“Agronomy, Catalyst to Food Sufficiency” —Professor Osita Mouneke

Erudite scholar, Professor Cosmas Osita Mouneke has harped on the importance of food security in Nigeria’s quest for food sufficiency. The Professor of Agronomy and Farming Systems at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, says security exists when all people at all times have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active healthy life. Delivering the 27th Inaugural lecture of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,Umudike,Umuahia recently, Professor Mouneke  remarked “that Food security can be enhanced through procedures…

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Igbos exclude their armed forces in their think tanks

By Uche Mbah Early last year, Maitama Sule, the former Nigerian permanent representative to the United nations, made efforts to reach out to the South east on National issues. Through a serving Senator, he requested for an audience with the former Chief of General staff under Ibrahim Babangida, Okoh Ebitu Ukiwe, who he holds in high esteem. Ukiwe was to be the bridge between the Northern and Eastern political divide. At the initial meeting, he requested that there should be five respectable Igbos to meet with respectable Northerners to iron…

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Nnamdi Kanu’s metamorphosis

The recent sit at home order by the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, which was adjudged successful by available standards, has dominated the media space since it was ended on May 30th. It was done ostensibly to remember the fallen heroes of Biafra. The whole of the South East and many parts of South south were completely on lock-down. Port Harcourt was a ghost of itself. So was Aba, Owerri, Enugu, and Onitsha.This was only a day after Nigeria celebrated Democracy day presided over by the Acting President,…

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Buhari: Two years on, Nigerian Economy gallops back to the past

On the second anniversary of the APC led government, critics and analysts are divided on how the economy will be rated-whether it can be rated as an economy that is going no where very fast, or one that is galloping backwards to the mid eighties. A third group of analysts, made up mainly of the core of Buhari Media Campaign group and some young and semi literate Northern iridentists,who seem to have graduated in the school of insults rather than reason, are sticking out their worn out reputation in defense…

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Making Nigeria A Desired Destination Of Choice

By Pastor Otive Igbuzor, PhD Outline Of Lecture At The Petroleum Industry Christian Fellowship International 2016 National Prayer Conference On 2nd October, 2016. INTRODUCTION Let me commend the Petroleum Industry Christian Fellowship for the idea behind setting up the fellowship and for organizing this programme. The topic Making Nigeria a Desired destination of choice is very timely. Nigeria is grappling with a lot of political, social and economic challenges. The country is currently in recession. Insurgency and terrorist attacks have been going on for the past few years. The militants…

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