Fr. Louis Joachim Munoz: Farewell My Dear Friend

This post is a 2013 Guardian article by Professor Mark Nwagwu of the Department of Biological Sciences, Paul University, Awka. It was Tuesday, March 19, 2013, a day when Roman Catholics celebrated the Solemnity of St. Joseph, foster father of Our Lord Jesus Christ and faithful husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. For the faithful…

Change: A Year After

At 5pm on the 31st of March, 2015, when news filtered out of President Jonathan’s concession phone call, there were scenes of jubilation on the streets in many places, sighs of relief that it happened without bloodshed by many, and indifferent surprise or simple indifference in some places. Online (on Twitter) you had tears, jubilation,…

Friday Field Photo: Rare Anticline Outcrop in Afikpo

Everyone knows the Southern Benue trough is folded into a an Anticlinorium: a set of folds folded into a larger regional fold. Okay maybe not everyone but at least those who should know (Okay that statement is also tautological but you understand my drift). Rarely though, will you find whole scale outcrops of a full anticline…

NAPE 2013: Thoughts on Nigerian Oil

I was at the 31st  edition of the National Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) annual conference and exhibition which held from the 10th-14th November . This was my first experience  of this largest gathering of Nigerian geoscientists related to the Petroleum Industry and it was an opportunity to feel the pulse of the Nigerian oil industry…