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Why Owerri is Now Rated Nigeria’s Dirtiest City – By Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi, Imo State, Nigeria – Dec 20, 2011 – Owerri the capital of Imo State in Nigeria has been named the dirtiest city in Nigeria in a report published on Tuesday by Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria. Excrement in the street, graffiti, indiscriminate dumping of refuse and lack of sanitation exercises are […]

Against all odds: Celebrating Aki’s wedding – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK – Dec. 20, 2011 – The ‘white wedding’ between Chinedu Ikedieze, (a.k.a Aki), and his heartthrob Nneoma Nwajah on December 9, 2011 was front page news for a number of newspapers, including the Sun and the Vanguard. True, some newspapers  made it front page news for the wrong reason: to […]

Malawi’s VP Emulates TB Joshua in giving

  Malawi’s Vice-President Joyce Banda on Sunday led Anglicans at the Saint Matthews Anglican Church [Chichiri, Blantyre] in a Big Fund-raising paper Sunday where the church raised K2.6 million (about $15,556). Speaking before the fundraising, Banda appealed to Malawians that although the country is going through big financial restraints, it is the responsibilities of religious […]

Nigeria’s Identity Crisis (I Hate You-You Fear Me) – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson, Jos, Nigeria – Dec. 20, 2011 – ‘A man that cannot cry, and cannot laugh, will find it difficult to find empathy’   If there is any time to address the ethnic question in Nigeria again, it is now.  A nation held hostage to preventable events of tragic nature. At the […]

Where Do the Homosexuals Go from Here? – BY Philip Akpoviri

By Philips Akpoviri, NNP – Dec 20, 2011 – By the provisions of the recently passed anti-homosexuality bill, the Nigerian Senate has explicitly condemned and criminalised homosexuality in Nigeria. The bill if passed by the second chamber – the House of Representatives – and accented to by President Goodluck Jonathan sternly hands a 14-year jail […]

Morality and Legality: Lessons for Awoyokun – By Cornelius Ewuosu

By Cornelius Ewuoso, Ibadan, Nigeria – Dec. 20, 2011 – Awoyokun is right. Here I refer you to his article which appeared in the Guardian Newspaper of 14 December 2011. It is not the duty of the Senate to legislate on our moral life. This task requires a conscious, critical and sober reflection. A form […]

The Problems and Challenges of Insecurity in Nigeria – By Akintokunbo Adejumo

Presented to ACN UK General Meeting, 10th September 2011-09-02 London, UK . By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo, London, UK – Dec – 11 – Ladies and gentlemen, it is perhaps imperative in this presentation to come to certain terms with what we are going to talk about. This is because when we say security, are we […]

Bishop David Oyedepo caught on video assaulting/abusing a child in his church – Where is the moral outrage?

 See video of abuse on the first youtube video to the middle right of your screen Nigeria’s wealthiest pastor, David Oyedepo, might not have bargained for the enormous scandal that followed a Youtube video which showed the famous pastor attack a teenage girl hushed in front of him during a 2009 Shiloh service at his […]

Robbers raid hospital in Abeokuta

Robbers terrorising residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Monday afternoon, shifted their targets from commercial banks to the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, in the town and carted away undisclosed amount of money. The three-man gang stormed the premises of the hospital in a red Toyota Corolla (CE), monitoring when the money made in the day […]

Jonathan hails launch of NigComSat in China

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has hailed the successful launch of the new Nigerian communications satellite on Monday in Xichang, China, as another great step forward for the country towards the development of a modern, knowledge- driven society. He said that the new satellite, which was paid for by the insurance policy on NigComSat-1 which de-orbited in 2009, would […]

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