SIR: As we say in Igboland when an extraordinary person dies, the iroko has fallen. I feel a sense of personal loss because Prof. Chinua Achebe was not only from my state, Anambra, but was also one of my heroes and role models right from my days at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), where he taught until the road accident that made him to relocate to the USA, where there are better facilities to enable him to continue to work.
A 37-year old man from Akwa Ibom State, Philips Ben, who allegedly put his 12-year-old daughter in the family way, claimed he was seduced by the girl. Besides, he denied responsibility for the unborn child, report Jude Isiguzo and Kemi Aribo Many were shocked yesterday when a man who allegedly put his daughter in the […]
I have spent a total of nine months in Nigeria since my relocation experiment started and everyday I wake up to see what those ruling us have done and are still doing to Nigeria, I become despondent, desperate and disillusioned. I sometimes want to give up and when I reflect, despite my long-held belief that […]
Crucify him, but release Barrabas to us!” the Jews screamed, and Pontius Pilate was shocked to his toes. He had assumed that the Jews would want Jesus instead, him being blameless and all, instead of a robber who had terrorized the entire city. Rumours had it that when the international police tried to catch him, […]