Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

TWO HOURS WITH OJUKWU

By Uche Amunike Today, I bring you a narrative written by Mr Val Obienyem. He writes about his first encounter with Colonel Ben Gbulie. It’s a piece he wrote in 2002 and had to dig up from his archives, shortly after the news of Gbulie’s death hit the airwaves. The late Gbulie was a war veteran, widely known for his ...

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Celebrating Nze (Dr) Uche Nworah…Man of the Moment

By Uche Amunike The man I happily feature today is a gentleman I have always admired and respected from the very first time I met him. He is Chief Uche Nworah, Ph.D, FCIM, FRPA, and is presently the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Broadcasting Service. He is as formidable as they come! You can describe this fair complexioned, tall ...

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Of Yahoo Boys and Endless Killings of Young Girls

By Uche Amunike There’s a new craze in town and if care is not taken, the future of our youths will never be assured. Every time on social media, I see a lot of horrific videos of young girls either being killed in the most gruesome manner or of young girls suddenly acting like mad people after being dropped off ...

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Welcome to 2022… Life Goes on!!!

By Uche Amunike Just a few weeks ago, the entire country was agog with preparations for the yuletide. It’s really surprising the way Nigerians prepare for the Christmas and New Year Holidays. No matter how tough the times are, there’s always enough space made for these preparations. In the metropolitan city of Onitsha, the traffic situation was something else. There ...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all, my Darlings

By Uche Amunike Just a few days ago, I was at the South East Bus Park along the Owerri Road, by the Obodoukwu Road intersection at Onitsha, where I went to make arrangements for a bus to take home some stuff for me to my hometown, Urualla in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State. I was seated at ...

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Congratulations to the Best Fides Staff in 2021…Alexander Adejoh!!!

By Uche Amunike It’s another December and the time for Fides Media limited to choose the best worker in the year. This time, the dynamic and vibrant Zaria-born Alex Adejoh qualified to wear that esteemed tag. I remember just last year when he joined us here in Fides as a youth corper. There was nothing special about him on the ...

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My Heart Breaks for you, Sylvester! Rest in Peace!!

By Uche Amunike Last week was really emotionally traumatic for me as the entire Lekki community, Lagos state, Nigeria and the world at large mourned the painful demise of the 12 year old Sylvester Omoroni of Dowen College, situated in the high brow Lekki area of Lagos Island, who was bullied mercilessly by his fellow students until his heart, mind ...

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Welcome, December!

By Uche Amunike This year really sped by like a roller coaster. December 2020 seems like it happened, just yesterday. It seems like it happened just a few months ago. Wasn’t it just the other day that I booked my ticket to Dubai for my Christmas 2020 holiday? What can I say? Time really does fly. Anyway it’s already December ...

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We Rise by Lifting, Others God Bless You, Davido!!!

By Uche Amunike About a week ago, Nigerians woke up to the news that popular Nigerian musician, David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, solicited for help via his Instagram handle to his friends and fans all over the world to send him  one million naira each. The reason he gave for this public plea was that he wanted to ...

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Hearty Congratulations, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo!!!

By Uche Amunike The Anambra election has come and gone and I can proudly say that it was the most interesting poll I ever witnessed in the state. It kicked off with 18 candidates. At the end of the day, four contenders caught the interest of the Anambra people. They are Prof, Charles Chukwuma Soludo of  APGA, Valentine Ozigbo of ...

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