Opinion

Monthly Archives: September 2017

Urgent Intervention Needed on Umunya Portion of Expressway

Suddenly, the Old Enugu-Onitsha Road is witnessing an unprecedente flow of traffic. This is attributable to the bad condition of the entire stretch of the Umunya end of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway. As a result, virtually all articulated vehicles have turned to the Old Enugu-Onitsha Road, thus causing heavy traffic gridlock for much of the time at both ends of the ...

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IPOB: We Stand with Southeast Leaders, But…

At the tail end of the previous week, the governors of the Southeast Zone of the country and the Ohaneze Ndigbo leadership, announced the proscription of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), asking its members and all aggrieved groups in the zone to articulate their positions on all national issues and submit it to them. According to ...

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Anambra Guber Poll: No to Hate Campaigns

On November 18 this year, the people of Anambra State will go to the poll to choose who governs them. They have the choice of returning the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano, or choosing another person. Such a choice will be determined by either their conviction that what the incumbent has done in the past three years plus is good enough, ...

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Awka Wonderland: how Not to Encourage Investors

Since the days of Governor Chukwuemeka Ezeife in Anambra State, investors have been called upon to come home, a call that was coined as ”Think Home Philosophy” by Ezeife and sustained by those after him. The expectation was, and has remained, that such investors who answer the call will be supported by government as a form of encouragement, being that ...

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This is Oseloka Obaze

Several centuries ago, a young metaphysical Yogi found it difficult explaining Yoga to a non-initiate. Exasperated, he declared that: “It is only through Yoga that Yoga may be known”. We face such frustrations in our daily life. Not too long ago, the then Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, was going to introduce Mr. Oseloka Obaze to me – ...

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Meetings

Meetings on the way: 1) Monday July 24 (10 am) – Further Studies Commission 2) Monday, July 31 (10am) – Deans 3) August 7 (10am) – Presbyteral Council 4) September 2 – Pastoral Council

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Late Results in Secondary Schools: Attention PPSSC

The attention of Fides has been drawn to a disturbing scenario playing out in the secondary school system in Anambra State. It is about the computation of results over the manual method of the past. By this method, students are required to check their results online, instead of obtaining same from their teachers at the end of the term. The ...

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