Joshua Nwachukwu

Joshua Nwachukwu

Biography

Joshua Nwachukwu, the first of seven children, is a Nigerian. He is currently completing his final year as a law student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. When he is not immersed in legal studies, he enjoys writing; he has written several op-ed articles in several National dailies in Nigeria and other electronic medium; on law, politics, religion, human rights etc. He also manages his own pro-life blog. When he is not found reading or writing, he is found conversing with others, which he truly enjoys. He thinks conversations aid friendships, the exchange of ideas, and he loves to hear about the experiences of others. He also enjoys swimming, playing badminton, dancing and listening to music. His writing and his life as a whole, are moved by his search for the truth. In fact he sees himself as a Co-worker of the truth (Cooperatore veritatis).

Thoughts

Abortion

Failed attempts to legalise abortion in Africa

The fight to impose abortion on Africa countries hasn’t been easy on the Western world but it seems they are very much resilient in their fight. In the same vein, many legislators of African countries are also resilient; it has now become the battle of the strongest, in the past months we saw some African […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | April 14, 2016

Africa

The Need to Abolish the Death Penalty in this Year of Mercy

Abolishing the death penalty has been one issue, which many pro-lifers often neglect when it comes to the pro-life Gospel. The pro-life movement advocates that life from the womb to the tomb is sacrosanct, as such it ought to be protected consequently and there is no justification for depriving life. Flowing from this premise, it’s […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | March 12, 2016

Africa

Ambassador Sarki Under Attack for Opposing UN Postal Stamps Supporting Gay Rights

The United Nations Postal Administration(UNPA) on the 4th of February released six new postage stamps promoting equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The new stamps, which seeks to celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community, marks the first time the United Nations has issued stamps with this theme. The artist, Sergio Baradat who […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | February 7, 2016
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Africa

The Power of the Screen and the Need to Control it

Our century has witnessed an unprecedented dominance of the screens which rather than serve the common good through being a ministry of communication and information through which many can be positively transformed, the mass media has become a ministry of propaganda. Rather than make men more sociable it is making us anti- social. One prominent […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | January 30, 2016

Abortion

ELIMINATING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Reliving the tradition that was started in 2010, the organisers of the International Conference on Women and Children held its 5th conference from the 12th to the 14th of November 2015 at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos. The conference which is always a gathering of world-class intellectuals brought together policy […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | December 23, 2015

Abortion

POPE FRANCIS GIVES ALL PRIESTS THE POWER TO FORGIVE THE SIN OF ABORTION

Abortion is a very contentious issue, while it is legally encouraged in many parts of the world; it is a crime in some places like Africa. Notwithstanding different civil designation of abortion. It is an infraction on the Christian teaching which sees abortion as a very grave sin. Although some Christian bodies are reneging in […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | September 11, 2015

Abortion

Reflection on Life on this International Youth Day

As we celebrate the international youth day, let us not forget millions of youths who did not celebrate this day with us not because of their choice, but because of the wrongful choice of their mothers and fathers. This should spur us to fight with more gusto to ensure that all youths celebrate this day. It’s […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | August 12, 2015

International Youth Day

Happy International Youth Day

Today’s marks the 15th anniversary of the IYD at the global sphere, but for many of us in Nigeria, this is our first celebration and indeed it calls for great joy and an in-depth examination. It’s a moment of joy because it is a day in which we have to celebrate ourselves, our uniqueness, our […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | August 12, 2015

Africa

President Buhari rejects Gay Marriage

In my last article, I tried to caution President Buhari, to be wary as he visits President Obama who has a world recognized penchant for the enthronement of LGBT rights even against the wishes of sovereign nations. While some facebook users felt the article was premature- a response I predicted- my prediction was vindicated when […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | July 23, 2015

Africa

The United States Promises to Pressurize Nigeria Until it Legalizes Same Sex Marriage

As the President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, prepares to visit President Barack Obama on Monday; there is great concern and discomfort among many Nigerians as to the content and outcome of their discussions. Although the special adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr. Adesina, claims the official visit “will address important security […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | July 19, 2015