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Wike, the denial of his Igbo origin and conscious destruction of lives in Obigbo

Wike, the denial of his Igbo origin and conscious destruction of lives in Obigbo

News
From time immemorial, peoples' lives and events have proven to be full of deceits, idiocy and stupidity to the extent that many go as far as denying their parents, status, religion or family lineage in order to get money or whatever that brings happiness instead of joy. Esau was the first to deny his status as the first son and heir apparent to his father Isaac over a plate of porridge yam from his kid brother Jacob. Till date, that carefree attitude and conscious mistake remained a curse to Esau and his lineage. Judas Iscariot was the only person among the Apostles that was a kinsman to Jesus Christ, both hailed from Nazareth and for that pretty reason, Judas was picked by Christ as the Treasurer of the Apostles. Alas, Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus Christ, wickedly sold him to His kil...
ARE SOME SOUTHERN STATES BEING HELD IN TRUST FOR NORTHERN BOSSES INCLUDING GOVERNOR WIKE “NWIKE” RIVERS STATE?

ARE SOME SOUTHERN STATES BEING HELD IN TRUST FOR NORTHERN BOSSES INCLUDING GOVERNOR WIKE “NWIKE” RIVERS STATE?

Politics
By Chris MadukaIf anyone is holding their breath waiting for the self styled civilian Gen. Wike to summon the courage to be decisive or summon the same courage to rebuke or stop the herdsmen and other Northern invaders into their territory, you might wait for a while longer. Look at the images and follow their historical selective actions. That is why he has Never and will never ever dare put Bounty on the heads of the Fulani herdsmen that have proven track records of violence against the people of River state. Infact, the Bounty is to further identify with them and prove to them that he's fulfilling his own assignment and obeying instructions, while waiting for them to annoint him for 2023 Presidency that the preponderance seem to favour the SouthEast Zone but some fair weather Igb...
Rising cost of food items in Imo and Rivers States

Rising cost of food items in Imo and Rivers States

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The Igbo adage that says when an anomaly stays too long in place, it becomes a culture and norm of sort is to say the least the most appropriate comparison for the present situation of things in Imo and Rivers States, South East and South South, Nigeria. In these two states that share common boundary and speak almost one language, prizes of goods and commodity items have so skyrocketed even when the yuletide is yet to come. Food items are suddenly becoming an exclusive preserve for the rich and maybe the middle class, making life more miserable and somewhat hellish for the poor and poorest of the poor.In Owerri and Portharcourt for instance, transport fare is not too high even when price of fuel was increased recently in Nigeria, yet there is this well coordinated and no-end in-sight h...