Leveraging on IPOB's Successful Sit-at-Home Protest

Last Tuesday, May 30, business and commercial activities throughout the Southeast and states outside the zone with large Igbo population, ground to a near halt as Igbos stayed at home in obedience ...

Jun 02, 2017

2017 JAMB Exams, an Avoidable Experience

The 2017 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination has come and gone but not without raising a lot of dust. From the registration period to the examination proper, candidates were ...

May 26, 2017

Eliminating the ''Sorting'' Syndrome in Nigeria's Tertiary Institutions

If there is one thing that kills scholarship in Nigeria's higher institutions today, that thing is ''sorting''. It is a situation whereby lecturers demand gratification from students to either appr ...

May 19, 2017

Voters' Registration: Disturbing Signs from the North

The voters' registration and revalidation exercise is currently going on across the country, with the various state governments adopting measures to ensure that the masses participate fully in the ...

May 12, 2017

Peter Obi: Pride of Igbo Race

These must be good times for Anambra State. Not long ago, the state had cause to celebrate the emergence of the governor of the state, Willie Obiano, as the Silverbird Man of the Year. As he came o ...

May 05, 2017

Nkwoedo Market Accident: Lesson to Families

Last weekend a family of five riding on a motorcycle was killed in an accident along the Nkwoedo Market Road in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. According to eyewitnesses, a Lexus J ...

Apr 28, 2017

Ban on Road Blocks by Revenue Agents: Change Starts with Police

Revenue agents of the various state governments in Nigeria, as well as those working for road transport unions, labour and trade related unions, have been banned from mounting any form of road bloc ...

Apr 21, 2017

Mgbakwu Killing: Where we are to Blame

The quiet town of Mgbakwu in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, was thrown into mourning recently when a 40-year old woman and bread winner of her family, Mrs Ifeyinwa Obalum, was a ...

Apr 14, 2017

A Case against Proliferation of Street Naming

It is usual to see streets named after people, communities and indeed, anything. This makes it easy for identification by those seeking direction. But beyond that, is what has become the craze by p ...

Apr 07, 2017

Anambra Media Summit and NUJ's Rebirth

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, Awka, the Anambra State capital, bubbled for the right reasons. All roads led to Dora Akunyili Women's Development Centre for the maiden Media Summit by the Anambra Stat ...

Mar 31, 2017



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