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Lagos international airport road of shame

Lagos international airport road of shame

By Austine Uche-Ejeke The state of any international airport road says a lot about the country. Why, you may ask, and the answer is not far-fetched. Most of the international…

Jonathan’s presidential committee on job creation

Jonathan’s presidential committee on job creation

By Eze Onyekpere   A few days ago, President Goodluck Jonathan set up a committee including ministers and representatives of the private sector and charged it with creating three million…

An epoch is about to close

An epoch is about to close

By Eric Teniola The fear, entertained, in 1999 was that the military, having been in power for the last 29 out of the 33 years, would still continue to imperially…

How much is your vote worth?

By Eze Onyekpere   Today’s discourse will seek to raise the poser: How much is your vote worth? It will also seek to raise possible answers to that poser. The…

Onyebuchi’s impeachment and the conspiracy of falsehood

Onyebuchi’s impeachment and the conspiracy of falsehood

By John Ogbonna The impeachment drama in Enugu has ended with the eventual impeachment of the former Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi by the State House of Assembly and the appointment…

Nigeria and dearth of politics of principles

By Eze Onyekpere   Great Nigerians, we are witnessing a lot of going back and forth, approbating and reprobating, blowing hot and cold all in the name of politics, in…

INEC and task of enforcing campaign finance

INEC and task of enforcing campaign finance

By Eze Onyekpere   Why are we operating in some spheres of life as if there are no laws and policy positions? Is Nigeria a jungle? Ignoring stated rules and…

For the Falconets, this victory is personal

For the Falconets, this victory is personal

By Chidi Oguamanam   He pressed his head to my bosom. I looked down. I observed some tears rolling down his little cheek as we sat on the sofa watching…

Stop the impunity in our fiscal operations

By Eze Onyekpere   We are almost at the end of the eighth month of the year and about four months to the end of the financial year which runs…

Ebola and financing health care

Ebola and financing health care

By Eze Onyekpere The Ebola pandemic ravaging the West African sub-region and which has come into Nigeria is an ill-wind that blows death and destruction on its path. The ability…

Opportunity to turn things around

Opportunity to turn things around

By Eze Onyekpere These are not normal times. They are times that task the conscience and reason of any discerning Nigerian who has been watching the country move from one…

Matters arising from the impeachment gale

Matters arising from the impeachment gale

By Eze Onyekpere The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 makes provisions for impeachment of key members of the Executive, namely, the President, the Vice President, the Governor…

Matters arising from the impeachment gale

Matters arising from the impeachment gale

By Eze Onyekpere The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 makes provisions for impeachment of key members of the Executive, namely, the President, the Vice President, the Governor…

The Nigeria of our dreams

By Eze Onyekpere Fellow Nigerians, today’s discourse will dwell on the Nigeria of our dreams. Let us visualise what we have been missing and where our journey to nationhood will…

On rotational presidency and state creation

By  Anthony Akinola IN their collective wisdom, members of the National Confab have recommended “Rotational Presidency” for Nigeria. Theirs is a most welcome recommendation, not least because one shares the…

Plugging leakages in the fiscal system

By Eze Onyekpere Nigerians in and out of government are unanimous in asserting that the cost of governance in the country is scandalously high and may be one of the…

Does Jonathan deserve automatic ticket?

By Edwin E. Uhara Last year, when the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees (BOT) Chairman, Chief Tony Anenih advocated for an automatic ticket for President GoodLuck Jonathan in the…

When a virgin chairman visited Ahiazu Mbaise

It is an accepted norm that a political party plays certain vital roles. It articulates the position of its members on many issues of public discourse. It aggregates the interests…

FG’s new auto policy

By Obidike Peter We probably will be deceiving ourselves if the Presidency starts to pop champagne in celebration that cars are already being produced in Nigeria less than 10 months…

Nigeria and poverty of the mind

By Eze Onyekpere Politics is the art of choosing from alternative action paths for the promotion and enhancement of human welfare. Central to it is the challenge of wealth creation…

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