I am not a supporter of OUK or any Nigerian in position of leadership or trust engaged in corrupt practices. Yes….it is very unfortunate that the system and people do encourage corruption. Nigeria as an oxymoron is full of conscienceless, “powerful” leaders and weak citizens….followers that will turn their eyes the other way, encourage politicians […]Read More HOLD IT….BEFORE YOU TOAST AND CELEBRATE THE SENTENCING OF FORMER ABIA STATE GOVERNOR ORJI UZOR KALU TO A 12 YEAR JAIL TERM – By Primus Igboaka- Cleveland , OH.
It was very sad to watch the video of houses in Oraifite, Anambra State, home of of Barister Ifeanyi Ejiofor set ablaze by the Nigeria police and heart wrenching to read the police attempt to justify this act of terrorism and barbarism. So far, Barister Ejiofor’s crime is that he is the lawyer representing Nnamdi […]Read More IS NIGERIA NOW A TERRORIST STATE AND THE NIGERIAN POLICE A TERRORIST GROUP?
The most important news story in the Nigerian press of the last five years was published last week. But it was neither news, nor story. It didn’t make the front page. It was not written by a reporter. It was not written in Nigeria. Farooq Kperogi’s “Government of Buhari’s Family, By His Family, and For […]Read More AS NEPOTISM SOLDIERS ON – By Sonala Olumhense
Both the proponents and opponents of the so-called Hate Speech Bill in the Nigerian Senate don’t seem to realize that the bill itself is fundamentally rooted in, and nurtured by, crass and deep-seated ignorance of the very meaning of “hate speech.” Hate speech doesn’t mean speech that hurts the sensibilities of government officials. Nor does […]Read More WHAT EVERYONE IS MISSING ABOUT THE HATE SPEECH BILL – By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D.
Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know about you, but I find the cynicism of many Nigerians very strange and sometimes distressing and depressing. If you’re a social media addict like me, you must have experienced the horror of reading some banal arguments on some platforms. Believe me, it is no longer funny! No surprise that some […]Read More WHY ARE PEOPLE DOUBTING BUHARI’S THIRD TERM DENIAL?
“Each of us came away thrilled and very grateful for this very functional project, which will ease traveling time and boost business across the country.“ – Chief Joe Ikunna Igbo intelligentsia Forum has concluded its onsite fact-finding assessment trip of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge Project with a positive report. After a touring of the […]Read More NIGERIA’S SECOND NIGER BRIDGE: GROUP LAUDS JULIUS BERGER, PRESIDENT BUHARI FOR PROJECT DELIVERY PROGRESS.
Bishop Kukah has earned respect over the years for his unbiased stand on burning national issues. This is yet another classic! I have consistently tried to create levels of differentiation between democracy and dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in Nigeria. I have argued that Nigeria is still very far […]Read More SOCIAL MEDIA BILL: SHORT WALK TO TOTALITARIANISM? – By Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah.