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Every village in Igboland (11)

By Mac Odu Projects found vital to the aspirations of the majority of people in a clan should receive attention of each local government, especially if such projects receive the…

Every village in Igboland

With Mac Odu Widows constitute a significant proportion of poor people.  They are vulnerable to sex exploits of brothers and other relations of their late husbands. Nobody bothers about how…

Every village in Igboland

With Mac Odu People of any age can start educational endeavours. A great grandfather in Kenya recently started primary education at well over 80 years of age. He was so…

Every village in Igboland

With Mac Odu By the way, no real names feature among the criminal gang. Hitman, Captain, Terror, Devil One, Witch and Danger are common names used. Most members are not…

Every village in Igboland

With Mac Odu Youths improperly bred are his listeners. Occasionally, one strays too far for redemption. One is hot having been cheated by colleagues out of kidnapping operation proceeds. The…

Every village in Igboland

Every village in Igboland

With Mac Odu In every village in Igboland, there is at least one person who is an enigma. He has been in the village from birth. He probably has dared…

Every village in Igboland

With Mac Odu Women are always more in number in every village in Igboland through our history. Inter-clan or intertribal wars of the past took their tolls on male populations…

Nigeria has been kidnapped

With Mike Ikhariale Last week we attempted to trace the genesis of the quagmire that Nigeria has found herself today. Top of the causes of the Nigerian misfortune is the…

Nigeria has been kidnapped

With Mike Ikhariale Before it became fashionable for citizens to be kidnapped for ransom, the Nigerian state itself has been under a form of kidnap in the hands of its…

Nigerians on the Web

Nigerians on the Web

With Mike Ikhariale, Email: ma_ikhariale@justice.com, SMS: 08055069079 It is really interesting to see how quickly Nigerians have joined in the digital revolution. While there was the initial fears that most poor…

A raging undeclared war (2)

In the last two weeks, there has been a flurry of advocacy directed in the direction of granting amnesty to the embittered Islamic sect, the Boko Haram. Most people, especially…

When will democracy come to Nigeria?

What appears to be the frustration of Nigerians may indeed be the outcome of a baseless and clearly premature very high expectation from the dramatic transition from a full-blown dictatorship…

A raging undeclared war

A raging undeclared war

Mike Ikhariale Email: ma_ikhariale@justice.com SMS: 08055069079 Anyone who has been in this country in the last few years cannot escape the reality of a devastating war-like situation present all across the country…

Venezuela: Where the poor also laugh

With Mike Ikhariale On August 15, 2004, the world was held spellbound by an unusual political development that was taking place in the Latin American country of Venezuela. It was…

Do we still need NYSC?

With Mike Ikhariale From all indications, it has become obvious that the once venerated National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has circumstantially become anachronistic, otiose and of no further relevance to…

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