One does not eat “I almost” in a stew. (What one missed narrowly, one cannot enjoy at all). Some 11 years ago, I wrote asking, what is a name and I asked us what Nigerian meant to us. Advertisements
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Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely”. So says the English Nobleman, Lord Acton, Member of the British Parliament, 1865-1886. Spare a thought for the Owelle, Rochas Okorocha, the flamboyant Governor of his own special fiefdom called Imo State, Nigeria.
In other countries the armed forces are respected for their sacrifice In my country (Its a million lighters in the sky tonight) we never remember the sacrifice of the life of those men and women that give theirs so I… Read More ›
The caption of this emotion laden article was inspired by a novel I read, given to me by an old English lady. The book’s title is, ‘‘The Places in Between’’, was by Rory Steward – an English with Irish history.
“There was no bitterness in him after he left power. He did not look back. He did not look down. Instead he looked up and after looking up, he looked forward and went on pressing ahead. That forward movement has… Read More ›
Last week, Damilola Dimeji-Ajayi wrote on Omugwo: Understanding The Culture Behind Igbo’s Traditional Postpartum Care.
In Igbo society such as Imo State of Nigeria, there are so many encumbrances to checkmate excesses. As told in the proverb of the Mother-dog and her seven puppies, Igbos are appreciative, but they know when to say, ‘‘hol’ it… Read More ›
The last has not been heard about the desperation of the crumbling political empire of Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha. Built hurriedly on quicksand, the emperor chose Uche Nwosu as the crown “prince and principality” of the empire.
Have you read the book The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (1826), it is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper.
In all the emerging political intrigues in Nigeria, Imo State presents an interesting narrative, which makes it arguably the most political hotbed. One thing is clear. A political underdog will carry the day at the end of 2019 general election.
I will start my admonition as I often term it, for this week with an old folktale that is often used as a management guide, but with a little twist, and that is by adding a fourth moral that I… Read More ›