Category: Politics

NOTES to IPOBians

By Nnoruka Udechukwu SAN "I, like many other Igbos have stood on the side lines for far too long, wishing this Biafran breeze fizzles away, but it’s now dangerously turning into a major storm that constitutes an existential threat to Igbo civilization as we know it. Those of you IPOBians, Sympathizers, Rumour Mongers, Facebook Warriors, … Continue reading NOTES to IPOBians

Drummers of Hate and the Drunken Dancers

BY REUBEN ABATI On Sunday, February 14, the Nigerian Presidency in a statement signed by spokesman Garba Shehu reportedly affirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is determined to ensure the protection of all religious and ethnic groups in the country, whether majority or minority, “in line with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal … Continue reading Drummers of Hate and the Drunken Dancers

Insecurity is USA/Nigeria common problem: an open letter to President Joe Biden

Umar Ardo, Ph.D Dear Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris, Let me use this medium to first congratulate you, Mr. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Madam Vice President, Sen. Kamala Harris, on your well-earned victory in about the toughest presidential race in the United States history. After all said and done, you have … Continue reading Insecurity is USA/Nigeria common problem: an open letter to President Joe Biden

Nigeria: A Former Military Administrator Faults National Security Council Composition

Former Military Administrator of Ogun State, . Navy Commodore Kayode Olofinmoyin (rtd) , has condemned the composition of the National Security Council for being heavily skewed in favour of one particular section of the country. Olofinmoyin made the explosive remarks yesterday at the Leaders News House Peace, Unity and Security Lecture Series chaired by former … Continue reading Nigeria: A Former Military Administrator Faults National Security Council Composition

Another Bombardment to the Nigeria state by fearless Catholic Clergy Bishop Matthew Kukah

Anyone who thinks the Biafra agitation is a nuisance and irritating should know that it is not the collective aspiration of all Igbos but especially that no one has the monopoly of nuisance. Nuisance begets nuisance. When you stay with potash loaders you too will share in their dusty hair. It is in this country … Continue reading Another Bombardment to the Nigeria state by fearless Catholic Clergy Bishop Matthew Kukah

Nigeria and the problem of cow: another letter to President Buhsri

Niyi Osundare Dear President Buhari,      This letter, my second to you in five months, will begin with a very, very absurd question: Mr. President, will Nigeria drift into another civil war under your watch simply because the ‘Giant of Africa’ does not know how to manage its cows? Yes, absurd: for, absurdity is the faithful cohort of the grotesque … Continue reading Nigeria and the problem of cow: another letter to President Buhsri

Interrogating the soft landing for Retired Military Service Chiefs and understanding the Buhari Persona

By magnus onyibe Given the pattern of events in the past six (6) years of president Muhammadu Buhari’s stewardship as president and Commander-in-Chief of The Armed Forces of Nigeria, it is easy to conclude that mr president is a Fulani irredentist and an apologist. That’s simply because the media is awash with complaints that most … Continue reading Interrogating the soft landing for Retired Military Service Chiefs and understanding the Buhari Persona

No to Return of Gangster Politics in Anambra State

On Saturday, February 5, 2021, an ominous event occurred in Anambra State. A pavilion set up by someone who wants to contest the November 6 gubernatorial vote in the state, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, was vandalized by thugs, with a stern warning to the rookie politician not to ever visit Nnewi to campaign for public office. … Continue reading No to Return of Gangster Politics in Anambra State

Sunday Igboho’s Challenge And The Dilemma of Yoruba Race

By David Adenekan There is no doubt that to a large extent the Yoruba nation is still a primordial society and as a result our intellectual capacity or crude knowledge may be under the influence and control of traditions, values and moral standards. It is almost impossible to meet the yearnings and aspirations of Yoruba … Continue reading Sunday Igboho’s Challenge And The Dilemma of Yoruba Race