Opinion

Meaning and History of Christmas

DIRECTIONS Of all the feasts throughout the year the celebration of Christmas Day and Christmas Eve are the most popular of all, both for children and for adults. There are more traditions and customs associated with Christmas in all Christian countries than with any other feast. It is true, of course, that the logical culmination of Advent is attained with ...

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In the Interest of Grassroots Development

The stand-off between the Anambra State Government and councillors of local government councils in the state has gone on too long to attract the attention and concern of the citizens of the state. Not only is the welfare of the councillors involved, but also is the matter of grassroots development which is one of the main reasons for the local ...

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Fulani Herdsmen and Trails of Destruction

The most dangerous phenomenon known as the Fulani Herdsmen have in recent times been wrecking unimaginable havoc in our beloved country. No day passes without one hearing about the most chilling and utterly disturbing stories of the senseless and wanton destruction of lives and property by these rampaging invaders across the nation operating under the guise of searching for grazing ...

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The Day I Was Killed Because of N200

Hmmmm, sounds quite strange isn’t it? Well, don’t freak out yet, I’ve got a story. A super interesting one. It all began with trying to grab an opportunity to pocket some unplanned quickie cash. But at the end of the day, (not trying to claim equality with Jesus) I died but resurrected. “Catch them young”, this is what the Bible ...

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Nigerian Economy on the Brink of Total Collapse

The Nigerian people have never had it so bad in the history of the country as an Independent Nation. The poverty scourge of monumental proportion is prevalent and wide spread which could be felt and smelt in all the Strata of society. The so-called middle class has completely been decimated. Only a few affluent and privileged class or those commonly ...

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Gender Inequality and Unfairness Even in Sacrifice to God

Train a child the way she/he should go and when grown, she/he would not depart from it. It’s also found in the Bible; Proverbs 22: 6 and other various versions in religious and non-religious books, talks, articles, etc. Most times, when trained in the right way, kids rarely depart from it. Yet, what do we find in Africa and especially ...

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Josephat Ogbuagu, Worthy of Emulation by Agulu Elite

By Okeke Osita Professor Ogbuagu is from Umuolue Kindred in Umuowelle Village Agulu, Eventually that famous Agulu Lake is situated in their village. He is the Product of Bubbendorff Memorial Secondary School Adazi–Nnuku that Catholic Missionary College in the southeast which blazed the trail in more ways than one. Professor Josephat Ogbuagu is a chemistry Guru, who studied Chemistry to its ...

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Salvaging Nigeria from a Parlous Economy – The News Chronicle

Nigeria’s developmental bane remains linked to leadership failure. Yet our prevailing governance and economic challenges has thrown up another dimension. With our economy regressing, every excuse is being proffered, as if to justify our present economic challenges. Every excuse, except the responsibility of our policymakers for the present downturn, even if vicariously. It’s not farfetched that those selected to manage ...

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Brexit Undo: Not a Severe Reverse

The hysteria over the Brexit undo whilst understandable is hardly a severe reverse.  Certainly, that’s not the case for the UK; not for her allies, and not for the EU.  Indeed, what most EU folks worry about is not the loss of the UK, but the shakeup of presumed normalcy and contagion effect.  Many fear that the UK set a ...

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