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Numbers On The Clock Did Not Change, Time keepers Changed The Clock (Part Two)

Numbers On The Clock Did Not Change, Time keepers Changed The Clock (Part Two)

🕔07:15, 2.Dec 2018

Those great scholars and statesmen had one thing in common when they were abroad. They traveled abroad to get higher education and to return  to the motherland as soon as their studies were completed. They all had in mind to come back home to help in any way possible to make life a better place for themselves, their families and fellow citizens. None of them wanted to stay or stayed overseas forever. In those days, Nigeria had an enabling environment, a rich land, risks were minimized, no kidnappings, children were protected and unemployment among university graduates did not exist. In short, the environment was warm, welcoming and nurturing which facilitated a sense of belonging. The country then was very attractive, and the government provided tolerable enabling environment for those scholars to return home.

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Numbers On The Clock Did Not Change, Time Keepers Changed The Clock (Part One)

Numbers On The Clock Did Not Change, Time Keepers Changed The Clock (Part One)

🕔04:32, 1.Dec 2018

I remember years ago, not quite in the distant past, the residents from the villages within the clans (local government area) where I came from were busy cleaning their respective local roads. Days later, the village roads became as clean as cleanliness can be. We (children & younger ones) were wondering what was on the horizon. Finally, one day, in the early morning hours, our parents and adults started heading to a designated village square. They wore traditional clothes, filled with blazing ornaments. The weather was clement, beautiful and pleasant, accentuated with gentle wind and cumulus clouds in the sky. In fact, the beautiful weather conditions were so sanctimonious to the point that we (children) thought it was a Christmas day, and that of course, put a smile or two on our faces. Not only that the weather conditions put smiles on our faces, it also gave enviable ambience to all the decorations along the road, making them sparkle like diamonds.

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Ndigbo Will Vote Massively Regardless Of The Boycott By IPOB

Ndigbo Will Vote Massively Regardless Of The Boycott By IPOB

🕔07:47, 19.Nov 2018

Nigerian voters are much smarter these days. They know that voting is one of the most powerful tools to get their voices heard. Voting is how they exert influence over the….

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2019 Igbo Presidency: Ludicrous

2019 Igbo Presidency: Ludicrous

🕔02:28, 23.Oct 2018

This notion is indeed laughable to say the least. The national Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP) and other prominent Igbo individuals have been talking about Igbo Presidency since the creation of Adam and Eve with nothing to show for its realization.

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Defeating Buhari Is Like Extracting Gold From Concrete

Defeating Buhari Is Like Extracting Gold From Concrete

🕔05:41, 2.Oct 2018

I will start this article with this: incumbency is a powerful advantage and President Muhammadu Buhari has it.

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You Can’t Get Rich In Politics

You Can’t Get Rich In Politics

🕔20:47, 25.Sep 2018

Most politicians in an uncultured political society such as the one we have in Nigeria in all the levels of government are blinded with greed such that the…

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Bianca Ojukwu: Is Senatorial Project Her Forte?

Bianca Ojukwu: Is Senatorial Project Her Forte?

🕔07:11, 12.Sep 2018

Bianca has a lot in her favor. As a lawyer, she is very capable of writing bills that will benefit her constituency. If she is like her father, the late CC Onoh or like her late husband Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu she will fight to the end and stick with the people she is about to represent in the senate.

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Will A Younger President Make A Positive Difference In Nigeria?

Will A Younger President Make A Positive Difference In Nigeria?

🕔07:35, 13.Mar 2018

These young leaders must be highly qualified academically, they must have a great deal of experience in business, legal, international and financial management, including, and not limited to emotional intelligence

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Alpha and Omega by Philip Odoemena

Alpha and Omega by Philip Odoemena

🕔02:31, 25.Jan 2017

For a starter, it is not that I am confused, far from it. To a certain extent however, I have been mesmerized by the two words; “ALPHA, OMEGA”. Why am I mesmerized? Well! As a lay person (neither a Pastor

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Baloney and Hopeless Nigeria’s Democratic System — By Philip Odoemena

Baloney and Hopeless Nigeria’s Democratic System — By Philip Odoemena

🕔19:12, 5.Sep 2016

What a fractured democracy, what a shame, what a nation. It wasn’t too long ago, approximately 17 years ago when Nigeria changed from military rule to a democratic system of government. Prior to 1999, Nigeria had tried democratic rule but

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