Opinion

OPINION: Celebrating Democracy in an Absolute Dictatorial Regime, By M.O.Idam, Esq.

OPINION: Celebrating Democracy in an Absolute Dictatorial Regime, By M.O.Idam, Esq.

By M.O.Idam, Esq. Mr. President literarily admitted that he deliberately banned Twitter to make communication difficult in case of any attempt to repeat "ENDSARS". Perhaps, the Attorney General should now inform him that Nigerians are back on twitter. With rapt attention I keenly listened to General Buhari's interviews, all i saw was a man whose haughtiness and arrogance deprived the opportunity to conscientize with his people. I saw a man who is aware of the total disenchantment across the length and breath of the country caused by hardship, pain, anger, hunger and killings as occasioned by his administration, but lacks…
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OPINION: Social Revolution Is The Only Remedy To Our Problems, By Patrick Osagie Eholor

OPINION: Social Revolution Is The Only Remedy To Our Problems, By Patrick Osagie Eholor

By Patrick Osagie Eholor I would say stop talking about President Muhammadu Buhari If  you are not  comfortable with his administration. Someone must've voted for him, or rather he falsified the election result to become President. Nevertheless, 90% of the Nigerian population don't want him as their president but guess what; He's still there on the throne of gold doing too little or nothing to solve the dramatic situation putting the citizens down on their kneels to end the injustice. Everyone continue to complain about Buhari, If you don't want Buhari organize a peaceful collective and massive march protest with…
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Rt. Hon Uko Nkole And His Array Of  Offences, By Godwin Okeagu

Rt. Hon Uko Nkole And His Array Of  Offences, By Godwin Okeagu

According to the canonical gospels, Jesus was arrested and tried by the Sanhedrin, and then sentenced by Pontius Pilate to be scourged, and finally crucified by the Romans for his array of Offences. Let me take a pulse to ask; what were his offences? The savior was accused and found guilty of various offenses, including but not limited to the healing of the sick on the Sabbath, threatening to destroy the Jewish Temple and rebuilding it in three days, practicing sorcery, exorcising people by the power of demons, teaching his people the truth and showing them the way to life…
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OPINION: Chief of Army Staff’s Appointment As Missed Opportunity For National Unity, By Farooq Kperogi

OPINION: Chief of Army Staff’s Appointment As Missed Opportunity For National Unity, By Farooq Kperogi

By Farooq Kperogi Progressive Muslim northerners are embarrassed to no end by the extreme and unprecedented Arewaization of appointments by the Buhari regime. The appointment of my namesake, Major General Farouk Yahaya, as Chief of Army Staff to succeed the late Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash on May 21 is yet another tone-deaf but entirely predictable mismanagement of Nigeria’s diversity at a time it desperately needs to be cared for with deliberate symbolic nourishment. There is no question that General Yahaya is qualified for the job. His CV shows evidence of immense professional and academic…
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Uko Nkole: Scaling The Hurdles To Stardom, By Prince Udensi

Uko Nkole: Scaling The Hurdles To Stardom, By Prince Udensi

When I left Calabar for Umuahia as an undergraduate to participate in the December 2018 NAASS senate congress, among the programs scheduled for the event was the award of performing lawmakers from the state, ranging from state to federal as comrades came together to analyze achievements of elected lawmakers as regards to who returned best in the their various categories. From State lawmakers to senatorial district, there was stiff rivalry and heated debate between student leaders and organizers on whom should emerge best from the three legislative categories, when it got to the best house of Representatives member, all and…
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OPINION: Uko Nkole: The Abaji, Abam Knows! Part 2, (ROADS AND BRIDGES IN FOCUS)

OPINION: Uko Nkole: The Abaji, Abam Knows! Part 2, (ROADS AND BRIDGES IN FOCUS)

Prior to the election of Hon. Uko Nkole into the house of representatives, travelling to Abam through the Umuahia-Bende route was a drastic nightmare for drivers, during the dry season it was a bumpy and dusty ride roughly an estimated journey of 3hrs, while in the raining season it was completely in-motorable. Drivers who are mostly Ohafia indigenes always breeze past the road, for Uzuakoli route. Also prior to the election of Hon. Uko Nkole into the green chambers, there was no vehicular access into ndi ebe Abam due to the collapse of the bridge sometime around 2013. The Atan…
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UKO NKOLE: The Abaji, Abam Knows! The Political Jobbers Are Aware, By Ndidi Okafor Ejieke

UKO NKOLE: The Abaji, Abam Knows! The Political Jobbers Are Aware, By Ndidi Okafor Ejieke

When the council of Abam Onyerubi traditional rulers on the 30th December 2015 came together to unanimously confer the title of "Abaji Abam" on Hon. Uko Nkole, it was in the foresight and wisdom of ndi Eze that the ancient Abam clan could no longer become progressive with vindictive, ego, and bitter politics, and that it has become paramount for the clan which possess huge economic potentials to have it's own political leader. Having been sworn in as the member, representing Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency barely six months, it became obvious that the enigma and characteristics of Hon. Uko Nkole befits…
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OPINION: Systemic Injustice And The Game Of Ruses In Handling National Security Matters, By Micaiah Kalu

OPINION: Systemic Injustice And The Game Of Ruses In Handling National Security Matters, By Micaiah Kalu

For more than two decades, the Nigerian federation has been enmeshed in complex waves of violence and insecurity of multidimensional proportion with multiplier effects on livelihoods and the nation’s economy. While a majority of Nigerian stakeholders fault the 1999 constitutional configuration of the federation as an avatar of deeply entrenched cum systemic injustice, two geopolitical zones (North East and North West) with hegemonic sway see nothing wrong with the status quo. For instance, clauses in the Nigerian constitution that underscore entrenched injustice include inter alia: immunity which engenders impunity and insulates top corrupt government officials from prosecution, the geopolitical imbalance…
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“Mr Project”: Beyond The Title, By Prince Udensi

“Mr Project”: Beyond The Title, By Prince Udensi

By Prince Udensi When Hon. Uko Nkole left the Federal Capital Administration as a town planner in development control, only one thought remained indissoluble in his mind, the urge to contribute his quota towards the development of his immediate constituency, and home state of Abia. Already, his father and patriarch of the Nkole family was a detribalized community leader, who until his demise dedicated greater part of his life towards augmenting humanity, especially at his immediate constituency of Arochukwu/Ohafia in his capacity as a senior manager of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Leaving trails of quintessential performance at the FCA,…
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Definition of Money Standing to the Credit of the Judiciary in Nigeria, By Chief Patrick Eholor

Definition of Money Standing to the Credit of the Judiciary in Nigeria, By Chief Patrick Eholor

By Chief Patrick Eholor  Section 121 (3) of the Constitution provides that all monies standing to the credit of the Judiciary shall be paid on the first line charge directly to the Heads of Court, from the consolidated revenue fund. Now what is really is the meaning of money standing to the credit of the Judiciary? The Miriam Webster Dictionary Defines credit as: An an entry on the right-hand side of an account constituting an addition to a revenue, net worth, or liability account. So when ever an additional money is generation by your action or processes that money stands…
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