THOSE WHO WISH ALL TO HATE PRESIDENT TRUMP SHOULD TELL US WHY THEY LOVE FORMER PRESIDENT CLINTON & OBAMA.

By: Chris O. Maduka Let me make it clear that spontaneous right action informs one to do the right thing, at the right time for the right reasons.Question is : Why should the Igbos and people of Southern Nigeria, mostly Christians give their unconditional support to the Democrats, or why should they reward them for what […]

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NORTHERN EMIRS, RULERS FORCED ME TO ANNUL JUNE 12 ELECTIONS, IBB OPENS UP, IMPLICATES DAVID MARK, ABACHA, EMIRS.

They will kill me; they will kill the President Elect, Chief MKO Abiola if I went ahead with the election and announced the winner of the elections which we all know to be Bashorun, Chief MKO Abiola. ”I know so; I am not daft. He won; he tried. I feel bad about the whole matter. […]

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ADESINA: GUILTY AS CHARGED.

The African Development Bank’s helmsman, Nigerian-born and America-trained Akinwumi Adesina has been in the news recently.Strangely, this time, there are unpleasant allegations being leveled against him. I say strangely because those who are knowledgeable about international development will readily agree that the name Akinwumi Adesina is synonymous with stellar accomplishments. So naturally, much more than […]

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ARCHIVES: NIGERIAN SENATE AND PALM GREASING FOR MINISTERIAL CONFIRMATION. By Emeka Anyaoku

“The President then told me that he wanted me to join his new government. I was so surprised that I said, “But, Sir, I am not a politician.” He, however, quickly replied, “Nor was Henry Kissinger a politician.” In reply to my question about the other characters he hoped to have in his new government, […]

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COTTAGE INDUSTRIES IN EASTERN NIGERIA – KEY TO RAPID INDUSTRIALIZATION. By Livy-Elcon Emereonye

Anyone who had traveled around Eastern Nigeria especially Southeast, would be marveled at the number and types of buildings scattered in every nook and cranny of the zone. People compete to build edifices. Without mincing words, it could be out of place to say that there is rarely a village without a millionaire as seen […]

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JEFF BEZOS TRILLIONAIRE TALE AND NIGERIA E-COMMERCE – By Aliyu Yakubu.

America’s Jeff Bezos, founder of e-commerce giant, Amazon, is becoming a trillionaire in the midst of COVID-19 global pandemic. This is both good and bad news. Good news because it is the reward of foresight and tenacity. Bad news because in the midst of the same pandemic, his e-commerce counterparts in Nigeria are counting losses. The difference is not in […]

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POST COVID-19 IMO: HISTORY BECKONS ON SENATOR HOPE UZODINMA.

By Nick Opara-Ndudu Lately, there has been palpable concern over political developments in Imo State, with the spate of unsavoury social media battles that have exposed the fragile nature of the relationships currently existing amongst key political actors. Regrettably, sundry events in our dear state have become the subject of intense public discourse and disagreements […]

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OPINION:CHINA’S EXPENSIVE BET ON AFRICA.

Coronavirus crash in commodity prices has wasted $200 billion in investment and loans. China’s commercial activities in Africa, such as investments, infrastructure projects and bank lending, have long attracted scrutiny and criticism. Critics have accused Beijing of practicing a new form of economic colonialism to gain control of the continent’s valuable natural resources by luring […]

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THEY CAME BEFORE US

(1) Olaudah Equiano: The Father of American Autobiography In his acclaimed autobiography, Olaudah Equiano told of his early childhood in Iseke, a community in the Igbo nation, southeast of Oshimmri (now the River Niger). He was kidnapped at age 11 and shipped across the Atlantic to the Americas in 1757. One of his American enslavers […]

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THE POST-COVID-19 SOUTHEAST: REINVENTING THE IGBO POLITICAL ECONOMY

Introduction COVID-19 emerged as one of the world’s worst pandemics with unprecedented social and economic lockdown in history. As a global pandemic, over 212 countries, territories and conveyances have been hit by the ‘super-spreading COVID-19. The effect is the self-evident drift from economic bloom to gloom with every country’s share of the challenge. Covid-19 has […]

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REMEMBERING OUR GREAT SCIENTISTS, ENGINEERS AND INVENTORS, WHO SHOCKED THE WORLD BETWEEN 1967 AND 1970.

The intention of this post is not about Biafra, but to remind Africans that blacks can achieve unbelievable break throughs when we are faced with existential threats, we did it with Biafra and ebola. We either find our own solution or allow millions of our people to die of starvation or covid 19, the choice […]

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OBSERVING ELITES MANIPULATE OUR FEAR: COVID19, PROPAGANDA AND KNOWLEDGE.

While humans stand on the brink of precipitating our own extinction, with the prospects of now averting this remote – see ‘Human Extinction Now Imminent and Inevitable? A Report on the State of Planet Earth’ – virtually everyone remains unaware of the critical nature of our plight. Moreover, the ongoing human death toll from the […]

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COVID-19 AND THE ECOLOGY OF DEATH.

In the past two weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has produced many paradoxes to give Nigerians a life time of anxiety about the future of their country. A virus that arrived in Nigeria with an evil reputation is now cautiously embraced by ordinary citizens as the “messiah virus” that may help resolve the country’s intractable political […]

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GOVERNMENT OF IMO STATE PRESS RELEASE: Governor Uzodinma was not Attacked at Ohaji/Egbema

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State was not attacked at Ohaji/Egbema on Sunday contrary to a devilish propaganda being peddled by the opposition. The Governor was at Mmahu area of Ohaji/Egbema to sympathise with the community that lost three of their kinsmen on Friday following an accident that involved a truck belonging to an oil […]

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FEDERAL CHARACTER, RESTRUCTURING AND ROTATION OF PRESIDENTIAL POWER IN NIGERIA: A KEYNOTE SPEECH BY PROF. GREG I. IBE, PHD, OFR, ENYI ABIA

AT THE GREAT DEBATE AND DIALOGUE FOR NATIONAL UNITY ORGANIZED BY IGBO LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION IN COLLABORATION WITH GREGORY UNIVERSITY UTURU, WORLD IGBO SUMMIT GROUP, CENTRE FOR INTL ADVANCED AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, NEW GENERATION LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION AT SHERATON HOTEL ABUJA ON THE 5TH OF MARCH, 2020 Protocols. The Background/Introduction On behalf of the coalition of […]

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UZODINMA VS IHEDIOHA: THE MYSTERY OF THE 388 POLLING UNITS: THE POLICE WITNESS

By Collins Ughalaa “Every Result Form completed at the Ward, Local Government, State and National levels in accordance with the provisions of this Act or any guidelines issued by the Commission shall be signed and countersigned by the relevant officers and polling agents at those levels and copies given to the police officers and the […]

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GOV. HOPE UZODINMA SIGNS MOU WITH MARRIOT GROUP TO RENOVATE AND MANAGE IMO CONCORDE HOTEL OWERRI.

The Imo State government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Marriot International incorporated for the renovation and management of the Imo Concorde hotel to international standards. The MOU is to usher in a Public-Private Partnership which the Governor says will further make the Imo Concorde an internationally recognized hotel with economic benefits to the […]

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