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Nigeria is like a Gwuragwura (irreparable secondhand vehicle) – By Prof. Okechukwu Nwafor

Nigeria is like a rickety secondhand vehicle sold to our people in 1960. Since then we have been trying to keep it moving and now it has dilapidated to the level of gwuragwura (an Igbo slang for an irreparable old car). What do we do? Of course, no one can buy Nigeria. It is like […]

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Lessons to learn as President Buhari congratulates Kaycee Madu By Prof. Okechukwu Nwafor

Recently, a Nigerian of Igbo extraction was named the Minister of Justice in Alberta, Canada. The Nigerian President recently congratulated him. While we thank the president for congratulating Kaycee we want to bring a number of burning issues to his attention. This is necessary especially at this difficult time when IPOB, and the Igbo homeland […]

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The Coup in Mali and the Future of the West African sub-region By Prof. Okechukwu Nwafor

Recently the Malian military sacked their president. They forced the president to resign and dissolve his cabinet. Mali, another restive nation in the Sahel, presents a disturbing picture of Africa as a continent living on the fringes of competing interests. Mali is key to understanding the fate of hope, human life and survival in the […]

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Five things that slow progress in life…

Everyone wants to make progress in life. Every day, the dream of an individual is to make progress and move a step better than yesterday. But there are some attitudes that can hinder progress for a person: * Setting your gaze too high – This is one act most a person can do and never think […]

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ALERT! PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: NDIUKWUENU LAND IS NOT FOR SALE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!

It has come to the knowledge of the Stakeholders of Ndiukwuenu Community in Anambra State that a certain surveyor is currently conniving with some hoodlums in Ndiukwuenu Town to sell portions of land belonging to the Community. The general public is hereby informed that Ndiukwuenu community has been embroiled in several community crises emanating from […]

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Understanding the import of ‘boyhood’ from Ngige’s outbursts – By Okechukwu Nwafor

Some weeks ago, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Nwabueze Ngige directed an uncontrollable tirade at James Faleke, a member of House of Representatives, who was questioning him over an alleged breach of a presidential directive. Ngige said, among many other things, that he is a ‘VI boy’ while Faleke is a ‘Mushin […]

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COVID-19: Listen If You Have Ears By Sam Otti

Death toll from Coronavirus pandemic continues to rise, yet most Nigerians sink in delusion that the deadly disease doesn’t exist. On Thursday, June 25, former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, and the Provost, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Prof Okwudilichukwu Udemezue, were prominent personalities  that died from Coronavirus. Reports across […]

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Six things everyone should start doing in their 30s

The older you get, the harder it is to change your habits. But in your 30s, there’s still time to adopt new, positive behaviors. Read on for the best ideas: 1. Start laughing at yourself. “Laugh at yourself, laugh at the absurdity of life, laugh at the goodness and the badness of every situation. Being able […]

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The proliferation of sex charm videos by Nigerian women By Okechukwu Nwafor

Recently the Nigerian internet space was flooded with videos of Nigerian women advertising different types of sex charms. These charms range from creams and concoctions which the hustlers purport can seduce and bewitch anyone who enters into their sexual paradise. According to the merchants, the sex device works like an entrapment, just like walking into […]

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From Next Level to Burning of Billboard By Okechukwu Nwafor

This image is not from any other place than the Nigerian President’s home state, Katsina. The president’s own kinsmen are burning his billboard. The billboard reads in Hausa, ““The faces of fairness and champions of the masses.” However, the masses are chanting a different slogan: “the president is a failure.” This is a clash between […]

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Here is a list of things you need to teach your Child(ren) at early age (Must Read)

1. Warn your Girl Child never to sit on anyone’s laps no matter the situation, including uncles. 2. Avoid getting Dressed in front of your child once he/she is 2 years old. Learn to excuse them or yourself. 3. Never allow any adult refer to your child as ‘my wife’ or ‘my husband’ 4. Whenever […]

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Sow Injustice, Reap Calamity – By Sam Otti

For 430 years, the Israelites lived under the crushing yoke of slavery in Egypt. The chosen people of God were suppressed by a pagan nation and bound in fetters of repression. Their bare backs bore the scars of hate, lacerated by the merciless whipping of Egyptian taskmasters. A brute dictator, Pharaoh and his officials chastised […]

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Insecurity: Speak Out Now Or Die In Silence – By Sam Otti

The clamour for a new security apparatus in Nigeria that would wrestle to the ground the vicious monsters of crime has been ringing like a church bell. Sadly, successive leaderships in Nigerian chose to cock their ears to this deafening sound. Not even the disquiet caused by the spreading ills like kidnapping, robbery, violence, cattle […]

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Spiritual Husband By Professor Okechukwu Nwafor

I just learned that many women in Nigeria are currently caught in the web of the religious swindle known as ‘Spiritual husband.” This is one of the most effective and crafty daggers used by religious slayers known as ‘men of God’ in Nigeria. Currently, it is estimated that thousands of both married and single women […]

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Marrying a woman doesn’t mean she is your property…A Message for all Men!

Marrying a woman doesn’t mean she is your property. Treat her with respect. Make her your queen, love her and honor her and give her a reason to treat you the same! All women are beautiful, regardless of their looks. You just need to touch their soul with respect and appreciation for their inner beauty […]

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Hate Speech by Okechukwu Nwafor

While the Liberian lawmakers have voted to cut down their salaries to save money for their nation, Nigerian lawmakers have voted to establish an agency to deal with hate speech. The problem with the Nigerian lawmakers is that they are misdirected and too idle to indulge in meaningful deliberations. In the end, what the agency […]

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Six things to know before you say I do (Must Read)

Being married is totally different from dating; many women feel they could handle married life because they have dated their partners for long and feel they know a lot about them already. This article is not to scare anyone or discourage you from being married. It would only be sharing helpful tips that would prepare […]

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Is Nigeria broke?

Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy, is “heading for bankruptcy” according to the former Central Bank Governor, the  Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II. Speaking on Tuesday he criticised government policy – particularly costly fuel subsidies – for stifling development and fuelling rampant poverty. It sounds alarmist, but he’s right to worry. Growth has been anaemic in […]

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