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Ihedioha and show of legislative courage

By Dr. Chuks Osuji In the first installment article on this topic published last week, a narrative analysis of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Constitution Amendment process was…

Ihedioha and show of legislative courage

By Dr. Chuks Osuji Understandably, there are some essential qualities every leader must possess. One of those qualities is courage. According to Knox Williams, “a leader may be nice, compassionate,…

Imo House: Going to equity without clean hand

Imo House: Going to equity without clean hand

By Dr. Chuks Osuji It is painful to observe that the presidential system of government as practised in Nigeria is misunderstood, misguided, mutilated, applied woefully, wrongly. That is why it…

Good or bad governance: It is a matter of communication (1)

By Dr. Chuks Osuji In 1981, one Chief R.B.K Okafor, now late, but a towering politician of note, then State Chapter Chairman of NPP – Nigerian People’s Party, hinted to…

APC: Praise the Lord, but no Halleluiah yet (2)

By Dr. Chuks Osuji When this happens, aggrieved party members leave their party in a large number, including those who were short-changed in the process. Of course, less national parties…

APC: Praise the Lord, but no Halleluiah yet (1)

By Dr. Chuks Osuji Understandably, since the emergence of All Progressives Congress (APC), our newspapers, radio and television broadcasts have been mostly on the emergence of the supposed new political…

Governors Forum: A bunch of naked emperors

By Dr. Chuks Osuji It is indisputable that Nigeria is a country of contradictions. For example, in the area of politics, there is no slightest aspect of political theory associated…

The myth behind kola nut (2)

In today’s analysis, I will conclude discussion on the myth behind kola nut which appears a couple of weeks ago. My apology to our readers for the late conclusion on…

Driving wheel of basic education: Uche Ejiogu dimension

By Dr. Chuks Osuji Understandably, the starting point of a global effort for effective women participation in all spheres of national affairs was the global women conference known as Beijing…

The myth behind kola nut

By Dr. Chuks Osuji It is a well-known fact that the Igbo ethnic nationality has reverence for Igbo Kola nut. Several years ago, as I was about rounding-off my doctoral…

Power intoxication on our roads

By Dr. Chuks Osuji I recall with nostalgia my experience several years ago when I came very close to touching a limousine belonging to an American President. That was in…

Lessons from U.S. polls and Obama’s second coming

By Dr. Chuks Osuji , researchcom3@yahoo.com On Sunday, January 20, 2013 – the Constitutional date for the swearing-in of a new United States President – Barack Obama, the first African-American to…

Governor Amaechi needs a little education on democracy

By Dr. Chuks Osuji Many people in Nigeria, particularly the enlightened and educated class know the man called, Professor Jibril Aminu. Those who know him can still say that he…

Ihedioha and politics of total inclusiveness

By Dr. Chuks Osuji, researchcom3@yahoo.com There is one essential political element which is constantly lacking among many political actors in the Nigerian political environment. That is lack of inclusive and…

As year ends: What of our woes and sufferings?

By Dr. Chuks Osuji As at now, there are many Nigerians in India hospitals trying to get more advanced medical attentions because they could afford them. And despite so much…

As year ends: What of our woes and sufferings?

By Dr. Chuks Osuji, researchcom3@yahoo.com In my last article on this page, ‘Christmas with tears, agony of hardship’, I argued that the passing year had been a tough year for…

Christmas with tears and agony of hardship

By Dr. Chuks Osuji, researchcom3@yahoo.com It is an incontestable fact that Christmas is the most highly celebrated festival today, the world over. It is not because there are many Christians…

Emeka Ihedioha with grassroots touch

By Dr. Chuks Osuji Thomas Jefferson, the fifth President of United States is recorded as one of the most quoted American Presidents. Another was Abraham Lincoln. One most quoted statement…

PDP: Accepting the challenge for physically-challenged persons

By Dr. Chuks Osuji There is no doubt that Nigeria is a very active nation in various aspects of human endeavours. In the fields of education, politics, culture, judiciary, sports,…

Onu: Statement of the soul and mind

By Dr. Chuks Osuji Time after time, in the course of our political history and development, there has been always the most persistent missing link in our efforts to develop…

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