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Strong indigene, weak citizen

A Bill in the House of Representatives seeking to convert citizens who have lived in a state for 10 years into indigenes is said to be enjoying the cold attention of legislators. Sponsored by Hon Gozie Agbakoba, it says that any Nigerian who has lived peacefully in a state for 10 unbroken years and fulfilling all his civic obligations shall be entitled to privileges of an indigene, including scholarship, appointments to public office and voting and being voted for.

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In the matter of Chukwudi and co

Adokiye says he has licences, he has documents, now he has people who have come out to say “we have more. We will testify”The former commissioner for justice laughed at a suggestion by Taiwo Ogunjobi, one that says this team will be our next U- 20(?) our Under-20 at age 40?, he asked. He wants the sports, education and youths ministries to come together and evolve an enduring system that will guarantee the evolution of our youth. He wants more.

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On Ojukwu and war

WHEN Odumegwu-Ojukwu sneezes, the nation catches cold. That is to be expected. General Ojukwu showed his paces in war. He led one of the most famous wars of the late 20th century. General Ojukwu led the people of the former Eastern Nigeria with its majority Igbo population in a war in self-defence when they became targets of a genocidal rage.

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Judgment is here!

THIS is the moment that we have all been waiting for.I know how it feels especially for those who are passionate about Nigeria’s football.
Tension will take the greater part of them. In Mozambique, Tunisia will be playing to sail on to 2010 World Cup. In Kenya, Nigeria will be struggling to win and hope that Tunisia gets stuck.

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Crossing The Red Sea!

Dear Fellow-Nigerians,President Umoru Musa Yar’Adua may go down in history as the just Pharaoh that “facilitated” the emancipation of the Niger Delta [something the Balewas, Babangidas, Abachas, and Obasanjos tried, in vain, to achieve] by simply listening to the true representatives of the region’s peoples and having the political courage to address the fundamental challenges of the region…or, at least, that is what we are all praying that he does…if the hawks in his kitchen cabinet will let him!

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