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August 21, 2018

A Sincere Rescue for Pensioners

“Nos morituri….We who are about to die, salute thee” Five or six top officers, cheeks glowing with evidence of good living, are seated round an impressive oval table, concluding the disbursement of funds for the month having the other day received the monthly allocation from the federation Account. They have been at it for the past two hours and are in the process of winding up. Hesitatingly, one of them, after a glance at the uncommitted balance in the working paper, asks “ em……em…., how about the pensioners?” Two others impatiently retorted in unison, “What about them?” The first speaker,…

Your Health Your Fertility

It’s not something that’s often talked about but are you aware that the state of your health can impact on your fertility. Making some simple lifestyle changes may help in improving your chances of conceiving naturally. Here are 6 lifestyle changes you can make to help boost your fertility: 1. Maintain a healthy weight or take the necessary steps to get to a healthy weight. A study done found that overweight or obese women,  take nearly  twice as long to conceive as healthy weight women and underweight women, take nearly four times as long). 2. Maintain a healthy balanced diet,…

Jonathan imposes emergency rule on Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.  However, the governors of the affected states are to continue in their constitutional roles.  In a nationwide radio/television broadcast on Tuesday, President Jonathan ordered the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ola Sa’ad Ibrahim, to deploy more troops to the affected states for more effective internal security operations. The soldiers had been given full orders to take necessary action, within the ambit of their rules of engagement, to end the impunity of insurgents and terrorists. Full texts of the President’s broadcast on Tuesday, May 14,…

Stop this Money sharing to Imo Pupils now

In his maiden broadcast to the people of Imo State in June 2011, Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha left nobody in doubt that education was indeed his top priority.  In keeping with his campaign promises, he unfolded details of his free education package.  The free education that was initially planned for public primary and secondary schools was soon extended to state-owned tertiary institutions of learning.  Governor Okorocha at every opportunity kept emphasizing the importance of saving the future of Imo children through qualitative education.   In addition to free tuition, he made budgetary provisions for textbooks, school bags and sandals, for them. …

Restoring Owerri to its Master Plan

In the past couple of weeks, the Imo State Government has embarked on the demolition of illegal structures along major roads in the Owerri capital city, just as it warned that it would do. The essence, according to official statement is to correct the anomalies and obstructions which these structures constitute and return the town to its former state as the cleanest state capital in the country. What government is doing in Owerri is also being replicated in the other major towns of Orlu and Okigwe.   It would be recalled that since the return to civilian administration in May…