Defined as a law and order issue by the authorities, the continued and prolonged imprisonment of the Shia sheikh, despite a Federal High Court order to release him and his wife in December 2016, threatened to make the conflict deep-rooted and could develop into a dangerous Sunni-Shia antagonism.
Obasanjo trounced Ojukwu on his own turf. Why? The election was not so much about Ojukwu, but about the centring of the South East
Yes, President Buhari is doing great things in the area of infrastructure in the country. Roads, bridges, rail, airports, and the half has never yet been told.
Godwin Emefiele, the CBN Governor, who has shown capacity and pluckiness managing Nigeria’s reserve bank these past years of global cum local economic crisis, made this announcement on Tuesday, July 27 while presenting a communique from the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting. He cited unwholesome business practices of the BDCs which run contrary to the rules of engagement thus putting much strain on the naira.
My younger brother is gone. Prince Muis Adediran Shodipe-Dosunmu has transited to the realm beyond the human ken.
When you find two people from the Benin kingdom talking these days, chances are that they are talking artifacts. That…
Those who challenged this dominating wisdom were either jailed, maimed or killed. This bully tactics between the North and South had been at play from year dot. It had been there throughout our relationship with these foreigners from the Sahel. The savagery and public degradation they put Southerners who have the balls to call for radical change amount to having the meanest junk yard dogs among humans. Yet, Southerners continue to disagree with the North because their political model of master/servant relationship would not be allowed to take root in Nigeria of disparage nationalities.
By inviting NCC and INEC shunning its own invitation, it appears the House of Reps was acting a devious and utterly treacherous script
The tussle between farmers and herders is more pronounced in the Middle Belt/North Central states of Plateau, Nasarawa and Benue
I am very uncomfortable with the lavish display of wealth on any occasion, especially in a time of hardship and lack for most others
Although the Calabar experiment could not stand the test of time, it nevertheless set the ball of the newspaper industry rolling in Nigeria.
These lines succinctly speak true of the contemporary times, especially at it relates to the November 6, 2021 Anambra state governorship election.
From the nuisance of a funny clip on social media applications annoyingly freezing, to critical communications where a glitch could be serious if it affects remote surgery or an automated factory, secure user experience is now the main end-user expectation as 5G use cases become more demanding, critical and sophisticated.
“I dey for house now? Where I for dey?”
Within those four years and some months that I worked in the media department of The SCOAN, I observed a couple of anomalies which I want you to bring to an immediate end as you take charge of the administrative aspect of the ministry. Everyone must accept the fact that the death of your husband is the end of an era and standards cannot remain the same forever. Change, even among the body of Christ, is as constant as the morning sun.
Even the unscrupulous critics agree that electronic transmission of election results is not only strategic in strengthening and deepening democracy but in vogue, the world over. Among others, it confers legitimacy on elections sequel to inherent transparency and also encourages massive participation following the ease and convenience it delivers. And quite instructively, it does not replace but complements the usual physical transmission, thus implying that combination of both guarantees the infallibility of the results.
More than any time, since the end of the Nigerian civil war in 1970, the survival of the country as a united nation is being threatened. Although, at all times, there were issues that reminded us of our divisive backgrounds, often manifesting in terms of political demands by sections of the country, this is the first time Nigeria is experiencing secessionist agitations from two groups from two sections of the country – Nnamdi Kanu’s group in the South-East and Sunday Igboho’s in the South-West. These are agitations, which have assumed the forms of civil disobedience and in the case of Nnamdi Kanu’s group in South-East, it has graduated to rebellion against the Nigerian state, resulting in attacks on police stations, kidnappings and killings of security personnel and other functionaries of government as well as destructions of government structures.
The 2018 bill seeks to repeal the Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2011 (as amended) and enact an Act to provide measures for the detection, prevention, enforcement, combating and prohibition of acts of terrorism as well as the effective implementation of international instruments aimed at preventing and combating terrorism and suppressing its financing.
They’ve sprouted and taken over every inch of the land ruled by your underachieving regime, wearing the masks of terrorism, corruption, rape, banditry, ritualism and daily bloodshed – kicking Nigeria in the teeth – with no end in sight.
THE FIRST SIN of these Igbo leaders is lack of development in Igboland that drew the ire of Kanu in the first place.