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Biafra Remembrance: Celebration Beyond Threats And Chaos

“Biafra remembrance is about the people’s struggles and their faith in a glorious future” —Ebuka Onyekwelu As recent as 2020, May 30th was greeted with total wilful compliance in honour of fallen Biafra heroes. In 2024, the compliance is much the…

BREAKING: Political Leadership Barriers In The South East: A Need For Transformation

“In the end, the Southeast would need to rethink not just its politics, but its leadership” —Ebuka Onyekwelu The Southeast has a peculiar problem of leadership challenge and this reflects on business succession, political succession, and general order across the zone….

Kano Govt: Awkwardly Assessing It’s Assessments, By Bala Ibrahim

PURSUANT to my last article, where I touched on the recklessness of the Govt. of Kano state under H.E. Abba Kabiru Yusuf, captioned: KANO GOVT: A RENDEZVOUS WITH RECKLESSNESS AND EXECUTIVE RASCALITY, responses came as expected. Some positive, while others…

Tinubu’s Fuel Subsidy Removal: A Year Of Economy Turmoil (Part 6), By Erasmus Ikhide

On June 12, a day set aside to commemorate 25th years of Nigeria’s unbroken democratic experience last week Wednesday – President Bola Amhed Tinubu tumbled and fell. That’s the consequence of choking off the president from visible dystonia or huntington…

Presidential Falling And Failing: Any Link?, By Prof Mike .A Ozekhome, SAN,CON, OFR, Ph.d

INTRODUCTION THE unfortunate misstep and subsequent fall of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu during this year’s Democracy Day celebrations (which he has since humorously dismissed as a form of Yoruba “dobale”—genuflection)—quickly  swirled around and became the stuff of internet gossip and…

What’s Obi Up To In Edo State?, By Jane Uyi

AHEAD of the September 21 governorship election, there is a pertinent question on the lips of every Obidient, and even non-Obidients in Edo State just now: ‘What is Mr Peter Obi up to in Edo State?’ Of course, Peter Obi…

Kano Govt: A Rendezvous With Recklessness And Executive Rascality, By Bala Ibrahim

IF care is not taken, the present leadership of kano state, may go down in history as the most reckless and probably the one to squander the state’s resources the most, in paying damages to people, as a consequence of…

Mike Ozekhome, A Nigerian Who Always Peers Into The Future For The Good Of The Country

As far back as December 29, 1987 ( 37 years ago ), Prof Mike Ozekhome, SAN, CON, OFR, had already taken on the Federal Government of Nigeria on behalf of the Nigerian masses regarding the issue of subsidy removal on…

Old-New National Anthem Is An Expensive Sideshow, By Dimeji Macaulay

AS President Tinubu nears one year in office, his spokespersons announced there would be no celebration to mark the milestone. Given Nigeria’s current situation, there is little to celebrate. The economy is regressing, and the challenges Tinubu inherited have only…

Nigeria And The Mindlessness Of Mocking The Man That Misses A Step, By Bala Ibrahim

IN the English Literature parlance, where there is detailed study of plays, poetry and most times novels, a mindless person is sometimes placed in the category of the imbecile, because he is never thinking critically, analytically or intelligently. Some even…