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ASUU Strike: Should We Remain Silent? -By Emmanuel Onyekwere

The above is the question that keeps me inert all night when I have to rest from the day’s toils and struggles. With the ‘small moves’ I have made over the social media, some concerned friends started to get nervous about my well-being with what looks like direct insult to the ruling class who have […]

There is a troubling cyberbullying epidemic sweeping through Muslim northern Nigeria that must be frontally confronted and tackled. I get hundreds of private messages here on Facebook every week from northern Nigerian Muslims thanking me for being their “voice” because they can’t say the things I say about the deleterious effects of Buhari’s policies on […]

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Almajiri system has created a cover for criminally minded individuals to abuse the Nigerian child, trafficking in innocent minors and exposing them to anti-social behaviours, and to be used as sex slaves. The elite care less either about their plight. To conclude that the Almajiri system has deviated from its original purpose and is currently […]

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In the 1970s and 1980s, Nnewi in Anambra State was doing well in some areas, especially commerce and industry, but it was poor on sports. It had no stadium, no serious football club, and no major sporting event that attracted people from afar. All Nnewi football clubs were local teams: Egwudo Babes, Flamingoes, Bombers, etc. […]

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In what would clearly be the first salvo towards rigging the 2019 elections, the Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG), leveraging on the auspices of the publicly-funded Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON), and using the platform of Channels Television, chose – with much impunity – to shrink the political space by announcing that it shall be […]

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…The good news is; we have the overwhelming support of youth votes….The bad news is; the youth never bothers to vote–Anonymous As the February 2019 presidential, Gubernatorial, National/state Houses of Assembly elections come into view, the out-of-the-ordinary behavior demonstrated by various gladiators has exposed two major concerns with the first and most radical being the […]

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But for President Muhammadu Buhari’s foresight Nigeria would have scored a world record in addition to whatever other unpalatable records we already hold as the land of the absurd. Nigeria was on the verge of conducting its next general elections with a set of two laws: the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 and the 2015 Electoral […]

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Is the EFCC’s persecution of the NBA President not an attempt to test the unity and brotherhood of the bar? Of course there is a bigger issue here: policing the fees lawyers charge clients. Therefore, the persecution is not primarily targeted at the person of Paul Usoro,SAN. It goes beyond the President. It is an […]

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Further to my recent piece (Creative Communications and Political Campaign in Nigeria view), which focused on the importance of marketing communications in the context of political campaign in Nigeria, and the beneficial effects of using local expertise to achieve positive outcomes, I am duty-bound to offer my expertise at this crucial time leading to the […]

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In mid-November, I covered the launch of the “Nigeria Humanitarian Fund – Private Sector Initiative” (NHF PSI) in Lagos for London-based African Business magazine. Edward Kallon, the United Nations (UN) resident/humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, calls it a “global first” and says it “provides a blueprint for private sector engagement in humanitarian action through a country-based […]

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