FEATURE: Amaechi @ 54: His Impact as an Exemplary Leader in the Education Sector (Part Three)

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble In my series of examining the extraordinary feats of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and exposing him as the epitome of exemplary leadership in governance based on the theme for his 54th birthday ceremony that comes up on 27th May, 2019, I wish in this treatise which I titled, “Amaechi @ 54: His Impact as an Exemplary Leader in the Education Sector (Part Three)” intend to expose to the world the wonders this enigma achieved for Rivers State during his years as the Governor of…

FEATURE: Amaechi’s 54 Birthday: His Feats In Agriculture Sector As A Case Study Of His Examplary Leadership In Governance (Part Two)

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze “The current problem we are having in Nigeria is tied to poverty and unemployment.  I believe that one solution to this insurgency is education and employment. The easiest employment is farming, because a large number of our youths are not educated and skilled. I applied it here in Rivers State and it worked. We created the Banana Farms that have created jobs for over 2,000 persons. We revived the Risonpalm; it was dead when we came, and it has employed over 5,000 workers. Also, the Songhai…

FEATURE: O N Ngofa: 50 Garlands to The Golden Boy of Rivers State Politics @ 50

“The arrowheads of those who want to turn me to a weeping baby are the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, the former Commissioner of Agriculture, Mr. Emmanuel Chinda and the current Nigeria’s Ambassador to Netherlands, Ambassador Oji Ngofa”. – WIKE Truly these three men are the terrors that have caused my brother Wike sleepless nights but this treatise is on Ambassador Oji Ngofa so I will limit my discourse on him. By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray!! To the glory of Almighty God,…

FEATURE: When Ogwah Declared For Delta Assembly: In Retrospect

By Iteveh Ekpokpobe  Never has such a multitude been seen parading the roads of Isoko North only for the purpose of chanting one man’s name – an avalanche of over 200 vehicles, capacity filled with electorates, proclaiming support for the man. Ogwah! It was a carnival; when Hon. Mike Ezino Ogwah declared his intent to run for the seat of Isoko North Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. It was a carnival. Even the earth could not agree more, as the scorching sun gave way for humidity. It…

FEATURED: Umahi – 55 Garlands to A Trailblazer, Emancipator, A Resolute Revolutionist, Creator Of Wealth And The New Face Of Ebonyi Politics

By Monica Chidinma Eze Wow!! I am so excited to announce to the world particularly to the great people of Ebonyi State that God in His infinite mercy and divine consideration blessed Nigeria with the birth of a special son in the person of Engr. Dave Nweze Umahi FNSE, FNATE on the fateful day of 25th July, 1963. I thank this great God who gave me this unique opportunity to celebrate my boss, my uncle, the Lion of Ebonyi, the enigma and the new face of democracy in the politics of Nigeria, anindefatigable; a…

Amaechi, Wike, Abe, Dakuku and the Struggle for the 2019 Rivers APC Guber Ticket: Critical Examination of the Forces and Factors at Play

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble In 2014, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi the undisputable leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Niger Delta region and incumbent Minster of Transportation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria reiterated that, “You see, there are two Nigerians from Rivers state that I respect their level of intelligence and they are Senator Magnus Abe and Odien Ajumogobia” and by 2018, he stated that, “I know Abe is a Senator. But I also know that he is fraternising with my political enemies. If Abe…

Akwa Ibom – Sustainable Development in Nigeria’s Prime Investment Destination

Governor Udom Emmanuel By Udeme Etukeyen AKWA IBOM/Nigeria: Seen from afar, Nigeria is one large African nation and the continent’s most robust economy, but within the powerhouse that Nigeria represents there are several engines that drive the economy. Best known is Lagos State, which includes Nigeria’s largest city and economic capital, but beyond there a less known success stories that merit global attention. Of Nigeria’s 36 states, debatably the most impressive is Akwa Ibom state, led by Governor Udom Emmanuel, elected only three years ago. Just last month Governor Emmanuel…

FEATURED: The Multi-Billion Naira Ilorin Water Reticulation Project: A Scam?

By Dr. Abdullateef  Alagbonsi Water is a necessity for life and it is the responsibility of every responsible government to give priority to provision of good water. The unmatchable importance of hygienic water to human survival has triggered the consciousness of some international organisations to flag off different water provision programs for developing countries including Nigeria. Ilorin metropolis has three water dams (Asa dam, Agba dam and Sobi dam) with capacity to supply water to every part of the city and take care of any expansion in the future. Asa…

Nigerian Youths And The Crave For Quick Riches

by Stella Odika The youths of our present day society has developed a huge appetite for quick riches, that the thought and expectation of an average young man in Nigeria today is to get rich overnight and live a life of affluence, not minding the consequences, forgetting that “An obsession to increase wealth is a main source of misery”—Mahatma Gandhi. We are presently living in a time where you can see a young boy of about 18-25 years of age who have no meaningful source of income, buying and driving…

Dr. Kelechi E. Igwe: 48 Garlands to the Most Humble and Loyal Deputy Governor

By Monica  Chidinma Eze PRELUDE Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray o!!! To the glory of almighty God my boss and friend, Dr. Kelechi Eric Igwe the amiable Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State is 48 as I plead with all my friends, fans, admirers and associates all over the world to join me to celebrate this man whose life defines what humility and loyalty is all about.  Having this unassuming, indefatigable, humble and great son of Ebonyi State in mind, one of the best Chinese philosophers, Lao-Tzu also known asLaozi or Lao-Tze credited with founding the philosophical system…