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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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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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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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The Promotion Of Igbo Heritage In Diaspora: The ICAN Example

The Promotion Of Igbo Heritage In Diaspora: The ICAN Example

🕔07:43, 17.Nov 2017

Our Igbo culture and tradition is slowly losing its charm both at home and in Diaspora. In today’s generation, especially our children that are born in Diaspora, all they know is western culture

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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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Does Igbo Day Festivities in Diaspora Carry Significant Weight?

Does Igbo Day Festivities in Diaspora Carry Significant Weight?

🕔14:42, 17.Jul 2016

–Philip Odoemena Ndi-Igbo in Dallas, Texas under the umbrella association fondly called ICAN (Igbo Community Association of Nigeria) on its bi-monthly meeting held on the 16th of July 2016 briefed its parochial on the final preparations for the 2016 Igbo

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The demise of Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

The demise of Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

🕔17:17, 10.Jun 2016

— Philip Odoemena As we mourn the sudden departure of this great Nigerian football icon Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, let us remember that in life, anything can happen at any time, at any age, at any place, and to anybody.

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