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Re-echoing The Plights Of Beebo-Bumaji Indigenes

“I warmly welcome you on board the ship, I am captain Abaju. I boarded an air conditioned ship-bus from Abuja to Obudu from where I will connect Kakwe Beebo, my home town. The crux of this trip was to felicitate with my kinsmen who were celebrating the the famous Boki …

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Nigeria And The Burden Of Independence

On October 1-1960, Nigeria walked out of the prison Gates of Colonialism with shoulders high. Both the highs and lows, the have and have-not, the elites and commoners celebrated with fanfare as freedom finally smiled at them like a beautiful bride. The Advent of this bride brought about a change …

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Sen Sandy Onor’s Verdict And The Masses

  The National Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Calabar, recently upheld and concretised the election of Sen, Dr Sandy Onor as the duly elected Senator to represent Cross River Central Senatorial district at the red chambers. Recall that after the 2019 National Assembly election, Sen Victor Ndoma Egba and …

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FG, El-Zakzaky Premier In Bollywood.

By Owei Lakemfa. Indian films from Bollywood were the mainstay of the movie industry in Nigeria far outstripping the American Hollywood. That was long before the Nigeria Nollywood made its entrance. Those were the days of famous Indian actors like Dharmendra, Prem Chopra, Feroz Khan, Hema Malini, Helen, Shashi Kapoor …

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The Power Of Storytelling

by Victor Oladokun I’ve always been fascinated with stories. It’s one of the reasons why in high school I jettisoned physics, chemistry, and math in favor of literature and history. The decision has served me well in my media and communication career. I realized early on – to quote the …

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The Task Before Ayade

  Since the advent of the fourth Republic in 1999, Cross River have had three executive governors. First to wear the golden crown is Mr Donald Duke. His administration focused more in laundering the image of the State both within and in the international community. Some of his achievements includes …

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Nigeria Urban-Slums In View

Nigeria is the most populous black nation in the world with enormous mineral resources to keep her afloat. This giant of Africa is characterized by multi ethnic and religious persuasions. To better harmonize these diverse views came the amalgamation of 1914. After obtaining political autonomy in 1960, those at the …

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Plights Of The Rural Dwellers

As much as Nigeria strives so hard in meeting the Millionium Development Goal, it will be safe to say it still ranks among the most underdeveloped in the world  inspite of it  natural endowments. Rural dwellers in Nigeria are worst hit as they are often  forced to live like a …

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JOB VACANCY

ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE VACANT POSITION OF A GENERAL SECRETARY. The National headquarters of National Union of Postal and Telecommunications Employees (NUPTE), call for a qualified candidates to apply for the position of a General Secretary of the Union. To be qualified as a General Secretary, one must: Be a graduate …

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Kingibe, A Burnt Out Grass.

By Owei Lakemfa. Babagana Kingibe has had it good. Nigeria has been quite fair and very kind to him. Even his Ordinary and Advanced Level education in London were paid for by the Nigerian authorities. In 1981, at 36, he was appointed Ambassador to Greece, then Pakistan and High Commissioner …

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