Frank Talk with Uche Amunike

From RUGA to E-Registration of Immigrants: What Next

By Uche Amunike Lately, Nigeria my country has been in the news for the most negative reasons any right thinking person can decipher. The insecurity in the country with special thanks to herdsmen menace, the stoic silence by the president of this country regarding the killings, the recent kidnap of travelers on major highways, general hunger in the land thanks ...

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Adieu Mrs Obianuju Ndubisi-Chukwu

By Uche Amunike Just last week, Nigerians were woken to the shock of the news of one of her high flying corporate executives who was murdered in her hotel room in South Africa. The lady, Mrs Obianuju Ndubisi-Chukwu was, until her death, the Deputy Director General of the Chartered Institute of Nigeria (CIIN). She was in South Africa for a ...

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My Good Old Naija

By Uche Amunike I am supposed to be sleeping now because it’s just 1am and my entire family members are enjoying their sleep especially as the rain is falling so heavily and the weather is as cool as cool can be. One of the challenges of being a columnist is that of having a ready topic on ground for your ...

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Recession

By Uche Amunike Dear friends, as we have found out from recent statistics, our dear country Nigeria has taken the lead in the list of countries suffering from the scourge of Recession. I’m talking about global statistics, here. However, even though we talk about recession all the time, the question is, do we really understand what it means? Do we ...

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JUNE 12, DEMOCRACY DAY AND NIGERIA’S DANCE OF DEATH

By Uche Amunike Below, is a narrative by Femi Fani-Kayode. It is as apt as it is interesting. Just had to share it. Read on… “Must we wait until we are slaughtered like flies and buried in mass graves like the Biafrans, Bosnians, Tutsis, Jews and others, before our eyes open and we demand to leave this tinderbox?” Today is ...

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Social Media And The English Language

By Uche Amunike Dear readers, if there is one thing that I love about this piece by the very erudite Reuben Abati, it’s the profundity of his message to everyone out there who have been bitten by the ‘new English’ bug. We can’t keep murdering the English Language all in the name of flowing with the tide. It’s either we ...

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Akachi’s Suicide …a Lesson to us All

By Uche Amunike I find it really scary that suicide has suddenly become a very common phenomenon in our dear country. I mean, it is so unfair that in spite of the numerous problems we face in our daily existence, suicide has to be added to the list. Suicide used to be seen in movies. It wasn’t even something that ...

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