WHAT IS THE JOB OF A SENATOR?

The job of a senator is to act on behalf of the Nigerian people and his state zonal constituency in legislative sessions to ensure their voices and that of the common citizen is heard. Each of the 36 Nigerian states has three Senate representatives and one for the FCT. Detailed below are the most important […]

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A CALL TO NDI IGBO AND NIGERIANS IN GENERAL TO VOTE FOR CREDIBLE, COMPETENT INDIVIDUALS AND NOT STRICTLY ALONG PARTY LINES – DURUEBUBE.

As the general elections in Nigeria draw closer, i advise the electorate of Ndigbo and Nigeria in general to vote for individuals and not political parties which as we all know are mostly bereft of manifestos and ideology. By embracing fanatic partisanship, we have become perfect examples of protagonists of the polarity of our political […]

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Re: “WE ARE APC MEMBERS, WE ARE OBEDIENT TO APC NOT OBEDIENT TO ANY INDIVIDUAL OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL PARTY”

Ndi Imo have a peculiarly sickening political culture. We play politics with the mouth rather than with the head; Politics being the only thriving mainstay of the state, citizens are all learning the art of the blessing-turned-curse. To survive, everybody (priests, politicians, sycophants, professionals, security agents, everybody) now play the game which -fortunately or unfortunately- […]

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Of patriotism and sycophancy:

Supporting your governor and urging him on even when it is beyond argument that he is progressing in error is not patriotism. It is nothing short of mindless sycophancy. In a nutshell, patriotism simply means loyalty to your country as a whole, not your Governor as an individual. The Governor of your state deserves your […]

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THE HYPOCRISY OF OUR WAR AGAINST DRUGS

The devastating and destructive menace of hard drugs across our nation is well documented. That these narcotic drugs, their potency, and destructive abilities are continually upgraded, is unfortunately a notorious fact. Their target markets have increasingly greater spread now, reaching far into the hinterlands of our dear nation, meaning it is no longer just a […]

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PERSPECTIVE: Forgotten History Of The Igbo Tribe And Northern Alliance. Supposedly written by Prof. Ihechukwu Madubuike.

THIS IS SUPPOSEDLY THE REASON WHY THE HAUSAS, YORUBAS, EDO AND THE NIGER DELTANS WILL NOT TRUST THE IBO MAN AT THE CENTER AND WHY THE HAUSA/FULANI’S MAY NOT WANT TO RELINQUISH POWER IN NIGERIA Any historians in the house to vet this but no insults or character assassination please: Do you know that when […]

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A history of contested presidential elections, from Samuel Tilden to Al Gore

November 3, 2020 9.42pm SAST •Updated November 4, 2020 4.44pm SAST Sen. John F. Kennedy speaks to supporters at Chicago Stadium four days before the 1960 election. AP Photo As states continue to count their ballots in the 2020 election, it seems possible that Democrats and Republicans will end up in court over whether President Trump will […]

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RE: PETER OBI, SOUTH EAST & 2023 – KEEPING IT HONEST, OBJECTIVE AND REALISTIC BY Dr Uche Diala.

The importance of Dr Uche Diala’s post lies in the need for critical thinking, analysis and strategy. It’s therefore without doubt a bold and courageous alternative view in the usual frenzy of popular nzogbu nzogbu herd mindset which rather than produce relief mostly deepen our affliction. However, his approach and conclusion failed to present a […]

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A CALL TO NDI IGBO AND NIGERIANS IN GENERAL TO VOTE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND NOT STRICTLY ALONG PARTY LINES – DURUEBUBE

As the general elections in Nigeria draw closer, i advise the electorate of Ndigbo and Nigeria in general to vote for individuals and not political parties which as we all know are mostly bereft of manifestos and ideologies. By embracing fanatic partisanship, we have become perfect examples of protagonists of the polarity of our political […]

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How to Hold and Retain Power: A Machiavellian Approach. Est-ce ce à quoi nous assistons dans l’état d’Imo?

“…it is necessary for a prince who wishes to maintain his position to learn how to be able not to be good, and to use or not use this ability according to circumstances.” These are the words of Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527), a former diplomat of the Florentine republic during the early years of the Renaissance. […]

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Dynamics of legislative crises in Imo state.

The legislative institution of contemporary Imo state should under normal circumstances perform all the basic functions of a representative assembly legislation, oversight and representation. Specifically, their functions include law making, approval of executive policies, confirmation of appointments, budgets and appropriation, oversight over government agencies, representation and education of the people, removal of erring public office […]

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America is Being Systematically Torn Down by Different Factions of the Deep State.

America has been for many decades the biggest playground for the different factions of the Deep State in control of the different monopolized industries, news networks, government and private institutions, nurturing cadres of experts in the field of sciences, finance and economics, military, sheep-herding aka social engineering, mind control and reprogramming cloaked as “spirituality”, etc. […]

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The retreat of the West is a disaster.

Bernard-Henri Lévy, France’s most famous public intellectual in an interview talks about the massacre of Christians in Nigeria and Madrasas by Turks in the Middle Belt. While Nigeria’s Vice-President supposedly a Christian and a Pastor, denies that there is any massacre of Christians and was described by a USA official as “He lies shamelessly — […]

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A Frank And Open Memo: To Senator Hope Uzodinma Executive Governor of Imo State.

From: Agunwa Emeka NzeribeOwerri, Imo State08087669868 Date: 18/10/2021 Subject: Imo – The Mistake Of Okorocha Should Not Be Repeated Introduction: My Governor, I will be straight forward. I am glad that some people close to you knows I am your avid follower and supporter. So the issue of impudence does not exist at all. I […]

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STILL ON THE ISSUE OF THE NEED TO RESTORE THE CHARTER OF EQUITY IN IMO STATE.

Generally, electioneering in Nigeria is capital intensive, and this has led to the emergence of: The godfather phenomenon. Machiavillian Godfather style executives exude a brand of politics that more than often gives rise to the prevalence of sycophants, zonal sellouts aspiring to be leaders or position holders, inter-party defections, brutish politicking, electoral violence and political […]

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If you want to understand America and politics, read The Godfather by Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo’s Mafia blockbuster is a set text for political candidates and advisers everywhere. Mario Puzo’s The Godfather now functions the way fairytales or Bible stories do. It’s become a fundamental narrative deeply embedded in the collective psyche, regularly adapted and reworked for radically different settings. Stripped to its essentials, this is a story of […]

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WHERE NIGERIA WENT WRONG – By Chief Phillip Asiodu.

MAJOR POINTS: •It’ll be horrendous if Nigeria fails as a state. •Buhari’s cancelling of Lagos light rail cost Nigeria $3bn. •With our resources and beginning Nigeria should be First World country now. •How 1975 destruction of civil service, abandonment of plans hurt Nigeria. •Obasanjo is responsible for the current humongous payment to our Parliamentarians. •The […]

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IMO EQUITY FORMULA: MATTERS ARISING.

2 years short of 20 years of Orlu governance, Imo State is already in a frenzy over who succeeds Governor Hope Uzodinma in 2024. Already, many individuals, diaspora groups and organizations from the three senatorial districts of Imo East, Imo West and Imo North, are engaged in serious discussions on how to balance the problems […]

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Re: How sycophancy undermines governance in Imo state: By Duruebube Chimazuru Nnadi-Oforgu.

Amb. Obi Adim wrote. My brother, I agree with you on this one. The only way out is for a leader to be true to himself and the people he serves, having absolute loyalty for his oath of office. Simple as this may sound, it needs emotional maturity, unselfishness, and sincerity of purpose. Strangely, these […]

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Of patriotism and sycophancy.

Supporting your governor and urging him on even when it is beyond argument that he is progressing in error is not patriotism. It is nothing short of mindless sycophancy. In a nutshell, patriotism simply means loyalty to your country as a whole, not your Governor as an individual. The Governor of your state deserves your […]

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Uzodimma’s Poor Reward System: A Tacit Call For Political Sabotage, End To APC Reign In Imo.

OPINION Political patronage is very essential in a participatory democracy. Infact, the reward system is a must in politics. Throughout the world in democracies: support, loyalty and allegiance are rewarded! And any State Governor, Senator , Federal Reps member, State legislator , LGA Chairman, etc, that pays lips service or no attention to this, does […]

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NIGERIA-BIAFRA HISTORY 101 FACTS THAT WILL SHOCK YOU.

YOU’VE BEEN LIED TO ALL ALONG ABOUT THE 1967-70 BIAFRAN GENOCIDE!!! (Please read the speech below given by Prof. Nwala, Father of African Philosophy, at the just-concluded 50-year Biafra Commemoration attended by Former President Obasanjo, Vice President Osinbajo, Ohaneze President-General Nina Nwodo and others.) BIAFRA 50 YEARS AFTER – RECONCILIATION: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED? Paper […]

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NIGERIA: A NATION CHALLENGED

By Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar. The recent rearrest of the IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, was greeted with a loud sigh of relief and celebration in some sections of the country. It also elicited congratulatory messages to the Federal government which appears overwhelmed by the intractable security challenges and in dire need of any redeeming […]

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OBASANJO HITS HARD ON NIGERIAN LEADERS, GIVES THE REASON WHY IPOB IS ANGRY!!

Ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo on BBC’s HardTalk reveals while the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), are angry with Nigeria’s leaders especially on President Buhari’s administration.“My friends who are not from the East of Nigeria where Igbos come from often ask me why there is so much anger in the East and among Igbos. Some wonder why, […]

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SETTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT ABOUT THE FIRST REPUBLIC’S PURPORTED IGBO DOMINANCE

A scripted deception has been circulating all over social media, including WhatsApp groups, suggesting that Igbos, despite being dominant in Tafawa Balewa’s government, went ahead to kill him. Nothing can be farther from the truth. This script has turned history on its head. The narrative is designed to present Igbos as disloyal power grabbers and […]

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