Opinion

Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

Chidimma the Face of Innocence

By Uche Amunike About a week ago, Nigerians woke up to the news that the CEO of Super TV network of Nigeria, Michael Usifo Itaga was stabbed to death by his girlfriend, the 20-year old Chidimma Ojukwu, a 3rd year student of the University of Lagos. At least, that was the general version out there. Nobody was sure of the ...

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Chimamanda Adichi her Father’s Daughter!!!

By Uche Amunike Chimamanda Adichie’s father, Professor James Nwoye Adichie, died on Wednesday June 10, 2020. In this piece, she talked about the grief of losing a dearly beloved parent, how raw the pain is, and the frustrations of being stuck in the US, unable to travel to Nigeria due to COVID-related restrictions when it happened last year. She also ...

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Smiling Through the Pain

By Uche Amunike One of the most painful things that can happen to any parent is having to cope with the burden of managing a child with special needs. It is an ordeal better not experienced. I remember years ago when my bossom friend gave birth to twin girls. They were so pretty and grew up to be so bright ...

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The Man TB Joshua

By Uche Amunike On the morning of 5th June 2021, the world woke up to the news that the charismatic pastor and founder of the Synagogue Church of all Nations was dead. People thought it was mere rumour. I personally didn’t believe it. However, before the end of the same day, his media handlers had released a statement confirming that ...

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Conversations with Strangers

By Uche Amunike Today, I bring you two beautiful articles written by my big sister, Barr Iruka Ndubuizu. They are interesting, inspiring and motivational. I hope you enjoy them. Please read. If your life is anything like mine, your parents constantly warned you against talking to strangers when you were growing up. From the moment you could talk or walk, ...

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Did You know This?

By Uche Amunike Growing up, we used to do a lot of current affairs in school. As a matter of fact, we used to go for  competitions and took part in debates based on current affairs. The National Arts Theatre at Iganmu was a place where most secondary schools in Lagos state frequented foremost of these competitions. It made us ...

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South East Insecurity Mostly About 2023 Presidential Election

By Uche Amunike My friend and senior colleague, Ikedi Isiguzo believes that the insecurity we presently experience in the south east might not be unconnected to the desperate need by powers that be to tame our people and indeed, make us look bad before security operatives. He avers it is politically motivated and from all the feelers available, from the ...

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A Vote of No President or Confidence

By Uche Amunike I have never liked my president, General Muhammadu Buhari. First of all, I was very happy with former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s government, in spite of all the degrading names people called him, particularly the one about being clueless. I still loved Jonathan and his amiable and very matronly wife, Dame Patience Jonathan, even with all her ...

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Violence in the Land…Which Way Nigeria???

By Uche Amunike Nigeria is a beautiful country. We have so many things to thank God for in our country.  Top on the list is our penchant to suffer and smile at the same time. We are the strongest people I’ve ever known. We are the people who make the funniest jokes on the internet, especially  at this time when ...

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Happy Birthday to Me!!!

By Uche Amunike Every 27th day in the month of April, I am usually humbled by the very thought of God bringing me into the world for a purpose. His purpose!!! It is a day in my life that allows me the opportunity to soberly reflect on my journey through life. Oh well, it is a journey that hasn’t always ...

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