By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   “We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power towards a good end”. -Mary Mcleod Bethune As I was driving out of the house yesterday’s morning to the […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   Few weeks back, I read in one of the obscure blogs about an event that ordinarily should have occupied the front pages of major newspapers in Nigeria because the very rare and salutary nature of the scenario that took place in the center of the war […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   “lies run sprint, but the truth runs Marathons” -Michael Jackson. No doubt, we are in moments of anxiety and national outrage, no thanks to the unprecedented anarchy, chaos and doom caused by insecurity.  In these moments of uncertainty even institutions that symbolise sublime goals of making […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   Plato frequently compared the good life to the efficient functioning of things. A knife is good, he said when it cuts efficiently, that is, when it fulfills its function. We say of a physician that he is a good physician when he fulfills the function of […]

Worried by the non-chalant attitudes of governors of the South East of Nigeria to the abduction, detention of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB); Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, a leading Civil Rights Advocacy Group: – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has branded them as enemies […]