Dear Mr. President, Travelling from Lagos to Anambra State on November 9, 2019, I counted 67 “checkpoints” mostly manned by armed men of the Police Mobile Force along the 371 kilometre stretch from Sagamu to Asaba. Travelling the same route again on Thursday November 28, 2019, I counted 64 “checkpoints”. I was on each occasion […]Read More AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI ON POLICE “CHECKPOINTS” – By Chuks Iloegbunam.
I was in the first cabinet that was overthrown by the military in this country. I entered parliament in December 12, 1959. And I remained in parliament until January 15, 1966 when the government was overthrown. I was the Federal Minister of Education in that cabinet. I woke up one morning in my official house […]Read More THE GENESIS OF NIGERIA’S PROBLEMS – By Richard Akinjide
￼December 9, 2019 The High Commissioner, British High Commission, Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District Area, Garki-Abuja. Dear Sir, RE: BLOODY INVASION OF BAR. IFEANYI EJIOFOR’S HOME, CARNAGE AND BLOOD-LETTING THAT TOOK PLACE THEREIN ON THE 2ND DAY OF DECEMBER, 2019, ASSASINATION ATTEMPT ON THE LIFE OF BAR . IFEANYI EJIOFOR, OSTENSIBLY MASTERMINDED BY […]Read More BARR IFEANYI EJIOFOR MAKES HIS CASE.
Adenrele Alomajo Asked by some would-be foreign investors filled with trepidation about doing business in Nigeria, former President Olusegun Obasanjo responded thus: “Should you encounter any problems, speak with the Minister. If the Minister is unable to resolve the issues, see the Vice President. For whatever reason, if the Vice President cannot help you, come […]Read More ASO VILLA: WALKING IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH (1)
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