The Beginning Of The Start

By Philip Agbese For  a people without qualms about being addicted to imported toothpick and foreign bottled water I am totally not surprised by Nigerians weeping more than the bereaved about the (Donald) Trump presidency in the United States. Trump’s executive orders, building a wall to keep out illegal migrants from Mexico and another one banning entry from Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Syria and four other countries into the US has been a source of ire for Nigerians. Online newspaper, the Cable gave perspective with its analysis that showed that Nigerians…

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Patriotism, Religion And The Nigerian Nation-State

By Sunday Bright Attah Sometimes, I get confused trying to understand the psyche of Nigerians. I analyze certain issues and come to the painful and regrettable conclusion that Nigerians easily plot the path to their own perdition. The polity is heated again. This time the fire is sprouting from the religious prism. So much attention is justifiably generated by the comments of a certain clergy who goes by the appellation of Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the Founder and Presiding Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries. It emerged recently that Suleiman uttered very…

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Ayade, Huawei Hold Technical Session On Calabar Smart City Project

Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade and the management team of Information Communication Technology (ICT) giant, Huawei have held the first technical session on the Calabar Smart City Project. Ayade, who was accompanied by some of his commissioners and special advisers, met with the Huawei team at their global headquarters in China. The agenda of the meeting centered on the design of the Calabar Smart City Project. It will be recalled that the state recently signed a contract with the Chinese firm to make Calabar the first smart city…

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