WHAT does Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) really want? Whose interest is it championing at the moment?Read More
A minute in that environment was killing. The odour oozing out of the place could be dangerous to oneâ€™s health.
Interestingly, the inmates rendered some choruses to welcome their guests. Dressed in a uniform orange colour clothes, they exhibited different manners of their usual acts. The co-ordinator was up and doing checking their acts employing insane measures to deal with them at different times.
I think the best thing to do in this situation is to wear a new look and submerge yourself with the feeling of celebration. It may be very difficult especially when you remember how you have been celebrating the previous Christmas with your family and loved ones, but then since you cannot control the situation, you donâ€™t have to make it worse. I suppress my pain with colorful wrappings and special smiles.Read More
THE origin of Christmas differs as the precise date of the birth and historicity of Jesus are much debated. Christmas, literally meaning the Mass of Christ, is a traditional holiday in the Christian calendar.Read More
The Commonwealth Business Council,CBC was established by the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1997 with the mandate to involve the private sector in the promotion of trade and investment within the Commonwealth. CBC has set out its vision as “sharing global prosperity by making globalisation work for all with the mission of promoting global trade and investment with an enhanced role for the private sector in commonwealth countries.Read More
REPRIEVE finally came the way of Charles Chukuma Soludo, the once-embattled governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the Anambra State gubernatorial elections slated for February 6, 2010, by way of a Supreme Court pronouncementRead More
I was shocked at the blackmail and the bashing that I received from people. Even some went to the extent of saying that they had gone to put curses in different shrines against meRead More
An encounter with one of the elders in Ijebu-Imusin revealed some other issues surrounding the crisis. Some people were still shocked and reluctant to talk but a middle-aged man said it was unreasonable to hide anything. He opened up: â€œIf people refused to talk, how would they expect others to know what is happening here?Read More
Take for example, the state Cultural Centre. It was built in the central part of Port Harcourt . When he demolished it I thought he was going to replace it with something more beautiful. Instead he gave the site to Silverbird Cinemas! Who goes to cinemas these days? It does not make any sense. It is not even Rivers State cinema but a private man from Bayelsa.Read More
Anybody who has any structure on the land without lawful government certification is an illegal squatter. What the state government offered to pay was technically not compensation but simply a commercial bonus to encourage the squatters to go and live a normal human life among normal human beings.Read More
By Ochereome Nnanna, George Onah & Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURTâ€”If you visit any of the Waterfront settlementsÂ in Port Harcourt, you are unlikely to want to come back unless something or someone dear to you is one of the victims trapped in their bowels. Ajegunle in Lagos is touted as Nigeriaâ€™s foremost slum settlement. Compared
APPARENTLY looking for a more practicable way of giving succor to the disabled, MTN Nigeria, last week, at the 2009 International Day for persons with disability commemoration put about 470 disabled persons on wheels.Read More
Surprisingly, the case in Nigeria was a bit different because aside of having the conventional landmines, which were made by the English, we also had the problem of the locally manufactured landmines, which are more harmful, more deadly than the conventional land mines.Read More
The civil war ended close to 40 years ago and it is sad to realize that we still have landmines, explosives, and all manner of bombs still littering the landscapes in the whole of the South East. The matter is made worse now, not just for the fact that these explosives are there but the fact that even the ones that have been recovered have not been moved out and destroyedRead More
Poverty is hitting harder and people are having more children than they can cater adequately for. Some people take advantage of this, and children are therefore being trafficked for prostitution, etc. You find nine, eight year old children in brothels. You have many trafficked and used as maids in houses and shops.Read More