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Revitalizing the Abia Water Scheme (II)

By Godwin Adindu   The Abia Water Board under the headship of Mr. Leo Ogbonna is determined to get to the root of the huge abandoned water project by the…

Nigeria: The over comer at 54

By Ayo Oyoze Baje   “This is the day of the Nigerian Youth./ It must build a new social order, for whereas yesterday belonged to our fathers and the distant future…

Waiting for WF Kumuyi

By Banji Ojewale   The people of Kumasi in Ghana did not wait for too long for the much anticipated visit of Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi from Nigeria. In 1973,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Revitalizing the Abia Water Scheme (1)

By Godwin Adindu   Remember the legendary afro-beat maestro,  Fela Anikulapo Kuti? Remember that popular song, Water has no Enemy?  One Leo Ogbonna, Acting General Manager of the Abia State…

Gov. Fashola and infrastructural development

By  Ayo Oyoze Baje   Let me confess from the outset, that the first physical structure that endeared Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, BRF to yours truly and indeed, millions of…

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…

Is Nigeria’s indivisibility sacrosanct?

By Chiedu Uche Okoye   Nigeria is an amalgam of disparate ethnic entities that are antagonistic of one another. It was Lord Frederick Lugard who welded the northern and southern…

2015: Classifics of Delta Guber Race – 4

By ‘Swill Mavua The call for equity and justice is the driving force behind scions of Delta north senatorial district scrambling for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial ticket for…

Concerning account number 80020796 and the Abacha Loot

By Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku I have on my table a letter written by the Attorney General of the Federation and Honorable Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,…

Who’s Afraid Of Successful Women?

Andy Adibemma    Reading through most newspapers in Nigeria in the past few days, one encounters all manner of high sounding and flowery eulogies, even from political and professional enemies,…

How Jonathan is proving critics wrong

By Edwin Ekene Uhara Despite being the most criticised President in the world for wrong reasons, President Good Luck Ebele Jonathan has continued with his unapologetic implementation of the Transformation…

Ebola in West Africa and Nigeria’s winning ways

By Olamide Bakare   Initially, the quest for the knowledge of its natural reservoir threw researchers into bewilderment. However, epidemiologists eventually discovered that it is zoonotic. In other words, it…

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