Columns

Nnamdi Kanu and His Macabre Dance of Surugede, By Osmund Agbo

...Kanu has gone on an over-drive to launch a barrage of ad hominem attacks on the person of Nwodo and his team, calling them Fulani stooges. Kanu went on to make some hefty but ridiculous allegations that the Ohaneze leader is behind all the herdsmen atrocities and Operation Python Dance…
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Opinion

Ndigbo: Before Restructuring, Beyond Biafra, By SKC Ogbonnia

...before restructuring, and beyond Biafra; even as it is vitally important to admit that the Nigerian leadership crisis is not devoid of ethnic schisms, where each group and generation potently share blame, a paradigm shift in perception and approach has become very imperative. In the piece, “Coronavirus: The Nigerian Dream…
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Opinion

Biafra: 50 Years After and the Crisis of Igbo Leadership, By Osmund Agbo

The ability to successfully navigate the murky waters of Nigerian politics depends on how well Ndigbo can merge the youthful zeal of a Kanu and the cautious wisdom of a Nwodo. Working together and not against each other will alter our trajectory and carry us further. The year was 1970…
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Opinion

Chido Onumah: Yes, All Nigerians Have Become Biafrans, By SKC Ogbonnia

In a recent interview, Kuti inferred that, like the Biafran agitators, every Nigerian actually wants freedom from the country, due to the worsening state of affairs. To nail the point, he asserted that the entire citizenry would not hesitate to “escape” from Nigeria, if the international community dares to leave…
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Opinion

Sowore, IPOB, and the Naked Beating of Ekweremadu, By SKC Ogbonnia

President Buhari must rise beyond sheer dogmatism and admit that the state is truly falling Only a poon ignores the potential of the heavily funded but regional IPOB, with a worldwide membership, fusing with a broad-based national outfit like #RevolutionNow. The naked beating of Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany evokes…
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Opinion

Senator Ike Ekweremmadu, Igbo Representatives and Legitimacy Deficit, By Uche Igwe

I do not mean to say that the wishes, style and assumptions of constituents are always As a rule, representatives must find ways to reflect the wishes of the represented or respectfully look for another job. If they learn to do so consistently, they will reclaim their legitimacy and unfortunate…
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