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LIVING IN BONDAGE with DANN JACOBS

Jesus told a story of a man who went to hell because he did not see the poor. He was a rich man. And there was a man by name Lazarus who was a poor man. He was also sick and had smelling sores all over his body. He could hardly move. But he managed […]

NEW NIGERIA: Beyond the National Conference (1) With Rev. Canon Chike Samuelson

The agitation for a National Conference in Nigeria has been a recurring issue for many years. Those acquainted with the articulated vision of those who fought for our independece will agree that Nigeria has all these years progressed on the wrong path leading further and further away from the destination and vision of our nationalist […]

USE OF CELLPHONE WHILE DRIVING IS GETTING MORE RAMPANT By Mazi Nnamdi Nwigwe

The very dangerous habit of using the cellphone while driving has become so rampant nowadays that one wonders what the relevant authorities meant to check the practice are doing. Nearly every other vehicle that passes by has its driver with one hand on the steering wheel while the other is clutching a cellphone handset to […]

The Okorocha-Ihedioha face-off at Iri Ji Mbaise By Richard Odu

Despite the warning of concerned Mbaise people prior to their annual new yam festival, Iri Ji Mbaise, the ceremony still turned out to be a forum for politicians to throw brickbats at each other. Chief protagonists in the awry drama that kept reverberating even after the event were the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas […]

LET PRESIDENT AND GOVERNORS RETAIN THEIR IMMUNITY By Mazi Nnamdi Nwigwe

Our national legislators have lately been sending mixed signals as to the level of their seriousness and depth of appreciation of the socio- political challenges of Nigeria. Last year, on the release of a special vote for both the senators and members of the House of Representatives to go home and consult with their constituents, […]

Nigeria: The making of a new nation (4) With Rev. Canon Chike Samuelson

Any well informed Nigerian who is genuinely concerned and interested in the success of the Nigerian Project will agree that our national problems are not only many but that we need to honestly engage with them. We have already made it clear in this series that Nigeria has no business being poor or backward, if […]

NIGERIA: The making of a new nation (2) with Rev. Canon Chike Samuelson

The year 1914 was the year in which the northern and southern Protectorates of Nigeria were amalgamated into a nation called Nigeria. That means that it has been for the last 100 years. Be that as it may, it was in 1960 that nation received her independence from Britain. In 1963 she became a republic, […]

WHY SINGLE TERM IS BEST FOR US

With Mazi Nnamdi Nwigwe When President Goodluck Jonathan, in his first year in office, mooted the idea for a single term of office for the President and the State Governors, one of the reasons he gave was to reduce the acrimony that usually trailed quests for second term. The President suggested a single seven-year tenure […]

How serious are PDP crowd of guber aspirants? By Davey Ozurumba

By unveiling the mask its avowed Charter of Equity the People Democratic Party, Imo State Chapter, has confirmed insinuations that the chapter is a mere clap-trap. The varying climate of opinions about the POP shifting sand called Charter of Equity, ostensibly a desirable democratic memorandum of understanding, bolsters the presence of roomful of aspirants for […]

APGA is party to beat in 2015 -Onuzo

The State Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Barr. Chudi Onugo, has affirmed that the party is better prepared now, eight months to the 2015 elections, than it was six weeks to the 2011 polls. Barrister Onuzo who took up State Chairmanship of the party last September radiated hope for the party which […]

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