Anambra Airport: Time for indigenous transporters to key into development

ONLY incorrigible cynics may find it difficult to attest to the enormous history that was made last Friday  in the Anambra Airport...

First flight at Anambra Airport tomorrow

According to the Anambra State Governor,  Dr Willie Obiano, the decision to start the project, taken only  two years to the end...

Mass WASSCE failure: Why now?

THE general performance of candidates that sat for 2020/2021 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Nigeria depicts anything but...

Ebubeagu, initiative in ripe time

GOVERNORS of the South-East, Nigeria, during their last  Security Summit with heads of security agencies in the zone, on Sunday, decided to ...

Amid festivities; don’t disregard COVID-19 safety measures

OVERTIME, events  have continued to shape societal norms, restructure tendencies and force adaptations to realities of the time irrespective of divergent beliefs...

Security… more than just govt’s business

SOME weeks ago, Anambra State and other parts of the Southeast Zone witnessed various attacks targeted at security personnel and public facilities...

Anambra’s ban of unauthorised tinted glasses, hooded number plates in vehicles, timely

THE ban on use of tinted glasses and hooded vehicle number plates in Anambra, announced last Sunday, by Governor Willie Obiano has...

Seven years of multi-sectoral transformation of Anambra

NO MATTER how anyone takes it, an irreversible transformation on all sectors has been going on in Anambra State since March 17,...

Need to clear drainage before the rains come

IN EITHER days or weeks, the rains will return but our sewage are blocked,  unfit for the deluge of flood expected as...

Observing COVID-19 protocols while waiting for vaccines…in Africa’s interest

RECENTLY, global COVID-19 pandemic challenges took a further stretch with different variants spreading across many countries.    UNITED Nations,...

Reducing fire incidents in Anambra

COMMISSIONING of 120 new fire fighters in Anambra by Governor Willie Obiano, Wednesday, couldn't have come at a better time given the...

Ohaneze Ndigbo and new template for socio-cultural, economic renaissance

IT MAY be apposite to asseverate that the election of new leadership to pilot the affairs of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation...

Worry over schools resumption amid COVID-19 resurgence

NIGERIAN pupils in public schools were out of school for many months last year, so were their counterparts in many countries. The...

Yuletide amid COVD-19: Need for circumspection while celebrating

CHRISTMAS has always offered opportunities for people to reunite, mingle, bubble and  party in churches, marriage ceremonies, launchings and other  social events....

Ensuring safety on roads this Yuletide

ROAD safety is all about putting measures in place to avoid or reduce the risk of road traffic mishaps, injuries and deaths....

Remembering Odumegwu Ojukwu, reformer, revolutionary

HIS was an enigma of sort. His name  sparks instant contention whenever  mentioned in national discourse. While he lived and died as...

Insurgency, Nigeria’s threat to food security

THE spate of killings in Nigeria  has in recent time  become worrisomely high. Despite gallant efforts of Nigeria’s security agencies, especially, the...

Making Presidential team’s dialogue with geo-political zones worthwhile

SAYING that the Nigerian nation is facing very challenging times is merely stating the obvious. The auguries are increasingly being manifested in...

FG, ASUU impasse: Time to sheath the sword

THERE is no doubt that Nigeria’s tertiary education is seriously under threat. The impasse in negotiations between the federal government and the...

Saving the Police to save Nigeria

THAT Nigeria is  in  dilemma is just stating  the obvious going by the aftermath of  the  #EndSARS nation-wide protests. The Nigeria Police   ...

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Creative manufacturing, handmade sector can craft post-COVID-19 future

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Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding father, Last leader of Africa’s liberation era, dies at 97

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