Nyako’s Impeachment: Democracy in Action

Nyako’s Impeachment: Democracy in Action

             At last Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has been booted out of office. Indeed this marks the end of an era. An era characterized by a plethora of incessantly distracting political intrigues and showmanship that almost paralyzed the real business of governance in Adamawa state. Undoubtedly, there are […]

Revisiting Nyako’s Defecation in the Temple

Revisiting Nyako’s Defecation in the Temple

By Onyiorah Chiduluemije Paschal  If there had been any iota of doubt on the part of any person or group of persons over the nature and/or manner of the unalloyed support and the seemingly disguised protection being offered to the Boko Haram sect by a number of Northern leaders, especially those of them occupying public offices, […]

The Changing Face of Islamic Terrorism

  “Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and    inhuman, such as his command to spread by sword the faith he preached” – Manuel 11 Palaeologus. The above words ascribed to Byzantine Emperor Manuel Palaeologus as contained in the Seventh Conversation edited by Professor Koury […]

Issues in the Boko Haram alleged Jailbreak

                     Like wild fire in the harmmatan season, the news of the invasion of the State Security Service office at the Headquarters in Abuja broke out and spread at about noon on Sunday, 30 March, 2014. At first, one had wondered how our highly revered and dreaded […]

Why Abba Moro should get President’s boot

Why Abba Moro should get President’s boot

        It is though understandable that President Goodluck Jonathan has somehow stepped in to begin the process of mitigating the terrible hardship/situation occasioned by the actions and inactions of the Honourable Minister of interior, comrade Abba Moro, yet one is taken aback by the fact that up till now the President has […]

Immigration tragedy and Jonathan’s side

The Honourable Minister of Interior, comrade Patrick Abba Moro, and the Nigeria Immigration Service are in the news again – still on the very bad side as almost always. Not too long ago, it was the same Nigeria Immigration Service then under the leadership of Mrs. Rose Chinyere Uzoma that allegedly recruited over four thousand […]

The Igbo question in Nigeria

                         No doubt, it appears to be one path to the quick attainment of or an increment in the “celebrity” status of any Nigerian to single out either the entire Igbo folks or a select group of their leaders for a ridiculous discourse and […]

The 1914 Amalgamation: A mistake or blessing?

“Imagine that when a Yoruba man walks up to fellow human in the world and he  introduces himself  as a Nigerian, what comes to the mind of his naïve audience would be that he shares the same humanity, the same human and national space with those blood-thirsty hounds called Boko Haram. It is the pain […]