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Power to Abia South

Godwin Adindu The political climate in Abia State is becoming very clear. Before now, it was like a gathering storm with the ambiguity created by the generic term of Ukwa…

Gov. Fashola and environmental protection

By Ayo Oyoze Baje To underscore the increasing importance and imperative of tree planting to protect our fragile environment from further degradation, the forward-looking Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State…

National Conference, regionalism and the praxis of unity

By Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje But old attitudes, particularly the political attitudes among the elites, die hard, especially in the context of parochial sentiment of regionalism at the expense of national…

The man Ibrahim Shekarau

By ‘Swill Mavua It is interesting to watch Nigerian politicians in their act, playing games with our lives, while their scramble for political office is only to justify their selfish…

By Uche Nwosu

Abia’s new approach to governance   According to Bronson Alcott (1799-1888), an America philosopher, “to be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant”. In fact, this is…

Ndigbo: There can be no reparation without reconciliation

It is a truism that Ike Nwachukwu has a perpetual moral and ethical dilemma with the Igbo nation. So, may I know what portion of this assertion that Ndigbo resident…

Fresh – INEC case deserves a public hearing

By Ben Adihigbe The National Assembly must open a public debate on the complaints brought by Fresh Democratic Party, Fresh, against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for alledged contempt for the…

Nyako’s fall: The morning after

By Hamisu Abubakar Speculations over the fate and future of Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State finally came to a halt Tuesday, July 15, 2014, with his impeachment by the…

Between Nigeria and FIFA

By Tayo Ogunbiyi Without doubt, Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) founded on 21 May 1904 has grown into a very powerful and respected body in the world. The audacity…

Still on the alleged 486 Boko Haram members

By Eddie Onuzuruike In the dark night of June 14, 2014, a surreptitious caravan-like movement loomed from the far north, undetected until it zoomed across Abia. A robust synergy in…

University degrees do not make leaders

By Tochukwu Ezukanma Leadership is more an art than science. It is therefore hard to set rules, theories and formulae for good leadership. Despite their differences in background, weaknesses, strengths,…

Where are our men (4 )

Dr. Olushola Olukolade We read that our president invited the parents of the Chibok girls to come and pally with him in Abuja and people condemned these women for refusing…

Tribute to Soyinka at 80

Tribute to Soyinka at 80

By Kola Odepeju The African W.S. (William Shakespeare), Professor Wole Soyinka, clocked eighty on Sunday 13th of this month and the past two weeks have been events packed in celebration…

Abubakar, an IGP’s greatest footprint

By Godwin Adindu I must say, with a great sense of duty, that Mohammed Abubakar, the Inspector General of Police (IGP),  has acted well his part. Beyond leading the Police…

Shekarau and quality education delivery

By Ayo Oyoze Baje  The recent appointment of the former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau as the new Minister of Education by President Goodluck Jonathan has been hailed by…

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