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 […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   One of the few National Assembly members in the 9th session of the national legislature who has just inked his name on the sands of time and indeed in an unexpected thematic area is Senator Orji Uzor Kalu who represents Abia North. I said he is making […]

By Dan Ugwu.   This is Deputy Commissioner of Police Tunji Disu; the new boss of Police Intelligence Team appointed to replace DCP Abba Kyari. He will be leading an intelligent team whose duty is to nab hybrid criminals across the nation. The new IRT boss has been described variously […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. (The killing season by Mason Cross). Reading through yesterday’s (July 26th 2021) copies of major newspapers reveals the character of monumental misgovernance that has created tension, fear, lack of confidence […]

By William Ikhianosimhe Orbih.   England lost. Italy won. On penalties. So as expected, racism followed. Or did it? Bukayo Saka took the last shot of the night—from the penalty spot. Gianluigi Donnarumma kept the ball out. This was his ninth save in a competition in which he emerged as […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   Mohammed Babagana Monguno has had the fortune to have held some of the most prestigious but highly demanding roles whilst in the Nigerian Military and even after his stint in the Nigerian Army. Wikipedia said he is a retired Nigerian military General and current National Security […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   A valid case is again up, for the Creation of Savannah State, with the Capital at Damboa, out of the present day Borno State, which has its capital at Maiduguri. The proposed Savannah State covers nine local governments in Borno State, as follows: Askira-Uba Local Government […]