Fela’s place in Rock and Roll hall of fame
As a nation of over 250 million people, Nigeria is a breeding ground for gifted radicals who are unique in their own ways.
50 years after civil war, Nigerians mull terms of unity, clamour for true federalism
Fifty years ago, a devastating civil war that killed more than one million people in Nigeria came to an end. Most of those who lost their lives in what became known as the Nigerian Civil War died from fighting...
Igbo leaders meet in Ebonyi over 2023 presidential project
Igbo leaders will today meet in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State to begin move for the nation’s presidency in 2023. To this end, the first state chapter of the South East for Presidency 2023 Movement would be inaugurated at the Women Development Centre (WDC) to be graced by distinguished religious, traditional, political and social actors. Former Minister…
Free Nigeria of hunger, insecurity, others, campaign urges electorate
The Atiku /Obi Campaign Council has urged the electorate to stamp out tyranny, insecurity and hunger in the country by voting out President Buhari in this weekend’s polls. Its chairman and immediate past deputy governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, made the appeal in a statement yesterday in Ado Ekiti by his media aide,…
Catalonia: What lies behind it
There are rumblings and political dysfunction in nearly all lands leading to agitations of all kinds.
Why Awo did not make West to secede
On May 30, 1967, the Military Governor of Eastern Region, Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu pulled the region out of Nigeria and called it Biafra. A few hours later, General ordered his arrest which eventually led to a civil war.
Of Igbos and the illusory Biafran dream
What Odumegwu-Ojukwu failed to achieve, a million Nnamdi Kanu cannot achieve. Nnamdi Kanu is on a futile trip. Of course, Nigeria cannot be allowed to continue on its shameful path where truth and justice are asunder.
The deceptive seduction of secession
The British-Nigerian director of Radio Biafra; whose bid to resurrect the 50-year-old dispute was initially dismissed by most Nigerians as an agitation, gained notoriety when he was arrested by the Nigerian Department of State Service DSS in 2015.