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Mama Owerri Dr (Mrs) Eunice Okorocha with the newly ordained Deacons’ wives

Mama Owerri Dr (Mrs) Eunice Okorocha with the newly ordained Deacons’ wives

Deeper Life Church in Okene Kogi State where 20 worshippers were gunned down

Deeper Life Church in Okene Kogi State where 20 worshippers were gunned down

Fire on the mountain…run Dana, run Nigeria By Prince Charles Dickson

Chicken cannot at this late date bemoan its lack of teeth, and when it sees the snuff seller, it enfolds its wings. (Everything at its proper time and when one sees potential danger approaching, one should take precautions). I am writing this week’s admonition because of the Dana air crash, but I am not exactly […]

Why Northern leaders must fight Boko Haram

Barely twelve hours after Christians’ reprisal attacks last Sunday in Kaduna State following yet another routine attack on Christian congregations during Church service by Islamic extremists, the supreme Islamic body in Nigeria  as well as the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) rushed in separate but identical statements condemning, in equal measures, both the attackers and the […]

IMPUNITY: The source of Nigeria’s underdevelopment

We have a serious problem in our country. I am not being an alarmist and I am not trying to depress you. I am just making my case based on facts currently in the public domain. Let me highlight a sampling of these facts. The problem 148 million people live in Nigeria. Life expectancy at […]

Before relocating to Nigeria

Since the advent of our “nascent democracy”, the government of Nigeria has continued to sell the idea of relocating back home to those in the diaspora-come and help develop our nation. The message is the same and always alluring, “the country is working, there are jobs waiting for you at home; just get on that […]

Goofs Of Amnesia …That Aliyu Take On Revenue Sharing

Goofs Of Amnesia …That Aliyu Take On Revenue Sharing

When humans forget themselves, they do things others won’t forget in a hurry. That state of temporary mental imbalance is what is today, commonly referred to as five minutes madness, although the time, causes and frequency vary according to individuals. For our purpose, it could be more or less, the individual’s level of depression, extent […]

Revenue Formula Controversy: Rep Queries 80% Oil Bloc Ownership

Revenue Formula Controversy: Rep Queries 80% Oil Bloc Ownership

Vice chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Customs, Hon (Barr) Kingsley Chinda has reacted to the call by the North for upward review of the revenue allocation formula in their favour ,  saying  that there was no basis for such review as  Northerners own between 75%  and 80% of the country’s oil blocs […]