The Armed Forces and the Rest of Us

Recently, the social media and a national newspaper were awash with pictures of a civilian being brutalised by a female soldier and her colleagues. They slapped him, hit him and dragged him all ove ...

Feb 13, 2016

Umunze, a Slap on the Face of Anambra's Security

Umunze is a sprawling community in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State. It is situated on the outskirts of the state and also shares borders with Isuochi in Abia State and Arondizuo ...

Feb 10, 2016

Anambra's Recruitment Corruption: Attention Obiano, Legislators

There is a new but disturbing trend in the country concerning employment of job seekers. Under this, the desperation of job seekers to land jobs is exploited by unscrupulous individuals who demand ...

Jan 30, 2016

Anambra 2016 Budget and the People

Late last year, the Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, presented a budget estimate of N101.4 billion for the 2016 fiscal year to the Anambra State House of Assembly. It was tagged, '' Bud ...

Jan 23, 2016

Ban on Expensive Funerals by Priests: Good One, Bishop Ezeokafor

The banning by the Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, of expensive funeral ceremonies by priests of the diocese came as cheering news to concerned faithful of the Church. ...

Jan 16, 2016

Fire Disasters: A Recurring Nightmare

They were the antitheses of the celebrations people looked forward to late last year in Anambra State (the Christmas and New Year). They certainly blighted whatever hopes such people had as a very ...

Jan 08, 2016

As Anambra Takes the N10B Loan

On Thursday the 26th day of November this year, the Anambra State House of Assembly gave approval to the Anambra State government's application for a loan facility of N10 billion to be appropriated ...

Jan 08, 2016

Zero Potholes, Good Work, Obiano

Not long into the life of the present administration in Anambra State, the governor, Willie Obiano, announced his resolve to banish potholes from Anambra's roads. That disclosure brought relief to ...

Jan 08, 2016

Court Martialled Soldiers and National Conscience

In the thick of the war against the dreaded Islamist fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram, in the regime of former President Goodluck Jonathan, 66 soldiers were arraigned in a military court and condemn ...

Jan 08, 2016

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