By Frederick Nwabufo Probe. This is another word for political manoeuvring, horse-trading, chicanery and blackmail – in the Nigerian milieu. Probes are launched here not for righteous ends but for some predetermined recidivist motives. In particular, the so-called...
BY: SAM ONWUEMEODO On Friday, November 13, 2020, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins was impeached as the Speaker of the State House of Assembly. The report was that, nineteen, out of the Twenty-Seven members of the Assembly, signed the impeachment...
By Simon Kolawole Any hopes that we are going to quickly move on from the tragic #EndSARS protests and enter into the phase of reconstruction and rehabilitation are disappearing by the day as the federal government closes...
By Timothy L. O’Brien Donald Trump is the luckiest man alive. Unlike almost, well, everyone, he’s been protected from the consequences of his own mistakes his entire life. Born into a wealthy family, he was...
By Frederick Nwabufo Bigotry. We are big on it. To inflame passions and to smoke out the most reticent of Nigerians, flagellate the tempers of religion and ethnicity. Yes, then you will see the beast behind the...
By Reno Omokri Recently, I wrote about the difference between Christianity and Islam and the feedback from many Muslims exposed a lacuna in their understanding of Christianity, which is quite understandable, being that that vacuum also exists in...
By Mary Trump This is how the most colossal and fragile ego on the planet deals with losing the US election: he does not deal with it at all. My uncle’s speech late on election...
By Simon Kolawole My favourite comedians are Bovi and Okey Bakassi. Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River state and Hon Gudaji Kazaure are also gifted entertainers. Their theatrics are primed to calm your nerves. But the real deal...
By Jonathan Igwebuike From precedent, the unending intrigues that have marked the Okigwe (Imo North) Senatorial bye-election may pave the way for a compromise candidate. With the recent grounding of Hon. Frank Ibezim by Senator...
By Frederick Nwabufo No government is short of opposition. In a democracy, the residence of an animated opposition signals the buoyancy of the system. Where there is democracy, there is opposition. In fact, opposition is the mitochondria...