Rebuilding The Broken Walls Of Nigeria

Rebuilding The Broken Walls Of Nigeria

by Lucky Onyema Egede There was once a nation called Nigeria. It existed in the past. Men were reasonable and both the leaders and their subjects found happiness in their work. Merit was respected. People attained positions based on merit. Students prepared for and passed examinations on merit. I was born in that nation and I lived and grew up in a nation where the children of the poorest of the poor could get public school education and compete with any person from anywhere in the world. Yes, there was…

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Rescue Of kidnapped US Citizen In Nigeria – The Sun

Rescue of kidnapped US citizen in Nigeria – The Sun

The recent rescue of a 27-year-old American citizen, Philip Watson, held hostage in Nigeria, clearly shows how the United States values its citizens. Watson was abducted from a village in the Niger Republic, where he had been living with his wife and a child for two years, and later taken into Nigeria. America’s Special Operations soldiers (Navy SEAL) raided the den of the kidnappers, killed six of them, and rescued Watson. One of the kidnappers reportedly escaped in the process. The soldiers returned to base unhurt. What this indicates is…

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Imo Ezeship: Succumbing To Political Pressures On Bazaar Of Autonomous Communities’ Creation

The term crept in when the then Mbakwe administration carved as separate entities two or three communities that had been fighting amongst themselves as a solution to years of acrimony and bitter hostilities. These communities had a history of age-long bitterness, and the intention of the government was to put an end to it. It then created new communities out of them, which it termed autonomous. That singular act was, years after, to open a floodgate for intense agitations as those who envied the traditional chieftaincy institution saw it as…

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On The March Again!

On the march again that is very apt to describe the eventful journey so far by your cultural inclined publication, Waka About Africa your all-embracing innovative, informative, educative, entertaining newspaper on culture, aviation, business, politics, sports, and heritage as we stage yet another Conference and Exhibition 2018. Looking back from where we started eight years ago we and vividly look back like a proverbial lizard that fell from the Iroko tree examined itself thoroughly and no part of its body was injured, it instantly nodded its head and said, if…

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Editorial

The beauty of life lies in the surreal magnetism to translate dreams into reality, visions into tangible entities, aspirations into visible manifestations, such that what was merely an idea through inspirations from the ethereal can become concrete within the scope of time and seasons, that is, if we, most of humanity can only but strive within himself and engage inherent creative forces to achieve that which he conceives. Sounds like mere logic, but truly, we can all achieve whatever we might dare to imagine and conceive. We begin this edition…

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