Everybody is hung up on domestic abuse by men against women. Nobody spares a moment to find solutions to the equally devastating verbal abuse men suffer in the hands of their wives. It is worse because men can’t discuss what their wives do to them for fear of scorn and derision. They suffer in silence. […]Read More Issues: Domestic spousal abuse and violence against men.
Owerri was put on the British map in 1893,it was centrally located, on flat ground, fertile earth, the weather was favourable and the people were welcoming.It was made it’s own district Council on 11th May 1902 with Sir Harold Morday Douglas as it’s first district commissioner.It’s municipality today serves as the capital of Imo State. […]Read More The rich cultural heritage of the Owerri people.
Was not creative but powerful Was not mesmerizing but astonishing Was not charismatic but magnetic Was not charming but charging Was not skillful but heroic Was not godfather but goals – father Was not cerebral but celebrity …His goals took to the World Cup Finals for the first time in 1994 He scored Nigeria’s first […]Read More The Rashidi Yekini story
The war raged on, till 1914, when the Ekumeku movement was defeated. That was the same year, the Northern and Southern protectorates of Nigeria were joined as one country. Historically, the resolutions of the Berlin conference of 1884-1885, gave the European nations the rights to lay claim to the lands and resources in Africa.Britain, who […]Read More The Igbo People And Their Quest For Freedom: A Critical Reflection On The Ekumeku War(1883 – 1914)
“Two sovereign wills cannot exist side by side within the same space, sooner or later they will collide.” A. W. Tozer (1897-1963) I see a collision coming. I see a day coming when the slaves and the slave masters will see eye to eye. I see a day coming when the servants will look at […]Read More THE COMING COLLISION
The 20th century for Africa marked an era of liberation. Marred by wars and revolutions, this era brought about a public enlightenment that is still felt to this day. Communities and individuals took it upon themselves to change the status quo, and take hold of their fate. The fight for individuality intensified, as people formed […]Read More 11 countries that gained independence during Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.
The composition of the All Progressives Congress presidential national campaign council list has led to a crisis in the party ahead of the 2023 general elections. It was gathered that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party is not pleased with the role allotted to them in the council. According to a source that spoke […]Read More 2023: Dissatifaction over compilation of APC presidential campaign council list.
The growing popularity of Labour Party’s Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, has shown that he’s a force to be reckoned with come 2023 general election It appears the camps of top contenders for the next President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), […]Read More Peter Obi’s rising popularity rattles APC, PDP.
It is a good thing to be proud of one’s country, and I am – most of the time. But it would be impossible to scan the centuries of Britain’s history without coming across a few incidents that evoke not pride but shame. Among those I would list are the creation by British officialdom in […]Read More Buried for 50 years: Britain’s shameful role in the Biafran war. By-Frederick Forsyth.
Seven Sisters Oil Companies is a phrase that was made famous by Italian state oil Company ENI Chief and Italian businessmen Enrico Mattei back in the 1950s. Mattei used this phrase disparagingly, which he coined in order to refer to the seven Anglo-American oil companies that had formed the “Consortium for Iran” cartel. They became […]Read More Seven Sisters Oil Companies
The most powerful Freemason in England and Wales is the Queen’s first cousin Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent – and he’s the longest-serving head after being appointed 55 years ago The Queen ‘s cousin heads one of the most mysterious organisations in the UK, the Freemasons. Freemasons describe themselves as a “secular social and […]Read More Late Queen’s cousin head of allegedly mysterious organisation -And he’s not the only royal involved
Late Alhaji Ahmed Mai Deribe was a citizen of Borno state. He was born into the Deribe family in 1924 and died in 2002 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Before his death, Alhaji Mai Deribe was arguably one of the richest Nigerian men in the 80s. He built a house made from a mixture of liquid […]Read More Late Alhaji Mai Deribe
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch whose rule spanned seven decades, died today Thursday 8th september 2022 at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace has announced. Elizabeth ascended to the throne in 1952, on the death of her father, King George VI. She oversaw the last throes of the British empire, weathered global upheaval […]Read More Queen Elizabeth II dies.
Onitsha is a town or city in the present day Anambra state. Onitsha was formed by 3 tribes which are Edo (Benin), Igbo and Igala. It had nine villages in which 4 are Edo who are the rulers of Onitsha (Obi of Onitsha), 3 are Igbo while 2 are pure Igala. The two villages occupied […]Read More ONITSHA, ANOTHER HOME OF INDIGENOUS IGALA PEOPLE.
So where will a man who has enabled corruption in Lagos for over 20yrs suddenly get the change we need from? The contest is not between Tinubu as governor vs Peter Obi as governor. It is between Tinubu as a political shark and enabler of profligate governance vs. Reform-minded minimalism of PO I am a […]Read More Reasons why i will never vote Peter Obi in 2023 -By Ayò-Bánkólé Akíntújoyè
Frankly speaking, one of the major constraints to progressive and effective leadership in Nigeria today is the presence of self-serving and opportunistic leaders.Leadership in all intents and purposes is concerned with fostering change while the centrality of political governance is service oriented. According to Brad Szollose “politics is a progenitor while leadership is a product […]Read More THE SENATOR NDI OWERRI ZONE NEED IN 2023. UCHE ONYEAGUCHA IN FOCUS.
After meeting in Beijing, China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin released a joint statement clarifying the ideological divisions of the new cold war: Eurasian calls for multipolarity, cooperation, sovereignty, and “redistribution of power in the world” against US unipolar hegemony and interventionism. February 4, 2022 may very well be remembered in history textbooks as […]Read More China And Russia Declare ‘New Era’ Of Multipolarity, Challenging US Interventionism.
THE A P C. (1) No South East Presidential candidate for 2023 election even though it is the turn of the region to produce one. The party’s presidential candidate is from a region which had produced President for eight years and vice president for nearly eight years. (2) No South East Vice Presidential candidate. (3) […]Read More 51 reasons the PDP and the APC may not campaign in the South East for next year’s election.
The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party has taken a new dimension with the strong calls for the resignation of the Chairman of the party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, so that the presidential candidate of the party and the chairman of the party will not be from the same northern part of Nigeria. Ayu is from […]Read More PDP CRISES: Atiku, not Ayu, breached PDP policy on power rotation
Emperor Hadrian of Rome was a cultivated person, devoted to the arts and to architecture, and forever anxious to ease the lot of the humblest of the empire’s subjects. In his last months he adopted as his heir one of his close friends, Titus Antoninus, a man of great piety and wisdom.Antoninus, given the name […]Read More Rome Under The Emperor Marcus Aurelius And Successors.
Chief Titus Ike Ume-Ezeoke, Onyima of Amichi was the founder of Peoples Club of Nigeria. He was the younger brother of Sir Geoffrey Ume-Ezeoke former Accountant General of the Old Anambra State and also the elder brother of Chief Edwin Ume-Ezeoke former Speaker of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under President Shagari.They were sons of […]Read More PEOPLES CLUB OF NIGERIA
This is distressing!! Do you know why the African elite, African wealth and African heads of state are at the service of the West? Do you know why apartheid, colonization, neocolonialism or even Françafrique existed? Do you wonder why the African is poor when his continent is full of so much wealth? Have you ever […]Read More THE CHARTER OF IMPERIALISM
In few weeks from now, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) will formally lift the ban on campaigns. The coast will now become clear for political parties to embark on full scale political marketing to sell their candidates. The general awareness and awakening of the masses and the unfolding issues around the 2023 general election […]Read More 2023 Owerri Zone Senatorial Election: Those who are unlikely to be Senator.
While much is known about the Igbo-speaking communities outside the South-East, but very little is known about the Igbo-speaking communities in Kogi state especially in Ibaji and Igalamela/Odolu LGAs such as the Eke Avurugo community (which speaks Igbo as first language and Igala as second language. One could find a handful of communities which strongly […]Read More Igbo Speaking Communities In Kogi State
Nigerian Pastor and international Affairs Expert Femi Aribisala has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu is “too arrogant and contemptuous of Christians”. Aribisala, in his tweet Thursday, said, Tinubu “is convinced he can win the election in 2023 without Christians. He cannot”, he added. Aribisala, a famous columnist and […]Read More Any Christian who votes for Tinubu after 7 years of Christian persecution in Nigeria is a fool – Femi Aribisala
June 30, 2020 Will the Jagaban of Borgu ever learn? The article reproduced here was written in 2015. It predicted the comeuppance of Bola Tinubu in the APC. I have decided to re-submit it for publication because what was obvious to so many of us on the sidelines what oblivious to Bola Tinubu. We always […]Read More Don’t cry for Bola Tinubu-By Femi Aribisala
Britain brought Ìgbò people Christianity via CMS in 1857 The French followed them via RCM under the auspices of CSSp (the Holy Ghost Congregation) in 1885 Uncomfortable with their rival — the French — in their territory, Britain pulled strings to remove the French Catholic priests from Ìgbòland. Britain tipped Rome to instead replace the […]Read More Facts and figures. Know the truth
The total value of Nigeria’s crude oil stolen between January 2021 and February 2022 is about $3.27bn (representing N1.361tn at the official exchange rate of N416.25 to the dollar), the Federal Government disclosed. This came about as the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) met with the Oil Producers Trade Section, made up of IOCs […]Read More Nigeria Loses Crude Worth $3.27bn To Organised Theft In 1yr
A member of our church does business that takes him to Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and Niger Republic often. He told me something that is difficult to believe except you know he has no reason to tell lies. He said there is a full scale war going on between Fulanis and Hausas in the North, especially […]Read More SENSITIVE: ARE WE AWARE OF WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE NORTH?
Historical Records Show Igbo Nation Is 2550 Years Older Than Yoruba Nation In Nigeria. The Igbo Nation is indisputably 2,550yrs older than the Yoruba Nation in Nigeria. This is in terms of age of existence and settlement. It is further an established fact that no other ethnic nationality out of Nigeria’s current 386 ethnic nationalities […]Read More ETHNIC HISTORY OF THE EXISTENCE OF NIGERIA
Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, elder statesman and nationalist is a former Minister of Aviation in the First Republic. In this interview, he shares his thoughts on violence across the country, the recent visit of some Igbo leaders to President Muhammadu Buhari for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), alleged […]Read More How South-East Lost The Chance Of Producing Nigeria’s President In 1979 – Amaechi
Owerri Zone has been adjudged the weeping child of the Imo political family, considering how it has continued to lament over its marginalization concerning Imo governorship. The exalted governorship seat of the State has continously eluded the zone, with Orlu zone occupying the seat much more than the the other geo political zones in the […]Read More Renewed agitation for Owerri Zone Guber In 2024
Leadership is a trust and a burden. It is a trust because it is entrusted to people whom moral rectitude is not in dispute. When you become a leader, you are like a trusted servant. Though this is in an ideal situation; not in a pseudo democratic setting—especially when democracy takes the character of the […]Read More Leaders be Wary of Sycophants.
Are you aware that Nigeria has four existing refineries, with combined capacities to process and refine 445,000 barrels of crude oil per day, located in Kaduna, Warri, and Port Harcourt respectively? Are you also aware that the first Nigeria REFINERY in Port Harcourt at Alesa Emese was built in under 2 years ( from 1963 […]Read More HISTORY OF REFINERIES ESTABLISHMENT IN NIGERIA AND WHY NIGERIANS MUST KEEP ATIKU AND TINUBU AWAY FROM ASO ROCK AFTER BUHARI.
Other States in the South-East have to the best of their abilities addressed the issue of equity and social justice in the governance of their states. It is noteworthy to acknowledge that Enugu State has a gentlemanly standing zoning arrangement for the office of the governor. Yes, the three governors that have presided over Enugu […]Read More THE ODD STATE OF AFFAIRS IN IMO STATE POLITICS.
If the governors on the platforms of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are hoping to get help from the so called power of incumbency to win election during the 2023 general election, they have something else coming their way. The above is true because, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the APC governors that […]Read More Buhari shocks APC Governors with stance on 2023 election.
A source close to former president Obasanjo has revealed that the former president is trying to regain back his place in the Nigerian history. Obasanjo is said to be of the view that it is the turn of South East to produce Nigeria’s next president. It is believed that he is indirectly supporting Peter Obi […]Read More 2023: Obasanjo firmly believes it is the turn of South East to produce the next president – Source
The year 2018 was one of self-examination for Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari who flew in on the wings of change had been in power for three years and the situation had simply become far worse. The inflation rate when he came in was 9.01 per cent, shooting up to 15.68 per cent the following year, […]Read More Broken truths and broken ribs: Bishop Kukah’s forensic examination of Nigeria
It should be possible for the rest of us to understand the frustrations of Ndigbo in the hands of their two big brother tribes, Hausa/Fulani and Yoruba, and their determination to distance Ndigbo from the levers of the highest political power in the land. We should offer them some sympathy in their quest at every […]Read More NDIGBO AND 2023
“In this trip of life, if you are not careful….Rumors will make you hate innocent people and love the hypocrites” (Internet) MAN is a social animal, the only one with various tools to communicate his feelings, passions, desires and needs to others. With the introduction of mobile devices and other communication tools ,many of us […]Read More INTERROGATING THE SOCIAL MEDIA – THE MISINFORMATION OF MINISTERS IN THE FIRST REPUBLIC – Prof. Ihechukwu Madubuike
Fellow Nigerians, it is the season of politics and another election cycle is upon us. Candidates are presenting themselves to the electorate to be considered for various positions. But this cycle is looking more and more like 2015 when men and women, young and old, reasoned in reverse order. All efforts to make them see […]Read More Buhari’s Legacy and Tinubu’s Albastros.
In Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, two further Rothschild world banks are created. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the World Bank. Did You Know the IRS and the Fed are Private Corporations of the IMF? 1945: The end of the Second World War. It is reported that I.G. Farben plants were specifically not targeted in […]Read More THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILDSPART 3
We all know that domestic violence and abuse is a huge problem in our society, but do many of us understand how this issue affects men? Domestic abuse is often discussed as a women’s issue, because the majority of widely reported domestic abuse is experienced by women (and perpetrated by men). However, domestic abuse also […]Read More Voilà!! More men are becoming victims of domestic abuse and violence.
According to Dennis Osadebey in the book, Building A Nation, Nnebisi was the son of an Nteje woman, Diaba, who had gotten pregnant for an Igala man, Ojobo Nnebisi grew up in Nteje thinking he was of the kindred, but one day, after a quarrel, he was told that his father was not from there, […]Read More The Igbo Delta Story
The two countries have successfully established a mechanism for mutual settlements in rubles and rupees, Purnima Anand says. Russia and India don’t need the US dollar in trade, having turned to national currencies to conduct mutual settlements, BRICS International Forum President Purnima Anand told reporters on Wednesday. “We have implemented the mechanism of mutual settlements […]Read More Russia and India no longer need US dollar – BRICS president.
Why has Owerri Zone consistently failed to produce governors despite her obvious strengths? I would briefly discuss some of the reasons in detail. Lack of altruistic interest: Why does the governorship elude Owerri zone despite its obvious electoral and political relevance? Why is the zone not mounting any serious challenge? The answer is simple; our […]Read More WHY THE GOVERNORSHIP HAS ELUDED OWERRI ZONE OF IMO STATE SO FAR: A PERSPECTIVE.
The mood among Okigwe and Owerri political elite is that of veiled anger, frustration and resentment. But the two cheated zones are largely responsible for the growing arrogance and landlordism of Orlu zone. Most Okigwe and Owerri politicians are blinded by self service and pecuniary interests, and it appears that they do not fully understand […]Read More UNEASY CALM IN IMO STATE OVER 2024 ZONING
Nigeria’s heyday as a country remains in the past when federalism, in its genuine sense, was practiced. During this time, countries like South Korea or Taiwan were not a match for Nigeria in every metric of development conceivable or in any index of progress that is measurable. It was the time the world cast its […]Read More HOW DID WE GET HERE
Self-centered and self serving politicians are not difficult to identify as they unashamedly exhibit a “do-or-die” disposition. Not only that, they display acquisitive character as if the resources God blessed Nigeria with as a nation solely belongs to them. Oddly enough, people in this category across the country are just a marginal percentage of the […]Read More THE NEED TO DO AWAY WITH SELF SERVING AND SELF CENTERED NIGERIAN POLITICIANS AT THE UPCOMING POLLS.