Once and for all, “The Missing Link” between man and ape — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I am the missing link between ape and man. I am two steps ahead of the apes and one step short of man. Inside my big head lives the last word on man, the apes and original sin. In a…

Anambra broadband drive and the Soludo megacity goal — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo has never hidden his initiative to turn Anambra State into one megacity. The broadband installation is the grand way to go. Just last year, on 30 March, Anambra State scored a remarkable feat by becoming the…

The most impossible article ever written — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The most challenging article ever written by me was published in Time magazine.  It was one of the many friends of mine who had been asking me to write my autobiography who wanted me to tell him of the most…

Dauda the Sexy Guy comes to Big Brother Naija House — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Big Brother Naija is back in town, and you do not need any prophet to predict that raunchy sex will soon be coming live and direct on live TV.   It’s my strong suggestion that Dauda the Sexy Guy should get…

And the man nearly died — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Some stories are impossible to wipe from the mind, especially if one had a ringside seat in the unfolding of the macabre act.  An old friend ran into me recently at a sporting event, and all he wanted me to…

The oldest man in the world is a Nigerian — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The white man can never get tired of discovering something.  Ever since Mungo Park discovered the River Niger, every white man flies into Nigeria with the aim of making a discovery or two or three.  Just the other day, after…

A toast to Mandela Garden in Nigeria –  Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The Mandela Garden and Suites in Asaba can arrest all tourists with exquisite panache and sublime aesthetics.  The celebrated citizen of the world, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been there to plant a tree in celebration of the immortal Nelson Rolihlahla…

How to heed the call for pentecostal presidency — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The power game is on in Nigeria, and the heavy weight of religion has been pulled in for good measure.  There is the deafening controversy of a Muslim-Muslim ticket that is being countered with the point that a Christian-Christian ticket…

There is acute and chronic Obi-session in Nigeria — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

There is obsession and there is Obi-session. The diff, as the advert says, is clear.  The 2078-page Webster’s Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language bought for me by the legendary South African poet, Dennis Brutus, in the University of…

How to end the endless Biafra war — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu 

It is 52 long years since the much-ballyhooed end of the Nigeria-Biafra war, yet nobody from the losing end of the war has served as the president of the country.  The matter gets even more ridiculous when it is remembered…

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