Igbo: For whom the bell tolls Caveat emptor: No arguments and positions canvassed hereunder should be construed as preference for any other option than the expeditious return to true federalism going forward “The proposition for an Igbo president is likely to be the most consequential subject in the 2023 election year. If it comes about, there will...... read more
Special birthday shout-out to Prince (Engineer) Arthur Eze, OFR Twenty-fifth November is an important date for many Nigerians, especially the indigenes of Ukpo, for one reason. It is the birthday of one of Nigeria’s eminent citizens and an illustrious son of Ukpo, Prince Engr Arthur Ikpechukwu Eze, OFR.  For his friends and kinsmen Arthur’s birthday is always a joyful occasion,...... read more
NPF Pensions and enhanced police welfare To say that the police have for too long been the people’s bête noire is to say the fact. Yet, if there is any issue the #EndSARS protests which rocked the country in October brought to the fore, it is the other fact, which is, Nigerian policemen hold the wrong end...... read more
Gov Dave Umahi has taken the bull by the horn I followed with keen interest the build up to the ultimate decision of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State to pitch his political tent with the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. His statewide consultations and the 7 days ultimatum given to the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the PDP to convene...... read more
The man Jerry Rawlings (A Dirge) A mighty tree has fallen The oak tree has been uprooted, Darkness has covered the entire surface of the earth what a moody day it is The birds have refused to chirp; the cattle have refused to moo Neither has the cockerel decided to crow; The sun is on yet the...... read more
How 13%, NDDC benefits arehijacked from oil communities Contrary to widely held view that core oil producing areas in the Niger Delta are benefiting from 13 percent derivation and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) projects, there is no impact of these interventions in the areas.  Instead, state governors, government officials and politicians at both federal and state levels...... read more
The “terrorists” of IPOB, by Femi Fani-Kayode I watched my brother Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s interview with my brother Chief Dele Momodu on Thursday evening and I was inspired and encouraged. Nnamdi spoke with such eloquence, passion, courage and strength. He is brilliant and irrepressible. He cannot be underestimated or ignored. Every African should listen to that interview. He...... read more
As NPF Pensions ups retirement benefits ante For the management of the Nigeria Police Force Pensions Limited (NPFPL), not even the axiomatic sky is the limits. It is only a stepping stone to greater heights because the stakes in the pensions industry will always be high. That is the worldview that drives the Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) and...... read more
How water and sanitation systems are vital for our economies Pipes are conduits for water and sanitation. They run everywhere, make a complex system work effectively and, if you’re fortunate enough to have access, it can be easy to take them for granted. They become almost invisible -, up until they stop working when their importance becomes all too clear. Beyond...... read more
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Nigeria is murdering its citizens Under President Muhammadu Buhari, there is a sense that the country could burn to the ground For years, the name SARS hung in the air here in Nigeria like a putrid fog. SARS, which stood for Special Anti-Robbery Squad, was supposed to be the elite Nigerian police unit dedicated to fighting...... read more
Nnamdi Kanu does not speak for the Igbo nation I have restrained myself since yesterday frcom making comments on the State of the Nation given the wanton and primitive destruction we witnessed in Lagos yesterday and other states in Nigeria.. Since yesterday I have been reading all the narratives on social media. A friend of mine sent a Video purportedly...... read more
#EndSARS: Youths have taken my love for weakness *Read the full text It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 2. I must warn those who have hijacked and misdirected the initial, genuine and well – intended protest of some of our youths in parts of...... read more
Ichie Victor Ikwuemesi - In the Pantheon of Tennis Section, LCC. 13th April 2020. That was a particularly sad day at the Tennis Section Lagos Country Club. That day we were jolted by the news that Ichie Victor Ikwuemesi, Ezelue, Ebube Ogidi, member of the revered Ogidi Igwe-In-Council, former Vice-Chairman Tennis Section, former Chairman Tennis Section, and Patron Tennis Section, had died!...... read more
I’ve no powers to stop Lekki Shooting! Read full text of Sanwo-Olu’s broadcast Dear Lagosians I address you today with a heavy heart, but not just as your elected Governor. I do so as a father and a brother. I do so as one who is touched by the infirmities and feelings of his people. I do so as a part of the collective...... read more
Governor Buni and the task of repositioning APC As George Santayana, renowned American philosopher and man of letters once posited, “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”  A saying also goes that “history is the best teacher.”  These aphorisms underscore the importance of history in whatever we do in our lives. Politics is not...... read more
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