Opinion

New Formula for 2023 General Elections in Nigeria

By Livinus Nnebedum, Politics is supposed to be a game of friends competing for elective posts without bitterness or rancor. For the present and future generation, politicians should see politics as a game of numbers in which there must be a winner and a looser at the same time where the looser should always cooperate with the winners to build ...

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Peter Obi, Biblical King David of Israel

By Peter Nwasike Peter Obi’s advent in the political horizon of Nigeria is synonymous with that of Biblical David who confronted Goliath of Philistine to stop him from ridiculing the Army of God, Israel. Although, a shepherd boy sent by his father, Jesse, to bring food to his elder brothers who were soldiers at war front,  David rebuffed Goliath, volunteered ...

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Understanding Role of Old Boys Associations in Development of Alma Mater

By Mike Nnamah INTRODUCTION: The role of Old Boys and Girls Associations is enormous. This is borne out of the fact that they were the products of these schools. From cradle these institutions made them all what they are in life, and as such nobody bites the fingers that fed him or her. Old Boys and Old Girls Associations are ...

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Nigeria: From Buhari’s Top to Bottom to Obi’s Bottom to Top

Fr George Adimike Despite the current reality that suggests a nation beyond redemption, a heightening sense of an imminent rebirth of Nigeria is fast overwhelming our limitations. This coming renaissance of Nigeria stretches the old inept, corrupt, oppressive and dysfunctional order by unleashing reserved, untapped and latent energies to fan the embers of development beneath the ashes of national decay. ...

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”PDP, Igbo and Their Inevitable Divorce

By Peter Nwasike Peter Obi is Best Alternative Unclepeters555@gmail.com The above topic, “PDP, IGBO AND THEIR INEVITABLE DIVORCE”, was midwifed by a great Journalist, Ike Abonyi, in his famous column, “POLITICAL MUSING”, Published in the New Telegraph” Newspaper, (Thursday, June 9, 2022, back page). My own follow-up is “PETER OBI IS BEST ALTERNATIVE”. Ike Abonyi lamented the marginalization of People ...

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Reform and Re-Engineering of Anambra State Civil Service- A Strategic Priority

By Chukwunwike Echezona Saturday the 9th of April 2022, the newly appointed 20 Commissioners under Governor Soludo took their oaths of Office with the Governor charging them to ‘work HARMONIOUSLY’ with the Civil Servants in their various ministries. This was a loaded responsibility and a big task he placed on the Commissioners, and goes to show that the Governor himself ...

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*Holy Ghost Fire: The Motor of Civilisation*

Fr George Adimike Fire is, arguably, the most significant discovery of humanity without which human civilisation would have been a mirage. The discovery of fire and its mastery unbounded man’s developmental possibilities. It is such that all scientific and technological development runs on man’s ability to exercise dominion and control over fire. The preeminent value of fire serves as a ...

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A B C AND 1 2 3

By Rev. Fr Gerald Nwafor At the earliest stage of our education, we learn with A B C, and 1 2 3. It is not strange that people still think that the learning process is not applicable today in adult life. Not so long ago I watched with horror when the conductor fell off the bus along Awka Road in ...

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How Pentecost Reverses the Tower of Babel in Nine Ways

By Martin Nchedo Umeatuegbu Pentecost Sunday means 5 into 10, that is, 50 days after the Resurrection of Jesus. So, counting 50 days backward from the Pentecost Sunday gives us the Easter Sunday. The Pentecost, otherwise known as “the Descent of the Holy Spirit”, which we meditate each time we say the Third Glorious Mystery, is a great Solemnity. This ...

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IS CARDINAL ELECT PETER EBERECHUKWU OKPALEKE STILL THE BISHOP OF EKWULUOBIA DIOCESE?

On the conclusion of the Regina Coeli today Sunday 29th May,2023 Pope Francis said that on Saturday, 27 August, he will hold a Consistory for the creation of new cardinals. The College of Cardinals currently consists of 208 Cardinals, of whom 117 are electors and 91 non-electors. As of 27 August, the number will grow to 229 Cardinals, of whom ...

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