The social media and IPOB, soldiers clash in Abia

      By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu   The Social media are defined as computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks. Recently, this brand of the media have come under serious attack for roles the public termed inimical to […]

Opinion: Launching made-in Nigeria products globally through MINEC

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu The downward trend in Nigeria economy occasioned by the dwindling prices of oil in the international market, has generated efforts to salvage the ailing economy. In this vein, government has deployed to promote made-in – Nigeria products and launch them in the international market. This is to ensure that these products […]

Opinion: The new Abia mindset

  By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu Before now, several issues bore negative testimonies on Abia (the God’s On State), especially Aba, the state’s commercial heart beat. The refuse situation of Aba got to a point that one celebrated columnist, who later became a member of the lower chamber of the national assembly named the refuse dumps […]

Opinion: The Nigerian media and ethical issues

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu William G. Mathor, a notable sociologist, once observed that the doctoring of news by newsmen is repugnant .The current trend in the country is similar to what obtained during the “Libertarian Age” where a public officer hardly expects a fair deal from an opposition news organ. Unfortunately, media organizations in the […]

Wake up call for security agencies in Abia

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu In John Pepper Clark’s poem” the Casualties”, various categories of Nigerian Civil War casualties were captured. The categories of the casualties stretched beyond those who lost their lives in the war to those who were amputated and, according to the poet, ” await burial by instalment”. They include those the poet […]

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