Opinion

Monthly Archives: August 2017

Anambra Guber Poll: Need to Preserve Existing Peace

As the countdown towards the conduct of the governorship election in Anambra State continues, political parties have also entered the final phase of the process to choose their nominees through their primaries. This stage is usually fraught with frenetic activity, intra-party squabbles and sometimes violence. This last feature was experienced at the recent primary of the United Progressive Party, UPP, ...

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What is Happenning in Onitsha?

Last Sunday in Onitsha, the commercial hub of Anambra State, a police man was gunned down by unknown gunmen in front of Assemblies of God Church in Oguta Road. The said gunmen later shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist in the same city as they made good their escape. A statement from the State Police Command later said the police ...

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Who Saves our Society from Misplaced Priorities?

Any society that has lost core values is dead. The present Nigerian society is anything but alive. It is this situation that has given rise to all manner of vices and unheard of happenings. Last Sunday, the nation was shocked to the marrows when a gunman embarked on a shooting spree at St Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, during Mass. As ...

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Failure of Affirmative Bill …Wake Up Call for Women

The rate at which the House of Representatives has passed so many bills at the National Assembly recently, has been very alarming. Most of these bills are passed in a matter of minutes and some, after the second or third readings. The bill, however, which has given the generality of Nigerians concern, is the 35% Affirmative Bill for women as ...

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