IF Chief Duro Onabule were an Igbo man, I am sure many people would have accused him of Biaframania. Perhaps, others would have accused him of Igbocentrism because of his profound article: “Britain toys with woes of another Biafra,” published in Daily Sun of November 6, 2015.
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These days, I can’t help but think the saying that success has many brothers, but failure is an orphan is domesticated in Nigeria. Most Nigerians are good at identifying with successful people while treating perceived failures with scorn, even if today’s failure was successful yesterday. That is the hypocrisy of man. It is the tendency to always be on the winning side, while shifting positions.
Ever since the courts, in 2006, nullified the 2003 governorship election in Anambra State and, therefore, laid the foundation for staggered elections, I have always looked forward to governorship polls not held during the general elections. In Anambra 2013 election, Dr. Chris Ngige of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner of the governorship election, prompting Mr. Peter Obi of the All
Twenty-three days ago, President Muhammadu Buhari nominated men and women, who would work with him to actualise what I would call “the dividends of change.” He had submitted the names of 21 Nigerians, as first batch, to the leadership of the Senate, seeking their confirmation as ministers. His action was in line with his promise, while on official visit to the United States that he would name his ministers in September.
Expectedly, the announcement by JP Morgan to delist Nigeria from its Government Bond Index Emerging Market (GBI-EM) has caused a shockwave in the country’s economy. By the calculation of financial gurus, the country is likely to lose billions of dollars, as foreign investors may withdraw their equities. This is supposed to give the government and people of Nigeria some concern, but there is no cause for alarm
I GOT this rather pathetic text message from a friend of mine, Chris, who, hitherto now, was a proud member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in South East. It was a lamentation, which could make even the heart of stone melt.
I’m not surprised at the revelations
Good article you have here today. I have followed your write up recently and like it. I have been a Buhari fan since 2011 and it seems I had known him for ; that is why I am not surprised at these revelations in the United States, except for his willingness to talk with Boko Haram.
– Koko Robson, Akwa Ibom; 09096343863
In the presidential system of government, which Nigeria practises, separation of power is a cardinal principle. This is a system, whereby all arms of government (Executive, Legislature and Judiciary)
In the four days that President Muhammadu Buhari visited the United States of America, where he met with the country’s President, Barack Obama, Vice President, Joe Biden, Secretary of State, John Kerry, former Secretary