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 […]

Saraki: Will Affliction Rise a Second Time?

How fast things change? How quickly destinies turn around? In the first week of July 2018, the police had invited the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki

Saraki: Will Affliction Rise a Second Time?

By Jude Ndukwe How fast things change? How quickly destinies turn around? In the first week of July 2018, the police had invited the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, for questioning over the infamous Offa Robbery. Tongues wagged, creating another round of tension in the land. Many could not understand what was happening. But then, […]

July 14: Nigeria and Ondo’s Mistake Ekiti People must not Make

As we inch closer to the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, stakeholders are putting final touches to their preparations to ensure not only a hitch-free election but also that the deserved party wins and continue to take the State on an upward projection.

By Jude Ndukwe As we inch closer to the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, stakeholders are putting final touches to their preparations to ensure not only a hitch-free election but also that the deserved party wins and continue to take the State on an upward projection. The news that the police hierarchy is deploying as […]

Plateau Killings: Femi Adesina and other Presidential Morticians

Since the unfortunate continued killings of fellow citizens by suspected Fulani herdsmen terrorists over the weekend in Plateau State, there has been outrage by men and women of goodwill from all walks of life especially as it concerns the federal government lackadaisical attitude towards apprehending the killers who have not only owned up to the killings as usual but have also boasted of inflicting more pain and sorrow upon Nigerians.

Plateau Killings: Femi Adesina and other Presidential Morticians

By Jude Ndukwe Since the unfortunate continued killings of fellow citizens by suspected Fulani herdsmen terrorists over the weekend in Plateau State, there has been outrage by men and women of goodwill from all walks of life especially as it concerns the federal government lackadaisical attitude towards apprehending the killers who have not only owned […]

Igbo Group Condemns Arrest of Abaribe, Demands Immediate Release

A leading Igbo socio-cultural group, Igbo Bu Igbo, has condemned what it terms “the continued indiscriminate arrest and persecution of political and business leaders of Igbo extraction by overzealous security agents”. In a statement signed by Dr Law Mefor-Anueyiagu and Jude Ndukwe, Chancellor and Head, Media Directorate, respectively, the group stated that ” With this […]