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Malala’s voice Vs the deafening silence of politicians

Malala’s voice Vs the deafening silence of politicians

By Nnedi Ogaziechi October 11th is a date reserved by the United Nations as the International day of the Girl Child. Coincidentally, a day before this date, the Pakistani prodigy,…

Season of endorsements and annointings

Season of endorsements and annointings

By Nnedi Ogaziechi    Nigerian politicians are a bunch. If really you understand the drift. They never cease to amuse. Deft in all forms of theatricals all in a bid…

2015: Political lessons from Chukwu and Fashola

2015: Political lessons from Chukwu and Fashola

By Nnedi Ogaziechi West Africa and its economy is almost at the edge of the precipice as the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) ravages a good percentage of the population with…

Ndigbo and the tragedy of ‘Abuja’politicians

Ndigbo and the tragedy of ‘Abuja’politicians

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   The demons that held Anambra state by the jugular since 1999 seem to be losing its grip faster than all projections. The immediate past governor of the…

Synagogue: Watch the lips of politicians

Synagogue: Watch the lips of politicians

By Nnedi Ogaziechi As a write, there are reports that the death toll at the premises of the collapsed guest house of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) in…

Dimgba Igwe: Tears from politicians?

Dimgba Igwe: Tears from politicians?

By Nnedi Ogaziechi    It is a season of sadness. Just a few days ago, Nigerians bade farewell to late Professor Dora Akunyili who died on the 7th of June, today,…

Ebola: How many ministers are active?

Ebola:  How many ministers are active?

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   The Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has been very visible in the media since the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria a…

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…

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