Opinion

The End of an Era-Robert Mugabe (1924-2019)

By Nze Nwabueze Akabogu The news of the sudden demise of the foremost nationalist and doyen of liberation struggles in Southern Africa, former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe was received by the global community with great shock and utter grief. The international media was awash with the sad development as both the print and electronic media carried the rather unfortunate ...

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Prostitution: An Open Wound On Women’s Dignity (Part II)

(continued from last edition) Having briefly exposed the monstrous nature of human trafficking, we shall now delve deeply into prostitution which been variously designated as “sex work’, “commercial sex and vice”, and “modern day slavery”. 1. THE SEX INDUSTRY Today people talk of “sex industry” because they see prostitution as business, as trade. The sex industry (also called the sex ...

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Challenges Facing Nigeria Youths, A Global Phenomenon – Bishop Oyejola

Most Rev. John Oyejola, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Youth Committee Chairman and local ordinary of Osogbo Diocese has described the challenges facing youths in Nigeria as a global phenomenon and not peculiar to the country. The Bishop made the observation in his keynote address at the seminar organized by the Youth Office of the Catholic Secretariat of ...

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‘Life Is Always Beautiful’: What 81 Years and 6,000 Babies Have Taught Flora Gualdani

By Hannah Brockhaus Life is always beautiful,” Flora Gualdani said, sitting at a table in the space she calls “the school,” a wood-paneled room in a small house she built in the early ’80s on her property in rural Tuscany. Of course, life has its difficulties too, she added, but “the struggle passes, and beauty endures.” Flora seems particularly qualified ...

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Banker Turned Priest Clocks 25 Years In The Ministry

By Chioma Ajafuo When the Almighty God calls one to work in his vineyard, one usually acquiesces and exuding that graceful dignity laced with humility, he abandons all he is doing no matter how rosy to follow God. So it happened to the fair-complexioned, tall and strongly-built- Rev. Fr. Charles Uganwa born in the early sixties to the family of ...

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Chief Emmanuel Toochukwu Philanthropist per Excellence

By Osita Anagboso Okeke As Nigeria cannot do without Igbos is just as Agulu Town cannot do without Nkitaku Village. Only a person who can look but cannot see, can doubt this aforementioned fact of mine. This particular slogan – ahoo Agulu, Agulu ahoo Nkitaku, portrays the first statement of this write up as the truth because, according to William ...

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Obiano’s LG Policy, a Masterstroke – Greg Obi

By Jude Atupulazi The Community Choose-Your-Project introduced by the Anambra State Government led by Gov Willie Obiano, is a masterstroke which other states are unsuccessfully trying to emulate. The Anambra State Commissioner for Local Government, Town Union and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr Greg Obi, stated this in Awka in an exclusive interview with Fides. The Commissioner, while reviewing the ministry’s activities ...

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DANGERS OF PRE-MARITAL SEX

By Okeke Vivian Chinenye Premarital sex is sexual intercourse practiced by individuals who are unmarried. It usually refers to sexual relationship between two people prior to marrying each other. In some cultures, the term is used instead of fornication, due to the negative meaning associated with the latter. Some degree of ambiguity has been linked with premarital sex. Some say ...

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Ọrụ Niile Nwere Ụgwọ

By Paschal Chisom Obi Amandịanaeze bụ njinịa, ma bụrụkwa eze na-achị obodo Ngwanduru. Ọ bụ onye na-ekpe ikpe nkwụmọtọ. Ọchịchị ya bụ ọchịchị onye kwuo uche ya. Chukwu ji amamihe dị oke egwu were kpube ya okpu eze, ma werekwa ihe akụ dị iche were chọọ ya mma. Ndị eze obodo dị ha gburugburu na-enye ya nsọpụrụ, ma na-akwanyekwara ya ...

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