Slowly but with a burdened heart, he kept rolling from one side of his bed to the other. My distraught son kept murmuring, “My father is not an outcast; he said we are from a royal family. Was he lying to me?” He eventually slept off. When he woke up the next morning, he was […]Read More OSU CASTE SYSTEM: WHY DO PEOPLE BEAR NAMES LIKE NWOSU, OSUIGWE, OSUJI? – BY ANAYO MATTHEW NWOSU.
The full text of the report is as follows: Panel Members: Inspector-General of Police – Chairman. The Chairman, EFCC – Member Rep. of the NSA – “ Rep. of the DG, SSS – “ Rep. of the DG, NIA – “ TERMS OF REFERENCE 2. The Panel was imbued with the following terms of reference: […]Read More HALLIBURTON SCANDAL: THE OKIRO PANEL REPORT.
￼ For more than 100 years, the United States and Iran have engaged in an ambivalent relationship. Although the American and Iranian people have usually regarded each other as friends, their governments have frequently treated each other as enemies. Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, America and Iran have butted heads over issues […]Read More FRENEMIES: IRAN AND AMERICA SINCE 1900 – BY DOUGLAS LITTLE
January 15th must be a date either cursed in Nigeria’s history or merely remarkable by coincidence. It all started on 15thJanuary 1966 when a group of young Nigerian army officers embarked on the terrible misadventure that culminated in the three years of Nigeria’s fratricidal war commonly known as the Nigeria-Biafra war. In the 1960s, a military […]Read More 15TH JANUARY 1970: 50 YEARS AFTER – BY EMMANUEL CHIGOZIE OSUCHUKWU
Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu (1909-1966) was a notable Businessman/ Transporter and one of the wealthiest men in Nigeria. Born in Nnewi Anambra State, Ojukwu attended Primary school in Asaba and went on the Hope Waddell Training Institute Calabar. He started work in the Colonial Agriculture dept and later joined John Holt as a Tyre clerk. […]Read More THE INSPIRATIONAL STORY OF SIR LOUIS ODUMEGWU OJUKWU
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