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
Okezie Ikpeazu: Is Abia on the March Again Or…? (2)     By Jude C. Ndukwe The “Proudly Made in Aba” revolution is not exclusive to Ndi Abia alone, it is open to all Nigerians from all walks of life who want to take advantage of the business friendly environment and marketing drive the Governor has embarked on for Nigerian manufacturers...... read more
Okezie Ikpeazu: Is Abia on the March Again Or…? (1)     By Jude C. Ndukwe Since the creation of Abia State in 1991, development has no doubt been slower than Abians expect, and this can be attributed to a lot of factors which range from politics to near-absent or constantly dwindling internally generated revenue and federal allocations. Compared to other...... read more
Governor Elect, Obaze or Chidoka?   By. J Duke Anago   The debate last sunday again put ANAMBRA State in the spotlight. Interesting and rich views shared broadly on all social media platforms. The results aligned perfectly with our expectations and preachings as Obaze and Chidoka showed their class. After the debate, Dr Tony Nwoye and...... read more
Rochas Okorocha is killing me     Azu Ishiekwene After calling out the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, twice in ten months, I gave up. The governor has the whole of Imo as his duchy and he will do what he will do. So, what’s the point?  If I’m now constrained to cry more than the...... read more
Zik's fiery speech in 1949 heralded educational development in Aba Ngwa (part 1) - Onyembi   Research has it that the emergence of the British officials and missionaries in the East of Nigeria, heralded modern education in Aba. This was around the early 1920s. Old primary schools,  such as Government School, CKS School, St. Michael's School, Township School amongst others were established.  At the basic level,...... read more
The angel of death that stalks the corridors of power "O grave where is thy victory? O death where is thy sting?"- The Holy Bible. In the early 1960′s Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the first Premier of the Western Region, lost his first son and years later his second son and second daughter were cut short in the prime of their lives....... read more
Remaking the Abia's infrastructural narratives; Ikpeazu's Approach One of the most important qualities of leadership is the assumption and acceptance of responsibility for the State and all the decisions taken within the State. The leader is responsible for making strategic decisions and he or she cannot shrink or abrogate that responsibility. Put differently, the essence of leadership is...... read more
What Governor Okezie Ikpeazu Told Me Great Friends, characteristically, I did carry you along sufficiently all through the process of our mass resignation from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), to the point of rejoining the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Yesterday, I promised to inform you of my awesome discussion with Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, that would translate...... read more
The disquiet about Ikpeazu's trait of leadership Call it a mere strat­egy; hypocriti­cal act to score cheap political points. The truth that sincerely exhibits itself in this picture is a man with a heart-of-gold, a man with a vision, a captain that knows the best tools for his battalion to win the war of a better to­morrow in...... read more
Gov. Ikpeazu And His Passion For Sustainable Development In Abia State using CSDP As A Veritable Platform Saul Bellow, the famous American writer in his essay, titled " More die of heartbreak 1987", said "There were two varieties of truth, one symbolized by the tree of knowledge, the other by the tree of life, one the truth of striving and the other the truth of receptivity". Saul Bellow's...... read more
Long live corruption: Abdulrasheed Maina is a miracle worker – Dr. Ugoji Egbujo He was picked  to reform pensions. Yes, he hasn’t always been the face of corruption.  He discovered pension ghosts and their living cohorts. They had been draining the sweat and blood of  Nigerian workers.  He brought innovation.  He became an  anti corruption Czar. Monies were recovered, many were prosecuted. His sun...... read more
Abia state PDP Reconciliation; The Politics and Gains Democratic system of government is most preferred above other fora because of the room for negotiation, shifting of ground and participatory style that engenders unity, fair play and peace which essentially are required ingredients for the development of any society. Aptly put, the People's Democratic Party is known as a party...... read more
The March for Freedom and the Monster from FUTA Jalon The greatest crime that man has inflicted on his fellow man in the last 50 years is the evil concept of unrestrained globalisation coupled with the incremental evolution, unacceptable espousal and wholehearted acceptance of the artificial, man-made, mongrel nation-state which is made up of ethnic and religious incompatibles. Yet thankfully there...... read more
What Government owe entrepreneurs is VISIBILITY From inception, the administration of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has never hidden its passion and interest in promoting made in Aba products. It was a key campaign promise for the Governor in 2015: promotion of Made In Aba brands. No one can dispute the fact that Aba has got potentials – amazing...... read more
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