Home » Opinion

Opinion

Emmanuel Onwubiko: New Service Chiefs, old ‘demons’

Emmanuel Onwubiko New Service Chiefs old demons - Emmanuel Onwubiko: New Service Chiefs, old 'demons'

In one in every of his smallest books Professor Chinua Achebe of the blessed reminiscences made very startling claims that Nigeria has an “Igbo” drawback. Within the “THE TROUBLE WITH NIGERIA”, launched in 1983 and reprinted in 1985, the globally revered scholar behind the favored novel referred to as “Issues crumble”, had written thus: “ A distinguished political scientist from …

Read More »

Fredrick Nwabufo: Where is Magu; Used, dumped and forgotten

Fredrick Nwabufo Where is Magu Used dumped and forgotten - Fredrick Nwabufo: Where is Magu; Used, dumped and forgotten

In one in every of his smallest books Professor Chinua Achebe of the blessed recollections made very startling claims that Nigeria has an “Igbo” drawback. Within the “THE TROUBLE WITH NIGERIA”, launched in 1983 and reprinted in 1985, the globally revered scholar behind the favored novel known as “Issues disintegrate”, had written thus: “ A distinguished political scientist from a …

Read More »

Emmanuel Onwubiko: Nigeria has a ‘Fulani’ problem

Emmanuel Onwubiko Nigeria has a Fulani problem - Emmanuel Onwubiko: Nigeria has a 'Fulani' problem

In one in every of his smallest books Professor Chinua Achebe of the blessed reminiscences made very startling claims that Nigeria has an “Igbo” downside. Within the “THE TROUBLE WITH NIGERIA”, launched in 1983 and reprinted in 1985, the globally revered scholar behind the favored novel referred to as “Issues disintegrate”, had written thus: “ A distinguished political scientist from …

Read More »

Ekene Imelikachi: The midnight watch -The musings of Cicero

Ekene Imelikachi The midnight watch The musings of Cicero - Ekene Imelikachi: The midnight watch -The musings of Cicero

Because the turbines went off one after the opposite, the evening grew quieter till it was cuddled in tranquility. The neighborhood snoozed, whereas the watchmen saved watch below the quilt of the darkish skies. The serene evening was nearly good, apart from the chirping refrain of nocturnal birds and crickets. The pendulum clock, which has survived 4 generations, chimed to …

Read More »

Fredrick Nwabufo: Abuja under siege by bandits, but DSS, army after agitators in South-east

Fredrick Nwabufo Abuja under siege by bandits but DSS army - Fredrick Nwabufo: Abuja under siege by bandits, but DSS, army after agitators in South-east

Two DISTINGUISHED professors of Politics in what is taken into account the very best College within the World- Harvard College wrote of their new ebook as follows: “Though some elected demagogues take workplace with a blueprint for autocracy, many, reminiscent of Fujimori, don’t”. Democratic breakdown, they are saying, doesn’t want a blueprint. Slightly as Peru’s expertise suggests, it may be …

Read More »

Emmanuel Onwubiko: Kidnappers ‘deflower’ Abuja

Emmanuel Onwubiko Kidnappers deflower Abuja - Emmanuel Onwubiko: Kidnappers 'deflower' Abuja

Two DISTINGUISHED professors of Politics in what is taken into account the most effective College within the World- Harvard College wrote of their new guide as follows: “Though some elected demagogues take workplace with a blueprint for autocracy, many, equivalent to Fujimori, don’t”. Democratic breakdown, they are saying, doesn’t want a blueprint. Slightly as Peru’s expertise suggests, it may be …

Read More »

Emmanuel Onwubiko: Assets’ stripping, beyond idiocy

Emmanuel Onwubiko Assets stripping beyond idiocy - Emmanuel Onwubiko: Assets’ stripping, beyond idiocy

I belong to a faculty of thought that holds firmly to the concept the sovereign state must be rich, affluent and sustainable nearly ad-infinitum. Philosophically, the connotation and denotation of a sovereign entity conveys the fast and empirical impression and proof of an enormous establishment that’s rich sufficient to collectively improve the effectively being and welfare of the citizenry. A …

Read More »

Fredrick Nwabufo: Like police like Amotekun – different name; the same affliction

Fredrick Nwabufo Like police like Amotekun – different name the - Fredrick Nwabufo: Like police like Amotekun – different name; the same affliction

Shehu Sani is Civic Rights Campaigner and politician who has contributed considerably to scholarship as regards the necessity for Africans to mainstream the observe of excellent governance and constitutionalism. Like many African thinkers, he, Shehu Sani recognises the dearth of the virtues session and dialogues by the crop of individuals who’re opportunistically positioned as up to date political workplace holders …

Read More »

Fredrick Nwabufo: No political party should cede 2023 presidency to South-East

Fredrick Nwabufo No political party should cede 2023 presidency to - Fredrick Nwabufo: No political party should cede 2023 presidency to South-East

A chance has beckon for the Nigerian State to get it proper within the space of netting in an important chief for the beleaguered Nigeria Police Power with the anticipated retirement after 35 years within the Police by the incumbent Inspector Basic of Police –Adamu Mohammed. It have to be recalled that the Distinguished Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS …

Read More »

Emmanuel Onwubiko: From NIN to NINcompoops

Emmanuel Onwubiko From NIN to NINcompoops - Emmanuel Onwubiko: From NIN to NINcompoops

A chance has beckon for the Nigerian State to get it proper within the space of netting in an amazing chief for the beleaguered Nigeria Police Power with the anticipated retirement after 35 years within the Police by the incumbent Inspector Basic of Police –Adamu Mohammed. It have to be recalled that the Distinguished Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS …

Read More »

Emmanuel Onwubiko: Killer or healer as IG of police

Emmanuel Onwubiko Killer or healer as IG of police - Emmanuel Onwubiko: Killer or healer as IG of police

A chance has beckon for the Nigerian State to get it proper within the space of netting in a terrific chief for the beleaguered Nigeria Police Pressure with the anticipated retirement after 35 years within the Police by the incumbent Inspector Basic of Police –Adamu Mohammed. It should be recalled that the Distinguished Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS …

Read More »

Alfred Ogbodo: Next Civil Defence Commandant-General – Who the cap fits

Alfred Ogbodo Next Civil Defence Commandant General – Who the cap - Alfred Ogbodo: Next Civil Defence Commandant-General – Who the cap fits

It’s not information that following the expiration of the 6 months extension of the tenure of Mr. Abdullahi Gana, on January seventeenth, 2021, and the directive of the President for a right away alternative, in view of the necessary function the Civil Defence Corps is taking part in in nationwide safety, many names have been thrown up for consideration as …

Read More »

Femi Fani-Kayode: Tinubu – Who is squeezing Tunde Bakare’s balls

Femi Fani Kayode Tinubu Who is squeezing Tunde Bakares balls - Femi Fani-Kayode: Tinubu - Who is squeezing Tunde Bakare's balls

On twenty eighth October 2019, Pastor Tunde Bakare mentioned the next, “Tinubu will give account for all his deeds. He shouldn’t be seen as a beneficiant man, he’s an integral a part of the rot in Nigeria”. It is a sturdy condemnation of a person that has been variously described because the ‘Lion of Bourdillon’, the ‘Jagaban of Borgu’ and …

Read More »

Adoyi Ali: Owukpa – Benue community dancing with death, dearth amid affluence

Adoyi Ali Owukpa Benue community dancing with death dearth - Adoyi Ali: Owukpa - Benue community dancing with death, dearth amid affluence

Owukpa is thought to be essentially the most endowed group in Benue State with a tremendous quantum of pure sources. In addition to the abundance of coal deposit, the group is strategically located because it ‘sits’ and rubs ‘shoulders’ with Enugu State. Its location seems to be an edge for industrial motive. Its fertile soil is advantageous, besides that its …

Read More »

Phumla Williams: AU rallies together to combat COVID-19

Phumla Williams AU rallies together to combat COVID 19 - Phumla Williams: AU rallies together to combat COVID-19

Africa’s battle towards COVID-19 just isn’t solely an image of dying, struggling and financial devastation. It’s, extra compellingly, an image of partnership, the sharing of methods and assets and resilience and innovation – individually, nationally and regionally – on a continent that’s firmly on the rise even within the face of an existential problem to the biomedical vulnerability of all …

Read More »

Mark Ngene: Enugu economic ratings and welfare of ordinary masses

Mark Ngene Enugu economic ratings and welfare of ordinary masses - Mark Ngene: Enugu economic ratings and welfare of ordinary masses

The reality stays that Enugu State below the watch of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has witnessed peace and good governance despite the financial and public well being challenges going through the nation. The folks of the state, most particularly the leaders of the political, spiritual and conventional establishments, such because the President-Normal of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, have attested to …

Read More »

Edwards Inyah: Ortom’s bastion of performance in the face of unfair criticisms

Edwards Inyah Ortoms bastion of performance in the face of - Edwards Inyah: Ortom's bastion of performance in the face of unfair criticisms

Friday September 4, 2020 witnessed one other vital second within the lifetime of Benue State. It was a day Governor Samuel Ortom determined to start mission commissioning throughout the state. He started in Sankera space. The Governor commissioned the 47 kilometer Zaki-Biam-Afia-Gbeji street in Ukum Native Authorities Space, the Mbaton-Gbor-Amaafu electrical energy mission in addition to the Central Major Faculty, …

Read More »

Samuel Okolie: Citizen’s right to bail

Samuel Okolie Citizens right to bail - Samuel Okolie: Citizen's right to bail

Let me start on the easy premise that bail is a proper and never a privilege. This proper is absolutely ensconced and embedded within the 1999 structure, and this proper is accessible to each one who has been accused or suspected to have dedicated a criminal offense. Bail merely put, is a process by which an individual arrested or detained …

Read More »