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Nigeria and the strains of the blues @ 49

By Gab Ejuwa NIGERIA’S situation at 49 is an eminently typical case of singing the blues. B.B. King was a powerful American blues singer and guitarist, among others like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, etc. And the blues was a mournfully tragic toddler of jazz. Perhaps
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Abia and the sale of Abam Rubber Estate?

THE story making the rounds in newsrooms across the country is that Governor Theodore Ahamefule Orji of Abia State has allegedly sold the expansive Eastern Region acquired Rubber Estate at Ameke Abam, Arochukwu Local Government Area, to Madam Eunice Uzor Kalu, mother of former governor of the state, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu.

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The powerless wolf

By Alozie Ogbonna PREHISTORICALLY, the Igbos, of which I am one, have a way of doing things based on their culture and belief systems. It is not strange that when a father encounters a prodigious child, especially the extra inquisitive ones, he may be pushed to coin words or raise imaginative constructs to keep the
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Edo CRPP and the cry of a prodigal

By John Mayaki MY attention has been drawn to a barrage of misguided, uninformed, and highly mischievous utterances of the Chairman of the Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) in Edo State, Dr. Samson Isibor who one can easily describe as a prodigal son in the wilderness. Besides, Isibor is also the Chairman of the
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A nation in self-deceit

By Richard Tosanwumi HUMAN societies are governed by human beings who have limited understanding of human nature and the forces that control the earth’s environment, including the climatic conditions. Consequently, they are yet to find adequate and lasting solution to many problems that plague the societies in which they live. This is credited almost entirely
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