Archives for October 4th, 2015

Rich country, poor Nigerians

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By Alex O. Atawa-Akpodiete* Last week, the most populous nation Africa celebrated its 55th independence from the British colonial masters. While there were many reasons to celebrate (such as unity), arguably there are also countable reasons not to have celebrated. One of the gloomy reasons for some Nigerians not to celebrate independence is the state of ...

National Igbo Day celebrated in Sapele amid fanfare

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Okpalaume Mary This year’s nationa igbo day ceebration was a furry of activities as men, women, youths and children of the Igbo extraction in Sapele metropolis defied the rains to observe their day at the Sapele Athletic Club. Left - Right: Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, Erhue 1; Igwe N. Kelly of Igboariam Kingdom and Eze Titus ...

Hardships, frustrations on super poor Sapele roads

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Okpalaume Mary Of all the basic amenities that bring even economic development to any society, provision of good motorable and passable roads is of utmost importance. This is the reason why political aspirants, in a bid to secure certain seats, hammer on promises of rehabilitating old roads or constructing new roads all in an attempt to ...

Igbuya Advises Politicians to Jettison Self Interest

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By Fidel Njamanze Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon Ovwigho Igbuya has advised politicians to jettison selfish interest and think more of what they could do for the country. Hon. Monday Igbuya, Speaker, Delta State. Igbuya who urged elected and appointed officials to see the occasion of the country’s 55th independence as reminder of their ...

Before Diezani Madueke goes to jail

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  Kparobo Ehvwubare The name, Diezani K. Alison-Madueke, is making wave in the media since 2013, but in the wrong direction, especially in the social media. Anyone who does not review an issue before buying into it, would take the criminalisation of the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, to be true. Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke One does not ...