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ENGAGEMENT RING TO MY DAUGHTERS IS NULL AND VOID WITHOUT MY APPROVAL

ENGAGEMENT RING TO MY DAUGHTERS IS NULL AND VOID WITHOUT MY APPROVAL

ENGAGEMENT RING TO MY DAUGHTERS IS NULL AND VOID WITHOUT MY APPROVAL By Anayo M. Nwosu None of my daughters nor any of my female relatives would just return home with an engagement ring. How? From who? Where? Even though my Nnewi people had been forced to assimilate most western ways of life but not how some young men accost, waylay or ambush a girl and pop up the question, “will you marry me?” Ho... »

Why Nnewi Does Not Produce Great Musicians

Why Nnewi Does Not Produce Great Musicians

Why Nnewi does not produce great musicians By Azuka Onwuka Do you know why no top musician hails from Nnewi? The reason is simple. I will tell you why presently. Nnewi has produced numerous industrialists, business giants, academics, technocrats, public servants, politicians, military officers, sportsmen and women and top professionals from virtually all fields of human endeavour. Even in classica... »

The Long Juju Of Arochukwu and Other Shrines

The Long Juju Of Arochukwu and Other Shrines

The Long Juju Of Arochukwu and Other Shrines  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem In Igboland and beyond, Juju of diverse perceptions abound. One thing is peculiar with all of them – they are seen as the bastion of justice that deals decisively with anyone who contravenes its law. It is always the last resort for many to consult on difficult matters while a whole lot of people and ideas are backed by t... »