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 […]

By William Ikhinosimhe Orbih.   For me, considering my constraints in terms of time and space, there was no better way to express solidarity with my Igbo brothers and sisters than to read Emefiena Ezeani’s masterpiece, IN BIAFRA AFRICA DIED and to make the very interesting content of the book, […]

By William Ikhianosimhe Orbih.   Before naming and condemning what is referred to in this piece as the unholy trinity of Nigeria’s democracy, it might help to begin with a brief overview of the mystery of the one Holy Trinity and briefly elucidate the concept of “unholy trinity.” There is […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   Tension and beating of war drums in  Nigeria under the political leadership of a president who progressively fades away from public arena in preference for issuing of incongruent and incoherent press statements from his media minders, has reached dizzying height. There is now a unanimity of […]

By William Ikhianosimhe Orbih.   Something happened recently on the floor of the Senate. Some find it amusing; others saddening. Smart Adeyemi; Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, brought human tears to the floor of the legislative chambers, a rare sight in the eighth assembly of the Nigerian Senate indeed. […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko.   I woke up after a fantastic night rest but my morning wasn’t so romantic. Not with the cacophony of stories of blood, pains and agony that steer me right back in the face as soon as I started my second morning ritual of browsing through Nigerian […]

By William Ikhiansinomhe Orbih.   It is the time of reckoning for Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami, or is it?. In saner climes, he would have resigned already, take off the honorable minister garb, and put on more appropriate clothing as he faces the music. Rather, he is still […]

By Emmanuel Onwubiko    The strongman of Chad, Nigeria’s neighbour from the war torn North East of Nigeria; Idriss Déby has reportedly been killed in the battle field whereby he reportedly led his fighters to challenge the rebels that were staging uprising and threatening to overrun the capital of N’Djamena. […]

By Femi Adesina.   Our country is at war today on many fronts. Nigeria battles insurgency, terrorism, banditry, kidnappings, armed robbery, cult killings, ritual murders, and war of tongues. War of tongues. Is that a new one? No, it’s as old as man, but it is perhaps the deadliest of […]

By William Ikhianosimhe Orbih.   I am not saying that the much-revered Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has gone mad. Rather, I am saying that the recent happenings in Nigeria with him at the center remind me of Ola Rotimi’s play; OUR HUSBAND HAS GONE MADE AGAIN. Simply put, one of […]