Editorial

The Message of Easter to All Christians

In commemorating the resurrection of Jesus, Easter celebrates the defeat of death and the hope of salvation. It is a Christian festival which is narrated in the New Testament. It tells the story about how Jesus was arrested by the Roman authorities simply because He called Himself the son of God. At the end, they tortured, crucified and buried him. ...

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Fighting the Scourge of Child Trafficking in Anambra

One of the oldest crimes in this part of the world is child trafficking. It has eaten deep into the fabric of society and day after day, the menace seems to be on the increase. It is a crime that dates back to ancient times and still very much around, even as it seems the crime now involves mostly children. ...

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International Women’s Day, Salute to all Hard Working Women

March 8 of every year is set aside worldwide as International Women’s Day (IWD); a day for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, with significant activity witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. The day also ...

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Need to Address Rising Crime Rate in Anambra State

If there is anything the Willy Obiano Government boasts of, it is its ability to reduce crime in the state. This feat made the administration to proclaim the state as the safest in the country. While it is impossible to totally stamp out crime anywhere in the world, what happens today in all parts of the state calls for concern. ...

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Orlu Invasion: Where are Our Governors?

Last Monday, Gov David Umahi, the chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum, which is the umbrella body of the governors of the Southeast Zone, made haste to intervene on the face-off between the immediate past Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha; now a senator, and his successor, Hope Uzodimma, both of same party. Umahi, who intervened on behalf of the Southeast ...

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Congratulations to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

A new Director General of the World Trade Organization, (WTO), has been named and she is Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. This historic emergence generated a global applause because, not only is she the first of her gender to clinch this esteemed position, she is also the first African to become DG of the organization. When the ...

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Kanu’s ESN and Failure of Southeast Governors

Critical periods in the lives of a people tend to create heroes and villains. There’s no doubt that Nigeria is undergoing a critical period in her history; perhaps the most critical since the end of the Civil War. The country’s current security challenge is one that is threatening to destroy the unity of Nigeria. From the deadly activities of Boko ...

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Making Good Health a Priority

Last week, a report had it that a man slumped and died in his car in a Lagos traffic. A woman, before then, died while going to market in a tricycle in Abuja. It was only when the driver reached her destination and waited for her to pay him that he noticed her bent over and staying still. Such deaths ...

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When a People Lose Faith in their Security

A bad government creates unlikely heroes by its actions. That Chief Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a. Sunday Igboho, is today in the national conversation is down to, not just the Federal Government’s total failure to protect the life and property of Nigerians, but its open display of favoritism to a clearly criminal and murderous group at the expense of the rest of ...

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