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 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 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! 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
Urchins On Abia Roads The saying that  travelling is part of experience is not a fluke. During my  academic sojourn which started many years ago in the then Imo State before the  creation of Abia State in 1991, I had embarked on many interstate travels.   In the course of my academic sojourn, I have...... read more
Solomon Dalung: A Man misunderstood The name Solomon Selcap Dalung is a household name. From religion, politics, activism, youths and now sports, Dalung is the man they love to 'hate'. When he assumed office as Minister of Youth and Sports on 11th November, 2017, nobody gave him a chance of succeeding. His administration had been declared...... read more
Godwin Emefiele: From zero to hero? At first, clawing Nigerian economy out from recession ditch was thought to be not only a Herculean task, but one that couldn’t be achieved so fast. But at the rate at which the Naira/dollar exchange rate is converging, putting Nigerian economy back on even keel may be sooner than later. The...... read more
The barrage of bile against Tambuwal It is normal for a public figure, a successful one for that matter, to attract occasional sneer, derision or outright envy. But it is abnormal when such a thing is turned into an organised mob of muckrakers with a mandate to smear the target personality by every available spit they could...... read more
Igbo-haters, the Arewa ultimatum and our Nation Fifty years after the civil war ended, Igbos do not yet feel a sense of belonging, acceptance or safety in the Federation called Nigeria. The sad part is that this belief is shared not just by the generation that witnessed the war and its deadly consequences, but Igbos across all generations,...... read more
As things stand today If as we are clamouring today to do, the realisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, or whatever other name it is called, becomes a reality, we would be faced with, first, dire food shortage, energy crisis and then a breakdown in the process of getting the essentials required to run...... read more
Lai Mohammed: An Unmanageable Mistake When President Muhammadu Buhari announced the people he has selected to occupy some of the most strategic positions in his regime, there was understandable uproar across the country. Nigerians looked at the profile of these fellows and wondered what could have motivated their choice, what exactly in their credentials qualified them...... read more
Who is afraid of restructuring of Nigeria? The call for restructuring of Nigeria has been on for a while among political observers and some politicians from the West, South, East while with all due respect to my Northern brothers and sisters, the only lone voice to support this call for true federalism in Nigeria, seem to be Atiku...... read more
After the commemoration: What next? “Free speech is precious, and free speech is fragile, and we do not get to choose who exercises it, or how they exercise it. One of the many uncomfortable truths of freedom is that our right to express ourselves affords everyone else that right, too, and that means that someone is...... read more
Osinbajo is no saint *Consolidating for 2019 Contrary to the widely held belief that Vice President Osinbajo, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, a senior advocate of Nigeria, and a Professor of law is above board, a forensic analysis of his activities since he assumed office reveals that the VP has consistently abused his office,...... read more
*Biafra At 50….We are The Problem* “No matter what cause one defends, it will suffer permanent disgrace if one resorts to blind attacks on crowds of innocent people.” Albert Camus “Bloodshed may sometimes lead to progress, but more often it brings only greater barbarity and misery,” Albert Camus Making comments on 50 years of the declaration of...... read more
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