A Case For the Revival of Igbo Language and Culture

So much had been said and written by Igbo elites in recent times about the alarming decline in spoken Igbo language by Ndigbo themselves and the possible extinction of the language in the nearest f ...

May 13, 2016

Why Iraq wasn't what I thought

Loai Behnam Toubia pulled up his shirt, uncovering a thick, dark scar – probably 10 inches long – that tears vertically down his large, round belly.With a cockeyed arm he pointed ...

May 06, 2016

Obiano: 2 years Too good!

On Thursday, March 17, 2016, Governor Willie Obiano marked his two years in office. There were no ceremonies. No drums. No pomp and no pageantry. Not even the usual state banquet or the solemn high ...

Apr 29, 2016

Blessed Oscar Romero's Legacy

It is a wonderful coincidence that this year's anniversary of the death of Blessed Oscar Romero [March 24] who was shot dead as he celebrated mass at a hospital chapel fell on Holy Thursday, the da ...

Apr 15, 2016

Thank You, Your Excellency

 I have lived in the city of Onitsha for twenty-four years now, having moved here by virtue of my marriage in 1992. For those number of years, I have lived in a layout called Awada and no othe ...

Feb 14, 2016

The Good, the Stupid and the Bad of the Yuletide

At long last the frenetic activities associated with the Yuletide are coming to an end. As you read this piece, many of those who stormed the state from their various places abroad are gradually go ...

Jan 09, 2016

Enigmatic Donald Trump And American Politics

The recent outrageous and rather reckless statements credited to the controversial Republican Party front runner in the forthcoming Republican primaries in the U.S and billionaire businessman Donal ...

Jan 09, 2016

My Thoughts This Christmas

The season we have all been expecting is very much around. It is Christmas. Many people are coming home and many activities will be taking place. Such activities include wine carrying, weddings, ch ...

Jan 09, 2016

I Remain Thankful Twenty-Two Years After

The only emotion I feel as I type these lines is gratitude to God, the author and finisher of my destiny. It's been twenty-two years since I walked down the aisle with my dear husband. Twenty-two l ...

Jan 09, 2016



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