Ogbodo, The Guardian’s ex-editor, advocates people-oriented leadership
As Nigeria continues to totter through myriad leadership challenges, former editor of The Guardian, Abraham Ogbodo, has canvassed people-oriented leadership for the country. He described the inter-dependency of the human spirit on value creation as one of the conditions that make life more liveable.
Democracy goes on trial in police court
Nigeria is not a vanishing anywhere; it shall stay forever if it is well nurtured. Right now, there is tension in the land because of the 2019 general elections, scheduled to begin on February 16, less than 80 days away.
Race for government house Asaba: Right of reply
Don’t be fooled by Mr. Abraham Ogbodo spurious, mischievous and specious analysis captioned “Race for Government House Asaba” published in the Guardian Newspaper of October 14, 2018.
Yet another ritual without content
October 1 every year has become a ritual without spiritual or even social content. The nation gathers in commemorative celebration to relive the day...
All is well in the national interest
Whereas the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had wanted to rule for only 60 years with the opposition still standing, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no time limit. It wants to rule alone forever and without the PDP or other opposition parties.
Another paradise has just been lost
I apologize for the rude exit. When one friend called to find out what happened to Backlash, I told him the bitter truth. I was tired of pushing positions that had not drawn down on President Buhari’s nepotism, tyranny and cluelessness on one hand and enhanced his statesmanship......
Excitement in Oghara kingdom, as illustrious son donates classroom block
Oghara community in Agbarha-Otor, Delta State, was agog recently, as Editor of The Guardian, Mr. Abraham Ogbodo, donated a block of four classrooms to Oghara Secondary School, where he once taught. Built in memory of his late grandmother, Mama Ekavweghwo Idibiago....
My father from my prism
I grew up to notice that we were strangers where we dwelt. Neighbours called my father Papa Nigeria and my Mum, Mama Nigeria. At school, other children taunted me and reminded...
This democracy can survive without agreements
All the agreements that we have had since 1999, to manage political power for bigger benefits, have been observed in the breach. Therefore, instead of this unending string...
From the narrative last week, I guess there is a common understanding that corruption is not only when a public officer steals big money from the national treasury. Corruption actually happens before the open stealing that is rather visible and attracts loud condemnation. I gave good instances of corruption last week. I shall continue today…