Month: July 2020

Marriage Should have An Expiry Date – Toke Makinwa

Marriage Should have An Expiry Date – Toke Makinwa

Marriage Should have An Expiry Date – Toke Makinwa  : Igwenazor Chinaemerem Nigerians woke this Thursday to an attack on the reverred marriage institution. one of the popular celebrities tweeted the following:- Each time I see people who’ve been married for 10 years and more, I can’t lie I respect them BIG, for holding it together and not losing it, it is a lot of work and I wish many people... »

Naked Mothers Protest In Kaduna

Naked Mothers Protest In Kaduna

Scores of sorrow laden mothers from different communities in Southern Kaduna Northern Nigeria on Thursday, July 23, took to the streets in protest. These mothers in a large number who are almost naked protested against incessant killings in their ancestral homes. They came from the communities of Atyap , Mabushi, Samaru, Tagama, Unjwan Juju and other neighboring villages. The community wide protes... »

A Visit To Aladimma Mortuary Owerri

A Visit To Aladimma Mortuary Owerri Stepping into the eerie compound of a mortuary is not in the list of places people will desire to. On our daily routine, we walk past some of them unknowingly but gives no danm what goes on there. However, as mere mortals on a pilgrim, one day it will be a must that out of necessity, you must step in your toes into its chambers. Necessity took me to Aladimma Mor... »

ISUSU – An Unknown Route to Compounding Investment

ISUSU is an independent African investment scheme that thrives on saving, investment with compound interest and lending without collateral among rural dwellers. It’s base is totally on thrift collection. As the name goes, no definition is available for its meaning, yet it serves as the financial backbone where normal banking is not available or undesirable. It could be operated by any group ... »

What Will Your Children Study?

What Will Your Children Study?

What Will Your Children Study?  Igwenazor Chinaemerem It is simple and easy to give birth to lots of children but a herculean task to mold their character and train those children to be useful to him or herself, your own self and the society at large. The cost of giving a child a top notch education [not solely an expensive education] that is relevant to the demands of tomorrow is not within the p... »

Women In Business – 7 Lucrative Businesses Women Do

Women In Business – 7 Lucrative Businesses Women Do

Women In Business – 7 Lucrative Businesses Women Do – Igwenazor Chinaemerem In Nigeria today, the economic landscape is not that positive with many people losing their jobs by the day. As tough as it is, there are some businesses that looks ordinary that Nigerian women in the city do. These businesses are proven to be highly lucrative. While some are engaged in these businesses as their main... »

Spare Me These Rhetoric’s About Igbos!

Spare Me These Rhetoric’s About Igbos!

Spare Me These Rhetoric’s About Igbos! Igwenazor Chinaemerem It can be factly stated that the woes of an Igbo man climaxed in the entity called Nigeria during and after the genocidal Nigeria – Biafra war of 1967 to 1970. At the end of the coordinated massacre, the devilish economic emasculation of the Igbos was set in motion yet against them and till date, all hands has been on deck to entrench it... »

Igbo Cap – Okpu Oku

Igbo Cap – Okpu Oku

Igbo Cap – Okpu Agu That cap over there is Okpu Agu – The Leopard hat. No other tribe in Nigeria is associated with this cap except the Igbos. It is belived to be older than any other traditional cap worn by the Igbos especially the titled men Red Cap. as universal as the cap is, it says a lot that some average Igbos dont know about talkless of non Igbos. Yes, it communicates different... »

Polygamy – A Panacea To Igbo Societal Challenge

Polygamy – A Panacea To Igbo Societal Challenge

Polygamy – A Panacea To Igbo Societal Challenge Polygamous families are the base of Igbo communities when Omenala reigns supreme. It was our way of live up till about a century or less ago. Polygamy entails a man with more than one wife and or with concubines officially attached. It is a direct opposite of monogamy introduced by the Christian missionaries with preaches one man, one wife officially... »

A Nigerian Graduate – No More A Big Deal

A Nigerian Graduate – No More A Big Deal

A Nigerian Graduate – No More A Big Deal : Igwenazor Chinaemerem Being a Nigerian and a graduate of any higher institution in Nigeria is no more a symbol status. In every nook and cranny, there are uncountable number of people brandishing tertiary education certifications even in multiples. As the number of graduates maintain its northwards trajectory, there is a corresponding acute unemployment f... »