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Arthur Eze – what is love?

Arthur Eze – what is love?

By Ochereome Nnanna WHEN people say: “Igbo don’t like themselves”, do they really know what they are saying? What is their evidence? How does the Igbo self-love compare with those of their peers – the Westerners and Arewa people? I am taking up this topic because an Igbo moneybag, Arthur Eze, recently caused a stir
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Buhari

Northern Muslims only; don’t trespass

Ocherome Nnanna EVEN before Mohammed Umar was sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to replace Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, there were already widespread speculations (backed up with names) of the imminence of another Northern Muslim as Magu’s replacement. Umar is the fifth Northern Muslim to occupy
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Buhari to commission Lagos-Ibadan Railway Jan, 2021 — Minister

Chibuike Amaechi, Ndi Igbo and 2023

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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Buhari seeks confirmation of nominees as Justices of Supreme Court, others

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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