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Is there a Nigerian spirit?

Is there a Nigerian spirit?

Espying  with Nnedi Ogaziechi    “First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not…

Confab and the paradox of grey hair

Confab and the paradox of grey hair

By Nnedi Ogaziechi A few weeks ago, a friend who had just come back from the United States was lamenting how he lost his body cream during the security screening  as…

NIS: Even Mugabe complains

NIS: Even Mugabe complains

By Nnedi Ogaziechi The tragic death of some applicants at the chaotic and incompetently organized recruitment exercise some days ago has attracted lots of comments, criticisms, anger, condemnation and outrage…

Immigration tragedy: Deifying public service rot

Immigration tragedy: Deifying public service rot

By Nnedi Ogaziechi This is one of the scariest moments to live in this clime. Blood has been flowing from the creeks to the Mambila, from the Yankari region to the…

National Confab: Can skeptics be shamed?

National Confab: Can skeptics be shamed?

Espying  with Nnedi Ogaziechi Son of Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd.), Musa; son of late Prof. Chinua Achebe, Chidi; son of Senator Jim Nwobodo, Ifeanyi, and daughter, Ifeoma; Hannatu and Salamatu, daughters of…

APC, PDP and Option A4 deal?

By Nnedi Ogaziechi It is quite amazing that despite all the horse-trading, defections and counter defections in the political field engendered by the actions and persuasions of the two prominent…

APC, PDP and Option A4 deal?

APC, PDP and Option A4 deal?

Espying with Nnedi Ogaziechi It is quite amazing that despite all the horse-trading, defections and counter defections in the political field engendered by the actions and persuasions of the two…

The Governor Uduaghan example

In the last few days, the picture of a governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state dressed in scrubs, gloves and all those medical items during the first kidney transplant at…

The Governor Uduaghan example

By Nnedi Ogaziechi In the last few days, the picture of a governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state dressed in scrubs, gloves and all those medical items during the first…

When parties ambush the electorate

“When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state” Euripides, Orestes.   The governor of the state of New Jersey in the United…

APC, PDP: Two sides of the same coin?

“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; Leadership is defined by results, not attributes.” –Peter Drucker Peter Drucker, the Austrian-born American Management Consultant, Educator and Author for…

Price of a ‘brutal’ political system

Today is the second day into the year 2014. As always, the chorus of ‘happy New Year’ is all over town. There have been prayers from all religions in town…

South-East: A repeat of Ekwueme/Nwobodo retrogressive politics?

With Nnedi Ogaziechi nnedis@yahoo.com. twitter@nnedio, 08056180164 As most of our politicians make a song and dance of the legendary Mandela and the heroic achievements of his political life, it remains to…

South-East: A repeat of Ekwueme/Nwobodo retrogressive politics?

As most of our politicians make a song and dance of the legendary Mandela and the heroic achievements of his political life, it remains to be seen whether any of…

Mandela: …And the world bears witness

As I write, the greatest funeral gathering in recent world history is going on at the FNB stadium in South Africa. For the records, the nearest to the kind of…

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