Opinion

Monthly Archives: March 2018

Fides launches its new website

Fides welcomes you to its new website. It’s posted today, Friday, 25 May 2018. We are still building a number of things into the website. Feel free to let us hear from you and give us your suggestions. You can reach us through our email: fidesnigeria@gmail.com Thank you.

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After We Kill Nwodo, What Next?

There is this thing called the self-destruct button. For purposes of this piece, it is a metaphorical gadget that when pressed, kills not the enemy, but the person that presses it. Indeed, it is not something anyone going to war against enemies will want to take along or to do. Really, everyone, or nearly all, knows the dangers associated with ...

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Is Imo State under Spiritual Bondage?

If there’s one thing remarkable about Imo State in this democratic dispensation, it is the tales of the absurd coming out from it. Indeed, all manner of hard-to-believe stories are being churned out from that state virtually on a regular basis; so much so that it is becoming difficult to keep count. Thus from the statue moulding saga to the ...

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Katakata Everywhere!

Barely a week ago, I was on my way to Awka for some exigencies. After driving through Agulu Lake Bridge, I saw a young man, clad in American suit with red tie dangling left and right, running without break. I slowed down and wound down my car’s glass as he was running past me. I stretched my head outwards and ...

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One Night Only

“Something so right has got no chance to live, so let’s forget about chances…” Young Mimi sang sorrowfully the Lyrics of Jennifer Hudson in her song titled One Night Only as she watched herself drained on her sick bed. The bed she had prayed earnestly that a day would come when she will gladly and courageously stand from it. The ...

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This is Nnia Nwodo!!!

That day was just like any other day. I was in the office trying to get a lot of work done as I had an appointment with someone I was supposed to interview by 3pm. So, in the silence of the Fides Newsroom, I typed away on my computer and life was good. Shortly after, one of our reporters walked ...

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How Anambra Can Arrest Capital Flight – Emeka Igwe

He is young and vibrant and raring to render service to his state, having garnered experience from the business world which he has conquered. Ij this interview, Emeka Igwe, Awka-born oil and gas mogul, speaks with Jude Atupulazi and Chioma Ndife on ways Anambra can thrive. Excerpts  Sir, briefly, can we meet you? Yes, my name is Emeka Igwe. I’m From Anambra State, Awka; Umuogbu ...

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Umeh is Sitting on My Mandate – Ekwunife

Senator Uche Ekwunife, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was sacked from the senate in 2015 by Senator Victor Umeh through an Appeal Court judgement, has insisted that Umeh is occupying a stolen mandate and has vowed to return to the senate in 2019. Ekwunife who was formerly a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), under ...

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Aniunoh Splashes 5M on Beneficiaries

The member representing Onitsha South One State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Patrick Aniunoh, last Tuesday presented a cheque of five million Naira for the second term school fees and upkeep of over two hundred students under his scholarship scheme. The money will also cover their transportation. The students, drawn from secondary schools in Onitsha South ...

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Soludo Pays WAEC Fees for 128 Students

A renowned economist and former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has given out N1.92m to the management of Holy Child Secondary School, Isuofia, for the payment of the WAEC fees of 128 students of the school. The largesse was part of his pledge to the school during his historic visit to the institution barely one year ...

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