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 […]Read More WHAT IS THE JOB OF A SENATOR?
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 […]Read More A CALL TO NDI IGBO AND NIGERIANS IN GENERAL TO VOTE FOR CREDIBLE, COMPETENT INDIVIDUALS AND NOT STRICTLY ALONG PARTY LINES – DURUEBUBE.
Money is a vital component for political activity, because nothing can be done without money; therefore, it is safe to say that political activities cannot be executed without money. Money politics is a political system in which a politician is being supported by its party members in return for financial support. We are trapped in […]Read More THE HUMUNGOUS COST OF ACCESSING POLITICAL POWER IN IMO STATE.
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- […]Read More Re: “WE ARE APC MEMBERS, WE ARE OBEDIENT TO APC NOT OBEDIENT TO ANY INDIVIDUAL OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL PARTY”
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 […]Read More Of patriotism and sycophancy:
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 […]Read More THE HYPOCRISY OF OUR WAR AGAINST DRUGS
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 […]Read More PERSPECTIVE: Forgotten History Of The Igbo Tribe And Northern Alliance. Supposedly written by Prof. Ihechukwu Madubuike.
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 […]Read More A history of contested presidential elections, from Samuel Tilden to Al Gore
It is not aimed at a violent change of government like what we have recently seen in the neighbouring African countries but, it will be earthshaking. It would be a compulsory retirement of a generation of gerontocrats or very old and recycled politicians Nigerian youths believe are wasteful, selfish and have held Nigeria and the […]Read More THE LONG AWAITED NIGERIAN POLITICAL REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN
June 3, 2022 •Next election is die-or-live for Nigerians. By Clifford Ndujihe & Olayinka Ajayi Political-Economist and former Presidential Aspirant, Professor Pat Utomi, on Monday stepped down for Mr. Peter Obi, who went on to emerge as the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, unopposed in Asaba, Delta State. Obi, a former governor of […]Read More 2023: Why I stepped down for Peter Obi — Prof. Pat Utomi
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 […]Read More RE: PETER OBI, SOUTH EAST & 2023 – KEEPING IT HONEST, OBJECTIVE AND REALISTIC BY Dr Uche Diala.
This is not a popular topic to broach at this time but someone has to take the risk because we have been here not too long ago politically as a people. Personally, I am neither a member of the PDP nor Labour Party but no question that I have my fair share of sentiments for […]Read More PETER OBI, SOUTH EAST & 2023 – KEEPING IT HONEST, OBJECTIVE AND REALISTIC- Dr Uche Diala.
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 […]Read More A CALL TO NDI IGBO AND NIGERIANS IN GENERAL TO VOTE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND NOT STRICTLY ALONG PARTY LINES – DURUEBUBE
Food for thought as we prepare to select and not elect our next crop of leaders. Given the pejorative weight of the lingo, it is not unexpected that some readers of this piece may want to know from me who an educated person is, and how is he supposed to be conducting himself or herself […]Read More The phenomena of the “Educated Illiterate”
I thought by now the Nigerian Presidency will be so unattractive that people will have to be begged to come and take it. Why should anyone be eager to inherit Boko Haram, terrorists, bandits, kidnappers, secessionists, communal warriors, oil thieves, sea pirates, depreciated naira, depleted foreign reserves, high debt service ratio, plummeting oil production, astronomical […]Read More Jostling for the unattractive. By Mahmud Jega
The crowd that is chanting Run, Jonathan, Run is a composite contingent made up of greedy and hungry fellows, rented fellows, political flunkeys of the basest type and those who think that Nigeria may be ready for any kind of political tomfoolery at this time. Ordinarily, a man who had risen from the position of […]Read More Is Jonathan a Beautiful Bride? By Ray Ekpu
“…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. […]Read More How to Hold and Retain Power: A Machiavellian Approach. Est-ce ce à quoi nous assistons dans l’état d’Imo?
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 […]Read More Dynamics of legislative crises in Imo state.
OCTOBER 18, 2021 Pandemonium looms for the world as the ‘Everything Shortage’ meets a ‘Dark Winter’ thanks to collapsing global supply chains. A global supply chain crisis is brewing, leading to a full-spectrum shortage of essential items. This is the result of mass centralization, where policies are dictated and synchronized by the aristocrats of the […]Read More Brace Yourselves for the Next Phase of the Great Reset.
JUNE 20, 2020 Imagine, you are living in a world that you are told is a democracy – and you may even believe it – but in fact your life and fate is in the hands of a few ultra-rich, ultra-powerful and ultra-inhuman oligarchs. They may be called Deep State, or simply the Beast, or […]Read More The Global Reset: Unplugged from the Deep State.
MAY 2, 2021 “A psychotic world we live in. The madmen are in power.”― Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle For good or bad, COVID-19 has changed the way we navigate the world. It is also redrawing the boundaries of our world (and our freedoms) and altering the playing field faster than […]Read More The Global Deep State: A New World Order Brought to You by COVID-19
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. […]Read More America is Being Systematically Torn Down by Different Factions of the Deep State.
Last month I posted an article that looked at the World Economic Forum as the institution behind ‘The Great Reset‘ agenda that was launched in June. One of the main themes of the article was the WEF’s ‘Strategic Intelligence platform’, which the organisation describe as ‘a dynamic system of contextual intelligence that enables users to […]Read More The WEF Clarion Call: A Breakdown of ‘The Great Reset’
DECEMBER 29, 2020 Crimes against Humanity. The people who are implementing and enforcing lockdown measures are directly contributing to the untold suffering and deaths of millions of people. by David Skripac Here we are at the end of a year filled with upheaval, facing yet another round of lockdowns, this time ostensibly intended to fight […]Read More A Fabricated Second “Tidal Wave” of Poverty and Injustice.
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 — […]Read More The retreat of the West is a disaster.
The so-called unity of Nigeria is very negotiable! SEPARATION IS NOT ABOUT WAR, IT HAS PEACEFUL ASPECT. In 1776, the USA split from the UK In 1830 Belgium separated from the Netherlands In 1965, Singapore split off from Malaysia. in 2002, East Timor got split off from Indonesia. In 1921, Ireland split off from the […]Read More The unity of Nigeria is indeed negotiable. Kingibe
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 […]Read More A Frank And Open Memo: To Senator Hope Uzodinma Executive Governor of Imo State.
“There is absolutely no need for vaccines to extinguish the pandemic… You do not vaccinate people who aren’t at risk from a disease. You also don’t set about planning to vaccinate millions of fit and healthy people with a vaccine that hasn’t been extensively tested on human subjects.” – Dr. Mike Yeadon PhD, Pfizer’s former […]Read More COVID-19 Vaccine: Is the Goal Immunity or Depopulation?
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 […]Read More STILL ON THE ISSUE OF THE NEED TO RESTORE THE CHARTER OF EQUITY IN IMO STATE.
Friday June 5, 1998, was a cool bright day. Before we left the Villa, the Press Corps was informed that the leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation, Yasser Arafat, would be making a brief stop-over at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, enroute Morocco. And he was expected to hold a brief discussion with the […]Read More Inside Aso Rock: The Day General Sani Abacha Died.
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 […]Read More If you want to understand America and politics, read The Godfather by Mario Puzo
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 […]Read More WHERE NIGERIA WENT WRONG – By Chief Phillip Asiodu.
There is no doubt that members of Nigeria’s National Assembly have grown too big for their boots and it is time the Nigerian people are massively fed with the liberating enlightenment that they possess the powers to cut them to size. Yes, the lawmakers need to be served an urgent reminder that they are in […]Read More Nigerian Legislators As Enablers Of Election Rigging! – By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye.
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 […]Read More IMO EQUITY FORMULA: MATTERS ARISING.
“The President is merely the most important among a large number of public servants. He should be supported or opposed exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct, his efficiency or inefficiency in rendering loyal, able, and disinterested service to the Nation as a whole. Therefore it is absolutely […]Read More How sycophancy undermines governance in Imo State.
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 […]Read More Re: How sycophancy undermines governance in Imo state: By Duruebube Chimazuru Nnadi-Oforgu.
Igbo elite’s failure to acknowledge that the Igbo now have a defacto Governor General in the person of Maazi Kanu is why they think that Anambra 2021 will be business as usual. If the elite are sincere, the vast majority of ndi Anambra have already opted to sit at home and let them elect their […]Read More Anambra 2021: The Unvarnished Truth – by Aniedobe.
The mood among Okigwe and Owerri political elite is that of veiled anger, frustration and resentment. But the two cheated zones are largely responsible for the growing arrogance and landlordism of Orlu zone. The multiple candidates from the two zones that usually emerge during each election constitute a multitude – a huge number all the […]Read More OWERRI/OKIGWE AND ORLU ZONES 2024: THE ISSUES.
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 […]Read More Of patriotism and sycophancy.
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 […]Read More Uzodimma’s Poor Reward System: A Tacit Call For Political Sabotage, End To APC Reign In Imo.
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 […]Read More NIGERIA-BIAFRA HISTORY 101 FACTS THAT WILL SHOCK YOU.
The claim by the people of Owerri zone is legitimate, moral and undisputable and is indeed attainable. It is not therefore surprising that some politicians from the area are somewhat assertive as preparations for the 2024 elections gather momentum. But being a human set up and indeed politics in this clime, there is no rigid […]Read More STILL ON THE OWERRI ZONE 2024 ASPIRATION. Onye tabiri, onyetu nwanne ya.
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
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, some […]Read More Is This The Imo State of Our Dreams – By Livy-Elcon Emereonye