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Akunyili: Diamonds are forever

Akunyili: Diamonds are forever

Today, the physical remains of Professor Dora Akunyili, former Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration (NAFDAC), and former Minister of Information, would be interred in Agulu, Anambra…

Osun: So APC and pdp can be so committed?

Osun: So APC and pdp can be so committed?

The sight of Governor Rauf Aregbesola few days to the just concluded governorship election in Osun state was very disturbing. Here was an incumbent governor in his own state, amongst…

As impeachment whirlwind blows

As impeachment whirlwind blows

By Nnedi Ogaziechi Let the truth be told, the average politician in this part of the world presents the most complex human character that often defies any exact characterization. Even when…

2015: Motion devoid of movement

2015: Motion devoid of movement

Besides the outrage and condemnations of the atrocities of the sons of dog around the country, there seems to be so much chaos in the activities of the two somewhat…

Dear governors, thank you but goodbye

Dear governors, thank you but goodbye

By Nnedi Ogaziechi When we were in school, there were some male students who some  ladies referred to as ‘sons of the owners’ of the National Theatre, National Stadia, interstate…

Threat by Arewa youths real – Kanu

Threat by Arewa youths real – Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu is leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Director of Radio Biafra. In this interview with ASST. POLITICS EDITOR, EMMA MADUABUCHI, he speaks on the ultimatum given…

Did politicians hear Malala?

Did politicians hear Malala?

Amidst the despondency over the continued absence of the abducted school girls (before and after the Chibok abductions, there were and continues to be other school girls abductions in some…

Musings on 2015

Musings on 2015

By Nnedi Ogaziechi 2015 is not just another election year in this country. The year, more than any other in the country’s checkered history, is almost turning to a metaphor. To…

APC and PDP on Emir Lamido’s graveside

APC and PDP on Emir Lamido’s graveside

The death of the former Emir of Kano, late Ado Bayero some weeks back has again brought to the fore the selfish partisanship that  most politicians in this clime is…

Ekiti: Where are the politicians?

Ekiti: Where are the politicians?

By Nnedi Ogaziechi Listening and watching the governor of Ekiti State, John Kayode Fayemi, of the All Progressive Congress (APC) concede defeat and congratulate the candidate of the Peoples Democratic…

Ohaneze Ndigbo, one more thing

Ohaneze Ndigbo, one more thing

By Nnedi Ogaziechi The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, is probably the most potent political voice of the South Eastern part of the country. The organization has attempted on several…

For Akunyili, tears can never be enough

For Akunyili, tears can never be enough

 Nnedi Ogaziechi nnedis@yahoo.com espying@dailyindependentnig.com, 08056180164 (SMS only).  Despite the toll ill health had taken on the late Professor Dora Akunyili, she still had the courage to physically represent her state Anambra…

Peter Obi: Socio-Economic value of second address

Peter Obi: Socio-Economic value of second address

with Nnedi Ogaziechi, nnedis@yahoo.com Former governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi has gotten the rave reviews that can last him a lifetime. His name as the good old saying goes would…

Ekiti Election as dress rehearsal

Ekiti Election as dress rehearsal

By Nnedi Ogaziechi In a few weeks, the people of Ekiti state would troop to exercise their franchise by electing the next governor of the state for the next four…

Chibok: Hypocrisy of politicians

Chibok: Hypocrisy of politicians

By Nnedi Ogaziechi The global display of outrage and anger over the abducted Chibok girls has helped put the terrible incident on our faces twenty four hours a day every day…

Chibok: As politicians divide us

Chibok: As politicians divide us

By Nnedi Ogaziechi The present security chaos in the country is almost a disaster that is routed in the type of political system that the political class has foisted on…

The Nyako we all help create

The Nyako we all help create

By  Nnedi Ogaziechi Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has fully given vent to the adage that it is not the thing that goes into a man that defiles him…

Chibok Parents: Did they know it’s Easter?

Chibok Parents: Did they know it’s Easter?

Espying  with Nnedi Ogaziechi,  Email: nnedis@yahoo.com  Only a woman who has gone through labour pains can adequately describe the biblical birth pangs. It could be funny at times when some fathers…

Nigerians! Why all the hate?

Nigerians! Why all the hate?

By Chief Ralphs Okey Nwosu / (Ikolo Dike Orabueze Awka) It is a very somber moment, so no protocols. On Monday the 14th of April 2014 many of our neighbors, friends, brothers,…

Is there a Nigerian spirit?

Is there a Nigerian spirit?

Espying  with Nnedi Ogaziechi    “First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not…

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