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The Watershed

*** Last week was hectic, but rewarding. At the end, I came back from Eket- restless and exhausted. It was not the drinks, though the occasional stares from fellow passengers in the cab I boarded back to Uyo told me my sweats were oozing alcohol. Alcohol from two nights of inebriate drinking, but it wasn’t … Continue reading The Watershed

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Africa’s Economic Development Crisis: Towards a Truly RISING Africa

Despite over five decades of self-rule, Africa’s desires and hopes remain largely unattained. On poverty, the new figures confirm that sub-Saharan Africa has been the least successful region of the world in reducing poverty ($1.25 per day). According to the United Nations’ Human Development Report of 2015, the bottom 17 ranked nations (151st to 175th) … Continue reading Africa’s Economic Development Crisis: Towards a Truly RISING Africa

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BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon

BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon Joshua Omenga Nigeria has swallowed a long pestle and can only sleep standing upright. Several years of misgovernment and incompetence – there is no need to enumerate – have brought Nigeria to an explosion point. The time is ticking, the fuse is readying to light, but before … Continue reading BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon

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The Extended Metaphor In Alamieyeseigha

THE EXTENDED METAPHOR IN ALAMIEYESEIGHA Scotland Yard, a UK-based investigating agency did Bayelsa state, Nigeria and the world a great deal of good when it exposed the financial impropriety of late DSP Alamieyeseigha in 2005. He was the embattled ex-governor of oil-rich Bayelsa state in Nigeria. He was charged with many counts of money-laundering. His … Continue reading The Extended Metaphor In Alamieyeseigha

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BOKOHARAM: Memo To Nigeria Military Agents

Dear compatriots, I must take a moment to commend you for your tireless fight against the menace called ‘Bokoharam’, that has ripped our beloved country of its peace most especially the north-eastern region. As a concerned citizen, I would like to lay emphasis on some that would aid the fight against Bokoharam. 1. Welfare: The … Continue reading BOKOHARAM: Memo To Nigeria Military Agents