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The Ramey Commentaries (TM) By Mike Ramey

 

HARD TIMES?  BUILD YOUR SOUNDTRACK, BABY!

 

“When you’ve been through hard times—and you come out; when they come around again, they’re an old, familiar friend!”

--Mike Ramey

Syndicated Columnist

 

     A few years back, there was a major economic downturn.  Companies were going under.  Unemployment was on the rise.  One wise business owner observed the goings on.  Using great people skills, the business owner called his employees together and made the following statement: “I understand that this cou

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Once you get to a certain age, women start to recognize signs and symptoms for vaginal issues almost immediately. They range from redness, dryness, itching, odor, pain during intercourse, painful urination, and discolored discharge can wreck a woman’s day, week, or month depending on how long the irritation persists. To make matters worst, over-the-counter products are usually promoted in a manner that exploits our insecurities. We shouldn’t be made to feel our genitals look weird, taste funny,

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The Black-Owned Wine and Spirits Festival returned for the 5th year after a hiatus due to COVID-19. It is the premier event for tasting the best in Black-owned liquor from brands from across the country. Whether you are still sheltering in place or if you are "in these streets", the BOWSF is where you want to be if you want to re-stock the bar, buy gifts for the upcoming holidays, or buy inventory for your venue. 

I went on a mini shopping spree and grabbed a few bottles for myself. Allow me to b

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Location was essential to an up-and-coming entrepreneur! Making sure your brick and mortar store was accessible, with ample parking, near heavy traffic. The retail industry now requires an online presence and (if applicable) an in-person experience. E-commerce allows anyone to shop locally and globally from the comfort of home. Having a website was a trend, now it is a standard. The pandemic forced many businesses to pivot sales and services from meeting places to online spaces as a means to con

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Democracy - American Style

To quote from my book, “Leave the Rat Race to the Rats” :

“Did you know that the number of registered lobbyists in Washington has more than doubled since 2000 to 2005 to  more than 34,750 while the amount that lobbyists charge their new clients has increased by as much as 100 percent? Only a few other businesses have enjoyed greater prosperity in an otherwise fitful economy starting at $300,000 per year. Some 12,467 lobbyists registered with the federal government in the first half of 2009. Under

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... As Chief Emeka Beke Emerges State Chair-Elect

 

 

...Commends Chizi Nyeomasila, for Staying True to His Pledge

 

 

....Commends Amaechi for being a true Promoter of Democracy

 

 

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party, (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has congratulated the Rivers APC Chairman-elect, Chief Emeka Beke, for his victory at the party congress held yesterday at Polo Club, GRA, Port Harcourt

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.Urges Delegates to Elect Patriotic Progressives Who Have Shown Sufficient Readiness and True Commitment to Lead the Party to Recover the Brick House in 2023

 

....Hails Nyeomasila,  Bekee for Pledging to Work Together

 

...Describes Abe’s Man Boycotting the Screening as a sign of cowardice

 

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has urged delegates for the October 16 Congres

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A poultry farmer, Tekena Ovuru, has emerged winner of the monthly Princewill Trust Help the Hard Worker competition. The monthly competition is put together by the hard working team of the Princewills Trust

A Rivers State based poultry farmer, Tekena Ovuru emerged the winner of the September, 2021 edition, beating both Collins Moore and Kingsley Peterside to win the N100,000 cash prize.

A statement from Princewills Trust quoted Prince Tonye Princewill, who presented the cash award on behalf of his

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70 Afrobeat Fans Set to Win a Dream Trip to Dubai For EXPO 2020

 

The Chief Executive of the Dubai Tourism Corporation and Marketing, Issam Kazim says the Dubai Expo 2020 which opened on the 1st of October will offer peoples of diverse cultures around the world, an opportunity to see world class destinations, the latest advancements in technology and tourist attractions all in one.

 

He said the Expo is part of efforts to showcase Dubai and announce the recovery of the tourism sector from the pandem

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has, in pursuant to its corporate social responsibility, boosted the wanning morale of the Nigeria Police Force, with the donation of housing units to the Special Protection Unit of the Police.

The project, renamed President Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria Police (Special Protection Unit) Bade 6 Barracks, is located at Omagwa in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, comprises of 68 standard blocks of flats. This is in addition to features such as g

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President Muhammadu Buhari will next week Tuesday (September 28) commission an apartment complex donated by the NDDC to the the Special Protection Unit of the Nigeria Police.

 

The complex, comprising 64 flats, is located in Omagwa area of Port Harcourt which is the host community for the Port Harcourt International Airport.

 

Construction of the complex started several years ago, but was completed early this year as part of the renewed drive by the Commission, under the leadership of the Interim Ad

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Failed Democracy

I am afraid the United States has become a failed democracy. The most crucial point is that now if Democrats propose legislation which would be tremendous benefit to Americans, the Republicans see that as a disastrous consequence for them, and so will do everything to kill such legislation. Case in point is the current infrastructure legislation proposed. In my estimation, this is the most beneficial legislation for Americans proposed since Social Security and Medicare. It is no surprise that Re

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….Describes it as a total neglect

Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative, an accountability advocacy Non-Governmental Organization has implored the Rivers State government, the Federal Government, multinational companies, their subsidiaries and all concerned to swiftly and immediately act on the deplorable state of Oyigbo-Afam Road, describing it as total neglect

The advocacy group who quoted Abraham Lincoln thus, "To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of mankind” explained that th

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Your rental investment needs the right appreciation. For this, you have to take care of it properly. You have to be the best landlord. Are you not able to invest time to manage everything? In that situation, you can hire a property manager. The right professional will give you the best services.

What happened? You want to manage your property by yourself. If it is so, then go ahead, There are different things to take care of for the DIY property management. Want to know how? Then this article wil

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Fani-Kayode: Footsteps of the Forerunner

 

Written by Christie Obiaruko Ndukwe

 

Just like a flash of lightning and the sound of the thunder, the media space was buzzing with the news of Femi Fani-Kayode's defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, thereby ending weeks of speculations and rumors that he intends to abandon the opposition ship, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

 

The man popularly known as FFK or Mr Short fuse left doubters gasping for air as he made his way to the Government in power, thereby confirming the po

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... States that the move is a trick to deny the South her two terms after the two terms of the North through President Buhari

... Describes Plot as an Unacceptable insult on both Jonathan and the entire southern political class

 Having carefully perused through the series of articles on the deadly scheming of some Northern Leaders to lure former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan into the 2023 Presidential contest, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and erstwhile National Publicit

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There are a gang of online stores, Instagram boutiques, and websites where you can buy affordable trendy fashion. The popular sites include Fashion Nova, boohoo, PettyLittleThing, SHEIN, Missguided, Zara, and NastyGal.

 

Sir. Ma'am. These sites are far from being the only places to find affordable style-conscious clothes. We Buy Black over here, so it should be no surprise I have a list of budget-friendly Black-Owned alternatives to cheap fashion without sacrificing quality for each and every bad

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