Politics

Nigerian Parents Have Fears Of ‘Parenting-While-Black’ In Britain

Parents revealed perceived oppressive treatment from health, social care, education, and criminal justice professionals. Flamingo Images/Shutterstock Cynthia Okpokiri, Anglia Ruskin University Negative experiences of Britain’s immigration system and other key institutions are taking their toll on Black African parents’ trust of and engagement with child welfare services. In the face of historical issues, it’s not surprising that many parents are ...

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2023: Ekweremadu, Anyim, Others Urge Parties To Cede Their Presidential Tickets To South-East

Notable Igbo leaders yesterday urged all the major political parties in the country to cede their presidential tickets to south east geopolitical zone in 2023 in the interest of justice, equity, and national unity. Rising from a cross-party meeting of the Southeast leaders in Igbere, the home country of the Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate and former governor of ...

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There May Be No Nigeria In 2023 Without An Igbo Man As President — Anenih

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Ex-Aviation Minister of the first and second republic, Chief Mbazuluike Amaechi, former Women Affairs Minister Iyom Josephine Anenih and a host of other Nigerians at home and in the diaspora have unanimously endorsed the global movement for Igbo presidency in 2023. They concurred at the world press conference held at Chief Mbazuluike’s country home Ukpor, Nnewi-South local ...

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Anambra 2021: Soludo’s Hometown, Isuofia, Launches, Operation Maximum Mobilisation For Former CBN Gov

On January 1st, 2021, select distinguished personalities from the constituent kindred in Isuofia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, will convene at the behest of Mr. Emeka Madonna Okafor, to inaugurate the Isuofia chapter of Soludo Promoters Forum, SPF. Soludo Promoters Forum is one of the many pressure groups set up by the elite to encourage and support the most ...

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Defections: APC Welcomes Onuigbo, Adefisoye, Shiddi, Yako

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed federal lawmakers of the House of Representatives who recently defected from some opposition political parties to the APC. Recall that on Wednesday Hon. Aliyu Yako representing Kiru/Babeji Federal Constituency of Kano State and Hon. Danjuma Shiddi representing Ibi/Wukari Federal Constituency of Taraba State defected respectively from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ...

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Who Will Be Anambra Man Of The Year?

Since the history of man, advancement in civilization has always been wrought by men who had a higher sense of purpose, who went beyond self to create and chart new courses for the entire human race. For them, life is measured by its donation. It is about sacrifice and service for the upliftment of others. Anambra State, the pride of ...

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Excitement As Awka Gets Set For Inauguration Of Soludo Promoters Forum, Unveiling Of Anambra Smart Megacity Plan

By Christian Aburime The elites in Awka North and South local government areas of Anambra state are getting set for the formal inauguration of the Soludo Promoters Forum (SPF) and the unveiling of Anambra Smart Megacity in their communities on Monday, December 21, 2020. The event which has been dubbed as “Operations Marvellous” will hold at No 28, Udeke Street, ...

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APC South-South Leaders Pass Vote Of Confidence In Buhari

· Appoints Odigie-Oyegun To Head Zonal Reconciliation Efforts The All Progressives Congress (APC) South-South leaders held a meeting in Abuja on Tuesday night, where far-reaching deliberations and decisions were reached. Secretary of the Party’s Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, in his remarks at the meeting harped on the need for the South-South zone to meet periodically ...

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Nigeria’s Census Has Always Been Tricky: Why This Must Change

Nigeria’s last census was conducted in 2006. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Akanni Ibukun Akinyemi, Obafemi Awolowo University Demographic data are important for national development. They are useful in sectoral planning and should influence the direction of government priorities. A youthful population like Nigeria requires accurate information on characteristics like the age and sex of the population and how ...

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