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IGBO V ANIOMA

IGBO V ANIOMA

IGBO V ANIOMA By Chxta Bee Last year I took my friend and partner, Tunde Leye to my homestead. In going to that area, we did not cross the Niger River (Oshimmiri in my native dialect) the way most people cross it these days. Rather, we went the old way. We took a boat from Cable Point (Ikpele Nmili) in Asaba, and 12 minutes later, we were sharing a beer with some of my acquaintances at Onicha Mari... »

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... »

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, ... »

Shea Butter Tree – Untapped Commercial Cash Crops

Shea Butter Tree – Untapped Commercial Cash Crops

Shea Butter Tree – Untapped Commercial Cash Crops :  Igwenazor Chinaemerem Cash crops need no introduction to an average Nigerian. In our villages and the city, they are standing in many compounds and bushed unharnessed. To an average person, these cash crops are inherited or they emerge from the wild without humans planning their planting. Although there are many of such planted by people, a negl... »

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... »

Thinking About The Palm Tree

Thinking About The Palm Tree

Thinking About The Palm Tree  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem The Palm tree needs no introduction to many. It is a cash crop that has sustained generations in the Eastern region of Nigeria and the economic tree behind economy of Malaysia. It is common in any hamlet there is and every family can boast of a good number of it. When I look at the Palm tree, two things comes to my mind – the Red Palm Oi... »

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... »

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... »

Ideas For Nigerians To Raise Capital 

Ideas For Nigerians To Raise Capital – Igwenazor Chinaemerem   No doubt it is quite tough for many people, most especially the young Nigerians to raise capital to fund their business ideas. There are streams of endless seminars on entrepreneurship unfortunately they are more of text book theories which many attendees have not transformed into cash equivalent. Among these seminar hosts a... »