Author: Emeka Gbandi

Emeka Gbandi is the Chief International Editor of African Heritage magazine. He is an investment enthusiast , a copywriter with the Mildest touch who has created a niche in investment and ICT. Skilled and certified in social change and has a flair to creatively chronicle people,places and events portraying Africa and its rich culture and heritage.

A beleaguered nation already neck deep in the throes of security crisis woke up yet again to another distressing report that Olajide Sowore , the younger brother of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has been assassinated by armed men suspected to be Fulani herders along Benin – Ore portion of the ever busy Benin-Shagamu highway. Sowore and his brother In Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city once came a report that a gun-trotting policeman threatened to shoot the publisher – the convener of #RevolutionNow. From the Nigerian Atlantic littoral to the Sahelian plains of Northern Nigeria have been reports about bloodshed by…

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Dr. Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, Member of the European Parliament representing Germany on the platform of the Green Party, writes on the Taliban takeover of power in Afghanistan and the moral debt of the free world to the people of the country —– Dr. Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana/Photo: Private We are all in shock, stunned, following the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan. We are faced with a state of emergency with the withdrawal of European troops, which confirms the monumental failure that the mission had set itself. The current situation is a disaster, and will call into question the European Union’s migration policy with regard…

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“We will be accountable to the people of Anambra, and not to anyone else”.- Nwankpo, ADC Governorship Candidate. A group, ADC Renaissance Group in Diaspora, has urged the people of Anambra State to vote for the African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship candidate, Nze Akachukwu Sullivan Nwankpo KSJI. Speaking during the town hall meeting, Yesterday, the ADC Diaspora Network Deputy Director, Mr. Kenneth Gbandi, said that Anambrarians needed a man who understands the needs of the people. He said Akachukwu Nwankpo is the most qualified among the governorship candidates to take over from Governor Willie Obiano. He said: “The onerous task…

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Chief Ralphs Okey Nwosu, National Chairman of the ONLY CREDIBLE ALTERNATIVE PARTY in Nigeria, African Democratic Congress, ADC alongside the National Coordinator, Electoral Matters & INEC Liaison, High Chief Anayo Arinze received Dr. Temidayo Omowumi Giwa, an indigene of Kogi State, Nigeria from Sierra Leone to the Global Campus and World Headquarters of the party in Abuja on Tuesday, 3rd of August, 2021. The reception was followed by a warm HANDSHAKE of welcome and solidarity by the party’s Kogi State Representatives in the FCT: the Deputy National Chairman, Ethics and Values, Barr. Mrs. Justina Dolapo Abanida; the Secretary to the…

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Restoration of Nigeria’s glory is a patriotic and scared duty that we must all pledge today to undertake. It is no longer news that sizeable Nigerians in Diaspora and youths across the nation have now Adopted ADC as the party to change the trajectory of development of our great country ,Nigeria. I therefore, join Ralphs Okey Nwosu, our dynamic National Chairman, African Democratic Congress (ADC), to invite all Diaspora form Anambra State to join hands in the beginning of a new electoral journey to end the impunity and imprudence in the politics of the State and Nigeria. As the first…

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Every Nation can only develop if its human, material, and social capital resources are well harnessed and utilized to guarantee institutional integrity and good leadership. One of every nation`s greatest assets are its Diaspora with huge a pool of human, material, and social capital. ADC as a political Party values the political as well as social and economic expertise and the enormous contributions of Nigerians in the Diaspora. African Democratic Congress’ desire is to build the biggest professional and most effective diaspora membership in modern history of a political party in Nigeria. It is on these premises that ADC-DN is…

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Akwukwo na-ato uto; O na-ara ahu na mmuta; Onye nwere ntasi obi; o ga amuta akwukwo, Ma o buru na nne gi na nna gi nwee ego, Ma o buru na nne gi na nna gi nwee ego. Interpretation “Venturing into formal education is a sweet, good and beautiful thing. Though difficult to understand, but the patient learner would receive/acquire the knowledge and skill therein. However, this could be made possible if the learner’s or child’s father and mother have the financial strength.” The relevance of education in a tribe, community, nation and people cannot be over emphasized. As a…

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Dr. Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana Following the return of three human skulls to Namibia in 2011, 2014 and 2018, Germany has acknowledged its responsibility. Berlin admits that the massacre of the Hereros and Namas of Namibia 1904 constitutes a genocide. It was the first genocide perpetrated by German colonial troops in the 20th century. “We will now officially call these events what they are from today’s perspective: genocide,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on 28 May 2021 in Berlin. He added: “In light of Germany’s historical and moral responsibility, we will ask for forgiveness from Namibia and the descendants of the…

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Cultural Diversity in the European Institutions The word from Dr. Pierrette Herzberger-Forfana: The European Commission has appointed Michaela Moua as its first anti-racism coordinator. I am delighted that she has been appointed to this position, which I proposed and indirectly helped to create in the context of my work as co-chair of the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI). This is an important step in the fight against structural racism in our institutions. This was one of my demands during our meetings with the President of the European Commission. I sincerely congratulate the new EU anti-racism coordinator and assure her of…

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THE Senator representing Osun East, Francis Fadahunsi, has called on the Senate to do something drastic in order to end the security challenges facing the country. Senator Francis Fadahunsi THE Senator representing Osun East, Francis Fadahunsi, has called on the Senate to do something drastic in order to end the security challenges facing the country. He said since the “Senate has the power to install and remove”, there was the need for the upper chamber of the National Assembly to do the needful if the security situation in the country did not improve. Fadahunsi, a member of the Peoples Democratic…

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