The so-called Imo Government Urban Renewal project has damaged drainage system, creating unprecedented floods in the City of Owerri. The condition is a health emergency with impending outbreak of Cholera, Lassa fever and Malaria in the City of Owerri.
‘NAZAS was established to take care of vulnerable people in the society’
NASFAT Agency for Zakat and Sadaqat (NAZAS), a non-governmental organization set up with the purpose to improve the livelihood of the less-privileged in the society: the needy, the poor, widows, travelers, mosque coordinators.
‘Projecting the change mantra with The Presidential Diary’
I and a host of other professional colleagues conceived the initiative to begin this magazine. We believe in this administration, and believe also that the task of informing, educating and sensitizing Nigerians cannot be left only for government agencies and their spokesmen.
Dearth of research funds hampering innovations in Nigeria
Whatever we produce or publish is left on the shelves and not translated into products. There is also very little innovation, we just do the same thing over and over again.
Inspirational leadership as an antidote to falling education standards
Our school leaders are used to listening to their fellow educationists. Interestingly, being an educationist does not make one a good school leader neither does it make one a cerebral business leader.
‘We’re committed to playing our part in UNEP’s Report on Ogoni cleanup’
It is SPDC’s policy to cleanup spills from its facilities, irrespective of cause, so the suggestion that we waited for the UNEP report to act in Ogoniland is not correct.
Shofowora… Toast to a life of lavish grace
If I remember growing up, my dad passed away when I was nine years old; we were four in number. From that moment, life took a new dimension completely; it looked as though everything came to ground zero.
‘Do we need another civil war to unite Nigeria?’
Maybe I should try and answer this question by way of referring to Chinua Achebe via his last published book before his demise. He entitled it, “There was a Country.”
‘With adequate infrastructure, Nigeria can become Africa’s Internet hub’
Vremudia Oghene-Ruemu is the Manager, Product Development Segment, MDXI, MainOne’s Data Centre.