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…

In and Around the Rift: Nigeria at Night

The National Aeronautical and Space Agency (NASA) unveiled images of the Earth as it looks at night during the ongoing American Geophysical Union (AGU) fall meeting in San Fransisco, USA. The images are from the  new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)  Suomi NPP satellite and are a composite of cloud free images acquired throughout…

The Wrong Stigma

So a Nigerian is virtually the most talked about person this Christmas… and for the wrongest of reasons. Omar Mutallab’s attempt to blow up a plane through his pants comes as a worst possible time for the image of a country already battered by the stigma of being a home to corrupt leaders, online scammers etc,…

UNFPA Goes Green

The UNFPA population report is out and the big news is that Africa’s population has passed the 1 billion mark, doubling in 27 years. Nigeria and Uganda are the main culprits with the highest growth rates. The UNFPA isn’t (and has never been) happy about this; so what do they do: they link growing population to climate change bringing to the fore another of the many hidden agendas being smuggled into Copenhagen under the guise of climate change.