Human Rights Watch: No Santa For Igbos : The Annual Christmas Blockade Of Eastern Nigeria
C By Collins Onuegbu I don’t have the data. But the migration of the Igbos of Eastern Nigeria homewards for the Christmas season is one of the biggest migrations in Africa. I need to be convinced that there is any other nationality in Africa that does as much as... Read more
Chimamanda Adichie Got It Wrong On Bride Price
By Odimegwu Onwumere In the work “Pride and Prejudice”, a Jane Austen says: “A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” This can best describe the comment credited to one Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, saying that Bride Price should... Read more
By Adekoya Boladale   In Central Africa and predominately Cameroon, there is a specie of frog called: Hairy frog. Like every other frog, it is amphibian in nature and carnivorous in diet; it feeds on slugs, spiders, beetles and grasshoppers. But one thing that is profound about the hairy... Read more
On June 20th, 2018, the Federal Government of Nigeria represented by the Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reforms, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, disclosed the intention of the Federal Government of Nigeria to disburse the repatriated $322,000,000 Abacha loot from Switzerland to poor and vulnerable Nigerians in 19 States. The... Read more
By Nnimmo Bassey I bring you greetings of peace and a pledge to stand in solidarity with you all until the dangerous ecological problems confronting us and our children become a thing of the past. Our ecological challenges are widespread and suffocating. The clearest for those of us in... Read more
Blockchain Can Revolutionize Commodity Trading In Africa
By: Femi Royal With more than 60% of its 1.2 billion people living in rural areas, Africa’s economy is inherently dependent on agriculture. More than 32% of the continent’s Gross Domestic Product come from the sector (Otavio, 2017), yet it remains challenging to export these products in emerging markets,... Read more
Umahi: 55 Garlands To A Trailblazer, Wealth Creator And The New Face Of Ebonyi Politics
By Monica Chidinma Eze I am so excited to announce to the world particularly to the great people of Ebonyi State that God in His infinite mercy and divine consideration blessed Nigeria with the birth of a special son in the person of Engr. Dave Nweze Umahi FNSE, FNATE on the fateful... Read more
By Ekene Odigwe Isatu, grew up in Lagos but originally from Maiduguri. The parents are of middle class but the grandmother who regularly visits is of the opinion that because Ahmed (the son) married an uncut woman (Marian) their generation is cursed and that Isatu will never neither marry... Read more
By Nneka Aroh If you are an adult Nigerian and you still can’t see how Ekiti State election is a testament to the rot in this country, then I shouldn’t really be having a conversation with you. And it shouldn’t even matter where your allegiance lies. The mere fact... Read more
Felix Houphouet-Boigny And The Nigerian Civil War: Between Foresight And Contemporary Realism
By Akin A. Ajose-Adeogun President Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast was more astute than the leaders of the non-Igbo South and Central Nigeria in 1967, the critical juncture in post-colonial Nigerian history when the power of the Fulani ethnic nationality over the Nigerian state was entrenched. We have suffered... Read more