NIGERIANS are experts in all fields of human endeavour, including a plethora of telephone ring tones. One tone in particular captures my attention and starts with “NIGERIA evil men will never rule you again, People who steal your money will never rule you again” and it goes on with a number of other interesting prayers.Read More
The scenario above was certainly not a clean sweep that Oshiomhole had planned to achieve. If it had been, one thing is sure: The Comrade Governor and his aides would have declared a celebration galore and clinked the good wine glasses to mark the total eclipse of the PDP in the State.Read More
THE election of Goodluck Jonathan as President of this country signposts so much hope for the country. It may be too early for analysts to go full length talking about the huge lot that hope offers us by this historic election.Read More
IN November 2004, during the mayhem at which parts of Anambra State were burnt down, it was difficult for me to believe that people from Anambra could inflict such violence on their State.Read More
Very soon, the Life of this National Assembly will come to an end. Consequently, time is ripe to assess its performance in all areas of its works as an arm of Government. It is conceivable that concerned stakeholders would be looking at the National Assembly from different angles.Read More
THE victory of Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha in the just concluded Imo Governorship election, no doubt has advanced the quest for an Igbo identity in a heterogeneous Nigerian Society.Read More
THE 2011 general elections were finally conducted after the initial wobble by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. On April 9, 2011 we voted for the candidates who would represent us at the National Assembly – Senate and House of Representatives.Read More
SUDDENLY there is a storm in the teacup of political patronage. A lot of Igbo investors in the Jonathan presidency are up in arms.Read More
WHAT do we see now? As many would readily attest to, tertiary institutions across the state, especially the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, have been suffering series of reverses since Osunbor left Edo state’s Government House.
As a matter of fact, education has been relegated to the background.
THE saying that “when the head is rotten, the body decays”, captures the centrality of leadership, in the theory of management. Basically, it is that a body pilots the affairs of any organisation, essentially to ensure growth.Read More
THE article by Sufuyan Ojeifo on “Edo Central polls: Between Oshiomhole and Hedonism” makes a very interesting reading because of the many allegations and innuendoes contained therein.Read More
ONE of the most disturbing problems of the health sector in Nigeria is the high rate of maternal, neo-natal and infant deaths associated with pregnancy and child birth. Current statistics reveal that over 500 women die in every 100,000 live births; 40 neo-natal deaths in 1,000 births and 75 infant deaths in 1,000 births.Read More
IN November 2004, during the may-hem at which parts of Anambra State were burnt down, it was difficult for me to believe that people from Anambra could inflict such violence on their State. But have we not seen brothers committing fratricide and sons committing patricide.Read More
THIS is a post-mortem. The 2011 election have come and gone, but it will go down in our lore as one election in which the fabled ‘masquerades” of the Nigerian politics were thoroughly demystified.Read More
The 2011 general elections have come and gone, and judging from the comments of local and international observers including Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka the processes, especially the National Assembly and the presidential polls, were in many respects free, fair and credible.Read More