Time for Anambra Govt to Call Oil Marketers' Bluff

A front page banner headline in one of the national dailies on April 16 read, ''Pump Price: Oil Marketers Defy Govt in South East''.The report had it that marketers of petroleum in Anambra an ...

Apr 25, 2016

Obiano, Building on Two Years of Hope

Last Thursday, March 17, Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, clocked two years in office. A retrospective appraisal of those two years shows that he has not done badly, given the economic realit ...

Mar 18, 2016

Sustaining Senior Citizens' Stipend

Sometime in the second tenure of the outgone Peter Obi administration, the government decided to be paying old men and women of the state, better known as senior citizens, the sum of five thousand ...

Mar 04, 2016

Nigeria's Third Tier Government without Governance

The idea of local government administration is to bring government down to the grassroots. It is believed that bringing it to the grassroots will enable the grassroots’ people to determine th ...

Mar 04, 2016

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



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