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Nigeria: What manner of leadership

Nigeria: What manner of leadership

  Tiko Emmanuel Okoye Many, many years before I ever encountered its English version, my highly illustrious father taught me an Igbo adage that says, “When you eat a man’s food…

Financial Reporting Council: Taming the shrew?

Financial Reporting Council: Taming the shrew?

To say that prior to outgoing Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s run in with the Goodluck Jonathan administration only very few people outside the accounting profession…

Ekiti PDP Primary: Ayo ‘Teflon kid’ Fayose

  Tiko Emmanuel Okoye ichietiko@yahoo.com  0805-410-3468  (sms  only) Former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Peter Fayose last Saturday was declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries and will…

NIS recruitment: One wasted life too many

Last weekend, the entire nation was overwhelmed by news reports of the mayhem that occurred several major cities when armies of jobless graduates stormed venues where a nationwide recruitment test…

National Conference: Let the jaw-jaw commence!

National Conference: Let the jaw-jaw commence!

 By Tiko Emmanuel Okoye I have remained deeply sceptical about the national conference since President Goodluck Jonathan unveiled his plans, sometime last year, to convene a national conference. I guess…

Once upon a CP Joseph Mbu

Once upon a CP Joseph Mbu

  By Tiko Emmanuel Okoye No matter the spin his known and unknown backers and sponsors want to put on the story the important thing is that at long last…

CBN Governor Sanusi’s ‘coming and going’

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, seems hell-bent on rubbishing yet another popular myth. It has been said that it is not the same energy that…

Ogun State’s re-election war of attrition

There are many reasons why power brokers in the All Progressives Congress (APC) must strive to nip the burgeoning political crises in Ogun State in the bud. For one, the…

A president’s ‘Paw in the Bottle’

A president’s ‘Paw in the Bottle’

 By Tiko Emmanuel Okoye James Hadley Chase was a renowned English writer. His 90 titles, about 50 of which have been made into blockbuster movies, easily earned him the sobriquet…

Enigmatic prophecies of Primate Theophilus Olabayo

In an exclusive interview granted the Saturday Newswatch last weekend, the founder and presiding priest of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh Primate Theophilus Olabayo unveiled key components of his predictions…

2014: Saga of ‘Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained’?

2014: Saga of ‘Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained’?

  By Tiko Emmanuel Okoye Today is 1st January, 2014. It is the beginning of a new year. While thanking God for enabling us to see this day let me…

Obasanjo’s ‘dear John letter’ to Jonathan

These are certainly not the best of times for President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Just hours after House Speaker Aminu Tambuwal (PDP-Sokoto) carpeted him for allegedly paying lip-service to the anti-corruption…

Two faces of Mandela: Nelson and Nigeria…

 By Tiko Emmanuel Okoye Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan and his United States of America counterpart, Barack Hussein Obama, are among nearly 100 world leaders (a UN Summit?) who gathered in…

Anambra Election: And the beat goes on…

Anambra Election: And the beat goes on…

The Roundtable with  Tiko Emmanuel Okoye,  ichietiko@yahoo.com  0805-410-3468  (sms  only) Elections in this nation had and have always been filled with melodrama but the web of political intrigue surrounding the yet-to-be-concluded…

Anambra Election: Motion without movement

The Roundtable with Tiko Emmanuel Okoye, ichietiko@yahoo.com  0805-410-3468  (sms  only)  Except for a few die-hard optimists, the controversies currently swirling around the partially completed Anambra State Governorship election were both predictable and…

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