Gumi: The Apple Did Not Fall Far From The Anti Christ Tree By Reno Omokri

First published in my column, #TheAlternative, in today’s ThisDay. Sheikh Abubakar Mahmud Gumi was well known to Nigerians in the 70s and 80s as an extremist Izala Islamic cleric, who had attracted... Read more »
Nigeria

Economic Self-reliance and Exchange Rate in Nigeria

By: Kasali Seun Emmanuel Less developed or developing economies have always been on the losing side of the exchange rate with several policies been rolled out by different government of these economies... Read more »

Why Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq Enjoys Massive Support In Kwara State

By Anjolaoluwa Folajimi For several years, late Chief Olusola Saraki, Waziri Ilorin reigned supreme in the Kwara State politics. From the second republic down to the present democratic dispensation, his name made... Read more »
Obiano

The Imo Debacle And Obiano’s Power Of Turning The Other Cheek

By James Eze Although we may never admit it but the recent naked dance of power in Imo State has amplified the power of silence of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State.... Read more »
Senator Ike Ekweremadu

Imagine Enugu State without Senator Ike Ekweremadu In 2023

By: Nwanonenyi Arinzechukwu Senator Ike Ekweremadu who is representing the good people of Enugu West senatorial district in the red chambers of the National Assembly was born on 12th May 1962 at... Read more »
okorocha

Okorocha: The Law Is Supreme

One doesn’t need to be a professor of government or a legal luminary to know that the Executive arm of Government is the force of the government and has the inherent duty... Read more »

A Most Read: MTN Lines And Its Associated Frustration Caused By NIN Registration

Nigerians using MTN lines as their primary line should be very careful with the line. That line can cause total disorganization of social and business life of any upwardly mobile Nigerian. That... Read more »
Fani- Kayode

Rejected By APC, What Is Fani- Kayode’s Next Move?

By:Temidayo Akinsuyi The media was awash last week with reports that Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation and supposedly chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was on his way... Read more »
Tinubu and apc

2023 Presidency: A Strong Sign That APC Registration Exercise Is A Plot Against Tinubu

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC is currently conduction what has been described re-registration or revalidation of membership by old members and registration of new members into the party. It is very... Read more »

Enugu Governorship: Enugu Is Up For Grabs, Who Gets It?

By: Ikenna Ugondu Enugu is heating up politically as 2023 looms. With Governor Ugwuanyi in his 2nd and final term, the coveted seat at Lion Building, Enugu is up for grabs. Who... Read more »

If Buhari Accepted Godswill Akpabio Into The APC, Femi Fani Kayode Can Also Be Accepted

The Nigerian political atmosphere was yesterday, thrown into a frenzy over some photos that suggested former aviation minister and PDP chieftain, Chief Femi Fani Kayode was plotting a move back to the ruling APC. In... Read more »
Eastern-security-network

ESN Soldiers Might Betray Nnamdi Kanu If FG Can Secretly Do This

Eastern security network (ESN) was created last year by the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi kanu to serve as regional police and save the Igbo people from killing and... Read more »
Buhari Igbo People

If Buhari Can Do These 4 Things For The Igbo People, They Will Stop Agitating For Biafra

We all have a role to play in sanitizing our dearly country, nobody can publicly say it that he is happy of hearing how Nigerian are dying every day. I don’t have... Read more »

Rivers State: Soot and the dangers of its emission, a call for action

By Nwaorgu Faustinus A clean, pure, healthy environment and atmospheric air or rather oxygen that we human beings take in on a daily basis plays an important role in the longevity and... Read more »
Insecurity

Insecurity: Utomi, Na’aba, Moghalu, Others To Convoke National Conference

By Myke Uzendu Troubled by heightened ethnic violence, banditry, kidnapping and mutual suspicion among different ethnic nationalities in the country,  National Consultative Front, (NCFront), a political pressure group has concluded plans to... Read more »
Prince Uche Secondus Goodluck Jonathan

Prince Uche Secondus Disrespectful Commentary On Goodluck Jonathan

By Bonaventure Melah I read with disbelief and shock, an article obviously written by the national chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus which carried the byline of his... Read more »
Orji Uzor Kalu

Payment Of N100m To Fulani Herdsmen: Is Orji Uzor Kalu Wrong?

By: Umani Uwemedimo Few days back, the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District at the Red Chambers of the National Assembly, HE Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, had maintained that he is going... Read more »
Injustices

Injustices Of Voting But Not Being Voted For: The Hausa Plaintive Cry On Recovering Their Lost Kingdom

By: Col. Dauda Gora Hausa land, history and people yearning for freedom. Nigerians, 50 years old and above who attended Primary School in any part of what used to be Northern Nigeria,... Read more »
Atiku

2023: Atiku Will Achieve His Presidential Ambition If This Man Is Chosen As His Running Mate

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and PDP People’s Democratic Party candidate in Nigeria’s last presidential elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakr was a political figure in Nigeria. Atiku contested President Muhammadu Buhari by the People’s... Read more »
Oshiomhole

2 Ways Oshiomhole Can Become APC National Chairman Again

In some months ago, Adams Oshiomhole was suspended indefinitely as the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) because of the impasses that were disrupting the peace of the party then.... Read more »

Journalism Practice In Imo And The Dangers Of Pride/Unforgiving Spirit (Part 2)

By Ikenna ONUOHA, mnipr In the writer’s last article, he explored more on the need to discipline one’s behavior in order to be conformed to socially accepted mode of discipline. This is... Read more »

Gov Uzodimma’s Midas Touch on Oil and Gas Sector

By Kizito Duru It is no longer news that Gov. Hope Uzodimma has clocked one year in office. Expectedly, the Governor’s media handlers took to the print, social and electronic media to... Read more »

The Trinity: Do Christians and Muslims Worship The Same God?

By Reno Omokri, This is a recurring question and there is a lot of misinformation and ignorance on this issue and it affects peaceful coexistence, therefore, it is worth treating. With facts.... Read more »

Interrogating Gov. Obiano’s #EndSARS Passions

By: Chima Christian Anambra’s Gov. Willie Obiano has a lot of virtues, forthrightness, it appears, is not one of them. His government’s handling of the #EndSARS protests lends credence to this. When... Read more »

Osun State: Governor Oyetola, Doing Much With Little (II) By Isaac Olusesi

From his first edition, ISAAC OLUSESI posts eleven landmarks for Osun Governor to continue in office, professing, “the state infrastructures synergized, will sure get Osun economy further, greatly expanded and vibrant .”... Read more »
Odumegwu Ojukwu

FlashBack: Odumegwu Ojukwu Was A Great Prophet – Femi Adesina

I tell you, Ojukwu was a prophet, and like most prophets, he had no honour in his own country.In December 2009, I was at Aburi, while holidaying in Ghana. We Nigerians call... Read more »
Yemi Osinbajo

Why Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Wont Contest For 2023 Presidential Election

As we all know, that Nigeria practices democracy. which is best suited to leadership in Nigeria. And it is a normal thing when an elected person in an office finishes his/ her... Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari has failed and will fail Woefully without Restructuring Nigeria

By: Samuel Adeyanju The most important assignment before any leader of a country is that of security and when a leader has failed in that assignment he has already failed in all,... Read more »

Nigeria Will Change For Better, If President Buhari Arrest These 2 People Immediately

Nigeria is a country that is blessed with good leaders. The only problem we have is that some people have been working day by day so as to destroy the progress of... Read more »
Tinubu

These 5 People Were Made By Tinubu But They May Likely Betray Him In 2023

The race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 is already gathering momentum. Those planning to take the driver’s seat of the movement have begun to implement the necessary strategies that will allow... Read more »
National Assembly And Major Issues In 2021

National Assembly And Major Issues In 2021

As both chambers of the National Assembly reconvene in plenary on February 9, PHILIP NYAM takes look at issues before the parliament The 9th National Assembly will be 18 months old by... Read more »

Steps To Resolve And Reconcile Complaints Of Imo Workers And Pensioners

The Imo State Government has continued to resolve complaints from the migration of the payroll system into the Enterprise payroll system for a seamless operation and settlement of workers/pensioner’s entitlements promptly. Recall... Read more »
APC and pdp

APC May Still Defeat PDP In 2023 Presidential Polls If The Party Pick This Man

The all Progressives Congress APC May still Defeat the Peoples Democratic party PDP in the forthcoming Presidential Election. What the APC need is just to be calculative in selecting the candidate for... Read more »

Journalism Practice And The Dangers Of Indiscipline

By Ikenna ONUOHA, mnipr “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” Haile Gebrselassie At the heart of any successful person, is self-discipline. Whether it... Read more »

Beyond The Politics of Covid-19 Vaccines

By Edwin Uhara Since the Federal Government made it’s intension to acquire and inoculate Nigerians with Covid-19 vaccines was made public, I have read several critical comments against the plan by some... Read more »
Anambra 2021

Anambra 2021: Who Are You Supporting Among These 3 Powerful Governorship Aspirants

1) Patrick Ubah: he ran for the governorship election previously before Willie Obiano was elected into office as governor of Anambra state. He is currently representing Anambra south senatorial district and has... Read more »

Dr Maduka: A Governor Before Becoming A Governor

By: Professor Ndukaku Anunobi The history of great nations is linked to purposeful leadership. You can’t talk about the United States without the inspiring leadership credentials of Abraham Lincoln and JF Kennedy,... Read more »
Igbo And Yoruba

Igbo And Yoruba May Regret Later If They Don’t Do This Now

Yoruba and Igbo are one of the largest tribes in Nigeria, both ethnic group have an entrepreneural spirit and sell car parts, mobile phones, computers and technology together. Igbo and Yoruba should... Read more »

Osun State: Oyetola, Doing Much With Little

By ISAAC OLUSESI An upswing in economic activities in State of Osun, Nigeria, is generating cross commentaries on the cocktail of skepticism and optimism about infrastructure developments in Osun since creation. Recall... Read more »

Time To Sack Your Corrupt Ministers

A round of applause is befitting the announcement of new service Chiefs. Even though it came after the loss of 1000s of innocent lives, destruction of properties and infestation of canal insecurity... Read more »
buhari

Who Shall Tell The President Nigeria Is Dying?

By: Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, please, take note of the title of my column this week. I did not say Nigerians are dying. That is stale news, as well as an understatement.... Read more »
Attack On Fulani

Attack On Fulani And Mismanagement Of Crisis In South West

By: Abdulrazaq Hamzat Courage without clarity is a disaster and instead of addressing the insecurity issue in South West with wisdom, we should be careful not to bring more disaster upon the... Read more »
Sunday-Igboho-and-ig

If Sunday Igboho Is Arrested By The IG, 4 Things That May Likely Happen

A self-acclaimed traditional warrior who is widely known to be one of the tough boys that work for politicians in Oyo State has been in the news for days now. Chief Sunday... Read more »
Nigerians

Why All Nigerians Should Be Treated Fairly, Equally

The Federal Government, yesterday, received several knocks for the swift manner with which it responds to issues affecting Hausa/Fulani while a similar disposition is not shown towards worries and challenges faced by... Read more »
Dr Godwin Maduka's Vision

Anambra 2021: Checkout Dr Godwin Maduka’s Vision On Transportation For Ndi Anambra

By Nwanonenyi Sylvester Arinze According to Erol Ozan an internationally renowned expert in transportation system “you cannot understand a city without using its public transportation system”. That is why the importance of... Read more »

GOV HOPE UZODINMA: ONE YEAR AFTER

BY: SAM OSUJI When in mid-January 2020 Senator Hope Uzodinma mounted the saddle as governor following the landmark ruling of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, most Imolites were agog with joy. Their... Read more »
Northern Nigeria

The Truth About The Situation Of The Northern Nigeria

Northern Nigeria is now becoming the global headquarters of crimes, insecurity, sufferings and deaths. Even as the North controls the Executive, Legislature, Judiciary, Security and all Enforcement Components of Nigeria, we’re heading... Read more »
Hope-Uzodimma

Chronicles Of Survival And Progress By Levi N. Osuji

The regardless (I am aware of the original word) stone solidifying the foundation on which the enterprise is built. The regardless stone was sold out, to the public, as a saboteur, conniving... Read more »
Chief Of Army Staff Vs Chief Of Defence - Who's More Superior?

Chief Of Army Staff Vs Chief Of Defence – Who’s More Superior?

I hope it’s chief of the army because I’ve never heard of defence chief in the news, Is that position potent? because to me Buratai is closer to the president than any... Read more »
Ihedioha-Uzodinma

Ihedioha Return: What Has Happened To Philip Umeadi vs Gov. Uzodinma’s Suit?

It is no doubt that many Imolites anticipated the potential return of Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the Executive Governor of Imo State on January 11, 2021. It can be recalled that the... Read more »
Eastern Security Network

Reasons Why FG Should Dissolve The Eastern Security Network

Nigeria is the giant of Africa. Even with the ups and down in the economy of the country yet there is no Africa country that can be measured up to the level... Read more »
Amotekun eastern security network

FG Should Learn From Amotekun’s Mistakes And Clamp Down On Kanu’s ESN Immediately

As the country inches closer to solving its vast security issues with the setting up of various community and regional security networks around the nation, some other citizens have been tasked with... Read more »

Uzodinma: One year of hope, shared prosperity in Imo State

By Simon Ebegbulem January 15, 2021, is a remarkable day in Imo State. It is a day that Senator Hope Uzodinma (Onwa Oyoko) will be one year in the saddle as the... Read more »

Anambra 2021: Dr Godwin Maduka Will Make A Good Governor Judging From His Antecedents

By: Onwurah Chinonso Anthony(Equity Lawyer) Who even said that Dr. Godwin Maduka is not a good option? On what basis?Let’s even talk about it now….. Because he lived and worked in the... Read more »

From SARS To SWAT: Unending Police Brutality

The hasty replacement of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a unit in the Nigeria Police Force, with the Special Weapons and Tactical Team, only smuggled in a repackaged old wine in a... Read more »

Senator Akpabio And NDDC Scavengers

By Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe A few days ago, some youth groups in the Niger Delta region aired what they termed their resentment in the appointment of Mr Effiong Okon Akwa as Sole... Read more »

WHY DR. GODWIN MADUKA SHOULD GOVERN ANAMBRA STATE

By: Professor Ndukaku Anunobi The sate is currently in reversed autopilot and directionless. It is a crying shame that the once thriving and prosperous state has been bedeviled with massive infrastructural decay... Read more »

Time to Apologise to IKUKU

By: Hon. Promise Uzoma Okoro Tentatively 7months ago, Some Political jobbers went hellwire, brandishing all manner of write ups against the Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly Rt.Hon. Chinedum Enyinnaya... Read more »
Who Is The Richest Man In The World 2021

Who Is The Richest Man In The World 2021

Congratulation to the current richest man in the whole world, Elon Musk, where his current total assets is now $188.5 billion as at 10:15am in New York, which is $1.5 billion more... Read more »
Donald Trump

The World Will Always Remember Donald Trump For This Reason

Donald Trump may lose his bid to retain power as the President of the United States of America for another four years but the world will always remember him for this reason. ... Read more »