The Wike That I Know
By Paulinus Nsirim Several comments, interpretations, narratives and theories have greeted the recent letter written by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State to President Muhammadu Buhari, expressing the sincere appreciation of the Rivers State Government and people to Mr. President, for approving the sum of N78.9 billion to... Read more
By Ikele Ejike I shall begin with what I know. In Igbo cosmology, emphasis is almost always on tomorrow; not yesterday or even today, much as the events of the past are allowed to shape future calculations among the people. An Igbo man aspires to greatness within his natural... Read more
By Fidelis Egugbo To most people, it is ‘illegal migration’, but the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has continued to preach that there is nothing like illegal migration but irregular migration. Life is all about movement. Most people have severally moved that they can no longer trace where their... Read more
By Nkem Ekeopara June 12 is now officially Democracy Day in Nigeria. It’s a day Nigerians remember the annulment of an election in which Nigerians buried their differences to elect two Musilims as their president and vice president on June 12,1993. The winner of the election Chief MKO Abiola... Read more
Okowa’s Daring Tackle On The Housing Challenge
By Fidelis Egugbo In a few months, Delta will be celebrating 29 years of its creation. The geographical area, Delta State as we know it today, is a culmination of political and historical events, including a succession of governments, that shaped the entity over the years partly under the... Read more
South East Security And Suggestive Videos
By Chuma Nzeribe I understand our apprehensions over some videos and audio recordings of impending attacks and warfare against Ndigbo but there is need that we properly situate our reactions over them and lessen the drumbeats of war and look for best possibly ways forward. More than any other... Read more
By Chief Dapo Fafowora I know Gambari quite well. I was the one who in 1981 brought him to the UN at his request as a member of the Nigerian delegation. He was then a senior lecturer at the ABU. In fact, the late Prof Audu, who was then... Read more
By David Hundeyin Ten years ago, when I was a 19 year-old fresher at the University of Hull, I met Ify. She was, at that time, probably the most beautiful girl I had ever set my eyes on. I immediately tripped, hit my head and went into an infatuation... Read more
Understanding Yoruba Political Mindset In The Context Of Igbo Saboteur Syndrome — A Tribute to Bishop (Prof) Funmilayo Adesanya-Davis
By: Nwankwo Tony Nwaezeigwe, PhD, DD In October 1966 my late father Lawrence Obi Nwankwo Nwaezeigwe escaped the pogrom by the whiskers in the Northern city of Bauchi. Many of his relations and Igbo ethnic compatriots were not so lucky. In 1991, my Mother’s only brother Mr. Vincent Onyeachonam—a... Read more
With Coronavirus, The Chickens Came Home To Roost For Nigeria
By Ugo Egbujo   Our chickens and guinea fowls are coming home to roost. Atiku’s son is positive. He is in Gwagwalada hospital . He can’t fly to Dubai. The president is in town. There are no international conferences. If he needs attention, he will have to use the... Read more