eastern Region of Nigeria, was reputed for leading the agitation for the materialization of Ebonyi State, he was initially averse to the concept of state-creation. He haboured the fear that the fragmentation of people of the same stock, especially the Igbos so soon after […]

Prof Onwuliri at death lacked only one thing by Dr chuks Osuji

First, it started as a rumour. But soon, the rumour was confirmed as authentic – an air disaster. Then it dawned on Nigerians at home and in diaspora that a tragedy of major consequences had befallen  our country. Unfortunately, and to the chagrin of many Nigerians and others, Prof. Cellestine Onwuliri in the end after […]

Ohakim’s 10,000 jobs and Owelle’s silence

Monday, June 6, 2011, with the air of victory at the polls still very fresh, jubilant sons and daughters of Imo state, with great expectations, ardently listened to the maiden broadcast of their chosen leader, Governor Rochas Okorocha, as he categorically dished out his policies, action plans and good intents for indigenes of the State […]