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Chibuike Amaechi, Ndi Igbo and 2023

InAmaechi celebrates old Rivers’ governorsecurity, Amaechi

By Ochereoma Nnanna IN December 2012, the Item community in Abia North honoured Arumma Oteh, then Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC. I attended that ceremony in the company of the then CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi; Alex Otti, Diamond Bank GMD and other friends. Then-Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, flew in
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Nepotism

Nepotism, the worst form of corruption

By Ochereome Nnanna THE terms: “nepotism” and “corruption” are much misunderstood among the Nigerian populace. Unfortunately, even some of our prominent intellectuals are guilty of this, perhaps blinded by selfish interests. I am discussing these two topics because of their places in our democracy, especially in the dispensation of the current government. A dictionary defines
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We'll stop illegal appointments by Chief Executives — FCC Commissioner

Empty June 12 Democracy Day

By Ochereome Nnanna THE June 12 phenomenon, for me, is all about a struggle among three ideological approaches for the control of power in Nigeria: the Far Right Caliphate Extremists, the Centrist Moderates and the Centre-leftist True Federalists. The Caliphate Extremists promote the North’s political supremacy over the rest of the country. They believe that
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Senate confirms NDIC, Law Reform Commission nominees

Brief story of Draco the lawmaker

By Ochereome Nnanna About 2,600 years ago, there lived a nobleman in Athens (Greece) known simply as Draco. History has it that he was the first legislator of Athens, a city that bequeathed us the noble legacy of democracy which is now the political pop culture of the (Western) advanced world and other parts of
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Agbekoya faults northern governors over influx of Almajirai into South-West

Moving almajirai southward: For what?

By Ochereome Nnanna WHEN the coronavirus pandemic reached the shores of Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje did something that must be seen as a crime against humanity: he “deported” thousands of almajirai street children to their states of origin in the North. This action surprised me, really. The almajiri system, whereby children aged from five
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COVID-19. Kano, Fake news

Boss Mustapha got away with it

By Ochereome Nnanna Who is the Presidency?” Remember that arrogant retort which the disgraced former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, fired back at reporters when they informed him that his suspension had just been announced by the Presidency back in April 2017? To understand this question better you need to
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