2020: New year new direction

THE much talked about year 2020 is finally here with hopes of good tidings for Nigeria, Nigerians and the rest of the world. THERE is no doubt that Nigeria and her people... Read more »

Yuletide… celebrate but tarry

IN five days, it will be Christmas and  Nigeria will join their counterparts around the world to commemorate the birthday of Jesus Christ once again. This spiritual and social festival comes with... Read more »

N1t constituency project palaver: Whither the matter?

MANY Nigerians have not yet come to terms with whatever makes controversy a constant factor in current democratic dispensation. From inception on May 29, 1999, it has been controversy all the way... Read more »

Tolling the bell against bush burning

ON  DECEMBER 30, 2018, an inferno that razed the mortuary section of the general hospital in Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, burnt   over 100 corpses  beyond recognition.  Before the... Read more »

Preserving Anambra’s future through refocused education sector

IN  AUGUST 2018, Anambra  State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano presented N1 million cheque each to six secondary school pupils. They are Adaeze Onuigbo, Vivian Okoye, Promise Nnalue, Nwabuaku Ossai, Jessica Osita and... Read more »

Gastroenteritis in Lagos: Towards averting national outbreak

IN LINE with anaemic selective amnesia that traditionally tenors public opinion in Nigeria, the recent epidemic of gastroenteritis that broke out in Lagos State may have been rolled back in public memory.... Read more »
Seme-border

Border closure: beyond current pains and gains

FEDERAL Government of Nigeria, in a bid to check smuggling of goods, especially rice, light arms, automobiles and other contraband items, on August 20, this year, closed the country’s land borders with... Read more »

Reducing flood, erosion menace in Anambra through society’s effort

ANAMBRA State is one of the states  with the highest cases of gully erosion in the world. In Nigeria, she tops the harsh ranking as she usually experiences heavy flooding during rainy... Read more »

Danger: Fuel tankers, articulated trucks on our bad roads

THE rate of avoidable ghastly accidents on  Nigerian roads is alarming. Worrisome, particularly, are  those accidents  involving tankers and articulated vehicles. Most of such accidents  normally trigger fire incidents that claim lives... Read more »

Operation Kpochapu II: Anambra solves security challenges with new tech

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra State, last Friday, elevated his quest against criminals to the next level, when he launched Operation Kpochapu II at Dr. Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka. The governor did... Read more »

Toll plazas and Nigeria’s horrendous high ways

THE federal government advanced the need to restore toll gates in major highways across the country. The rationale, according to the Minister for Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, is to generate sufficient... Read more »

Towards sustenance of Anambra’s lead in 2020 budget proposal

BY LAYING Anambra’s 2020 budget before the state legislature last week ahead all other governors across country, Gov. Willie Obiano has once again lived up to the billing of an adroit master... Read more »

Need to stem low basic education enrolment

ABOUT 10.5 million Nigerian children are out of school. This is worrisome. THIS is according to  a recent United Nation’s story which states that 60 per cent of  out-of school children are... Read more »

Xenophobia attack and Air Peace’s humanitarian gesture

THE xenophobic attack on foreign nationals in South Africa has dealt a huge blow to African unity. It has ignited diplomatic row between Nigeria and South Africa. Many Africans have left the... Read more »

New Anambra literacy campaign ticks all boxes

EVER since Anambra State first participated in the annual United Nations’ International Literacy Day in 1994, successive administrations did not go beyond thumbing the Agency for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education... Read more »
NECO certificate

Denying NECO certificate holders university admission, uncalled for

REPORTS about some Nigerian universities refusing to offer admissions to aspiring undergraduates with NECO results have been in circulation over the years. UNTIL now, the West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE), organised... Read more »

Celebrating Anambra of our dream @ 28

AS ANAMBRA State marks her 28th anniversary of creation today, it is unarguably among the top investment destinations and hub for industrialisation and commercial activities in Nigeria. The state was created on... Read more »

Pact on new power substations will rev up Anambra economy

ANAMBRA State Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Monday. This marks another bold move to make the state the first port of call for... Read more »

Appraising Osodieme’s tour of communities

IN THE 179 communities of Anambra State, Anambra State women activities are painting everywhere red. This is the period of their yearly August Meetings. But beyond the fanfare and fireworks that go... Read more »
Minna Peace Summit

Nigeria: Matters arising from Minna peace summit

TWO weeks ago, a former Head of State of Nigeria, Abdusalam Abubakar, convened a pan-Nigerian peace summit in Minna, Niger State.  Core goal of the forum was to find a solution to... Read more »