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OPINION: May Nigeria never experience this 9th National Assembly again

In the absence of 11th hour miracle, when an assessment of performance of the Executive arm of government will be carried out on May 29 next year, using the economy, security and corruption as index, President Muhammadu Buhari may likely go down as a failed President. If this happened, the Legislative organ of government should […]

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ASUU Strike Will End Permanently Only When ASUU Become Patriotic, Selfless And Creative! – Engr. Umeh Chinedu

Written By: Engr. Umeh Chinedu Joseph (Heros) Nigeria tertiary institution education system have been so much bastardized with the recurrent industrial actions of its very many work force notably the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and not excluding the Non-Academic Staff Union Of Education And Associated Institutions (NASU). ASUU has a history of strike […]

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OPINION: ‘Mama Biafra’ and Ifeanyi Ejiofor’s Judicial Hubris

Mrs Ukamaka Ejezie, popularly called ‘Mama Biafra’, was arrested outside the Federal High Court premises following the appearance of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in court weeks ago. The 80-year old grandmother’s offense for which she was whisked away remained in the realm of imagination. Neither the DSS nor the federal government had made any declaration to […]

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OPINION: Democracy day and the South-East plea

This current presidential election in Nigeria, since the return to democracy in 1999, is exceptional. There are many issues to consider, it is the most controversial and significant to shaping Nigerian politics and atmosphere. In this particular presidential election, competence and justice are essential components. With all the parties primaries concluded, we know the contenders […]

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OPINION :Pentecostal Terrorism!

Last Sunday in St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo Town, Ondo State, pure terrorism was on full display as unknown gunmen invaded the church during service shooting sporadically and indiscrimately and killing scores of worshippers including women and children. Many more were wounded as the temple was violated. It was a scene of horror and bestiality […]

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OPINION…To IPOB: Fasehun Taught Us It’s Folly To Bring War Home

Today in much of Nigeria’s South-East, no thanks to a rash of arsons and killings blamed on those now labelled as “unknown gunmen, (UGM)” the falcon can no longer hear the falconer and palpable anarchy bestrides the land. The raging cacophony broke out after the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led some youths into the […]

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OPINION: President Buhari and the Federal Medical Centre, Rigasa

It is well-known to all that the Ninth Senate had sent quite a number of public legislative bills to the President for assent; one of such is the bill for the establishment of Federal Medical Centre Rigasa. Firstly, there is the need to state clearly that there is no community in Nigeria that has loved […]

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OPINION: Osinbajo, where his in-law, Awo, failed

Chief Tayo Soyode’s name may ring only a minimal bell in national politics outside the Progressives and South-West circles. However, this Marine Engineer-trained Lagosian is father and grandfather to seeds whose veins flow with the blood of two political giants. As son-in-law to Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Soyode has his children carrying the blueblood of the […]

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OPINION: Letter to Ohaneze Ndigbo on the 2023 Presidential election

With the 2023 general election less than a year away, high level consultations and political campaigns are intensely going on in every nook and cranny of the country now and more than ever before, the Ohaneze Ndigbo seems to be more interested in who becomes the next president of Nigeria and they are loud and […]

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Tinubu Losing Grip Of South-West

Bola Tinubu, National leader, All Progressive Congress Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor and senator, is not new in the Nigerian political arena. He has over the years built alliances across regional and party lines ranging from family to historical allies, and from political enemies to business partners. Better known by many as […]

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OPINION: Is Buhari a reluctant political godfather?

‘’It’s not my problem.’’ – This was President Muhammadu Buhari’s immutable response to a question on his thoughts on the 2023 elections. Buhari has been coerced and blandished to assert himself like former President Olusegun Obasanjo who assumed the de facto office of godfather and technically installing the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua as president in […]

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OPINION: Didn’t Tinubu just goof on MC Oluomo?

Who are those counselling Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)? They just goaded the presidential hopeful to make a major miscalculation that may cost him politically. Not a few believe that the godfather of Lagos politics and the state government goofed over the handling of the transport workers’ […]

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Why Many Igbo Youths Are Returning To Back To Their Ancestral Worship – Culture Activist

Kene Udechukwu, founder of Omenana Igbo Amaka, a group reviving ancestral worship in Igbo land, Thursday, said a majority of Igbo youths are gradually returning to the Igbo culture because of what he called ‘apparent deception of church ministers’. Mazi Udechukwu told THE WHISTLER in Enugu that, “The deception the white men brought to our people has […]