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Tiger Nuts

Tiger Nuts

Tiger Nuts  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem   Tiger nuts is a popular farm produce in Europe and Africa with diverse use. Its origin is from the West Africa. One thing is peculiar with Tiger Nuts – it’s a vegetable and a nut. Generally it is referred to as a nut even the name confirms it. However, the nut-like farm produce is a root or tuber vegetable. Tiger nuts is a raw material for many ind... »

Hidden Treasures of Short Courses 

Hidden Treasures of Short Courses 

Hidden Treasures of Short Courses  –  IGWENAZOR CHINAEMEREM   Short courses are short cuts to top positions. Such courses are offered by institutions all over the world either to its internal staffs or to the interested general public. Such learning sessions are solely to upgrade their knowledge. As the name suggests, it’s always time constrained while it could be either local or ... »

The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur

The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur

  The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem   I am convinced that many people will be laughing at the headline of this article – The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur. Take it or leave it, Mr. Wilson Ekeledirichukwu has written his name in gold. He remains the authentic first Nigerian graduate to advance commercial Fufu processing by establishing a Fufu pr... »

The Nigerian Seaport Politics

The Nigerian Seaport Politics

The Seaport Politics  –   Igwenazor Chinaemerem   In Nigeria, only one Seaport is functional – the Lagos Seaport. The Lagos Seaport is in the Western part of the country. This Seaport controls about 90% of marine traffic of the nation. The businesses of Lagos Seaports – Apapa Quays and Tin Can Island port contributes to the heavy vehicular traffic of Lagos state, the tiniest state by la... »

Between INNOSON & Z-600

Between INNOSON & Z-600

Between INNOSON & Z – 600  :  Igwenazor Chinaemerem Z – 600 started the journey of indigenous automobile production in Nigeria. It was the needed catalyst that drifted the attention of many into vehicle manufacturing. Z- 600 was the dream child of an academic scholar Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu, a lecturer of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri Imo state, ... »

My Primary School Motto

My Primary School Motto

My Primary School Motto  :  Igwenazor Chinaemerem Can you still remember what your primary school Motto was? Mine was Knowledge Is Power! I will forever be grateful for the fundamental and basic knowledge my primary school gave me. Here I was introduced to learning and I have never called it quits. It all began in my local community at Udengwu Primary School Ihiala Anambra State is the name. Few d... »

ORIGIN OF A UNIVERSITY

ORIGIN OF A UNIVERSITY

ORIGIN OF A UNIVERSITY The word ‘university’ is derived from the Latin “universitas magistrorum et scholarium”, which roughly means “community of teachers and scholars”. “In the early medieval period, most new universities were founded from pre-existing schools, usually when these schools were deemed to have become primarily sites of higher education. Many... »

WHY THERE ARE NO BLACK PLAYERS ON THE ARGENTINA TEAM

WHY THERE ARE NO BLACK PLAYERS ON THE ARGENTINA TEAM

THIS  IS THE REASON WHY THERE ARE NO BLACK PLAYERS ON THE ARGENTINA TEAM – Jude Idada As I watched the Argentina and Iceland match today and wondered why there were no black players in the Argentinean team when other South American teams had black or biracial players, I remembered a conversation I had last year. It was while I was on a cruise from Florida to the Grand Cayman Islands in the C... »

Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu – The First African To Build A Car

Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu – The First African To Build A Car

Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu – The First African To Build A Car In 1997, a brilliant Igbo Electrical Engineer and Lecturer at the Federal polytechnic Nekede, Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu designed and developed the Izuogu Z-600, the first African indigenous manufactured car. The car was described by the BBC as ‘ the African dream machine as 90% of its parts were sourced locally. At a projected sales cost of 2000... »

AZIKIWE’S OPINION OF OJUKWU/BIAFRA.

AZIKIWE’S OPINION OF OJUKWU/BIAFRA.

AZIKIWE’S OPINION OF OJUKWU/BIAFRA – Duruebube Oblong “Yes. I played a prominent role in Biafra for the unity of the country in order to restore peace and bring about unity of the country. That’s the role I played. I advised Ojukwu. I said well look, you have declared secession. What we should do is to get the elder statesmen and women of the nation to reconcile you and Gowon. I ... »