Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

Nigeria and her Harvest of Tears

By Uche Amunike I’m not very excited about being a Nigerian right now. It’s a very bad feeling and no matter how hard I try, I can’t shake it off. For how long shall we keep living like sheep without shepherd? I should live like the free citizen I am. I should enjoy all benefits due to me as a ...

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Civil War Has Not Ended 50 Years After

By Uche Amunike I was almost moved to tears a couple of weeks back as I watched the Arondizuogu born popular Nigerian singer, activist, actress and journalist, Onyeka Onwenu when she passionately spoke about the losses suffered by her family in the Nigerian Civil War and why she hasn’t had closure till date. It was a very touching and emotional ...

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There is no justice in the Supreme Court

By Uche Amunike I am a proud daughter of Imo State, even though most people think I am from Anambra. I love my state and will always be thankful to the Almighty for blessing her with lots of human resources. Lately, news around the cyber space has centred around Imo state. Top on the list is the robbery carried out ...

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Appreciating the man, Andrew Kumapayi

By Uche Amunike The name, Andrew Kumapayi is a household name in Anambra State. It is a name associated with commitment, dedication to duty, sincerity of purpose, progress and result oriented strides. I write about him and his achievements today, having followed his efforts in carrying out the aims and objectives for which his office was formed, since he assumed ...

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My Lagos Trip in Retrospect

By Uche Amunike I was born in the city of Lagos in the early Seventies. It was in the period of abundance as our country Nigeria truly lived up to her name, ‘Giant of Arica’. It was the time when the Nigerian economy was based purely on the petroleum industry. In was born into a middle class family. We weren’t ...

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Embracing Peace, Love and True Friendship in the New Year

By Uche Amunike The year 2019 was not exactly a bad one. As a mother and struggling Nigerian worker in the private sector, life had a way of reminding me sometimes that the saying, ‘life is not a bed of roses’, is a statement of fact. That notwithstanding, it was a good year. I want at this point, to thank ...

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Celebrating Goodness Madueme – Fides Best Staff 2019

By Uche Amunike Every end of year, the Management of Fides Media Limited ensures that a best worker emerges from her large number of workers. Well, this year 2019, a winner has emerged and her name reigns supreme on the Fides Hall of Fame. She is Miss Goodness Chidimma Madueme. She is a very quiet and an unassuming young girl ...

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Don’t Cry For Me, Orji Uzor Kalu Tells Nigerians

By Uche Amunike I came across this really interesting but deep narrative written by my dear friend, Ikeddy Isiguzo. It is as revealing as it is interesting; as thought provoking as it is retrospective; as meaningful as it is eye opening! It is an article about the man, Orji Uzor Kalu. It first looks at his early life as a ...

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The New Igbo Economic Frontier

By Uche Amunike I came across an interesting piece that got me glued to my phone screen until I finished reading it through. It talked about the need for southeasterners to maximize the human resources that nature blessed us with as a region, in such a way that it will boost our economy well enough to transform our region to ...

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I Stand With Allen Onyema

By Uche Amunike I had never given much thought to the man called Allen Onyema before now. Not even for one day. I travel with his airline, alright, but I never ever gave a thought about who the owner was or what he looked like or where he hailed from or if he was dark or fair. As a matter ...

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