The Rashidi Yekini story

Was not creative but powerful Was not mesmerizing but astonishing Was not charismatic but magnetic Was not charming but charging Was not skillful but heroic Was not godfather but goals – father Was not cerebral but celebrity …His goals took to the World Cup Finals for the first time in 1994 He scored Nigeria’s first […]

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The Igbo People And Their Quest For Freedom: A Critical Reflection On The Ekumeku War(1883 – 1914)

The war raged on, till 1914, when the Ekumeku movement was defeated. That was the same year, the Northern and Southern protectorates of Nigeria were joined as one country. Historically, the resolutions of the Berlin conference of 1884-1885, gave the European nations the rights to lay claim to the lands and resources in Africa.Britain, who […]

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THE COMING COLLISION

“Two sovereign wills cannot exist side by side within the same space, sooner or later they will collide.” A. W. Tozer (1897-1963) I see a collision coming. I see a day coming when the slaves and the slave masters will see eye to eye. I see a day coming when the servants will look at […]

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11 countries that gained independence during Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.

The 20th century for Africa marked an era of liberation. Marred by wars and revolutions, this era brought about a public enlightenment that is still felt to this day. Communities and individuals took it upon themselves to change the status quo, and take hold of their fate. The fight for individuality intensified, as people formed […]

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2023: Dissatifaction over compilation of APC presidential campaign council list.

The composition of the All Progressives Congress presidential national campaign council list has led to a crisis in the party ahead of the 2023 general elections. It was gathered that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party is not pleased with the role allotted to them in the council. According to a source that spoke […]

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Seven Sisters Oil Companies

Seven Sisters Oil Companies is a phrase that was made famous by Italian state oil Company ENI Chief and Italian businessmen Enrico Mattei back in the 1950s. Mattei used this phrase disparagingly, which he coined in order to refer to the seven Anglo-American oil companies that had formed the “Consortium for Iran” cartel. They became […]

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Late Queen’s cousin head of allegedly mysterious organisation -And he’s not the only royal involved

The most powerful Freemason in England and Wales is the Queen’s first cousin Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent – and he’s the longest-serving head after being appointed 55 years ago The Queen ‘s cousin heads one of the most mysterious organisations in the UK, the Freemasons. Freemasons describe themselves as a “secular social and […]

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Late Alhaji Mai Deribe

Late Alhaji Ahmed Mai Deribe was a citizen of Borno state. He was born into the Deribe family in 1924 and died in 2002 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Before his death, Alhaji Mai Deribe was arguably one of the richest Nigerian men in the 80s. He built a house made from a mixture of liquid […]

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Queen Elizabeth II dies.

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch whose rule spanned seven decades, died today Thursday 8th september 2022 at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace has announced. Elizabeth ascended to the throne in 1952, on the death of her father, King George VI. She oversaw the last throes of the British empire, weathered global upheaval […]

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THE SENATOR NDI OWERRI ZONE NEED IN 2023. UCHE ONYEAGUCHA IN FOCUS.

Frankly speaking, one of the major constraints to progressive and effective leadership in Nigeria today is the presence of self-serving and opportunistic leaders.Leadership in all intents and purposes is concerned with fostering change while the centrality of political governance is service oriented. According to Brad Szollose “politics is a progenitor while leadership is a product […]

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China And Russia Declare ‘New Era’ Of Multipolarity, Challenging US Interventionism.

After meeting in Beijing, China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin released a joint statement clarifying the ideological divisions of the new cold war: Eurasian calls for multipolarity, cooperation, sovereignty, and “redistribution of power in the world” against US unipolar hegemony and interventionism. February 4, 2022 may very well be remembered in history textbooks as […]

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51 reasons the PDP and the APC may not campaign in the South East for next year’s election.

THE A P C. (1) No South East Presidential candidate for 2023 election even though it is the turn of the region to produce one. The party’s presidential candidate is from a region which had produced President for eight years and vice president for nearly eight years. (2) No South East Vice Presidential candidate. (3) […]

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PEOPLES CLUB OF NIGERIA

Chief Titus Ike Ume-Ezeoke, Onyima of Amichi was the founder of Peoples Club of Nigeria. He was the younger brother of Sir Geoffrey Ume-Ezeoke former Accountant General of the Old Anambra State and also the elder brother of Chief Edwin Ume-Ezeoke former Speaker of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under President Shagari.They were sons of […]

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THE CHARTER OF IMPERIALISM

This is distressing!! Do you know why the African elite, African wealth and African heads of state are at the service of the West? Do you know why apartheid, colonization, neocolonialism or even Françafrique existed? Do you wonder why the African is poor when his continent is full of so much wealth? Have you ever […]

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2023 Owerri Zone Senatorial Election: Those who are unlikely to be Senator.

In few weeks from now, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) will formally lift the ban on campaigns. The coast will now become clear for political parties to embark on full scale political marketing to sell their candidates. The general awareness and awakening of the masses and the  unfolding issues around the 2023 general election […]

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Igbo Speaking Communities In Kogi State

While much is known about the Igbo-speaking communities outside the South-East, but very little is known about the Igbo-speaking communities in Kogi state especially in Ibaji and Igalamela/Odolu LGAs such as the Eke Avurugo community (which speaks Igbo as first language and Igala as second language. One could find a handful of communities which strongly […]

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Any Christian who votes for Tinubu after 7 years of Christian persecution in Nigeria is a fool – Femi Aribisala

Nigerian Pastor and international Affairs Expert Femi Aribisala has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu is “too arrogant and contemptuous of Christians”. Aribisala, in his tweet Thursday, said, Tinubu “is convinced he can win the election in 2023 without Christians. He cannot”, he added. Aribisala, a famous columnist and […]

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Facts and figures. Know the truth

Britain brought Ìgbò people Christianity via CMS in 1857 The French followed them via RCM under the auspices of CSSp (the Holy Ghost Congregation) in 1885 Uncomfortable with their rival — the French — in their territory, Britain pulled strings to remove the French Catholic priests from Ìgbòland. Britain tipped Rome to instead replace the […]

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How South-East Lost The Chance Of Producing Nigeria’s President In 1979 – Amaechi

Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, elder statesman and nationalist is a former Minister of Aviation in the First Republic. In this interview, he shares his thoughts on violence across the country, the recent visit of some Igbo leaders to President Muhammadu Buhari for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), alleged […]

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Leaders be Wary of Sycophants.

Leadership is a trust and a burden. It is a trust because it is entrusted to people whom moral rectitude is not in dispute. When you become a leader, you are like a trusted servant. Though this is in an ideal situation; not in a pseudo democratic setting—especially when democracy takes the character of the […]

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HISTORY OF REFINERIES ESTABLISHMENT IN NIGERIA AND WHY NIGERIANS MUST KEEP ATIKU AND TINUBU AWAY FROM ASO ROCK AFTER BUHARI.

Are you aware that Nigeria has  four existing  refineries, with combined capacities to process and refine 445,000 barrels of crude oil per day,  located in Kaduna, Warri, and Port Harcourt respectively? Are you also aware that the first Nigeria REFINERY  in Port Harcourt at Alesa Emese was built  in under 2 years ( from 1963 […]

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2023: Obasanjo firmly believes it is the turn of South East to produce the next president – Source

A source close to former president Obasanjo has revealed that the former president is trying to regain back his place in the Nigerian history. Obasanjo is said to be of the view that it is the turn of South East to produce Nigeria’s next president. It is believed that he is indirectly supporting Peter Obi […]

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NDIGBO AND 2023

It should be possible for the rest of us to understand the frustrations of Ndigbo in the hands of their two big brother tribes, Hausa/Fulani and Yoruba, and their determination to distance Ndigbo from the levers of the highest political power in the land. We should offer them some sympathy in their quest at every […]

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INTERROGATING THE SOCIAL MEDIA – THE MISINFORMATION OF MINISTERS IN THE FIRST REPUBLIC – Prof. Ihechukwu Madubuike

“In this trip of life, if you are not careful….Rumors will make you hate innocent people and love the hypocrites” (Internet) MAN is a social animal, the only one with various tools to communicate his feelings, passions, desires and needs to others. With the introduction of mobile devices and other communication tools ,many of us […]

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The Igbo Delta Story

According to Dennis Osadebey in the book, Building A Nation, Nnebisi was the son of an Nteje woman, Diaba, who had gotten pregnant for an Igala man, Ojobo Nnebisi grew up in Nteje thinking he was of the kindred, but one day, after a quarrel, he was told that his father was not from there, […]

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Russia and India no longer need US dollar – BRICS president.

The two countries have successfully established a mechanism for mutual settlements in rubles and rupees, Purnima Anand says. Russia and India don’t need the US dollar in trade, having turned to national currencies to conduct mutual settlements, BRICS International Forum President Purnima Anand told reporters on Wednesday. “We have implemented the mechanism of mutual settlements […]

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WHY THE GOVERNORSHIP HAS ELUDED OWERRI ZONE OF IMO STATE SO FAR: A PERSPECTIVE.

Why has Owerri Zone consistently failed to produce governors despite her obvious strengths? I would briefly discuss some of the reasons in detail. Lack of altruistic interest: Why does the governorship elude Owerri zone despite its obvious electoral and political relevance? Why is the zone not mounting any serious challenge? The answer is simple; our […]

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HOW DID WE GET HERE

Nigeria’s heyday as a country remains in the past when federalism, in its genuine sense, was practiced. During this time, countries like South Korea or Taiwan were not a match for Nigeria in every metric of development conceivable or in any index of progress that is measurable. It was the time the world cast its […]

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THE NEED TO DO AWAY WITH SELF SERVING AND SELF CENTERED NIGERIAN POLITICIANS AT THE UPCOMING POLLS.

Self-centered and self serving politicians are not difficult to identify as they unashamedly exhibit a “do-or-die” disposition. Not only that, they display acquisitive character as if the resources God blessed Nigeria with as a nation solely belongs to them. Oddly enough, people in this category across the country are just a marginal percentage of the […]

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