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July 18, 2018

GENERAL ACHUZIA: Great Spirit They Could Not break!

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  (A Tribute) When last I saw General Achuzia at the Hospital, I had observed “His breath is strong and steady!” A strong and steady Spirit is a fair encapsulation of who Odogwu Achuzia; Ogbueshi naabo, was. Achuzia strongly and steadily sacrificed his comfort and life for what the Ahiara Declaration, which he like General Emeka Ojukwu, whose alter ego he was, strongly believed in, had styled “A republic where the Blackman can stand proud”. For this principled stand, everything was done by adversaries to break his spirit. Achuzia died a model to Igbo youth, Biafran youth and all youths…

Nnamdi Kanu and Biafra Restoration (3)

Self-Determination and Biafra Restoration The above disclosure ultimately demonstrates that the Biafran freed slaves and the Kings of Calabar never abandoned the name of their nation, which is Biafra; rather chose to sustain it through the name of a new religion they embraced. It also reflects that the Presbyterian missionaries as far back as 1846 were in support of maintaining and sustaining the name of the nation – Biafra where they came to propagate and plant the new faith with the Biafran freed slaves. Most importantly, this goes to corroborate the more the fact that the Indigenous People of Biafra…

Taxing religious institutions

  A weeping, Philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus, decided to withdraw from the world to live alone in the mountain regretting the stupidity of mankind. That was centuries ago. It is God’s perfect will to give wisdom to those who lack it; and ask for it. And anybody with the wisdom of God will always confound the world. It is not a surprise therefore that those who truly preach the gospel do so with wisdom, compassion and power. All over the world, religion teaches us confession while salvation teaches repentance. Only recently, the Pointer Newspaper based in Asaba in a story…

Jonathan kicks-off Second Niger Bridge

President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off the construction of the second bridge across River Niger in a grand style with an assurance that the project will be completed on schedule and to specifications. Performing the ground-breaking ceremony at the Krisoral ground, Atani in Ogbaru Council Area of Anambra State, President Jonathan assured the people of South-East and the rest of the country of timely completion of the project which was awarded to Julius Berger Construction Company. The President said the construction of the Second Niger Bridge was critical to his administration’s resolve to improve the economic fortunes of the country, adding…

Most wanted kidnap kingpin arrested

Among his victims were Ozekhome, former Anambra Deputy Governor whom he killed. The Department of State Security Service (SSS), announced the arrest of one Kelvin, alleged to have masterminded the kidnapping of Mike Ozekhome. The suspect alleged to be a notorious armed robber, was arrested on September 25 by a combined team of the Nigerian Army and the operatives of the DSS. The suspect, who is said to be on the wanted list of the security agencies for some time now, according to a statement from the DSS, masterminded the kidnap of Mike Ozekhome on August 24, along the Auchi-Benin…