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The Igbos Ethnic Nationality of Nigeria and the Isiagu Symbol

By Anozie Awambu In this essay, I use “akwa isiagụ” as metaphor to illustrate that Igbos have not done exactly well to preserve their language and culture. I posit they have abandoned their unique cultural symbol. That they are now parading a symbol of foreign popular culture as their foremost emblem. But I also present […]

A Look at USA 2009 H1N1 Virus Compared to China 2020 Corona Virus

By Mario Cavolo When the United States 2009 H1N1 swine flu emerged, an international emergency, a declared global pandemic, it eventually infected 60 million and initially killed a minimum of 18,449 cases that year. But the final story of the H1N1 global pandemic was far worse than that, with close to 300,000 deaths, according to […]

BREAKING: Douye Diri Sworn In As New Bayelsa State Governor

Senator Duoye Diri with his Family As He Takes Oath of Office As New Governor of Bayelsa State Senator Douye Diri, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State, has been sworn in as the new governor of the niger delta state. His swearing-in comes as the […]

Encomiums as senators pay tribute to Sen. Uwajumogu ..I regretted not discussing with him before he died- Sen. Musa

Senators paying their last respect to their departed colleague, Sen. Benjamine Uwajumogu By Raphael Ekpang As distinguished Senators of the federal republic of Nigeria took tuned on Wednesday in giving tribute to their late colleague, late Sen. Benjamin Owajumogu, the senator representing Niger East, Sen. Sani Musa has regretted not attending to his late colleague […]

APRI Executive Director Joins Amnesty International

By Paschal Emeka, Abuja   The Executive Director Accident Prevention and Rescue Initiative, APRI, Prince Fidelis Nnadi has joined millions of people to Identify with the renowned global pro human rights groups, Amnesty International. Speaking in Abuja about the development, Prince Nnadi reiterated his resolve to fight injustice and abuse of human rights especially as it […]

Road Traffic Accident and the Responsibility of Government

By Fidelis Nnadi   Road safety in Nigeria has assumed a worrisome dimension and the nation is always listed among countries with high road crashes. Hardly a single day goes by in Nigeria without at least one or two road accidents recorded.   This alarming rate of road traffic accidents may have informed the decision […]

Fight against insurgency program to fail-Sen Abbo

By Raphael EKpang Senator Elisha Abbo (PDP) representing Adamawa North Senatorial District has alleged that with the current security structure in the country the fight against insurgency was programmed to fail, adding that Boko Haram fighters cannot be defeated anytime soon. In an interview with journalists in Abuja, Sen. Abbo explained that the current approach […]