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Sokoto 2018 Budget: What’s in it for you?

Sokoto 2018 Budget: What’s in it for you?

Sokoto State’s 2018 budget, as presented to the state House of Assembly by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, will be the last full budget before the 2019 general elections. Expectations are high that the next fiscal year will see to the realization of many promises made not just in the outgoing year,...... read more

What we learnt from judgment on Anambra Central

What we learnt from judgment on Anambra Central

There are some quite interesting details to note from the judgment of Justice John Tsoho which declared Dr. Obiora Okonkwo as Senator for Anambra Central Senatorial district of Anambra state. First, the matter was instituted on 22 December 2014, through an originating summon, in the aftermath of the primary election of...... read more

Buhari at 75: Why God kept him alive

Buhari at 75: Why God kept him alive

Let me begin by telling a story. On June 1, 2015, the day I resumed work as adviser on media to President Muhammadu Buhari, he had admonished me: "Adesina, always tell me the truth. That is what I want from you. In this type of position I have found myself, it...... read more

On Peter Obi, Sam Omatseye was wrong, very wrong

On Peter Obi, Sam Omatseye was wrong, very wrong

Ikemba Nnewi, Amuma N’egbeigwe and Dikedioramma Ndigbo, the late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, had a way of putting it. To those who doubted his place in the heart of the Igbo people, he had a way of asking them for a common test – Test of Popularity or as in the Kegites...... read more

A dream embraces the ages, Tribute to Dr. Alex Ekwueme

A dream embraces the ages, Tribute to Dr. Alex Ekwueme

Hypocrisy may be the hallmark of political culture in Nigeria. It was evident when Chief Obafemi Awolowo was called to Higher Realm, as we lamented the “greatest President we never had”. With Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, gentleman, intellectual and great champion of fairness and balance in public life, it is even...... read more

​Why Anambra Central election cannot hold yet

​Why Anambra Central election cannot hold yet

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed January 13, 2018 for the conduct of a court-ordered election into the contentious Anambra Central Senatorial district seat. In fixing the date, INEC stated in its press statement dated November 23, 2017 and signed by Mohammed Kudu Haruna, listed as National Commissioner and Member, Information...... read more

In Anambra, history offers Buhari one golden moment

In Anambra, history offers Buhari one golden moment

How times change! At some point, it was as if President Muhammadu Buhari was going to end his first term in office without visiting the south east. But here we are: within 48 hours, the man, who some naysayers insisted was on life support, would have waltzed through two-fifths of the...... read more

Buhari’s Ebonyi visit: A moment in history

Buhari’s Ebonyi visit: A moment in history

A presidential visit to a state is a very significant event. Both the presidency and the host state look forward to it for several reasons. Although the president and the governor would have been meeting at other fora, an official visit to a state is set aside, exclusively, for the president...... read more

Phase-out of petrol cars – Matters arising

Phase-out of petrol cars – Matters arising

Few weeks ago, Britain announced 2040 as its target date for phasing out internal combustion engine cars from its shores and the switch to electric cars.  An internal combustion engine (ICE) is one in which combustion is intermittent, such as in four-stroke and six-stroke piston engines. Typically, an internal combustion engine...... read more

Please, Chief Victor Umeh should stop telling deliberate lies

Please, Chief Victor Umeh should stop telling deliberate lies

It was reported recently, how the Willie Obiano’s Campaign  organisation headed by Chief Victor Umeh agreed that the present gubernatorial campaign would be anchored on lies, blackmail and mischief, and they have been doing that in  full dose. They have  continued to concoct/sponsor funny stories as that of “last drop of...... read more

Why Willie Will Win Again

Why Willie Will Win Again

Few weeks back, it was easy to point with some justice to the deviousness of a tiny clique of 'jobbers' eager to scuttle the primary election of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State. Thankfully the election, adjudged by many as peaceful, was held in the most transparent way...... read more

Jonathan’s refrigerators, Tinubu’s new private jet and Sultan’s Abuja mansion

Jonathan’s refrigerators, Tinubu’s new private jet and Sultan’s Abuja mansion

When news broke that the modest Gwarimpa Abuja home of former president Goodluck Jonathan was burgled, some mischievous elements, instead of sympathizing with the former president and call for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the burglars, chose to rather go about town excessively exaggerating the number of valuable items that...... read more

Umahi: 53 Garlands to a resolute revolutionist and the New Zik of Nigeria Politics

Umahi: 53 Garlands to a resolute revolutionist and the New Zik of Nigeria Politics

Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray o!!! my boss, uncle, the Lion of Ebonyi, the enigma and the new face of democracy in the politics of Nigeria, Engr. Dave Nweze Umahi FNSE, FNATE the present Governor of Ebonyi State is 53. God in His infinite mercy and divine consideration blessed Nigeria with this accomplished administrator on...... read more

Peter Obi at 56: Salute to icon of good governance

Peter Obi at 56: Salute to icon of good governance

Today, the 19th day of July, 2017, Mr. Peter Obi, the man regarded as one of the best in governance, at any tier, in the annals of our country turns 56. As usual, drums would be rolled out by some of his admirers who believe excellence ought to be celebrated. They contend that if for nothing else, it is a means of promoting merit as role models...... read more

Youth: Set Your Sight On The Future!

Youth: Set Your Sight On The Future!

The spate of armed robbery cases and other heinous crimes in our country in recent times calls for concern by anyone who abhors criminality and other vices that instill fear in individuals. In as much as I am not lampooning or talking down on the commitment of our political class and...... read more

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