Opinion

Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

Very Rev Fr. (Dr.) Martin Anusi…Our Knight in Shining Armor

By Uche Amunike He is my boss, friend, counselor, mentor and great source of inspiration. He is a gentleman, ordained priest of the Holy Catholic Church, defender of the oppressed, light to our dark world, hope to this generation, help to the helpless. He is amiable, really easy to love, kind, very giving, motivational, inspirational, easy going and disciplined. He ...

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My Encounter with the Rt. Hon Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

By Uche Amunike Chief Willie Obiano of Anambra state, for the second time since he became governor, declared Nov 16, 2020 a public holiday in commemoration of the 116th posthumous birthday of the Late Rt Hon Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Nigerian’s frontline nationalist who led Nigeria to independence on October 1, 1960. Among so many achievements recorded by this proud son ...

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Making the Best Out of Life!

By Uche Amunike Just this morning, I was all dressed up for work and as I descended my staircase, I saw the woman that swept my building with three of her children, busy sweeping the two flights of staircases. They usually come in early, sweep the staircase and the entire compound and then leave on time for her children to ...

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Restoring Order in Anambra State

By Uche Amunike Every good deed we do in life has its rewards, just like all our bad deeds have their consequences. This readily summarizes my mind’s contents as I muse over the actions and inactions of both the peaceful #EndSars# protesters, mob, hoodlums and indeed, the government of this country while the protest lasted and even after it ended. ...

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Why Not Live to Fight Another Day

By Uche Amunike When the protest by Nigerian youths started October 8, 2020, I never thought, even in my wildest imagination that it would turn out deadly. I have never been comfortable with protests because each time I think of them, the one thing that readily crosses my mind is ‘stray bullets’. It is hard to hear that there was ...

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Go Well Nkech God is Aware

By Uche Amunike I don’t know what you think about life generally, but I have come so far and found myself in a place where I realize that it is filled with complexities that are hard to face, understand and accept, most of the time.  If there is something else I have come to realize, it is the fact that ...

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Governor Hope Uzodinma Gets Lawful Powers to Jail his Many Foes

By Uche Amunike I remember from my Government classes back in secondary school, that the Rule of Law in every civilized clime respects the principles of supremacy of the law, equality before the law, accountability to the law, fairness in the application of the law, separation of powers, participation in decision-making, legal certainty, avoidance of arbitrariness, and procedural and legal ...

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South East: Not just about Zoning

By Uche Amunike In a few days from now, Nigeria will be 60. Yet, as an Igbo woman from South Eastern Nigeria, I’m not sure I know what to tell my children about our place in the contraption we have found ourselves in. What will it take to have the Nigeria of our dreams come to life? Is this chalice ...

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