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Why We Crave For Biafra

Why We Crave For Biafra

Why We Crave For Biafra –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem Across the globe, the mention of the name Biafra evokes mixed emotions. While many desire to see everything relating to Biafra dead and buried, others look up to and work in their own way towards its realization yet a given group are unconcerned about Biafra. This country that existed once upon a time has her history negatively published by ma... »

Nigerians And Beer

Nigerians And Beer

Nigerians And Beer –  IGWENAZOR CHINAEMEREM Beer is a beverage produced, sold and drank freely around the country. There are multiples of brands and sizes from various breweries, each coming with a unique percentage of alcohol and taste. Beer parlours are the most common hangout joints in our cities. Patrons of the different Larger beer at various hangout joints always demand it served chill... »

The Jobs Are Shrinking

The Jobs Are Shrinking :  Igwenazor Chinaemerem   On the lips of many Nigerian citizen, the no job situation is a re-occurring topic in nearly every discuss. Living in Nigeria today, you need no scientific result to understand and accept that the jobs are caving in on daily bases. Why you may ask? If you ask me, who will I ask  –  comes back as an answer with a feeling that is quixotic.... »

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... »

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... »

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... »