Harbingers of a new day for the Ibo nation, having selected me to preside over the deliberations of this assembly of the Ibo nation, I am conscious of the fact that you have not done so because of any extraordinary attributes in me.I realize that I am not the oldest among you, nor the wisest, […]Read More NNAMDI AZIKIWE’S ADDRESS AT THE 1949 IBO ASSEMBLY AT ABA.
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 […]Read More COTTAGE INDUSTRIES IN EASTERN NIGERIA – KEY TO RAPID INDUSTRIALIZATION. By Livy-Elcon Emereonye
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 […]Read More JEFF BEZOS TRILLIONAIRE TALE AND NIGERIA E-COMMERCE – By Aliyu Yakubu.
COVID-19 lockdown “It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself that determines how your life story will develop.” Dieter F. Uchrdorf (A German aviator). The Nigerian economy nay world economy would never be the same again. The advent of COVID-19 came so sudden and caught everyone napping and panicky. Even the world powers were very much […]Read More COVID-19: REINVENTING YOURSELF AFTER THE LOCKDOWN.
Federal and state governments need to be more serious in enforcing the regulations aimed at chaining COVID-19. It is a matter of life and death. No nation can joke with that. The co-ordination between the federal and state authorities appears ragged at the moment. I thought the primary responsibility of the presidential task force was […]Read More COVID-19: THE SABOTEURS AND THE UNBELIEVERS – By Dan Agbese
I think it is important to start this with the story of a boy, Alhassan.Born in Bebeji, Kano Emirate in 1877, his father, Abdullahi died when he was eight. His mother, Amarya, then left for Accra, and left her children in the care of a slave named Tata. Tata sent young Alhassan to an Almajiri […]Read More HISTORY OF THE ALMAJIRI SYSTEM IN NIGERIA.By Cheta Nwanze.
It’s often said that a lie told so many times, if unchallenged, may – in course of time – begin to pass for the truth. One of such is the terrible lie, institutionally purveyed since the end of the Civil War, to the effect that Igboland is landlocked or that it has no access to […]Read More IT’S A LIE: IGBOLAND IS NOT LANDLOCKED. By Aloy Ejimakor.