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Igbo Kwenu: Saving Nigeria from Itself ~ Ose Anenih

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 23, 2019
“Barriers to political equality, such as our seemingly entrenched though informal rule for zoning candidacies according to regions of origin, need to be de-emphasised and ultimately abandoned in favour of an emphasis on qualification, competence and character.” The statement above was recently made by Governor Nasir El Rufai, a northern politician, just 6 months after […]

Why Ndigbo may have no option than IPOB in 2023 ~ EZEIFE

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 22, 2019
Former Governor of Anambra State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, weekend, said that the elderly people in South East may embrace the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB if the other parts of Nigeria conspire and deny the zone Presidency in 2023. The elder statesman also said that the agitation and crusade being carried out by […]

Nigeria’s democracy derailing under Buhari —Catholic Bishops

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 22, 2019
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has stated that Nigeria’s democracy under President Muhammadu Buhari was derailing. The bishops said the Buhari administration was lacking in transparency, accountability, independence of the judiciary, respect for fundamental rights, observance of the rule of law, and fair and credible electoral process. The clergies made this comment in a […]

Gov. Ihedioha commends Imo Social Media Community

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 22, 2019
It was Henry Ford who said: coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress and working together is success. Corroborating his assertion is Micheal Jordan who opined, Alone we can achieve so little, together we can do so much. The manifestation of the wise words from these two renowned writers was experienced on social […]

P&ID Scandal: FG delegation heads for UK

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 22, 2019
A delegation of Federal Government officials have left Abuja on Saturday for the United Kingdom in continuation of efforts to quash a $6.2 billion arbitration award against Nigeria. The award in favour of Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) Limited has risen to about $10b with a daily interest accrual of over $1 million. A British […]

KOGI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: PDP APPOINTS CAMPAIGN OFFICIALS, SETS UP COMMITTEES

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 22, 2019
Authentic change, based on the peoples’ collective aspirations is about to be actualized in Kogi State, the Director-General of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship campaign organization, Hon. Teejay Yusuf has said. Hon. Yusuf who also represents Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, said a mix of committed youths with capacity, along with […]