Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

Fatherhood…with Kayode Ajulo

By Uche Amunike Today, I bring you excerpts of an interview with my very dear friend, Kayode Ajulo. He is a popular lawyer and human rights activist and as well, a former National Secretary of Labour Party (LP). He is also the founder of a non-governmental organisation, Egalitarian Mission of Africa. In this interview he spoke about fatherhood and the ...

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Silence by Men on International Men’s Day

By Uche Amunike The International Men’s Day is an annual event held all over the world every November 19. It is a day set aside to honour, celebrate and appreciate the numerous sacrifices of men in their families and society in general. The surprising thing, however is that this very important day is always observed very quietly. As a matter ...

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HRM Igwe Nick Obi turns Octogenarian on His 5th Ofala

By Uche Amunike I had never met him before in person even though I had heard so much about him from his lovely daughter in the United States. She always told me about the amazing friendship between her parents even in their old ages, the values they impacted in their children, their love for God and the things of God ...

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Happy Silver Jubilee Wedding Anniversary to Me!!!

By Uche Amunike It is with a heart filled with joy that I write these lines. I truly feel a deep sense of gratitude to the Almighty for giving me the opportunity to be the writer of my own story, twenty five years after my wedding to my dear husband. It was on the 6th day of November, 1993 and ...

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Nigeria Can Be Restructured in Less than Two Months

By Uche Amunike This week, I bring you excerpts of an interview with a good friend of mine, Kayode Ajulo. This brilliant lawyer and human rights activist was the National Secretary of Labour Party(LP). He’s also the founder of a non-governmental organization, Egalitarian Mission of Africa. A respected voice in the local and international media and an active one in ...

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Stop Aborting Us… Stop throwing us Away!!!

By Uche Amunike I am sad. I am fuming. I am really embittered. I presently feel an overwhelming sense of anger. As I type these words, my tears are warm on my cheeks as they roll and fall on my computer. My heart is truly heavy and on the verge of breaking into tiny fragments. Oh my God, I hurt ...

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President Obasanjo & Alhaji Atiku Abubakar: A Reconciliation Not An Endorsement!

By Uche Amunike Our country Nigeria is rife with a lot of sentiments presently trailing the recent twist of events as former President Olusegun Obasanjo not only reconciled with his then Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, but also endorsed him as PDP flag bearer in the oncoming Presidential election of our dear country. Nigerians have been skeptical about this move ...

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Of Men and Second Wives… (Part 2)

By Uche Amunike Last week, I wrote the first part of this piece. Interestingly, it generated a lot of controversy as I was bombarded with phone calls and text messages from our teeming readers. I did not intend writing a sequel to it, but because of the pressure on me by readers, I am compelled to do so. It was ...

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Of Men and Second Wives…

By Uche Amunike One of the greatest challenges of having a column is being able to let it run, not just consistently, but with great content. I have had the challenge of coming up with ideas on several occasions and at times like that I’m tempted to let that particular edition run without Frank Talk. But then again, I think ...

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Best Boss! Best Friend!!…that’s Rev. Fr (Dr) Martin Anusi

One of the hallmarks of every successful organization is the tenacity of the person behind the wheels steering her ship to make a mark of distinction in this fast growing world of competitions. I have worked for FIDES for about five years now and still counting and can comfortably look back and say that FIDES is an organization that has ...

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