Nnaa were oji
Le kwa nri
Mmanya ga aba na anya
Ịchoro ịta akara
The man, Buhari and his politics
MAJOR-GENERAL Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd), Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (GCFR) was born on December 17, 1942, in the town of Daura in the former Katsina province of the then Northern Nigeria.
More>>>> My Watch: What Does Baba Iyabo Want?
Nigeria is a unique place in the World by all standards. It is a place where anything is possible. It is a place so naturally endowed with abundant natural and human resources that we have practically all ‘brands’ of human beings; some exemplary in conduct, while some are only masters in pointing accusing fingers but quite hypocritical in real life
More>>>> The 4th Return of Pa Muhammadu Buhari
I will hand over to Gen. Buhari for his review and possible implementation my policy document which was developed in line with the party’s philosophy. -His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubaka, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
More>>>> Chime wants Church, traditional rulers to collaborate to preserve Igbo language
Enugu – Gov. Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has called on the Church to collaborate with traditional rulers in the South-East to preserve Igbo language and culture from going into extinction.
More>>>> Soyinka’s Demonization Of Jonathan
In a feat of acerbic verbal tantrums, Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka Tuesday December 2, attacked President Goodluck Jonathan and likened the Nigerian leader to Nebuchadnezzar the Biblical autocrat and king of Babylon who initially denounced the Living Supreme God.
More>>>> Elder (Dr.) Chukwuma Nwaonicha Urges the PDP Delegates to Vote Wisely at the Delta State Governorship Primary
The future of Deltans depends on the delegates from the twenty five Local Governments of the State. I urge the PDP delegates to vote wisely and vote their conscience at the Governorship primary on December 8, 2014. We know that the Governorship primary is one means by which any political party nominates candidate for Governorship election.
More>>>> Why Igbo can’t produce President
The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Gary Enwo-Igariwey, yesterday in Lagos, said an Igbo man cannot be President of Nigeria
More>>>> Amaechi: A Factor to Determine Who Occupies Aso Rock in 2015 - Ex-New PDP Spokesman
Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, has been described as a strong factor in determining who occupies the Aso Presidential Villa after the 2015 elections.
More>>>> The Imperative of Chief Sir Victor Umeh KSJ, OFRCircumstances throw up great men. OUR National Chairman, Chief Sir Victor Umeh is one of them. We, from these parts, are greatly lucky to have him at this time in the affairs of our National Party and Nigerian nation
More>>>> Community Leader Appeals To Jonathan To Complete 2nd Niger Bridge
Chief Ike Obasi, the President-General of Imo Community Assembly, Abuja, has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure speedy completion of the second Niger bridge to facilitate easy movement of traffic.
More>>>> Insurgency: Iwuanyanwu Seeks Summit Of Ex South-East military Officers
Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, a PDP chieftain, has charged the Ohaneze Ndigbo leadership to summon a meeting of all retired senior security officers of South East extraction to discuss the security of the zone.
More>>>> Courtney Dike: Is Only If Other Nigerians can be like her
Is only if other Nigerians can be like Courtney Dike, Nigeria would be a better place than what the country is now.
More>>>> On Ohanaeze Ndigbo Endorsement of a Presidential Candidate
Politicians and vested interested individuals or groups do not speak for Ohaneze Ndigbo. At the just concluded Imeobi Ohaneze Ndigbo meeting, other issues affecting Ndigbo were discussed as usual, but these interested politician/ groups only present themselves at the meeting for the purpose of disrupting normal Imeobi meeting the meeting they never attend until now because of politics and 2015 election.
More>>>> Amaechi : The Man,
His Feats, ‘Sins’ And Tribulations: An Insider’s Account
University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in Rivers State was where Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi laid the foundation of his political life, participating actively in student union politics, especially in the National Union of Rivers State Students (NURSS)
More>>>> Prof Joy Ogwu The Ambassador Extraordinary Who Makes Nigeria Proud All The Time
She has been blazing a trail in her career of being first to do this and that in a high caliber capacity that men earnestly covet.
More>>>> The forgotten Igbo and Igboids in Benue State
Gone are the days where we don't know where Igboid communities are hidden. I have now put Anioma and them on the map for future reference. They are in 4 local government areas of Benue State namely Ado, Oju, Okpoku and Obi, all in Benue State.
More>>>> End the Post-Biafra Battlefield's Wars Now!
Memo to Joseph in Egypt: I just returned from a trip where I attended the September 16th 2014 Goodluck Support Group Summit held at Eagles Square, Federal Capital Territory Abuja.
2015: Between Jonathan and Buhari -who is the lesser evil?Igbos and Buhari's past -Some Igbos here have been urging that we, Igbos, should not have a thing to do with All Progressives Congress [APC] or their candidates. They had hoped Ngige or Okorocha would be nominated as APC presidential flag bearer. That did not happen. Buhari, once again, became a presidential candidate, under APC. The party decided that and we have to live with it, or present our own man to run as independent, if the law allows that.
More>>>> Wind of Change is in the Air
Quack claim of leadership expertise is one of the perennial problems that have kept drawing Nigeria backwards. Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and Chike Obi (Mathematician) never had any personal experience in the machinery of civil and public administration.
More>>>> Impeachment Threats of Impeachable Characters
The fence-scaling, (dis)honourable members of the House Reps and some Senators have levelled 14 allegations, which in their thinking are impeachable offences against President Goodluck Jonathan. These discontented members of both Houses are simply aiming to heat up the polity in the spirit of Janjaweed philosophy of opposition politics in Nigeria.
More>>>> 2015: Okeke, former police commission boss, gives conditions for Igbo to support Jonathan
Although the south east states have made President Goodluck Jonathan their consensus candidate for the 2015 presidential election, this is not without a condition, says one of the Igbo leaders and former Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke
More>>>> Hunters, Boko Haram and
a maligned Army
The story of David and Goliath remains a popular and fascinating tale. A young shepherd slays a seasoned and —by some accounts— gigantic soldier. This story plays into the narrative of the underdog emerging triumphant despite overwhelming odds. And everybody loves a victorious underdog.
More>>>> Nwuche: Jonathan will Win in a Free, Fair ElectionFormer Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Chibudom Nwuche, has asserted that President Goodluck Jonathan will emerge victorious in the 2015 polls provided a transparent and level-playing ground heralds the conduct of the election.
More>>>> What Does a Nigerian Legislator do
The entire Nigerian state last week was treated to the movie "Scaling Gates"...a production of the legislative arm of government
More>>>> Jonathan deserves a second term- OlejemeThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial aspirant in Delta State, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme has urged Nigerian politicians to emulate the noble ideals and legacies of the Rt. Hon. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.
More>>>> 2015 - Why Nigeria needs Jonathan more now – UmehContrary to claims by some opposition political parties that the recent declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 presidential election was in bad taste
More>>>> State of the Nation: Governors have become a problem to our democracy - EtiebetThe All Progressives Congress, (APC) has claimed that President Jonathan was insensitive to have made his declaration for a second term a day after 48 school children were killed in a bomb explosion in Yobe State, however, within the context of the security situation in the country
More>>>> Boko Haram and those Curious Calls For President’s ResignationThe war against insurgency in Nigeria has sadly been reduced to Jonathan’s war. Those who could command public opinion to weigh in against the spread of the Boko Haram sect and terrorism in northern Nigeria have ostensibly kept mute
More>>>> Flogging a Dead Horse: Igbo Leaders propose Regional Govts
It is astounding that decisions or suggestions based on pure sentiment and emotion and not reason and strategy that considers the total picture based on facts both short term and long term continue as the mainstay of so-called Igbo leaders
More>>>> Catholic Church Hails Obi over Papal HonourIn appreciation for his good work and personification of sound Christian principles in public service and his fruitful collaboration with the Church, the former Governor of Anambra State has been awarded the Pontifical Equestrian Order of Saint Sylvester, Pope and Marty.
More>>>> Governor Rotimi Amaechi, Now a Political RascalIt is unfortunate that Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State is now being branded “a political Rascal.” This is what a governor will get if he continually concentrates on criticising the president’s performances
Theodore Orji Bags quintessential Igbo Leader Award
Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji receiving an award as the quintessential Igbo Leader from Prof. Chinweike Ezeike, Vice Chairman Igbo Leaders of Thought on behalf of Igbo Youth Movement at Nike Lake Resort Enugu. Watching is Prof. Ben Nwabueze, Chairman, Igbo leaders of Thought and Chairman of the Occasion. Igbo language, culture extolled
Anaocha indigenes in Lagos and lovers of culture were recently treated to a feast of Igbo culture at a gathering that also featured various competitions in Igbo language. The event was the maiden edition of the Association of Indigenes of Anaocha Local Government, Lagos, Cultural Day and launch of their Igbo Language Development Centre.
Four Ways of Writing the First Chapter
There are four primary approaches for beginning a successful novel. Probably more, including some highly experimental ones, but these are the classic main four. Here Jeff Gerke, an award-winning editor of fiction and non-fiction and the author of six novels, five non-fiction books and the co-author or ghostwriter of numerous other books, shows how.
More>>>> The Buhari PTF Days: The Untold Story
The mantra making the rounds now in the opposition circles is: Buhari is the change we need. One wonders how much of this Buhari the orchestrators know. Or are they just blinded by the propaganda of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
More>>>> Derivation: North’s conspiracy versus South’s resistance
Make or Break: Nigeria is again at cross-roads, what’s new? -The crisis as usual is the game of chicken in which the leadership of the core-North, the born-to-rule, not satisfied with its British deliberately engineered skewed advantages in their favor since independence now seeks to impose and extend these advantages into the foreseeable future or to hell with Nigeria.
More>>>> UNN Igbo centre rekindles nationalists’ spirit
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) recently played host to scholars, Igbo sons and daughters, and stakeholders from different parts of the country.
More>>>> Ogonis in US, Ndigbara, Wiwa Hails Rivers APC Consensus Governorship Candidate
Ogoni Stakeholders Forum (OSF) in the US, Chief Solomon Ndigbara and Wiwa family of bane have hailed the Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress for choosing Hon Dakuku Peterside as its consensus governorship candidate.
More>>>> As another civil war looms
Forty-four years after the end of the Nigeria-Biafra War, Nigeria finds herself on the brink of another civil war. Nigerians have waited in vain in the last five years for those who should know to show some fortitude and speak out. Last week, a few of them did.
More>>>> Regionalism only solution to Nigeria’s problems –Ekweremadu
With the 2015 general polls drawing near, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has urged the political class to allow citizens the freedom to choose leaders to represent them.
More>>>> South-East will produce president after Jonathan – NwaorguDr Joe Nwaorgu is the Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. He was a delegate to the just concluded National Conference.
More>>>> Igbo in Nigerian Politics: Fresh views on what Igbos want for 2015
When journalists learnt that All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) National Chairman, Chief Victor Umeh, was visiting the son of Nigeria’s first President, Owelle Bamidele Chukwuma Azikiwe...
More>>>> I Believe Wike and Amaechi Are Working Together – Princewill
Before I go into the reasons why, let me start by congratulating the President for the best declaration I have ever seen in Nigeria.
More>>>> Delta men are afraid of me - Olejeme
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ngozi Olejeme Friday said she would focus on education, agriculture, health and building of infrastructure.
More>>>> North: Igbo are not the problem
The interview of Dr. Junaid Mohammed in The PUNCH of October 25, 2014, was typical of men of his ilk. Rather than strategize with like minds to find solutions for the problems of his community, he prefers the escapist route of blaming others.
More>>>> Are Igbos really foolish?
Dr Junaid Mohammed,a member of the House of Representatives in the Second Republic and currently coordinates the Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics, Professionals and Businessmen. He treats other zones of Nigeria with little respect, and obviously cannot hide his hatred and disregard for Ndigbo of the South East Nigeria.
More>>>> Between Sen. Margery Okadigbo And Stella OduaThe battle for legislative representation of Anambra North Senatorial District at the Upper Chambers of the National Assembly is currently raging between Margery Okadigbo, the incumbent Senator and Stella Odua, the charismatic former Minister of Aviation.More>>>> PDP’s Congress: A sham, PDP will lose us and Rivers State - Princewill
Prince Tonye Princewill has decided to make public his personal perception of what he called ‘the weak attempt’ at a Ward Congress held by the Wike led Rivers State PDP exco.
More>>>> The Journey Begins:
PDP Needs to Sit Up
First of all I am pleased to confirm to you all that in the early hours of Friday the 24th of October, 2014; Prince Tonye Princewill received his PDP Nomination and Expression of Interest forms, to contest the Governorship primaries in Rivers State.
More>>>> Nigeria: Leaving it to God since...1960
It was October 1st, and trust me, many parts of Nigeria was green and white, some parents went the extra mile, dying their kids hair the national color, my own kids went to a party and came back with a green and white faces.
More>>>> Arab Contractors As An Obstacle To Economic Recovery Of The South-East
The people of the defunct Eastern Nigeria were on a high socio-economic pedestal before the advent of the Nigerian/Biafran war