Nigeria’s Necessary Transition To Reality

Nigeria’s Necessary Transition To Reality

Without a doubt, Nigeria is in transition; transiting from a consumerist economy to a productive economy. Perhaps, since independence, the focus of our economy has been on consumption. It had all been about resource sharing and this is the reason the sharing of the legendary national cake has dominated the socio-political discourse in Nigeria since […]

Atiku And His Consuming Vain Presidential Ambition

Atiku And His Consuming Vain Presidential Ambition

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar is desperate. He is desperate to become Nigerian President. This ambition is written all over him. He has shown that he can do anything to realize this ambition. He eats, sleeps and breathes this ambition. He is not pretentious about this. He is not feigning disinterest. In fact, his ambition […]

On That Spectacular Anambra Election

On That Spectacular Anambra Election

Regardless of who wins the Anambra gubernatorial election, the successful conduct of the election adds a great impetus to those who believe and work for the unity and progress of the country. What more, the election is one of the most hitch-less and well-conducted in the present democratic dispensation that started in May 1999. That […]

President Buhari’s Unenviable Gritty Battle To Cap Corruption

President Buhari’s Unenviable Gritty Battle To Cap Corruption

By Peter Claver Oparah No doubt, President Buhari is fighting a battle of his life. It is not clear if he anticipated the kind of bloody, gritty battle he is facing as he tries to clean the egregiously stained Augean stable of fifth and downright rot he inherited on May 29, 2015. It is doubtful if […]

On Sule Lamido’s Lament Over PDP, By Peter Claver Oparah

On Sule Lamido’s Lament Over PDP, By Peter Claver Oparah

Sule Lamido, remember him?  He is the voluble, you can say loquacious, former governor of Jigawa State who strikes a multiple-personality image in his public conducts. Sule Lamido shows off as a follower, or bag carrier for late Mallam Aminu Kano and late Alhaji Abubakar Rimi, two prominent and hugely popular politicians from the north whose […]

The Vindication Of Justice Ayo Salami, by Peter Claver Oparah

The Vindication Of Justice Ayo Salami, by Peter Claver Oparah

No doubt, the recent appointment of Justice Ayo Salami by the National Judicial Council (NJC) as the Chairman of the panel to monitor cases of corruption against judges is a refreshing vindication of the upright judge and the sanitization tendency he brought on the Nigerian bench. Justice Salami is well known as that singular judge […]

President Buhari, Buhariphobics And That World Bank Hoopla

President Buhari, Buhariphobics And That World Bank Hoopla

   Only an entrenched and implacable Buhariphobic will work himself into unnecessary ecstasy over the comments of the President of the World Bank, that President Muhammadu Buhari urged the World Bank to focus its efforts in the North, in the wake of the calamitous wreckage by the Boko Haram terrorist group. It is only those […]

Biafra: Now That Nwodo Is Talking

Biafra: Now That Nwodo Is Talking

I will start this report by drawing copious excerpts from Ohaneze President, Nnia Nwodo’s speech last week in Umuahia, Abia State. Hear Nwodo; “Some months ago, I invited Nnamdi Kanu to my house and we met for three hours, I told him clearly that both in my personal capacity and as President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, […]