Tonye Princewill

Every soul is on trial

Every soul is on trial

It’s not often that I extol the virtues of other people’s heroes. I think we do too much of that in contemporary Nigerian discourse already.
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Celebrating Amaechi vs Omehia: Ceremony set  in the future?(2)

Celebrating Amaechi vs Omehia: Ceremony set in the future?(2)

THE way this story ended, is well known and also controversial. That’s because the Supreme Court didn’t just declare Amaechi the authentic flag-bearer of PDP. It removed Omehia, who had been sworn in since May 29, 2007, and replaced him with Amaechi.

NLNG – a friend indeed! (2)

NLNG – a friend indeed! (2)

THAT’S not all the LNG boys have done – not by a long shot. If you have doubts, ask the people of Abua, Ekpeye, Ogba, Ikwere, Okrika and Kalabari towns, here in Rivers State, where the company has built schools and supplied educational materials, including desks or the hospitals and equipment they have been running.

NLNG: A friend indeed! (1)

NLNG: A friend indeed! (1)

I AM taking time off from the subsidy debate to discuss lighter matters. Lighter in as far as they do not evoke the same passions, but by no means are these matters less important. You see, I don’t understand why the removal of “subsidy” must equate to increase in fuel prices.

Fuel subsidy: The Red Herring effect (2)

Fuel subsidy: The Red Herring effect (2)

WE will return to the government’s need to remove the subsidy later and the alternate ways it can spend the funds so people will see results rather than pepper. But first, let’s consider the issue from the vantage point of “the people”-or at least from the perspective of those who purport to speak for them.