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Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

June 20th, 2017 - 9:01 am § in Foreign Affairs, world

Nollywood goes Hollywood

NOLLYWOOD IS FALLING APART In a country where you can stumble upon crates of currency valued at about $1 billion at the airport, unattended, yet there are only 14 cinemas and the big attraction is not Nollywood. It’s Hollywood in Nigeria’s Nollywood turf. Because in Nigeria, if you want [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 7:23 pm § in Foreign Affairs

50 Years After Nigerian Civil War

THE IRONY OF MEMORIAL DAY: 50 Years Ago Today, Biafra Began What Was To Be a Failed Secession. America’s Memorial Day remembers the dead Union soldiers after our civil war.  The irony for immigrants from Nigeria  is that this day is also the anniversary Nigeria’s civil war.  Our war [...]

March 21st, 2017 - 10:24 am § in Foreign Affairs

Presidential Crisis in Njgeria

President Buhari of Nigeria has advanced stages of Alzheimer’s decease and prostate cancer. Yet he won’t resign because the northern Muslim oligarchs need him in power to milk everything they can get out of the Nigerian economy. Meanwhile, members of the nigerian National Assembly are th[...]

February 25th, 2017 - 7:53 am § in Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Flicks vs Oil

Hey there folks, how did we get here? Religion! That’s how. Lying Christians and hypocritical Muslims ruining Africa. The president of Nigeria, Muhamadu Buhari, at 45, married his wife at the tender age of 12, and he is discontinuing the development of the film industry in Nigeria on account o[...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 12:08 am § in Misc.

Should Biafra Rise Again?

For those clamoring for Biafra, a stupid and unattainable dream, this message is more pragmatic. I will recommend that those who feel marginalized should concentrate their wealth in their geographic region and see how helpful that is. I have travelled across the Nigerian landscape. Most of our agric[...]

February 3rd, 2017 - 1:44 am § in Misc.

Nigerian Strife: The Civil War Continues

Irene Aleichenu Ella HOW I SURVIVED THEIR POISON: All these people talking are agents of biafra. Ogonna does not know the history of the creation of biafra, which led to the nigeria civil war. Augustine Ogwuche is from Enegwu state. As an agent to place Idoma in biafra, they gave him Idoma name. Chi[...]

January 27th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

NOLLYWOOD IS FALLING APART 2

Chinazor Onianwah  Lagos, Nigeria · Just saw the movie 30 Days in Atlanta on a cable channel here. Brilliant cast: Richard Mofe Damijo is of the caliber of Sidney Poitier. The casting was superb. If you saw Coming to America with Eddie Murphy, you could tell that Akpors and Richard would finally [...]

December 2nd, 2016 - 1:37 am § in Misc.

Chinazor on Art. Language and Africa

Chinazor Onianwah   Nsibidi is more than just symbols. This was the precursor to Sumerian cuneiform and then the Egyptian hieroglyphs 3000 bc. We accept the fact that humans emerged from Africa and migrated to the rest of the world since 60,000 bc. But it’s hard to accept that they were inte[...]

October 23rd, 2016 - 12:52 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: “DO NOT HATE ME FOR THIS (1)”

Jesus may have cleansed the temple but he cannot clean the mess of Christianity in Nigeria. Chinazor Onianwah  So in 1990, I had this inspiration to study theology and become a minister. Luckily I was ordained and hired at a growing congregation. This was right in the prime of Afrocentrism. But wha[...]

October 20th, 2016 - 8:39 pm § in Misc.

Chinazore: A new King for Benin

Chinazor Onianwah All praise and glory to the new Oba of Benin. Crown prince Erediauwa will be ascending the 836-year-old throne of his forefathers, the oldest and most revered in Nigeria, I dare say in the world. The new Oba takes the throne following the footsteps of some the greatest visionaries [...]