Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo Expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo are among dignitaries billed to participate at a special pan-Nigerian conference designed to move the national conversation on political restructuring forward in the run-up to the 2019 elections.

Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo Expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo are among dignitaries billed to participate at a special pan-Nigerian conference designed to move the national conversation on political restructuring forward in the run-up to the 2019 elections. A key purpose of the summit is […]

Osun Election: Is this the INEC or should We Expect another?

Osun Election: Is this the INEC or should We Expect another?

By Jude Ndukwe During his screening exercise before the Senate prior to his confirmation as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmud Yakubu had, in response to one of the questions from the senators, said it was too late in his life for anyone, no matter how highly placed or powerful, to […]

Okezie Ikpeazu: When Performance Justifies Equity and Deserves Continuity

As the 2019 general elections approach, Abia State is agog as different groups and communities in the stat jostle among themselves to host and celebrate one of their brightest stars, known to some as the “Scholar in Governance”, to others as the “Silent Achiever” and, yet, to some others, as the “Caterpillar Revolutionist” for his many sides rolled into the singular vision of making Abia great and prosperous.

Okezie Ikpeazu: When Performance Justifies Equity and Deserves Continuity

By Jude Ndukwe “You need continuity. You need a commitment and continuity” – Jeff Fisher As the 2019 general elections approach, Abia State is agog as different groups and communities in the stat jostle among themselves to host and celebrate one of their brightest stars, known to some as the “Scholar in Governance”, to others as […]

Saraki: APC’s Nightmare, Presidency’s Mortal Fear

Ever since his emergence as Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has been the undeserved target of mudslinging, character assassination, frivolous court cases, undue media trial, executive harassment and humiliation, propaganda, half-truths and outright falsehood among other shenanigans aimed at cowing and arm-twisting him to force him to bow to the whims and caprices of a powerful cabal operating

Saraki: APC’s Nightmare, Presidency’s Mortal Fear

By Jude Ndukwe Ever since his emergence as Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has been the undeserved target of mudslinging, character assassination, frivolous court cases, undue media trial, executive harassment and humiliation, propaganda, half-truths and outright falsehood among other shenanigans aimed at cowing and arm-twisting him to force him to bow to the whims and […]

Between Buhari’s National Interest and the Universal Rule of Law

Recently, during his address to lawyers at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari had alarmed not only Nigerians but the entire world when he was quoted as saying that “Rule of Law must be subject to the supremacy of the nation’s security and national interest”.

Between Buhari’s National Interest and the Universal Rule of Law

By Jude Ndukwe “Politics is the art of making your selfish desires seem like the national interest” – Thomas Sowell Recently, during his address to lawyers at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari had alarmed not only Nigerians but the entire world when he was quoted […]

Kemi Adeosun: When Forgery is Elevated to a Cardinal Virtue

Kemi Adeosun: When Forgery is Elevated to a Cardinal Virtue

By Jude Ndukwe “Whatever is true, whatever is honourable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things” (Philipians 4:8). Let me start this week’s essay on a spiritual note. This is because we are a […]

Abia State: Orji Uzor Kalu should Stop Hallucinating – Group Advises

An Umuahia-based socio-political association, Odinma Abia, has advised former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, to urgently seek medical and psychological attention to treat his worsening case of hallucination that continues to make him see Abia as his private estate that he must conquer once again and determine who governs the state and who does not.

Abia State: Orji Uzor Kalu should Stop Hallucinating – Group Advises

An Umuahia-based socio-political association, Odinma Abia, has advised former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, to urgently seek medical and psychological attention to treat his worsening case of hallucination that continues to make him see Abia as his private estate that he must conquer once again and determine who governs the state and who […]

[OPINION] Femi Fani-Kayode, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB and other Victims of Oppression

I read with derision the infantile missive of one Churchill Okonkwo which he mischievously titled “FFK Stabbed Nnamdi Kanu, Betrayed IPOB and Kissed Kwankwaso” which was published in Sahara Reporters of August 3, 2018. It is unfortunate that in attempt to score cheap points

[OPINION] Femi Fani-Kayode, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB and other Victims of Oppression

By Jude Ndukwe I read with derision the infantile missive of one Churchill Okonkwo which he mischievously titled “FFK Stabbed Nnamdi Kanu, Betrayed IPOB and Kissed Kwankwaso” which was published in Sahara Reporters of August 3, 2018. It is unfortunate that in attempt to score cheap points, use FFK’s famous name to climb to the momentary limelight […]

Sambo Dasuki and Nigeria’s Subtle Descent into Anarchy

“We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force” – Ayn Rand

Sambo Dasuki and Nigeria’s Subtle Descent into Anarchy

By Jude Ndukwe “We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force” – Ayn Rand Col […]