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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...

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...

Burial of Senator Ndi Obi’s Sister

The burial of High Chief Senator Ndi Obi’s younger sister, late Pastor Mrs Princess Stella Unoma Oduyela, née Obi, who passed on at Newark, New Jersey, USA and was interred at Woodbridge Memorial Gardens New Jersey on 15th February...

Arthur Nwankwo Of Fourth Dimension Publishers Passes On

... As Anambra State Government condoles with familyBy Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer and Chudi OkoyeThe Anambra State government has commiserated with the family of Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo over the death of the patriarch.Dr. Nwankwo, aged 77,...
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Spit-At-Home Day

By Chudi Okoye December 14, 2022 It is sit-at-home day in the South East One fiercely enforced by local bandits Who have caused...
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Rise Up and Walk!

By Chudi Okoye November 25, 2022 Apostle Peter looked upon the lame Squatted by the gate called Beautiful Fractured and forlorn, with no name His arm stretched out...

The ‘Dot’ and the Sloth

By Chudi Okoye November 21, 2022 The big shot who called us a 'dot' From his spot in blighted Aso Rot Is now caught in a demeaning squat Wasted...

A Path to Positive Outcomes in the Battle of the Professor and the Trader

The two men said: “Let there be battle!” At first some were rattled. But then there was much good that came from the fray....

The Bola Tinubu ‘Drug Money Laundering’ Saga: Morality, Character and Political Leadership

The current debate surrounding Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate, relating to allegations of drug trafficking and money laundering in America, raises fundamental questions...