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Okupe’s roar: Whose war?

The night before he presented the 2013 budget proposals to the National Assembly, President Goodluck Jonathan visited the President of the Senate, Senator David Mark in his Apo Mansion where he solicited the cooperation of the senate leadership for an expedited passage of the 2013 budget.

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Arewa, Ndigbo talks: Is it for real?

With Southwest leaders engaged in a shouting match with Southeast leaders over allegedly derisive comments on the Southwest sage, Obafemi Awolowo by literary giant, Chinua Achebe, Arewa leaders last Wednesday slipped into Enugu to rub minds with Igbo leaders. Could the meeting be a prelude to geopolitical realignment in the polity?

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2015: Why South-South wants Jonathan – Sen Owie

Erstwhile Senate Chief Whip Senator Roland Owie in this interview reviews the circumstances that led to the emergence of President Goodluck Jonathan, describing it as a force majeure and argues that he should be allowed to complete two terms in office. While noting challenges that have beclouded the administration, Senator Owie points at achievements in certain sectors to underpin his hopes for a successful legacy for the administration

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