The Demystification of Muhammadu Buhari

The Demystification of Muhammadu Buhari If former President Goodluck Jonathan had "Trumped" after the 2015 Presidential election, that is, if Jonathan had refused to conceded defeat as Donald Trump is currently doing in the United States of America, retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari would not have become President, and he would have remained a cult hero,...... more

Between Restructuring and 2023 Igbo Presidency

Between Restructuring and 2023 Igbo Presidency To have Nigeria restructured, and to have an Igbo President in 2023, are two things very dear to the Igbo at this point in time. The Igbo want Nigeria to be restructured, and they also want a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in 2023. It may be pertinent to point out,...... more

How will Umahi square with Ogbonnaya Onu?

How will Umahi square with Ogbonnaya Onu? The defection of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC), may have thrown up new challenges for the APC in Ebonyi State. Before the defection of Governor Umahi to APC, the party in Ebonyi State, had as its leader, the Minister...... more

The Obdurate FGN Versus The Intrasigent ASUU

The Obdurate FGN Versus The Intrasigent ASUU The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are currently locked in battle of wits over the state of affairs in public universities in the country. None of the two sides is prepared to shift ground to enable public universities, closed since March this year,...... more

#EndSARS Protests: Between the Conqueror and the Conquered

#EndSARS Protests: Between the Conqueror and the Conquered Some weeks ago, there was a revolt, an uprising in Nigeria. Every place was in turmoil, boiling. Police stations were set on fire, and some policemen killed or wounded. Prison yards were broken open, and some prisoners escaped. Private and public properties were destroyed or looted, and a number of lives...... more

Gov Ugwuanyi’s intervention in Federal Projects in Enugu State

Gov Ugwuanyi’s intervention in Federal Projects in Enugu State Nigeria is a federation structured into a three-tier level of adminstration: the federal, the state, and the local government administrations. Each of these three tiers of government has specific functions allotted to it as embodied in the country's constitution. While the federal government has functions exclusively reserved for it, known as...... more

AMERICA, WETIN DEY SHELE?

AMERICA, WETIN DEY SHELE? A quick rewind to 2015. Nigerians were to elect a new President. The stakes were high. The contest was between the incumbent, Goodluck Jonathan, and his main challenger, Retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari. Everybody was anxious. They were apprehensive.  Who would carry the day? Many people believed that it would be...... more

THE BETRAYAL OF #ENDSARS PROTESTS

THE BETRAYAL OF #ENDSARS PROTESTS "Our mistake, the mistake we Africans made was to have forgotten that the enemy never withdraws sincerely. We never understand. He capitulates, but he does not become converted. Our mistake is to have believed that the enemy has lost his combativeness and his harmfulness. If Lumumba is in the way, Lumumba...... more

If #EndSARS will wake our youths from slumber

If #EndSARS will wake our youths from slumber I am thrilled by the ongoing protests across the country, where thousands of youths are pouring out on the streets, demanding immediate disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force, due to their recklessness and fragrant abuses of human rights. From Lagos to Abeokuta, to Ibadan,...... more

ASUU: LONE FIGHTER FOR IMPROVED EDUCATION

ASUU: LONE FIGHTER FOR IMPROVED EDUCATION As things currently stand, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), appears to be the only group fighting the federal government over its failure or inability to pay adequate attention to the education industry in the country. Every other group appears to have soft-pedalled, or to have entirely given up. Over...... more

THE RETURN OF GOODLUCK JONATHAN?

THE RETURN OF GOODLUCK JONATHAN? In 2015, he was "the most criticized President". He was "clueless", "weak", "incompetent", and presided over the "most corrupt" administration in the country. But in 2020, he becomes the darling of the people. He is "humane", "humble", "gentle", "detribalised", "a democrat par excellence", etc. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, is a Nigerian...... more

ORGANIZED LABOUR AND ITS BETRAYALS

ORGANIZED LABOUR AND ITS BETRAYALS We heard the organized labour in Nigeria, fuming. There were very angry, furious. They outrightly rejected the new price regime introduced by the federal government for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, and the increase in electricity tariff. They began to talk tough, to threaten fire and brimstone,...... more

UGWUANYI: REMEMBERING 1983 ENUGU PLANE CRASH

UGWUANYI: REMEMBERING 1983 ENUGU PLANE CRASH It was Monday morning, November 28, 1983. The harmattan season was on the air, and the Christmas breeze had also started to blow. As usual, a lot of people were in the upswing mood, moving up and down, looking forward to the great celebration. In Enugu Coal City, that day, many...... more

LET GOVERNMENT REOPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW!

LET GOVERNMENT REOPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! Two groups of people are currently undermining the education of our children, jeopardizing their future, and holding everybody to ransom. These are the federal government of Nigeria and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) and their allied groups.  These two groups do not want our schools to reopen, and they...... more

THE IGBO, IGNORED AT HOME, CELEBRATED ABROAD

 THE IGBO, IGNORED AT HOME, CELEBRATED ABROAD While the Igbo are being ignored, rejected, abused, and practically not having a place to perch in Nigeria, outside the shores of the country, the people are making waves, celebrated, and being entrusted with sensitive positions. This is in confirmation with what Jesus Christ said over two thousand years ago, that...... more

THE TRAVAILS OF OBADIAH MAILAFIA

THE TRAVAILS OF OBADIAH MAILAFIA With a whopping N5 million bounty placed on the head of any "hate speech" writer or any purveyor of "fake news" by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, one could not but shut up his mouth, or turn to become a government praise singer. Personally, I do not...... more

Enugu State @ 29: Ugwuanyi's legacies of peace, good governance

Enugu State @ 29: Ugwuanyi's legacies of peace, good governance During the recent inauguration of a Bailey bridge across Nyama River, linking communities in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State, by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the former Governor of old Anambra State and Senator who represented Enugu East Senatorial District, Sen. Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo, utilized the heart-warming occasion to bare...... more

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Legacy of Peace in Enugu

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Legacy of Peace in Enugu Since I come of age or become old enough to witness political activities in this part of the country, Enugu, the capitals of former Eastern Region, East Central State, Anambra State, down to the present Enugu State, has notoriously been labelled "a political battlefield,"or "a political war front". It is either...... more

LOPSIDEDNESS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES: The Ugwuanyi Challenge

LOPSIDEDNESS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES: The Ugwuanyi Challenge Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has hit the nail at the head when he challenged members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) to ensure that there is fairness and equity in the implementation and enforcement of the principles of federal character in the distribution of public posts and socio-economic infrastructures...... more

White people initiated my father into Devil worship, says Onyeama

White people  initiated my father into Devil worship, says Onyeama It probably would shock the hundreds and perhaps thousands of people, including the convicts, and the acquitted, who had listened to the eminent Justice Charles Dadi Onyeama in the various courts, including the International Court of Justice in the Hague, Holland, that the legal icon “had atheistic disposition” and, indeed was...... more

 

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