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ANARCHY IS LOOSED IN NIGERIA, THE BRAIN CHILD OF BRITAIN – by Abraham Madu

Last week, the movement for the restructuring of Nigeria got more converts from an unlikely quarter. Some 16 youth groups in the North rose from a meeting late on Tuesday to declare the unwillingness of the North to continue in a Federation that has the Igbo Biafra as part. The groups, which met in Arewa … Continue reading

APC’S POLITICS OF DIVISION: LAST CARD, CHECK UP! By Oraye St. Franklyn

Nothing could have prepared the Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and, indeed, the entirety of the National body of the APC for the shocker they received on the occasion of Mr. President’s visit to the Niger Delta for the much anticipated flag off of the clean-up of Ogoni land and other … Continue reading

PROF. SAGAY AND THE DEATH OF REASON – by Austin Tam-George

Prof Itse Sagay, one of the most opportunistic enablers of the corrupt regime of Mr. Rotimi Amaechi in Rivers State, seems to have finally found the courage to step out of his closet. In a widely reported statement yesterday, Sagay launched a bitter and completely unwarranted attack on the justices of the Supreme Court judgment … Continue reading

OKOWA’S CLUELESS GOVERNMENT AND ONUESOKE’S INCESSANT ATTACKS ON DELTA APC – By Charles Onokuta

That it is an open FACT that a medical doctor and a traditional ruler were kidnapped in the face of renewed violence in the state. Gov. Okowa has shown enough inability to provide adequate security for Deltans which is why trigger happy agitators in Effurun and other parts of the state are wrecking havoc on … Continue reading

BETWEEN STATESMAN AND POLITICIAN: THE OBASANJO SAGA – By Alex O. Akpodiete Atawa

Over the last three years, Chief Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo (rtd.), has been on a collision course with incumbent President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR. Never in the history of our country have we had a protégé so vilified by his benefactor. I have penned five pieces on the Obasanjo/Goodluck tussle including: Obasanjo & Tambuwal Salvo; … Continue reading

THE SYSTEM CRIMINALIZES US – By Clement Ofuani

I was driving in my private   car along Nnebisi Road, Asaba and got to the Federal Medical Centre Roundabout where there was the ubiquitous police checkpoint in those dark old days. It seems now like such a long time ago. The gun-toting policeman stood at the centre of the road and ordered me out of … Continue reading

RESTORING PUBLIC TRUST IN GOVERNANCE – By Johnson Ebigide

“Where official pronouncements are repeatedly made and not matched by action, government forfeits the confidence of the people and their trust.” That was the elucidating statement of Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, in his  inaugural address, titled “The New Dawn”, as the President-Elect of Nigeria on May 29, 1999 in Abuja; a statement which  … Continue reading