You cannot be everything to everyone at a time or even at different times. No matter how hard you try, you cannot serve every interest or please everyone. Appreciating this fact with its associated limitations is a step in living a life of purpose. To get the best, focus on your focus. Within the limit […]Read More The power of making informed choices by Livy-Elcon Emereonye
Politics is not only a game played by politicians; it is also merchandise for many with different products – goods and services – and the merchants exist in different shapes and sizes at different times and seasons with different mechanics in the conduct of their trade. Politicking is a serious business not meant for the […]Read More Political Merchants By Livy-Elcon Emereonye
CBN Gov Emefiele and Attorney General Malami are allegedly shielding NIRSAL boss Hameed from prosecution for corruption. | Pulse Nigeria — Read on http://www.pulse.ng/news/local/emefiele-and-agf-malami-accused-of-covering-nirsal-corruption-pulse-exclusive/cgq7z34Read More Emefiele and AGF Malami accused of covering NIRSAL corruption [Pulse Exclusive] | Pulse Nigeria
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 […]Read More NIGERIA: A NATION CHALLENGED
There is no limit to what the human mind can conceive or think. There is also no end to what human beings can do. Testimonies abound of all that have been conceived and achieved. Human history is the story of a triumphant march of human endeavours. The list is endless and full of the […]Read More The conquest of wickedness by Livy-Elcon Emereonye
Give it to the North, they get what they want at every turn while the South do the talking. Most radical ideas that had shaped Nigeria’s political landscape often originated from the South only to be perfected to advantage by the North. For instance, while the South championed the struggle for independence, the North acted […]Read More THE TRUTH THE WHOLE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH.
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, […]Read More OBASANJO HITS HARD ON NIGERIAN LEADERS, GIVES THE REASON WHY IPOB IS ANGRY!!
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 […]Read More SETTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT ABOUT THE FIRST REPUBLIC’S PURPORTED IGBO DOMINANCE
In this dispensation, Imo State in particular, and Southeast zone in general, has not fared well. From one problem to another, Imo State remains a state in search of solutions – meaningful and peaceful solutions – to her seemingly endless problems, most of which are man-made and politically motivated. Whatever the cause and justification, […]Read More Is This The Imo State of Our Dreams – By Livy-Elcon Emereonye
Anyone who can indulge into insincere flattery to gain advantage is a sycophant. Such a person tries to win favour from another person especially wealthy or influential people by flattering them. In other words, a sycophant is a servile self-seeking flatterer, a brownnoser, a flunky, an apple polish, a bootlicker, a toady, a slanderer, a […]Read More Sycophantic Politics – By Livy-Elcon Emereonye.
American journalist, Gordon Duff, indeed once saw tomorrow. Yet when he wrote in 2011 about a conspiratorial plan by “outside powers” to destabilize Nigeria and balkanize it, not many took him seriously. But 10 years on what he said is fast becoming a sad reality as many now feared that the country is on the […]Read More How American JournalistPredicted Insecurity Crisis, Plot To Destabilize Nigeria.
Okpara’s and Ojukwu’s plan was for PH to be the Lagos of the eastern region…but the economy would be oil driven. Most of the oil wells and infrastructure in today’s Rivers State up till 1967 were developed by Okpara. Chief Nwodo, Nnia Nwodo’s father was the Regional Minister for Trade and Commerce at the time. […]Read More Igbo Unity Project ( Historical Perspectives)
HE SAID THEY ARE EVERYWHERE Friday, May 7, 2021 15:24 The United States has said that the Southern part of Nigeria should stay on alert, because terror groups are already establishing their presence in the country, and moving down South. The warning was made in a media briefing which was monitored by TheCable. Dagvin Anderson, […]Read More SOUTHERN NIGERIA NEEDS TO KEEP ITS EYES OPEN — US WARNS.
By Col Hassan Stan-Labo Bᴀɴᴅɪᴛʀʏ ᴀɴᴅ Bᴏᴋᴏ ʜᴀʀᴀᴍ : Tʜᴇ Nᴏʀᴛʜ sʟᴇᴘᴛ ғᴏʀ ᴛᴏᴏ ʟᴏɴɢ! “The north must wake up now. It must not murder sleep. The north saw nothing coming. Population was deemed strength. But it should have watched when others slowed down in breeding. We bred too many children and didn’t do much […]Read More A WAKE-UP CALL AND BLUNT TRUTH TO MY FELLOW NORTHERN BROTHERS.
General Buhari understands that there is nothing called One Nigeria in any sense, it is only an opportunity for his Nomadic Fulani kinsmen to survive and build a Fulani country using the sweat and wealth of others legally or illegally under the guise of patriotism and humanity.” “…Understands that the South and Middle belt are […]Read More Buhari the greatest leader from northern nigeria after uthman dan fodio – By-aare-kurunmi-kakanfo
As politicians Nation-wide commence underground moves for strategic positioning in preparation for the 2023 general elections, the people of Nkanu-East in Enugu state have cried out over what they call “persistent marginalisation of their area”. A three-time member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Anayo Edeh who spoke to journalists on the plight of […]Read More ENUGU 2023: NKANU-EAST CRIES OUT OVER MARGINALISATION
Ogbede was from Agbor, Delta State Igboland. He was given the title “Obaseki” by Benin’s king, Idugbowa, for his business savviness, fair judgment, and truthfulness. Unfortunately, Agho, the Obaseki of Benin, was put in-between a squeeze by his good friend the King of Benin after the British sacked Benin, an operation that took just 3 […]Read More 𝐀𝐠𝐡𝐨 𝐎𝐠𝐛𝐞𝐝𝐞: 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐈𝐠𝐛𝐨 𝐌𝐚𝐧 𝐖𝐡𝐨 𝐑𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐝 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐝𝐨𝐦 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝟏𝟖𝟗𝟖-𝟏𝟗𝟏𝟒
Donald J. Trump is the greatest president ever. The most tenacious. The most courageous. The most influential. And a whole lot more.He never had a day of peace as the president of the United States. He is the most harassed, bullied, disrespected, and abused president, yet was never demoralized. The truth is that those who […]Read More YOU LOST, NOT TRUMP! By Jimmy Gentle.
Recall that in my release of 8/1/2021 I pointed out certain anomalies in the handling of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo 2021 election process with hope that NEC would intervene to summon emergency Imeobi to redeem the situation. It is now obvious that either NEC does not possess the will to rescue our dear Ohanaeze or it […]Read More DR CHRIS ASOLUKA EXITS OHANAEZE PG RACE.
One of the frontline contenders for the the office of president-general (PG) of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide in next Sunday’s election, Dr. Chris Asoluka, has disclosed how he would handle the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, if elected. In this interview with Daily Sun, Dr. Asoluka highlighted his plans to reposition […]Read More How I’ll handle IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu as Ohanaeze PG – Asoluka
No Nigerian can visit Ajaokuta Steel Company ASC, see investments of more than $8b rotting in the African sun and not cry. I went there, I cried. what exactly is the problem? I have written severally on this topic, but today let me do a comprehensive post. Ajaokuta Steel Company is massive, she has 68km […]Read More AJAOKUTA STEEL PLANT: An investment of more than $8b rotting in the African sun.
The Profile of Hon. Chris Chigoziri Asoluka, Ph.D. Candidate For The Office Of The President General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide. Dr. Chris Chigoziri Asoluka is a polymath with two Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Law (Universities of Ibadan and London.), multiple Masters degrees in International Economic Relations (University of Lagos), Shipping Economics/Finance and International Trade […]Read More RE: OHANEZE NDIGBO GENERAL ELECTION!!
A former Vice President General (Imo) of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr. Chris Asoluka, has decried the heat and controversies generated from rumoured endorsement of some persons as candidates for soon-to-be vacant offices in the leadership of Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation -Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Asoluka, who was President of Aka Ikenga the Igbo Think Tank, co-chairman of South […]Read More OHANAEZE: ITS NOT YET TIME FOR PG, OTHERS UNTIL ELECTIONS COMMITTEE UNVEILS GUIDELINES – DR CHRIS ASOLUKA
In this interview with News Echo Executive Editor Jennifer John, he bares his mind on some issues concerning the commission and Imo State Government in general. Tell us about ISOPADEC? ISOPADEC is an interventionist agency for oil producing communities. Our core mandate is to help the oil producing communities achieve their developmental goals and projects […]Read More We’re set to develop oil communities in Imo state –Chief Charles Orie Managing Director, Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC)
A considerable number of repatriates have reached Lagos from Brazil. They seem to have been Brazilian born, and yet they still speak the language of Yoruba. They say that the negroes of Brazil generally wish to return to Africa, the Creoles being the least desirous. Poverty, however, prevented many.The Governor of Lagos Sir Alfred Moloney, […]Read More The Church Missionary Intelligencer V.42 1891. Repatriation of Western Africa from America.
On The Extensive Employment of Cotton in the form of a Native Manufacture, as a convenient currency —And on the Repatriation of the Negro, to promote, on any Definite and Established Basis, the Development of His Own Country. — (See Map)By His Excellency Governor Moloney, C.M.G., of Lagos.[Addressed to the Members in the Mayor’s Parlour, […]Read More The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society Vol. V 1889 Cotton Interests, Foreign And Native, in Yoruba, and generally in West Africa —
As a little boy, I noticed my grandmum had an array of tattoos adorning her both arms…what I never understood was what those meaningless inscriptions were all about….or so I thought until I discovered NSIBIDI. Coupled with the fact that my granny has ancestral roots from the Ibibio tribe. Quite unfortunate she died without me […]Read More NSIBIDI…The Long lost system of writing of the Nigerian South-Easterners
Let’s begin according to Genesis 29 vs 30: JACOB had twelve (12) sons namely: 1. Ruben 2. Simeon 3. Levi 4. Judah 5. Dan 6. Naphtali 7. Gad 8. Asher 9. Issachar 10. Zebulun 11. Joseph 12. Benjamin. The 7th son was GAD. And according to Genesis 46 vs16. GAD had seven (7) sons namely: […]Read More THE ORIGIN OF THE IGBO RACE: BIBLICAL GENEALOGY OF THE IGBOS.
“If the Hate Speech Bill had been in place between 2013 and 2015 Lai Mohammed would not be alive today”- Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe. My dear friend and brother Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, as courageous and truthful as ever, is absolutely right. I would however go a step further by adding that President Muhammadu Buhari himself, Bola […]Read More THE MARK OF THE BEAST – By Chief Femi Fani-Kayode (@realFFK)
The 1966 Coup and Counter Coup: Looking Back So We Can Look Forward By Reno Omokri First published in my column, #TheAlternative, in Sunday ThisDay of May 24, 2020. It was Winston Churchill who said “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.” So, in this week’s #TheAlternative, I will be […]Read More Historia
Follow a 48 hours ultimatum by the House of Representatives to Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio to name lawmakers who are beneficiaries of NDDC contracts, the Executive Director (Projects) of the commission, Dr Cairo Ojugbo has provided the list of National Assembly members who were awarded contracts in NDDC between 2016 and 2019. Dr. […]Read More FINALLY, DR CAIRO OJUGBOH COMPILES LIST OF NASS CONTRACTORS WITH NDDC.
One of the things that differentiate a profession from a trade and occupation is a well defined formal education that is guarded with respect for the sanctity of life. Were this to be true, certain behaviours should be strange amongst professionals. But this is not the case especially nowadays where everything, anything and all things […]Read More KILLINGS WITHIN PROFESSIONAL NIDUS. By Livy-Elcon Emereonye
“If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either, write something worth reading or do something worth writting.” Barrister P.O. Balonwu quoting Franklin; Toast of DMGS Old Boys Association on their Golden Anniversary Onitsha Nov. 3 – 9, 1975. “I got to know willy through the Asikas, and I took him […]Read More WILLY O. ACHUKWU… Seminal Figure Of The Biafran Scientific Revolution.
“Steve Manson’s magazine dealt in corruption: he attacked the rich, the powerful and the famous – and he made enemies. In a job like that, you couldn’t afford to have dirty secrets of your own. With the whole town itching for you to make a slip, it was like living in a goldfish bowl…” — […]Read More MAGU AND THE ABUJA POWER GAME. By Olusegun Adeniyi
Some think it is foolhardy for the North not to want to relinquish power in 2023. They think it implausible for the North, after eight unbroken years in the saddle, to still want to cling unto power. Some think it should be obvious to the North that the South will have none of that and […]Read More A 2023 AGENDA FOR THE SOUTH. By Bola Bolawole
Restructuring: The North, The South And Nigeria’s Future. Give it to the North, they get what they want at every turn while the South do the talking. Most radical ideas that had shaped Nigeria’s political landscape often originated from the South only to be perfected to advantage by the North. For instance, while the South […]Read More THE NORTH AND RESTRUCTURING
Aniedobe I didn’t think we would ever mention Ipob and Hamas and Hezbollah in the same sentence but things evolve and maybe things are more similar than they appear. Speaking about things being more similar than they appear, did you know that fatwa in the Islamicworld has Igbo correlate. I told you that Allah in […]Read More FATUWAA, HAMAS, HEZBOLLAH AND IPOB.
IN December 2012, the Item community in Abia North honoured Arumma Oteh, then Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC. I attended that ceremony in the company of the then CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi; Alex Otti, Diamond Bank GMD and other friends. Then-Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, flew in with a helicopter. […]Read More CHIBUIKE ROTIMI AMAECHI, NDI IGBO AND 2023. By Ochereoma Nnana
The discussions held between Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and some stakeholders of Igbo land and the resolutions agreed there upon are as follows: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has legitimate reasons to be angry. The failure of leadership in Igbo land is a critical issue that has to be addressed urgently. However, there is need to move away […]Read More RESOLUTIONS REACHED AT THE MEETING BETWEEN MAZI NNAMDI KANU AND SOME IGBO STAKEHOLDERS BEING FACILITATED BY NZUKO UMUNNA (BRIDGE BUILDERS) AT THE PEACE AND RECONCILIATION MEETING ON July 5TH, 2020
By Law Mefor Gabriel Suswan, Senator representing Benue North-East Senatorial District recently told a newspaper that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would still zone the office of the President to the North in 2023. The distinguished senator may not be a member of the PDP’s National Executive Committee (NEC), but as a senior party member, […]Read More PRESIDENCY ZONING, PDP, NDIGBO, AND SUSWAMS OFFENSIVE KITE.
By Law Mefor An Igbo adage states: when a deity starts giving much trouble, it will be shown the wood from which it was carved. There are lines that are never crossed in culture and tradition, and in national life. Such red lines keep the society going, cohesive and coherent. And the Igbo society is […]Read More NNAMDI KANU’S RECKLESS DEATH ORDER ON NNIA NWODO AND THE DERAILING STRUGGLE.
No matter how bitter the medicine is, if there is a chance it will work, then many of us will take it. I therefore write, knowing that my weekend will be spent absorbing horrible names and insults, whilst blocking the most ill mannered amongst my readers. But what I also know, is that I will […]Read More OPINION: Nnamdi Kanu and his effect on the future of ndigbo.
Mar 1, 1990 Playboy sat down with a young Donald Trump in 1990 where he teased a future in politics Written by GLENN PLASKIN Donald Trump sits alone. He hasn’t slept in 48 hours. At six a.m., perched high in the bronze-coated jewel of his empire, Trump Tower, he’s bent over a mammoth Brazilian-rosewood desk, […]Read More THE PLAYBOY INTERVIEW WITH DONALD TRUMP. PART 1
Mar 1, 1990 Playboy sat down with a young Donald Trump in 1990 where he teased a future in politics Written by GLENN PLASKIN Do you think George Bush is soft? I like George Bush very much and support him and always will. But I disagree with him when he talks of a kinder, gentler […]Read More THE PLAYBOY INTERVIEW WITH DONALD TRUMP. PART 2
Mar 1, 1990 Playboy sat down with a young Donald Trump in 1990 where he teased a future in politics Written by GLENN PLASKIN What is marriage to you? Is it monogamous? I don’t have to answer that. I never speak about my wife—which is one of the advantages of not being a politician. My […]Read More THE PLAYBOY INTERVIEW WITH DONALD TRUMP. PART 3
He killed his brother and blamed the Bible. Being a Christian fundamentalist, he had made the decision that he would always consult the Bible before doing anything significant. Although he had read the Bible from cover to cover, whenever he wanted special inspiration, he would close his eyes, open the Bible randomly, and point at […]Read More HOW THEY LISTEN TO NNAMDI KANU: PICK AND CHOOSE. By Emeka Maduewesi
“From time immemorial, the people that are called Igbanke today were known and called Igbo-Akiri. It was in 1967 when Ogbemudia became the military governor of the Midwest State that he changed the name of the town from Igbo-Akiri to Igbanke…It would have been unthinkable at that time to reveal that an Ibo man or an […]Read More 50 YEARS AGO… OGBEMUDIA WAS IGBO AND IGBANKE, IGBO AKIRI.
Slavery as an inhumane act perpetrated by Europeans against Africans is only one side of the story. The other side of the story is that Africans, whether as brokers, raiders, donors, slave merchants, facilitators, were complicit in the enslavement of fellow Africans and African on African slavery persists and thrives till this day. Today, we […]Read More WHEN WILL AFRICANS APOLOGIZE FOR THEIR ROLE IN SLAVERY AND STOP MODERN DAY ENSLAVEMENT BY AFRICANS? By Aniedobe.
Says American Government Agency Mentioned IPOB As A Group That Attacks Christians In Nigeria30/6/2020 “As I type, a 2020 Report by the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in the Nigerian section, EXPRESSLY named IPOB as one of the entities levying attacks on places of Worship in Nigeria (Paragraph 2 of Page 2). […]Read More CHARLES OGBU REACTS TO NNAMDI KANU’S CALL FOR OHANEZE PG TO BE STONED.
For most people in Imo State, there seems to be an honest effort to reconstruct the State and extricate her from the manacles of corruption and underdevelopment. Between 2011 and 2019, so much happened that no meaningful government in the state would want to close its eyes to the calamity. The calamity was earth shattering, […]Read More RECONSTRUCTING IMO AND THE NAYSAYERS. By Collins Ughalaa