I have seen the DANFO of Satan!

As bizarre as the title sounds, I affirm it to be true. It was last sighted racing away from Abuja but I’ll return to that shortly. There’s a very personal story that merits telling. By the time my father returned to his job at the Post and Telecommunications Department after the civil war, Mma (what mothers are called in Ohafia) had had seven of us:

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Nigeria’s driver’s licence among shortest validity worldwide

Despite the cumbersome procedures and rigours currently being experienced by prospective applicants for the nation’s new driver’s licence, Nigeria has among the shortest expiration periods (of three years) globally for the document, BusinessDay investigations reveal. The bureaucratic bottlenecks and poor logistics bedevilling the process have made the

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Text of Gov. Willie Obiano's Broadcast to Anambrarians

OBIANOOn the occasion marking his one month in office, Gov. Willie Obiano speaks to the people of Anambra State laying down his vision and the trajectory to changing Anambra and warding of criminals by declaring Anambra State a "ZeroTolerance Zone"  (ZtZ) for crime and criminality.

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20 Years Of Rwandan Genocide: Lessons For Nigerian Political Leaders - 3

The part one and two of this international public statement presented graphic details of what happened during the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. The genocide led to the death of between 800,000 and 1million people, mostly Tutsis and moderate Hutus. There was also post genocide deaths of over 200,000 people caused by diseases and starvation as well as

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Chineye Ogwumike makes history as number one draft pick

Former Stanford Cardinal’s women’s basketball superstar Chineye Ogwumike has been selected as the number one draft pick of 2014 by the WNBA Connecticut Sun. With her number one selection status, Ogwumike, whose big sister, Nneka was also a number one draft pick by the Los Angeles Sparks basketball team in 2012, joined Peyton and Eli Manning of the

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‘Nigeria will pass through this red sea’

 The Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has said that Nigerians must unite against evil that is currently threatening the peace of the country as the only way to overcome and pass through its red sea.  In an Easter message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, made available to our correspondent in Umuahia, Governor Orji said terrorist organisations

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Stakeholders Quiz Power Sector Managers on Outrageous Billing

Recently at the power sector operational stakeholders meeting, the Managers of PHEDC Business Units in Akwa Ibom state were questioned on outrageous billing across the entire state. Stakeholders pointed out that the issue of billing has become embarrassing. It's unknown whether the bills are authentic. Based on

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20 Years Of Rwandan Genocide: Lessons For Nigerian Political Leaders

20 Years Of Rwandan Genocide: Lessons For Nigerian Political Leaders & Armed Opposition Groups (i.e. Boko Haram Insurgents) - Part Two, In Memory Of Late Madam Agathe Uwilingiyimana

In the part one of this international public statement by the leadership of International Society for Civil

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Amaechi's Legal, Political Battles and Enrichment of Our Judiciary

It was the world acknowledged military strategist and former Prime Minsiter of Great Britain Winston Churchill, who stated that, ‘All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope’ while to Martin Luther King Jnr. ‘Law and order exist for the

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National Confab: Civil Societies Protest Composition of Committees

Letter of Protest from the Civil Society Delegation on the Constitution and Composition of the National Conference Committees:- WHEREAS we have carefully reviewed the membership of the Committee as released by the Conference Secretariat and wish to register our strong objection to the way and manner

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Goodluck Jonathan: a Reckless and Insensitive Leader

Goodluck Jonathan is insensitive, inexperienced and remains unfit to serve as President. No sane leader will continue with any useless political rally 24 hours after hundreds of people, innocent and harmless, were bombed and killed in cold blood. A responsible leader would have cancelled any political engagement out of respect for the dead and in appreciation of the

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Governor Amaechi, NJC And Okocha’s Threat to Ikwerre

We have been reading the happenings in Rivers State concerning first the appointment of the acting Chief Judge (CJ) and now the CJ of the state. I am not a lawyer but I am a son of Ikwerre. What has prompted this article was the threat issued by Barr. OCJ Okocha, MFR, SAN, JP to Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality arising from the said happenings. He said on page

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Appeal Court’s judgement and justice in the Anambra Guber Tribunal

Followers of political events in Anambra State within the state, and elsewhere in the country would have given a special marking to Tuesday 15th April, 2014. It was the day the Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu,under the Enugu Judicial Division speaking through panel of five justices ruled unanimously in six petitions to redraw the map of the four petitions currently

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Obanikoro is Sponsoring Terror in Lagos, Group Petitions Jonathan

Public Petition Against Threat To Public Peace Conduct Of Minister Of State For Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro:

With due respect sir, the Centre for Rights and Grassroots Initiative (CRGI) which is a civil society organization at the forefront for the enthronement of democratic values and constitutionalism in our national life wish to bring to your notice

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The North and Culture of Violence as a Political Tool

By now the sponsors and promoters of the Islamic group known as “Boko Haram” would have seen the futility of their ambition if the aims were to seek relevance and attention or to achieve outright political power levers. Boko Haram has become a monster, an uncontrollable monster threatening to swallow the sponsors and supporters of the insurgents.

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Insult on Nigerians By The Elites

The announcement, on Tuesday April 15, 2014, of deployment of a force numbering 100 thousand personnel, by Dr. Ade Abolurin, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, directing the zonal and state commands of his Corps to "adequately deploy their personnel to strategic

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APC calls Pres. Jonathan insensitive for campaigning the day after Abuja blast

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Goodluck Jonathan is exhibiting the traits of an insensitive and utterly hardhearted leader by returning to his illegal campaign trail, barely 24 hours after 75 of his compatriots died in a bomb blast in Abuja, and as news broke that 200 school girls have been

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Lessons from Abuja Bomb Blast

Below are some troubling questions surrounding the gruesome murder of some 124 Nigerians (though the health sector later released  a lower figure of 76) and what should be reverberating in the mind of all thoughtfuls. The fact is that all indications point that other attacks may soon follow as we seem not only susceptibly vulnerable but umpteenthly unprepared for any attacks.1.It is gathered that British international

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A Bolekaja President And His Unpresidential Antics

jonathanI watched with dismay as President Goodluck Jonathan made a caricature of himself and brought the revered office of the President and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, to an all time low yesterday in Kano during a PDP Jamboree he

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Assassination Attempt On My Life, Lawyer Who Stopped Lekki Tollgate raises alarm

On Monday, April 14, 2014, at about 3a.m, armed men stormed my house, at Plots 1-3, Ebun-Olu Adegbouruwa Lane, Itedo, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. They were about eight of them in number. They were well armed with short guns. They scaled through my fence, tied my security man and my driver, at my gatehouse. They asked if the compound belonged to

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Life's Worth and A Bomb Too Many

With sorrow etched on the faces of survivors, the flow of tears and blood was clearly visible, as mangled body parts littered the bomb cratered area. This calculated onslaught was a diabolic attack on humankind: a dastardly act unjustifiable by all causes. This was the April 14, 2014 mass murder of innocent Nigerians, killed trying to earn a living.  More depressing was the

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