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Enemies of democracy

By Julius Oweh, Asaba Democracy may not be the best form of government but its representative nature makes it a shade higher than monarchy, military dictatorship and one party system of government as exemplified by communist state. The eternal beauty of democracy is that periodically, the electorate, the owners of electoral sovereignty are given the […]

Imolites and APC’s Congress of shame

Dr. Austin Uganwa Imolites watched with disgust and disbelief on Friday, May 11, 2018 as All Progressives Congress (APC) state secretariat on Okigwe Road in Owerri, Imo state capital  went up in flames. For several hours thick smoke that oozed from the  fire incidence enveloped the sprawling city causing severe environmental pollution. Those who had […]

Dangote and Arewa Youths

By SOC Okenwa Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Dangote Group, is Africa’s richest man and one of the richest men in the world. The business mogul made his money through dint of harwork (or so we had thought before now). He wines and dines with presidents, prime ministers, kings and queens around the world. His […]

Peace in the midst of storm

By Chioma Samuel Have you ever thought of why people take “their life”? It’s because the devil has taken away their peace of mind in the midst of storms of life. Imagine you are in a boat just like Jesus and his disciples did in the book of Matthew 8vs23-27.suddenly a furious storm comes up. […]

Unnerving rise of false news

By Oseloka Obaze Our intertwined world is encountering a vastly changed narrative of news flow, reportage and cause-advocacy via media. The change is linked,no doubt, to growing universal rage — the so-called “age of anger” and the audacity and sense of propriety, which drivesanti-establishment sentiments and protestations. Yet two realities are incontrovertible: fake or false […]

Gov. Okorocha’s dream desire

By Sam I. Amaku, (Veteran Journalist) Perhaps, the good people of Imo State will now begin to experience a new dawn in the Governor Rochas Okorocha’s APC led administration.    This is evident because the governor began the new year, 2017 with a surprise package of the floating of what was called ” Imo airline “. […]

Politics of cynicism in the age of anger

By Simbo Olorunfemi Ordinarily, it ought to be the season of love, as we hold on to the tailcoat of St. Valentine. But where is the place of love in an Age of Anger? Where is the place of reason? Where is the place of civility? It is the age of Anger. There is no […]

… Because we are hypocrites in Nigeria

By Charles Dickson Hypocrite. Hypocrisy is the state of pretending to have beliefs, opinions, virtues, feelings, qualities or standards that one does not actually have. Hypocrisy involves the deception of others and is thus a lie.. The Nigerian story is either hypocritical, or contains much of hypocrisy today. It is a trap that the giant […]

Lessons from #BringBackOurGirls movement (BBOG) (1)

By Chude Jideonwo You know the tragedy already. The world does. And it’s one we have yet to recover from 276 Chibok girls kidnapped from their schools under the watch of a functioning Nigerian government, and just under 200 of them yet to be recovered as we speak. Now, this is the point at which […]

Nigeria’s hazy walk to freedom

By Rich Odu It is no longer a matter to argue about that the much sought after answer to Nigeria’s national question lies in the return to regional autonomy and, to be precise, the application of true federalism in both the fiscal and political life of the nation.  Voices which were muffled in the past […]

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