Columns

As Ekweremadu, Author of the Doctrine of Necessity, Turns 58, By Majeed Dahiru

The man Senator Ekwerenmadu, who is easily the biggest political brand out of Nigeria east of the Niger, is made most distinguished by the fact that his long years in public service has been without the blemish of corruption or financial malfeasance. As he adds another year in life, my…
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Opinion

Why Ekweremadu Belongs To A Hall of Shame (I), By SKC Ogbonnia

The Nigerian masses, particularly the Igbo, have suffered massive neglect in the last 12 years that Ike Ekweremadu has held sway as the de facto Senate president. But the senator is not alone. The Diaspora Nigerians should, therefore, unite and quickly initiate a Hall of SHAME where the likes of…
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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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Columns

The IPOB Humilation of Ndigbo At Nuremberg, By Majeed Dahiru

In the eyes of the rest of non-Igbo Nigeria, the assault on Ekweremadu, the Ike Oha Ndigbo is a humiliation of the entire Ndigbo "worldwide." This reprehensible act of base ignorance, if not condemned unequivocally by those who should know better, will become a permanent scar of disrepute on the…
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Columns

Crocodile Tears For Zamfara and a Culture of Interference, By Azu Ishiekwene

Zamfara was the metaphor of APC’s catastrophic primaries in a number of states and Oshiomhole cannot pretend otherwise. In Delta, Imo, Rivers, Adamawa, Ogun and Lagos, it was a shambolic spectre of bribes, shady deals, intimidation, blackmail and rules-bending in varying degrees, with the national secretariat worsted in all outcomes.…
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Opinion

Why Peter Obi Is Perfect For Atiku, But Bad News For Ndigbo, By SKC Ogbonnia

The ideal VP of Igbo extraction is a transformational leader with the ability to maximise available For an Atiku presidency, however, Nigeria needs a strong vice president who can steadily motivate and influence him towards national goals and objectives. Peter Obi is none of the above. The excitement flowing behind…
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Opinion

Nigeria: The Paradox of a Corrupt Opposition Party in Power, By SKC Ogbonnia

A ready route is to broaden and embolden the change agents. Besides a much-needed cabinet overhaul, it is about time the president finally embraces his party structure across the country to help him fill, without any more delay, the thousands of positions still in the hands of a party opposed…
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