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2023 Presidency: Will Atiku Cheat Ndigbo, Again? Tufiakwa!

2023 Presidency: Will Atiku Cheat Ndigbo, Again? Tufiakwa!

🕔16:47, 22.Nov 2019

The cries of marginalization by Igbos will not end if they sell their birthright to Atiku in 2023. And to imagine that Atiku will run for Nigerian Presidency again? Tufiakwa!

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Okey Ndibe: Writing As Activism

Okey Ndibe: Writing As Activism

🕔23:31, 28.Oct 2019

Ndibe and his generation, in their socio-political vision and artistic instinctiveness, have faithfully taken up the baton and crusade “to confront the social realities considered responsible for the failure of the country to live up to its widely-acknowledged potential”

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Beyond Merry-Making: Customs Of Indigenous Peoples And The Normative Functions Of Ceremonies In Pre-Colonial Igbo Societies (Part 4)

Beyond Merry-Making: Customs Of Indigenous Peoples And The Normative Functions Of Ceremonies In Pre-Colonial Igbo Societies (Part 4)

🕔06:30, 25.Oct 2018

The next most significant ceremony of childhood is circumcision of the male child—Ibie Ugwu—which takes place on the eight day and marks the first rite of passage. All male Igbos must be circumcised. For females, circumcision is optional and depends on the particular locality or village. Naming of the child is also done on the 8th day.

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I’ll Say it Loud; I’m Nigerian And I’m Proud!

I’ll Say it Loud; I’m Nigerian And I’m Proud!

🕔08:07, 19.Oct 2018

I am proud to be a citizen of a country (which incidentally is one of the few in the world) that has been richly blessed with both natural and human resources. I am proud to be the citizen of a country where despite our diversity, we work hard to be united. I am proud to be the citizen of Chinua Achebe’s country; Soyinka’ country and Kanu Nwankwo’s country. And like James Brown would have advised, I shout at the rooftops;

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Between Achebe And Soyinka, Who Is The Greatest?

Between Achebe And Soyinka, Who Is The Greatest?

🕔10:34, 3.Oct 2018

No doubt, Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka are the greatest in African literature. The contributions of both icons helped to advanced African art and literature.

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FFK Stabbed Nnamdi Kanu, Betrayed IPOB And Kissed Kwankwaso

FFK Stabbed Nnamdi Kanu, Betrayed IPOB And Kissed Kwankwaso

🕔19:28, 3.Aug 2018

In Chinua Achebe’s classic, the Arrow of God, Obika, one of the sons of the chief priest of Ulu, Ezeulu, was whipped by a white man in the marketplace. Ezeulu was so furious with his son to the point of almost cursing him before he held himself back. He later lamented that “…

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African Books You Should Read–Barack Obama

African Books You Should Read–Barack Obama

🕔06:14, 16.Jul 2018

Over the years since, I’ve often drawn inspiration from Africa’s extraordinary literary tradition. As I prepare for this trip, I wanted to share a list of books that I’d recommend for summer reading, including some from a number of Africa’s best writers and thinkers – each of whom illuminate our world in powerful and unique ways.

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The Dangers Of Drug Abuse: David Jones’ “Onye Ara”

The Dangers Of Drug Abuse: David Jones’ “Onye Ara”

🕔07:07, 18.Feb 2018

Coming at a time when most young African musical artistes have chosen to promote vices and ignore social needs, David Jones’ song is timely. It is a great song that is educative and instructive

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Healthcare Practitioners In Nigeria Must Learn To Treat Patients With Dignity–Dr. Uche Anyanwagu

Healthcare Practitioners In Nigeria Must Learn To Treat Patients With Dignity–Dr. Uche Anyanwagu

🕔04:19, 14.Feb 2018

Uche Anyanwagu is a medical doctor, writer, and social critic. A widely read man, and recipient of many scholarships, Uche has an in-depth variety of ideas on the medical field.

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Rather Nigerian Huts Than Trump’s Sex Mansions

Rather Nigerian Huts Than Trump’s Sex Mansions

🕔07:11, 25.Dec 2017

When it comes to living or having lived in a hut, Nigerians have nothing to be ashamed or to be embarrassed or to be defensive about. When it comes to living in a hut, we are in great company with world’s finest icons.

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