By Gene Mojekwu I believe that Buhari illegally removed the Chief Justice of Nigeria. Is the CJN corrupt? Perhaps, but that is not the point. Democracy presupposes a civilian government based on procedures, where the constitution, as the supreme law of the land, holds sway at all times, with nobody being above the law and … Continue reading Arguments for and against Buhari’s illegality on CJN
Month: Jan 2019
By Chris Odinaka Nwedo It is bad that man has plotted to bring to scorn the terrain of access to God who created everything for himself. Because of selfish objectives into which religion has been turned, it is now used for chasing transient powers, prosperity and fame. The rebels have made God irrelevant in their … Continue reading Violence and Vulgarities May make Religion Scornful
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.” *(Luke 4:18-19)*_ … Continue reading The Word of God and the Living Conditions of the People.
Nature of Leadership in Nigeria By Femi Fani-Kayode Permit me to begin this contribution with a few comparisons. Consider the following. Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was elected President of Ghana in 2016. His father Edward Akuffo-Addo, was one of Ghana's "big six" nationalists and elderstatesmen who led and fought for Ghana's independence from the … Continue reading Femi Fani-Kayode: The CJN Onnoghen conundrum – who has bewitched Nigeria
By Rev. Fr. Abu “Moved with pity, He stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, ‘I will; be clean.’ And immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean” *(Mark 1:41-42). Repentance does not happen in a day, it is a matter of constant and repeated efforts to change, to … Continue reading Has Your Heart Become Hardened?
Political Campaign Stage By Rev. Fr. Dr. Stephen A. Okeke Unfortunately, what we have witnessed in the last few years is a polarized government where the Congress and the Presidency often engage in policy and political ‘fist fights” that linger for months and years. Most of the time, the legislative is divided along Party lines … Continue reading Values of Civic Engagement in Political Process
By Chris Odinaka Nwedo Still unable to shade off the feeling of psychological injury, I became literally forced into interrogative introspection on the reason for this adverse fate for the nice, vibrant and hardworking Nigerians who have exceptionally excelled in every area they found themselves. Nigerians are perceptive, vivacious and painstaking, you can hardly win … Continue reading Are Nigerians Really Bad People?
By Chris Odinaka Nwedo “The perturbing question is, if Buhari can allow electoral victories of his party members to be through intensely corrupt processes what more his aspiration for re-election? He made his kinsman the Chairman of Independence Electoral Commission, (INEC) and surrounded the commission with people loyal to him. Most of the Service Chiefs … Continue reading Stable Nigeria After 2019 Elections: GEJ Conceded Defeat Will PMB Mind?
ABUJA – The All Party Progressives Congress APC has berated the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for rising in defence of the Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN Justice Walter Onnoghen over the decision of the federal government to charge the chief jurist for corruption. In a statement Sunday in Abuja, APC accused the PDP of being … Continue reading Onnoghen: PDP sympathetic to corruption, APC alleges