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Once again, sham elections!

The so-called off season elections that took place in Bayelsa and Kogi states on November 16, 2019, have been universally condemned as sham and shameful. Those that have been declared winners know that their victory is not acceptable, not only to neutral and uncommitted Nigerians, but also to the international community. The polls were marred […]

Emergency on roads still persists

Residents in the state capital, Owerri, and it’s environs cannot complain enough about the trauma they go through everyday moving from one point to the other. To call again on the freshly baked administration of Governor Emeka Ihedioha to do something urgently on the roads is not to appreciate his announced measures and strivings so […]

As Owerri Diocese ends first Synod under Bishop Opara

The Second Session of the 21st Synod of the Diocese of Owerri, which began last Thursday, 3rd October, ends today the 6th October, with a Thanksgiving Service and other traditional end-of-Synod activities. The host Parish, St Luke’s Anglican Church, Achi Mbieri and the community as a whole had been agog with both religious and social […]

Nigeria and the South Africa issue

Many Nigerians may have heaved a sigh of relief at the current developments over the vexatious issue of the so-called xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other fellow Africans by South Africans. The cheering news of the evacuation of hundreds of our compatriots willing to come back home made the government in Pretoria to sit up […]

Emergency on roads still persists

Residents in the state capital, Owerri, and it’s environs cannot complain enough about the trauma they go through everyday moving from one point to the other. To call again on the freshly baked administration of Governor Emeka Ihedioha to do something urgently on the roads is not to appreciate his announced measures and strivings so […]

New Lease For Imo Pensioners

The administration of Governor Emeka Ihedioha has said enough to give Imo pensioners hope for better days ahead. Though his assurances since taking office have been received with understandable skepticism, owing to past experiences, palpable actions now point to a real paradigm shift. To begin with, current biometric verifications going on have been tagged a […]

More advocacy on hard drugs, please

During the past week the media and several events fora were abuzz with lectures,  debates and discussions over the world wide use and misuse of drugs. And, understandably,  the focus was on psychotropic drugs? The harm both to individuals and society was generally discussed by experts. Mothers, especially,  were warned about the consequences of wrong […]

State of the nation and role of the media

As the National Assembly and its state counterparts are gradually settling down after the tea port storms over the election of their presiding and principal officers, it might be worthwhile looking at the media and how we fared these past months and weeks – before, during and since after the general elections. Can we beat […]

National Assembly Inauguration: Matters Arising

The election of the four principal officers of the National Assembly last week Tuesday June 11, 2019, marked the completion of the occupation of the country’s six highest political posts. Senate president, Deputy Senate President, Speaker Federal House of Representatives and his Deputy, all of whom were elected at the inauguration of the 9th Assembly […]

As Ihedioha resumes, let sanity return to the state capital

Our new governor, Sir Chukwuemeka Ihedioha, CON, formally assumed office last Wednesday,  May 29, 2019, after the oath swearing and inauguration ceremonies. The mammoth crowd that thronged the Dan Anyiam stadium, venue of the historic event, must have convinced the new tenant of Douglas  House, Owerri,  that the masses are indeed happy with his ascendancy […]

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