By Dr Dons Eze

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has hit the nail at the head when he challenged members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) to ensure that there is fairness and equity in the implementation and enforcement of the principles of federal character in the distribution of public posts and socio-economic infrastructures among the federating units of the country.

By Dr Dons Eze

One major drawback of the two imported religions in Nigeria, Christianity and Islam, is that those who brought them to us hardly emphasized the need for hard work. Instead, they would encourage the rich to always give alms to the poor, to do charity works, or to perform zakat.

By Chika Omeje

The first educated person to give us a glimpse of the economic outlook of Nsukka in modern history is the great Scottish explorer; Dr William Balfour Baike, in the 19th century. After sailing successfully up the River Niger and Benue in the Niger expedition of 1854; Baike celebrated his success in the following remarks:

By Chuks Iloegbunam

If the current controversy surrounding the search for a replacement for the outgoing director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Brazilian Roberto de Azevedo, were not global and intense, it would mean that the position was worth little more than a sinecure.

African governments alone cannot tackle the deep challenges in the continent’s health sector. For success to be guaranteed, Africa’s private sector must be engaged and involved. Indeed, some of the greatest progress towards the health related Millennium Development Goals would not have been possible without support from the Private Sector.

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