Ostensibly the reason for the enactment of the Land Use Decree included the need to protect the citizens from the greed, avarice and violence of the so-called â€œland ownersâ€.
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A routine tragedy passed with little fuss on Monday 28th July 2008 on the part of a nation numbed with tragedies. The Tribune newspaper reported the killing of a commercial driver who failed to give to policemen at a check point the required twenty naira settlement fee.
Africa abounds with various forms of child abuses, most arising from prevalent poverty and ignorance. This notwithstanding, the paramount role of the child in the African setting has never been in question.
Ndi Igbo have suffered the double misfortune of being misunderstood and having a bad press. In spite of their stupendous achievements in every area of human endeavor, particularly in science and technology, religion and education, the Igbo nation has been deliberately and systematically marginalized press wise.
If you are a girl or a lady and you are separated from your dad, you are not alone. This story is a real life story of a girl at the time and now a grown woman who was and is still disowned by her dad. Her name is Ifeoma, not real name. Back in […]
It was during the reign of Eze Nrijiofor I 1300-1390AD, the fifth Eze Nri in the line of succession. One day during his reign, four strangers came to visit him at his palace.
For months I have been contemplating writing on events happening in Anambra state. Ever since Governor Peter Obi returned as the Chief Executive of the state, there have been claims and counter-claims about his performance in office or lack of it.
It is always a great privilege to be alive and witness the unfolding of history. It is true that history is been made each day, but great history does not come by everyday. Those who lived and witnessed their country’s independence were indeed privileged within that given historical epoch to be free of imperial domination […]
Once in a while, history would reach a certain climax; a defining moment. As the momentum of victory whirls around the United States of Americaâ€™s president elect, Mr. Obama, one is once again reminded of the following most powerful statement of the declaration of the American independence.
There was a time in my life that I loathed, and almost repulsed at the thought of being a Nigerian. I had read books about other countries and the facts benumbed my psyche