Monthly Archives: February 2018

What a Week!

CHAN Eagles: they flattered to deceive in Morocco It was an interesting week in which things happened that were either saddening or down right laughable. Laughable, not because they were hilarious, but mainly because they depicted the sad situation we have found ourselves today in our country. When such continues to dominate national discourse, no matter how grave, one is ...

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Welcome to Unistress

By Francis Nwankwo, 08163415418 I can still remember crying to school on a number of days as a nursery school kid. I can also remember crying to my sister’s classroom for snacks or to seek refuge from bullies during my primary school days. School was an extreme of fun and stress. Interestingly, now a university student, schooling for me has ...

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Checking the Spread of Lassa Fever Outbreak

The country has been thrown into panic following reported cases of the dreaded Lassa Fever Disease in some states. Worse still, there are indications that the disease is spreading to even more states. Among the states affected so far are Ondo, Edo, Ebonyi, Imo and Kogi states, a situation which has left most Nigerians worried, but cautious of this very ...

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Truth is Bitter

Chief Karaki Maigoro is a very rich man. He is married to a humble and hardworking wife. The marriage is blessed with four children, three girls and a boy. They live in an attractive mansion in Abuja. Chief Maigoro loves money more than his wife and children. Thus he gives twenty-two hours to his business and only two hours to ...

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Book Review

By Wole Oladimejir. I’ve got my copy of Isaac Newtøn Akah’s ‘Living in Gidi’. Here, Isaac looks through a tiny pin-hole at Lasgidi in all of its maddening chaos and intemperate glory. He humorously captures the strifes of a hustler in this maniacal city, from the weekend-ly owambes to the resourceful conductor we love, from the save-by-the-bell story of a ...

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A Day Out with Primus Odili (Part 2)

Today, I bring you the concluding part of my interview with the  man in charge of Special Duties in Anambra State, the gallant Primus Odili. Read on… How does Governor Obiano intend to justify his overwhelming mandate? The justification does not lie in the governor. The governor has nothing to justify. Taking back what belongs to you does not need ...

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Celebrating Emma Ewekechi…Best Fides Worker 2017

Every year, the Fides management finds ways of motivating their teeming workers by way of remuneration and other little manners of compensation. The one thing that has become very interesting, however, is the assessment done by the workers themselves where they fill a questionnaire in order to rate the performance of their colleagues. In the questionnaire, a lot of categories ...

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Don Waney: When Elders Act Cheap

He was easily one of the most notorious criminals in the annals of Nigeria’s criminal history. His name was Don Waney. He lived and operated in Rivers State where he bestrode his ”kingdom” like a colossus. He was feared by even the police and oil companies in Rivers State. If the police and oil companies feared him, the ordinary folks ...

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