Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

Sunday Michael Ajayi…Commander Par Excellence

By Uche Amunike I really do not like men in uniform. By this, I mean those in both the military and para-military. My reason? The word, ‘brutality’ is something that readily comes to my mind each time I see these men. In all fairness to them, however, it wasn’t because of something they personally did to me. It was a ...

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Blondie…the Proud Albino Part 2

Today I bring you the concluding part of my interview with the very delectable Miss Sandra Akpa, popularly known as Blondie. A staff of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, she rules her world by standing out in a society that has zero tolerance level for people with certain deficiencies. Blondie is a smart and happy young girl with her whole world ...

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Blondie…the Proud Albino

By Uche Amunike I was in the office of the MD/CEO of Anambra Broadcasting Service, Nze Uche Nworah a couple of days ago when an adorable young girl walked in. She was as fair as fair can be and had this very beautiful sing-song voice. And then, she began to speak and I looked up, surprised, impressed and bowled over. ...

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Brand New You!!!

It’s a brand new day, month and year and I thank God for being a part of it. Yes. I want to start this article by thanking God for his protection and guidance in the past year. I don’t know about you but 2017 was a year of multiple blessings for me. I have never had it so good. I ...

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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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Killing a Child that Calls you Daddy

Exactly a week ago, on Saturday, precisely, I had a good time at a friend’s wedding. I returned from the wedding feeling so good but exhausted. The groom was Francis Okoye. He is the PA to my spiritual father, Rev Fr Emmanuel Obimma, popularly known as Fr Ebube Muo Nso. His wedding was so groovy that I enjoyed every minute ...

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The Ash Wednesday and Valentine Day Merger

A few days ago, I visited the Fides Website where I watched one of my directors, Rev Fr Obinna Dike on Youtube explaining the true meaning of lent and I was completely bowled over. He explained it in a way I had never heard it taught before. Perhaps that was what spurred me into going out there to talk to ...

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And Bryan Leaves Nigeria…

Exactly two years ago, I told a story here about my nephew who was brought down to Nigeria all the way from California shortly after the death of his dad in the United States of America. The sixteen year old Bryan Chijioke Ntagu did not find it funny when that major decision about his life was taken by his just ...

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My Sweet Valentine…

By the time you’ll be reading this piece, it will be just a few days to the 2018 Valentine Day. Yeah. It was a very funny when it hit the airwaves that the 2018 Valentine Day fell on same day as Ash Wednesday. The funny thing about it was the reaction of everybody who got to hear about it. It ...

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