Withdraw soldiers from the South, address unresolved national questions, ILT charges Buhari

By OBINNA EZUGWU Rising from its plenary meeting in Enugu on Monday, Igbo Leaders of Thought (ILT) condemned in its entirety, the •President Buhari deployment of soldiers in the South East zone in the name of Operation Python Dance 11 and the resultant humiliation and loss of lives, particularly in Abia State. It, therefore, called on the President More...

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By Okey Onyenweaku On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Nigeria @57: We have failed due to lack of leadership- Ogunade

By OBINNA EZUGWU Lagos based lawyer and founder, Voters Awareness Initiative, Mr Wale Ogunade has decried the inability of Nigeria to achieve development after 57 years of its existence as an independent nation. Ogunade More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Nigeria at 57: So far so what?

Obinna Ezugwu On October 1, 2017, Nigeria officially clocked 57 years as an independent nation. It is yet another milestone for the world’s most populous black nation and activities were lined up in celebration. More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Operation Python Dance: Relative peace belies palpable uncertainty in Abia

From PETER OKORE, Umuahia Since the Python Dance military operation which led to a confrontation with the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, and its eventual proscription by the government, relative peace seems More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Anambra 2017: The battles before the polls

Obinna Ezugwu   In August, former Secretary to the State Government of Anambra State under Peter Obi, Mr. Oseloka Obaze and a member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Tony Nwoye defied the odds to emerge More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Igbo lawyers flay FG, SE govs over IPOB proscription

Obinna Ezugwu   Last week’s declaration of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group by a Federal High Court in Abuja following an application filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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2019 polls: National Assembly nomination process begins in Abia

From PETER OKORE, Umuahia Ahead of the 2019 general elections in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia state has commenced the process of nominating candidates to vie for the National Assembly More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Anambra 2017: The godfathers confront power of incumbency

Obinna Ezugwu   Last week at a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders meeting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Peter Obi vowed to aggressively prosecute More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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2019 : The Turaki’s last dance

AYOOLA OLAOLUWA | Former vice president Atiku Abubakar’s ultimate retirement from active politics had been predicted on several occasions by political analysts. Virtually everyone, except himself, had written More...