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Mike Onolememen (CON): An honour well deserved

By  Odi Okojie    The world is full of aspiring political leaders but, sadly, very few live up to the leadership ideals. In fact, many political leaders seem to severely…

Imo State: Is this youth activism?

Youth Activism suggests deploring the best part of our abilities to demonstrate belief in the future well desired. It is a time one should jettison short term returns for long…

Trend of unemployment in Nigeria

Trend of unemployment in Nigeria

In this discourse, Fadipe Olanrewaju Abiodun, a public affairs commentator, analyses the trends, causes and consequences of unemployment in Nigeria and  posits that government can tackle the problem by creating…

2015: Classifics of Delta Guber Race – 5

By ‘Swill Mavua   In his book, ‘Accidental Public Servant,’ Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, referred to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a governors-controlled party. As it were, the governors have…

Oyedepo: A living proof of the Bible is 60!

By Jimoh Ibrahim   The Bible remains an undoubtable living evidence of the almighty God, the creator and owner of the universe. The evidence presented by the Holy Book remains…

Ndigbo and Jonathan

Ndigbo and Jonathan

 C. Don Adinuba, a public affairs analyst, queries the unconditional endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan by the Igbo proposing that his endorsement should be on certain conditions which must hinge…

On Aregbesola’s education policies and election promises

By Sola Fasure An opinion article titled ‘Aregbesola, education and election promises’ written by Tade Adekunle from Osogbo on September 24, 2014 makes an interesting reading but still leaves a…

Governor T.A. Orji and the National Honour

By Madubuko Hart The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, Mr. Charles Ajunwa a fortnight informed that his boss has been named for the prestigious National…

Nigeria: Insecurity needs divine intervention

Virtually all peace loving Nigerians are tired of the incessant Killings, bombings, destruction of properties among others, being carried out by terrorists and marauders. It is unfortunate that innocent people…

Enugu impeachment: Before hirelings mislead the people

By  Edwin Uhara Ever since the former deputy governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi was impeached by the members of the State House of Assembly, I have read, watched…

Of Ebola, Catholics and communion-in-hand

By Ifeanyi Alia Take it or leave it, in spite of Ebola outbreak, sacrilegious communion and unworthy reception of same remain the gravest and greatest danger facing Catholics in the practice…

The Abia car gift regime

By Eddie Onuzuruike In the defunct Aguiyi Ironsi Cenotaph, Ogurube Layout, in a well attended buildup to Democracy Day, 2012; Chief T.A. Orji unveiled a generous package of five hundred tricycles…

Jega and the conundrum of new polling units

Jega and the conundrum of new polling units

By Kayode Ojo   Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, has landed himself in hot water. Coming off the remarkable successes of the Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial…

Ukwa/Ngwa governorship puzzle

By Madubuko Hart    Abia State has been thrown into a political puzzle. And political gladiators have been looking for ways to solve such since the Abia State chapter of…

Nigeria’s strides at World KSJIConvention

Nigeria’s strides at World KSJIConvention

By Tony Eluemunor   First, the matter for regret; the year 2014 Knights of St. John International (KSJI) convention could have held in Abuja, were it not for the security…

Need for fresh air in our universities

Need for fresh air in our universities

In this discourse, an academic, Andrew Peters, proposes urgent reform of the policies of Nigerian universities, especially as it affects academic publications by lecturers and possession of PhDs as the…

2015: Has TAN torpedoed APC?

2015: Has TAN torpedoed APC?

By Nwobodo Chidiebere “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.”—Winston Churchill   When the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria…

Ukwa/Ngwa Governorship puzzle 

Abia State has been thrown into a political puzzle. And political gladiators have been looking for ways to solve such since the Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party…

The fight against unemployment

By Edwin Uhara   While many Nigerians are still basking in the euphoria that President Jonathan’s administration created  about 1.7 million new jobs for all citizens last year, recent figure…

Imposition: Understanding Clark’s comment

By Amaechi Udemba   Recently, the media has been awash with a comment credited to the elder statesman, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark to the effect that the Peoples Democratic Party…

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