Ndigbo must not only endure Buhari, they must forgive him If you do not forgive your fellow man, how then can you seek for forgiveness from God? This is the question that captures the full essence of Christianity. The Bible illustrates: A rich man wanted to take stock of his business. He called all his servants to give account. In the...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Uche, uchu, na egwu chukwu: Chidoka’s battle-cry for a New Anambra After that great fall in the Curia of Pompey on March 15, 44 B.C. with the last stab by his closest ally and protegee, Decimus Junius Brutus, those who plotted the death of Julius Caesar must have looked forward to settling down to benefitting from the spoils of the coup.  They never took into...... read more

By Editor
In Ozubulu, Osinbajo has shown leadership Five ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, were in Anambra State, last Saturday, exactly a week today. They were, at the instance of the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Their mission was to convey the commiserations of the Federal Government to the people and government of the state on the...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
DSS, EFCC and the bitter lessons from the courts Why do you think characters like Don Corleone in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather existed and still exist in America? These were bandits known to both the ordinary folks and the authorities. Not only are their activities, mostly devious and law-breaking a public knowledge, they also have fixed and equally known addresses,...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Ibori and the dangers of the Single-story Major General Muhammadu Buhari, as he then was, would have pulled off one of the most ambitious security operations in modern world history, if he had succeeded in forcibly bringing back the late Alhaji Umaru Dikko from London in 1984. Minister of Transport in the Alhaji Shehu Shagari government, which was...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Buhari, a liar? Tinubu must be kidding One thing I learnt during my catechism class as a Catholic, is the doctrine that depicts the pope as infallible. I actually believed it wholly. In my childlike mental sky, I had a picturesque formation of the pope as an exceptional being who saw and spoke directly with God every day....... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Tambuwal: Daring to be different in leadership It is the saying of the elders that a blacksmith who doesn’t know how to fashion the gong, must study the shape of the kite’s tail, for direction. What else could be more apt, germane and compelling advice for Nigeria of today? What would the people not give to recreate some...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Rio: Athletes’ agony after Buhari’s one year in office Before and even when the present administration led by President Muhammadu  Buhari took up the responsibility of steering the ship of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous Nation, hope was ignited with most Nigerians believing that salvation has finally come to a country with diverse political, ethno-religious inclinations. The reason for much anticipation by many...... read more

By Editor
Can Nigeria afford to ignore Uba at this time? How does one describe Ifeanyi Uba? Is he a money miss road rabble rouser that just wants to be heard? Is he an ambitious little lad who came into too much wealth that he thinks he can buy himself fame, position and influence? Or is he a patriotic Nigerian, who, having...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Metuh and the tragedy of impunity “No condition is permanent, so says the rickety bus that plies the ill-maintained road of East Central States.” These were the words of the late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, sometime in the 1970s. It was during his infamous spat with his kinsman, the late Ajie Ukpabi Asika. The younger Onitsha man, had...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Igbo want freedom to be proud, productive Nigerians *A reply to Buhari's What do Igbo want? "What we should all do is to find the strategic means of containing Igbo discontent by listening to the Igbo, and seeking peaceful and productive ways of fully freeing their energy to instigate growth both of themselves and of Nigeria within Nigeria for everyone's benefit." Obi Nwakanma on Buhari's What do...... read more

By Obi Nwakanma
Ambode: The signs of positive change Sometime in August this year, I was somewhere at a gathering in Lagos. At a table where we were seated sharing the usual drinks, the shout of Ambo oo, Ambo oo erupted, as a mutual friend walked in. Having heard and related that to the Lagos State Governor, Akiwunmi Ambode, I...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Mbaka: Before the tanks roll out on Biafra Surely, many people would be wondering what Aisha, the delectable wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, discussed with fiery preacher – the inimitable and zestful Director of the Adoration Ministries Enugu, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka. The enfant terrible, as some might aptly describe him, who was one of the nemesis of former...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
EFCC: Now, may we never have another Ribadu In 2004 or thereabouts, I had a very bitter spat with agents of former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu. The matter in issue was the case of one Maurice Ibekwe, then member of the House of Representatives. The federal lawmaker, had just taken his...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
Yakubu's new INEC song Few remembered him by his real name, Moshood Folorunso Abiola. He was simply known as Prof. Peller. However, this enigma born in 1941 at Iseyin, Oyo State, was so adept at his trade that he would easily get a stadium-capacity crowd into a frenzy by his simply mesmerising acts. He was...... read more

By Sunny Igboanugo
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