Alex Otti: How Not To Be An Ngwaman It has become very necessary to interrogate the audacity, if not effrontery of Alex Otti’s dabble into politics on the premise that he is an Ngwaman. Ever since he lost the governorship election in Abia to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Otti has found it increasingly difficult to adjust properly and regain composure....... read more
My Onitsha Chronicles (part 1)   During my short trip to Onitsha, Anambra state, I observed that a certain kind of fear exists. This fear hangs in the air like a fan clipped to the ceiling. Apparently, it seems to have been accommodated as a way of life. Everywhere I go I was told by people...... read more
OPINION: Ikpeazu's Strategy at Flood control in Aba By Onyebuchi Ememanka There is something refreshingly different about what Ikpeazu is doing on Aba roads. He is not just building roads, he is bent on checking the challenge of flooding in the city. The MCC-SAMEK road is one key road project in Ikpeazu's action plan. This road is designed to primarily open...... read more
Democracy, Legislature and the Media I am particularly pleased to note that the media in the 21st Century has witnessed revolutionary transformations and re-engineering especially with the advent and the resultant creativity experienced in both the conventional and social media platforms. This transformation has indeed brought to the fore the need for media professionals and practitioners,...... read more
Benue elders’ bizarre voyage to Aso Rock By Nnaemeka Obiaraeri When Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States was ravaged by natural disaster this year, President Donald Trump, “the racist”, visited the state with his Vice President, Mike Pence, to commiserate with his fellow countrymen. When a gun man killed 59 persons in Nevada, Las Vegas,...... read more
MADE IN ABA CAMPAIGN - Ikpeazu an Idea Whose Time Has Come By Chinenye Nwaogu Many people thought it was another smart political cliché, but the Made in Aba campaign has not just gained traction among the people who have massively benefitted from this well-thought-out strategy that was originally in the Okezie Ikpeazu blueprint but have attracted other disciples. Before his election as Governor...... read more
OPINION: Lessons from the APC (NOTHING) MEGA RALLY in ABIA By. Rt. Hon. Cosmos Ndukwe I am glad the much advertised APC rally has come and gone. Let political pundits be left with the judgment of what is MEGA about it after all. I am glad that finally, whatever it is that signposts their strength in Abia has been left bare...... read more
OPINION: The Audacity of Change By Onyebuchi Ememanka Anyone who is very familiar with Aba and her people will agree that they are usually very impatient with leaders who neglect infrastructure in the town. Indeed, I can't recall any leader taking a walk on the streets of Aba without being pelted with stones and booed endlessly. Right from the...... read more
Made-in-Aba: 30 Aba Shoe making argonauts depart to China The original "Argonauts" were a band of heroes in Greek mythology, who in the years before the Trojan War, around 1300 BC, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest to find the Golden Fleece. Their name comes from their ship, Argo, named after its builder, Argus. Since then the word "argonauts"...... read more
How not to demarket Abia By Ben Udechukwu Abia seems to be blessed with faceless destructive critics who may have sworn on the altar of perfidy that there is ingenuity in saying only unkind words to their leaders. These set of people either refuse to accept that glaring development strides are happening in Abia or feed...... read more
Why does Rochas Okorocha enjoy controversy? By Azuka Onwuka   Many Nigerians may not know some state governors, but it is hard to find a politically conscious Nigerian who does not know Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State. Positively or negatively, Okorocha is always in the news. The most interesting thing about Okorocha is that he seems...... read more
Port harcourt road re-construction and the multifarious gain   Roads are inarguably the most popular and preferred mode of transport in Nigeria, nay Abia state. As such, there is no doubt that delapidated roads will greatly hamper the movement of persons and militate against commercial activities. In truism, there is correlation between economic prosperity and general state of infrastructure...... read more
Dr Orji Uzor Kalu,APC and South East...The dilemma   By Ebubeagu Ekenulo Dr Orji uzor kalu former PDP Governor of Abia state desperation to convert Abia state and south East to APC strongholds is nothing but a wishful thinking laced with brutally selfish linings. It is common for certain class of politicians in Nigeria to want to always be...... read more
2019: Umahi, APC and Ebonyi politics   By Freedom Nwali     The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi was recently quoted to have “wished” President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 presidential election. Umahi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor, has frantically set the ball rolling for President Buhari’s eventual second term re-election, to the consternation of...... read more
Wise men still come from the East   By Femi Adesina   At his incarnation, wise men gifted in astronomy came from the East, all the way to Bethlehem, in the south of Jerusalem, to worship Jesus Christ. They are today known as the Magi, who gave the newborn gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. There is a lot...... read more
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