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Language bigotry and deletion of African civilisation

Posted: Feb 23, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes

Language is a medium for preservation of culture and civilisation arising naturally from interaction of a people with their ecosystem. […]

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Ndigbo: No entreaties, no apologies!

Posted: Feb 9, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes

These are going to be pleasant times. The mighty shall fall on account of injustice and bad faith. Their fall […]

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Alabi-Isama’s Tragedy of Victory: A review (2)

Posted: Feb 2, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

In this instalment, I shall dwell on the pedigree of the author of the work. The lessons in his spiritual […]

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The market in Igboland (2)

Posted: Jan 19, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

The market in Igboland is an indisputable commodities exchange centre. Farm products, which are prone to denaturing after a few […]

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Market in Igboland (1)

Posted: Jan 12, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes

One key common characteristic of our Bantu subculture, which we as Nigerians have allowed received culture to destroy, is our […]

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Cow for the community (2)

Posted: Jan 5, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

The head of family would then summon the kindred and inform them of the passing of a patriarch. Usual rites […]

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Cow for the community

Posted: Dec 29, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes

At the death of a highly visible member of any community, in Igboland, the nuclear family, as a rule, should […]

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The tragedy of royalty in Igboland

Posted: Dec 22, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes

Ordinarily, the term royalty connotes high human pedigree worth revering. In history, it imported connection with kingship lineage, which is […]

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Hail the regime of Nigerian minorities! (2)

Posted: Dec 15, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

The key issue here is that Calabar, Ogoja Rivers State Movement, as I came to learn much later, while I […]

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Hail the regime of Nigerian minorities!

Posted: Dec 8, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes

The minorities all over the world suffer the same fate; they are scarcely in leadership. When they come by leadership […]

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Draft Igbo agenda in Nigeria project (2)

Posted: Dec 1, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

By MAC Odu 2.2 The legislature, replete with inexperienced lawmakers, have for themselves as much portions of the commonwealth as […]

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Draft Igbo agenda in Nigeria Project (1)

Posted: Nov 24, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

By MAC Odu Preamble Certain weighty statements have to be made on the Nigeria Project to clarify the import of […]

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Biafra as a metaphor (3)

Posted: Nov 17, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

Those who want to depend on national resources for their group welfare and happiness are doomed to irrelevance in an […]

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Biafra as a metaphor (2)

Posted: Nov 10, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

By Mac Odu Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Action Group (AG) had made inroads into National Council of Nigeria and the […]

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Flashback: Biafra as a metaphor (1)

Posted: Nov 3, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

By Mac Odu It has become necessary to examine the metaphor of Biafra for the purpose of resting the anxiety […]

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Dissolving African communal bonds (2)

Posted: Oct 27, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

Ondelible Notes with MAC Odu Kindred are microcosms of the hamlet. Hamlets are the lowest political units of villages. They […]

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Dissolving African communal bonds (1)

Posted: Oct 20, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

A large proportion of our social decay can be placed squarely on cross- pollination of cultures resulting in a continued […]

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Solution to insecurity (2)

Posted: Oct 13, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

By MAC Odu Policemen who come into money by taking bribes harvest discomfort for themselves and their families. Politicians who […]

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Solution to insecurity (1)

Posted: Oct 6, 2013 at 5:50 pm   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes

People who strive for positive goals in communities are not revered anymore as youth form bandwagons for miscreants whom they […]

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The National Assembly as an anomie (2)

Posted: Sep 29, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Indelible Notes, Sunday

By MAC Odu A good number of legislators tasting public power for the first time leave the main task of […]

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Language bigotry and deletion of African civilisation

Posted: May 12, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Indelible Notes, Sunday

With Mac Odu Language is a medium for preservation of culture and civilisation arising naturally from interaction of a people […]

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Potpourri

Posted: May 5, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Indelible Notes, Sunday

With Mac Odu Ndeze Mbaise: Confused in function The passing of Eze E. O. Osuagwu last year threw up amazing […]

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Potpourri (7)

Posted: Apr 21, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Indelible Notes, Sunday

With Mac Odu Projected gains of Imo Co-operative Summit The first ever Imo Co-operative Summit has been firmly slated for […]

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Potpourri (6)

Posted: Apr 14, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Indelible Notes, Sunday

By Mac Odu Still on pardon for Alamieyeseigha General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) may have been a Maradona. He has […]

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Potpourri (5)

Posted: Apr 7, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Indelible Notes, Sunday

The social cost of looting Let us reason like children without preconceived notions here. That is what Nigerian leaders should […]

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