Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Africa’s choice of spoon when dining with the European Union

Reading Time: 4 minutes Twenty-seven European countries under their European Union, EU invited five African countries under the African Union, AU to a two-day feast to showcase their legendary ‘partnership’ which is the oldest in contemporary history. The feast was from February 17-18, 2022. I was not enthusiastic about the event because there is always a catch, and I Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Micaela Bastidas: Woman with tongue severed who fought her executioners

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: El Extremo Sur De La Patagonia. THOSE who derogatorily, unscientifically and unwisely call women the weaker sex, have not heard about the unarmed women in South East and South-South Nigeria who took on armed British soldiers in a series of battles. The conflicts were ignited when Nwanyeruwa Ojim, an elderly native nurse in Read More…

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Govts incompetently running NNPC deserve the Nobel prize

Reading Time: 4 minutes THE latest episode in the Nigerian drama of governance is the importation of at least 100 million litres of contaminated PMS which knocked car engines. As with such cases of governance, nobody, official or organisation is willing or honest enough to take responsibility. The Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, which claimed to have discovered the Read More…

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Whenever universities commit criminality, the country dies a little

Reading Time: 4 minutes It was a sobering moment for me. Processing the fact that a number of tertiary institutions in the country, from the oldest to the newest generation, are engaged in conscious criminality, specifically, admission racketeering.I had been part of a January 29, 2022 Stakeholders Meeting between the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB and Media Executives. Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Nigeria’s pyramids of promise, like London Bridge, are falling down

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is common in social media these days for people to do a countdown to the end of the President Muhammadu Buhari government. They seem in so much hurry to see its back, that they cannot hide their excitement. Their main grouse is that the retired general made lots of promises, especially of a secured, Read More…