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Nigeria 2023: Predisposing Reasons Why Igbos Lost Major-Party Presidential Primaries

Party primaries for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria are underway and results are either in or they are expected shortly. The Igbos of South East Nigeria, who are insisting it is their turn to produce the next president,...

Birthday Felicitations for Dr Matthew Offodile

Dr Matthew Ejiofor Offodile (FNMGS, FNAH), a highly celebrated geologist and Awka statesman, marks his 84th birthday this week. Dr Offodile remains active as a consultant exploration geologist/hydrogeologist and Managing Director of Mecon Geology and Engineering Services Ltd., Jos, Nigeria. He...

Free Online Courses From Yale and Other Universities

Dear Readers,Most of us will be concerned and some probably directly impacted by the frequent strikes by university teaching staff which invariably create severe discontinuities and dilution of tertiary education in Nigeria. While we pray for a speedy resolution...

Dr. Aneze Chinwuba (1944-2020): An Obituary

Awka town loses a natal intellectual and controversial septuagenarian considered patriotic by those who favored his politics and opportunistic by those who disapproved of him. By Chudi Okoye with Stella Nzekwe He was steeped in the esoterica of Awka...

ANSG Announces Plan to Close Eke Awka Market Following Covid-19 Violations

… Anambra State government plans to close Eke Awka market for a period of two weeks  … Proposed market closure allegedly due to egregious violation of Covid-19 regulations  … Government also claims Awka South LGA has the highest number of...

Happy Birthday, Gen. and Mrs. Madiebo!

By Chudi Okoye Double birthday celebrations are being held for Major General (Rtd.) Alexander A. Madiebo who turned 88 on April 29, 2020, and his wife, Mrs. Regina Ifeyinwa Madiebo, who turned 90 today, April 30, 2020. General Madiebo had had...

President Buhari Kicks Off Biennial Police Games in Awka

...Applauds the exploits of Police personnel in sport ...Commends Police role in fighting insurgency ...NDLEA warns athletes not to spike  their system with drugs ...14th edition of Anambra Walk For Life held, presaging Police event By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer, Joseph...

Awka Times’ Webmaster Proposes To His Angel

By Chudi Okoye He simply could not wait any longer. It was her birthday, a momentous birthday at that, and she was writing her final exams at the Federal Polytechnic Bida, where she had been an outstanding student. She was...

Anambra State Hosts National Police Games Starting Feb 29

... Over 10,000 athletes participate in 4 venues... Nigeria's VP Osinbajo to attend as Special GuestBy Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest WriterAll is now set for the 12th Biennial Police Games in Anambra State. This will be the first...

Igbos Urged to Invest in the Awka Millennium City Project

…. Chief Ezeibe of Legacy Motors calls on Ndigbo to buy into the AMC project…. Dr. Clem Nwogbo pledges that the project will be completed in record timeBy Chudi OkoyeA breakfast event was organized on Valentine’s Day, February 14th,...
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Without a Correction, Economic Instability and Rising Insecurity May Derail the Coming Election

Nigeria is beset by a torrent of security and economic issues threatening the upcoming election. Decisive action is needed...
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Atiku Abubakar versus the South East: Political Usurpation and Electoral Consequences in 2023

This essay continues a series in which I have been examining how the leading political parties in the 2023 presidential election appear to have...

Trial and Tenacity: After a 10-Year Slack, Bart Nnaji’s Electricity Project Gets a New Spark

After a decade-long stagnation forced upon it by bureaucratic and political intrigues in the privatization of the Nigerian power sector, former minister, Bart Nnaji’s...

Pickets, Sticky Wicket and the Racket of Muslim-Muslim Ticket

A brazen decision by the ruling party, APC, to present a same-faith ticket for the 2023 presidential election seems to grate a befuddled nation,...

2023: Populist Aspiration vs. the Force Fields of Nigerian Politics

Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, is riding the wave of populist and progressive support which makes him a highly credible contender in the coming election....