Opinion: Extraditing Diezani and EFCC’s Lost Opportunity

By Eric Elezuo There have been loud clamour for the extradition of the former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke from the United Kingdom to Nigeria to answer to charges of massive looting perpetrated during her tenure in office. Mrs. Madueke has been accused to have superintended massive theft of the country’s resources to the […]

Issues:AKWA IBOM @ 30: HISTORY IN PERSPECTIVE

  By Joe Iniodu Akwa Ibom is agog with a potpourri of activities for a weeklong celebration to mark the state’s 30th anniversary. Apart from commemorating the day of the creation of the State; it is also expected to celebrate God’s faithfulness as the state has recorded giant leaps that have put her poles apart […]

Pendulum:The Speech President Buhari Failed To Deliver

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, congratulations on the arrival of our dear President Muhammadu Buhari from a prolonged medical vacation. Let’s all raise our voices and thank God for performing what the President himself described as a miracle. “I’ve never been this sick,” the President had repeatedly told well-wishers. Before his sudden departure from Abuja […]

Opinion: So Far, So Good For John Dramani Mahama

By Dr Michael J Bokor Folks, what makes ex-President John Dramani Mahama the most affable, self-controlled, peace-loving, and stable ruler that Ghana has so far had is very much on display. In this post-Presidency period when much is being said and done by his “enemies” to sink him, he has kept his composure and proved […]

Pendulum: The Shape of The 2019 Presidential Election

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me do a recap of my last column for the benefit of those who might have missed that important forecast of who and what may determine our next President. I will try to predict the principles that would guide how people are likely to vote in that election. Some […]

PENDULUM:The Shape Of The 2019 Presidential Election

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me do a recap of my last column for the benefit of those who might have missed that important forecast of who and what may determine our next President. I will try to predict the principles that would guide how people are likely to vote in that election. Some […]

The Rise and Crash of Olori Wuraola, Ooni’s Wife…

By Eric Elezuo On March 12, 2016, beautiful and delectable Wuraola-Zynab Otiti Ogunwusi, became the wife of the 51st Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi in a lavish ceremoniy, and was granted the title, Yeyeluwa. The Ooni was crowned in December 2015. Her Majesty Olori Wuraola-Zynab Otiti Otiti Ogunwusi was born […]

Jacob Zuma: Eight Times Lucky

By Eric Elezuo The South African President, Mr. Jacob Zuma, like the proverbial cat with nine lives, has survived yet another scare from the country’s National Assembly; the eight in the series of impeachment moves to pull the presidential carpet off his feet. In a no confidence vote cast against him on Tuesday, Mr. Zuma […]

Opinion: Ozubulu: Death of the Innocent?

By Roz Ben-Okagbue Yesterday gunmen stormed into a Catholic church in Ozubulu and gunned down members of the congregation who were attending Sunday mass. As the drama unfolded and social media was agog with gory pictures, the rumour mills started grinding and the blame was immediately directed at all sorts of terrorist groups. As the […]

ISSUES: Lunch in London, anxiety in Nigeria By Reuben Abati

What’s gwan inna wa cwantry?” “What language is that?” “English of course.” “Sounds like Creole to me. Why don’t you just talk straight?” “Nobody talks straight in this country anymore.” “I still talk straight.  I can’t start twisting my tongue because some people have lost it.” “Okay, I was asking what is going on in our country?” “Is that […]

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