NIGERIA’S SECOND NIGER BRIDGE: GROUP LAUDS JULIUS BERGER, PRESIDENT BUHARI FOR PROJECT DELIVERY PROGRESS.

“Each of us came away thrilled and very grateful for this very functional project, which will ease traveling time and boost business across the country.“ – Chief Joe Ikunna Igbo intelligentsia Forum has concluded its onsite fact-finding assessment trip of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge Project with a positive report. After a touring of the […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA BILL: SHORT WALK TO TOTALITARIANISM? – By Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah.

Bishop Kukah has earned respect over the years for his unbiased stand on burning national issues. This is yet another classic! I have consistently tried to create levels of differentiation between democracy and dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in Nigeria. I have argued that Nigeria is still very far […]

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ONLY THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT SIDES WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS AGAINST HER CITIZENS IN TIMES OF CONFLICT.

Just imagine the SPEED with which The Nation Newspaper reported that the EFCC has set up a Special Panel to investigate the AIR PEACE BOSS AND his acquisition of Aircrafts from the US. THISDAY reports that the Attorney General of the Federal, Malami is waiting for the letter from the US Government on the so-called […]

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ALLEN ONYEMA AND AIR PEACE V. US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE – BY Emmanuel N. Emenyonu, Ph.D (Glasgow), LLB (London), CPA (Massachusetts), FCA (Nigeria)

The Nigerian media space went agog when the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division on November 19, 2019, filed Case 1:19-cr-00464, A “True Bill”, otherwise known as Grand Jury Criminal Indictment against the persons of Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema, a Nigerian Citizen, the Chairman and CEO of Air Peace; […]

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THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS THE ONLY GOVERNMENT THAT SIDES WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS AGAINST HER CITIZENS IN TIMES OF CONFLICT.

Just imagine the SPEED with which The Nation Newspaper reported that the EFCC has set up a Special Panel to investigate the AIR PEACE BOSS AND his acquisition of Aircrafts from the US. THISDAY reports that the Attorney General of the Federal, Malami is waiting for the letter from the US Government on the so-called […]

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AFRICA: THE NIGERIAN MILLIONAIRES.

A 1965 Times Magazine article on emerging Nigerian millionaires Friday, Sep. 17, 1965 Along with pride in status and problems of self-government, independence for the 31 nations of black Africa means the emergence of black businessmen. A few flourish on cottage industries, that early stage of every economy; some are the opportunistic agents of the […]

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THE DEFINITION OF THE DEEP STATE AS IT RELATES TO USA POLITICS AND FOREIGN POLICY.

The term “deep state” has been associated with the “military–industrial complex” by several of the authors on the subject. Potential risks from the military–industrial complex were raised in President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s 1961 farewell address: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the […]

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AS THE DEEP STATE ATTACKS TRUMP TO RAVE MEDIA REVIEWS, DONT FORGET ITS DARK SIDE.

The deep state has a long history of betraying the trust of the American people. They aren’t our friends just because we share an enemy in common. “Thank God for the deep state,” declared former acting CIA chief John McLaughlin recently while appearing on a panel at George Mason University. A year ago, the deep […]

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THE SUSPICIOUS VISIT OF THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISION TO THE SOUTH EAST AND THE BIAFRAN QUESTION

Since after the gruesome civil war against the people of Biafra in 1967/70, when Britain supported the aggressors to bring war against the people of Biafra, no British High Commissioner have ever set foot anywhere in Biafra land. Biafra land has been nothing to them, other than where subjugated people live. Britain was desperate and […]

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NDIGBO: LISTEN TO PRICE WATERHOUSE AND COOPERS (PWC)s MEGAPHONE ON NIGERIA – By Sam Igwe.

It has been 23 days since we launched the Crowdfunding Campaign to share the idea and moblize support for SE2030 a novel online collaboration platform for peer to peer investments to radically transform the economic outlook of South East Nigeria. In that time Nigerians living in the UK alone have sent home over N72.5 Billion […]

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NDI IGBO IN THE CONTEMPORARY NIGERIA; PROBLEMS, PROSPECTS AND THE WAY FOWARD. BY KINGSLEY MOGHALU.

YOU MISSED IT…? Here is the complete soft copy of the World Class Lecture delivered by Prof. Kingsley Moughalu at the 2nd Memorial Lecture of Late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, organized by Chuwkuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Univeristy. Republished by Harrison Madubueze. Protocols. I thank the Vice, Chancellor, Senate and Council of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University […]

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$9.6Bn JUDGEMENT: GRACE TAIGA CONFIRMS AGF GOT DRAFT OF P&ID AGREEMENT – WITNESS.

A principal witness, CSP Umar Babangida, on Wednesday alleged that Grace Taiga, a former director, Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, played a major role in the fraudulent gas supply agreement between the Federal Government and Petroleum and Industrial Development (P&ID). Testifying in an FCT High Court in Abuja, Babangida, informed the court that […]

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WHAT HAPPENED IN THE SUPREME COURT ON 30TH OCTOBER 2019 IS A FARCE, NOT A VALID HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF THE APPEAL LODGED BY FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT ATIKU AGAINST THE VICTORY OF PRESIDENT BUHARI IN THE 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AS DECLARED BY INEC – Professor Ben Nwabueze

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, was reported in the Vanguard newspaper of October 31st 2019 to have said as follows: “We have examined all the briefs of argument and the exhibits for over two weeks and we have all agreed that there is no merit in this appeal. The appeal is […]

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WHO WILL SAVE NIGERIA?

It is no longer news that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has successfully installed its preferred members at the helm of the National Assembly. The victory dance and partying is still on. I don’t know whether to laugh or cry for my beloved country. Nigeria has become a carnival feast for the APC. Who knows […]

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WHY DID HE COME BACK?

Nigerians wanted a messiah. They got one, or so they thought. His coronation was loud and boisterous. In faraway countries, people danced in joyous rhythm and celebratory backslapping. It was supposed to be a new dawn premised on change. The emotion was infectious, as people lost in momentary covetousness suspended their reasoning. Some trekked long […]

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UNENDING OIL THEFT.

The National Economic Council (NEC) last week put the amount of crude oil stolen from Nigeria in the first half of 2019 at 22 million barrels. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who is the chairman of the ad-hoc committee of the NEC on crude oil theft, prevention and control, gave the alarming figure at […]

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NIGERIA’S CONFOUNDED JUDICIARY.

The Nigerian Judiciary has fallen. It has crashed and self-destructed. All hope of bringing it back to life seems lost. There is neither trust nor confidence in our judiciary anymore. Let me adapt Abba’s song, “Money, money, money … it’s a rich man’s world” and the judiciary is in full disco dance to the tune […]

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BUHARI: THE ‘CONVERTED DEMOCRAT’

I was having a quiet time on the internet researching an unrelated subject when I stumbled on the then presidential standard-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari’s Chatham House speech delivered in February, 2015. Glancing through it, so many amazing statements jumped out at me. Just go back and read Buhari’s Chatham […]

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BIAFRA: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR – PART 2

Secret American diplomatic dispatches, spread over 21,000 pages, provide previously unknown information about the Nigerian Civil War. In a lengthy trial in 1962, Awolowo, Enahoro, Lateef Jakande, Sasore, Nwaobiala, Umoren, Ebietoma, and some other members of the only party in Opposition were sentenced to ten years imprisonment on the grounds of accusations which obviously applied […]

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GOWON AT 85 AND FANI KAYODE – By Reuben Abati

General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s military Head of State from 1966 -1975, turned 85 on Saturday, October 19, 2019. In a congratulatory message, President Muhammadu Buhari described him as a living legend and a symbol of national unity. The statement from the Presidency gushed with phrases such as “visionary leadership style, wisdom, disciplined outlook…elder statesman, simplicity […]

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REPORT FORSEES $34.8bn REMMITANCES FROM SOUTHERN NIGERIANS BY 2023

The PriceWaterhouse Cooper (PwC), a multinational professional auditing firm, has predicted that diaspora remittances to Nigeria will reach $25.5 billion by the end of the year and $34.8 billion by 2023. The firm expressed belief that such inflow would continue to strengthen the Nigerian economy in the coming years. According to PwC’s latest White Paper […]

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REMITTANCES BY SOUTHERN NIGERIANS IN DIASPORA SOARS TO $25 BILLION IN 2018.

According to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the inflow of remittances by Nigerians in Diaspora rose to an estimated $25 billion in 2018, making it the highest in sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, Nigeria is one of the top five nations with high remittance inflows globally. The report titled ‘Nigeria Economic Outlook-top 10 themes to watch out […]

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PRESIDENTIAL APPEAL: STILL ON TRADITION OF SUPREME COURT JUDGES TO FORM PANEL – By Law Mefor

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP)’s caucus in the House of Representatives recently raised alarm over alleged plans to subvert the case of the party’s candidate in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, at the Supreme Court. The caucus, in a statement jointly signed by its leaders in the house alleged that there was an attempt […]

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OBLONGMEDIA DEMANDS THE REINSTATEMENT OF DR ARIKANA CHIHOMBORI-QUAO AFTER HER UNJUST REMOVAL FROM OFFICE.

The unification of the African Diaspora as espouded in AU Agenda 2063 is contrary to the Africa that has been marginalized and pillaged through inequitable colonial and post-colonial contracts. Dr. Arikana has been outspoken about neo-colonial maneuverings and exploitation that still exist today. Her dissemination of the truth has garnered her attention and support around […]

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