Opinion

Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

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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A Day Out with Primus Odili (Part 2)

Today, I bring you the concluding part of my interview with the  man in charge of Special Duties in Anambra State, the gallant Primus Odili. Read on… How does Governor Obiano intend to justify his overwhelming mandate? The justification does not lie in the governor. The governor has nothing to justify. Taking back what belongs to you does not need ...

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A Day Out with Primus Odili

The Anambra State election has come and gone and the win was landslide for the incumbent Governor Willie Obiano while the losers have been very gallant in their loss. All in all, Anambrarians are happy that life has returned to normal and at the same time, expectant that the second journey our governor just embarked on will yield better fruits ...

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And Buhari Continues to Marvel us…

I have never been a fan of Gen Muhammadu Buhari. I never was, never have been and never will be. I believe I made this very crystal during the election that ushered in his government. I remember being shocked at the way the ruling president then, Goodluck Jonathan was being literally abused and called all sorts of names. He was ...

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Celebrating Emma Ewekechi…Best Fides Worker 2017

Every year, the Fides management finds ways of motivating their teeming workers by way of remuneration and other little manners of compensation. The one thing that has become very interesting, however, is the assessment done by the workers themselves where they fill a questionnaire in order to rate the performance of their colleagues. In the questionnaire, a lot of categories ...

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Crossing the Border…Emeka Ikezu’s Story II

Today, I bring to you all, the concluding part of the true life experiences of Emeka Golden Ikezu. It is a story that is full of lessons for our youths who are desperate to travel overseas. Emeka travelled to Europe through the desert but survived to tell his story… I will also help them to go to school and give ...

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