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Author: Emeka Asinugo

Lessons from the Arab Awakening

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan Nigeria has a reputation as the most densely populated country in Africa, numbering about 180 million people. But despite the fact that the Northern parts of the country are mainly populated by Muslims, the wave of protests that gripped the Nation of I ...

DR. PAUL UNONGO AND THAT GMB ORDER TO CRUSH

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Dr Paul Unongo is a man I sincerely respect. I knew him through my late friend, Brigadier Ignatius Obeya in the 1980s. I was Features Editor of the Nigerian Statesman Group of Newspapers at the time. So, when a few weeks ago, he was nominated as the new Chairman of the Northern Nigeria Elders Forum, ...

We must rise to their challenge

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
In recent times, many European countries have been challenged and continue to be challenged by a spate of violent actions perpetrated by some blood-thirsty hounds that have been mistakenly regarded as human beings. These acts of aggression have understandably been classified as acts of terrorism. Wh ...

Letter To A Friend: We Are In Trouble

Monday, April 10, 2017
Dear Sir Stan, I read your recent write-up on Face Book on an ideal husband-wife relationship with great relish. You not only elucidated many facts that make marriage work, but more importantly, you made references to the Scriptures. The truth many people either don rsquo;t know or are underestimat ...

The agility of youth and the wisdom of old age

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
So many writers have done so many stories about the civil war that broke out in Nigeria between 1967 and 1970. In the war, sadly, at least 3 million people lost their lives. Properties worth trillions of naira were destroyed. It is more than 45 years since. 45 years and still, strong echoes of the w ...

The World Is Watching

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Last week, billionaire real estate tycoon and reality television personality Donald Trump was elected as the new President of the United States of America. Born in 1946 in New York, the 70-year old real estate developer had been strategically involved in hugely profitable building projects in Man ...

Don’t Allow Nigeria’s Democracy To Crash

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Ever so often, you hear Nigerians and members of their political class moan about democracy. They warn other Nigerians to be careful ldquo;not to topple our nascent democracy. rdquo; You hear them complain that the speech or action of a state actor is capable of ldquo;truncating our evolving de ...

President Buhari’s Change Agenda

Monday, September 19, 2016
Not too long ago, the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu pleaded with Nigerians to allow President Buhari use his first 100 days in office as his ldquo;honeymoon rdquo; period, to study the state of affairs in the country before executing his ...

President Buhari’s Change Agenda

Monday, September 19, 2016
Not too long ago, the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu pleaded with Nigerians to allow President Buhari use his first 100 days in office as his ldquo;honeymoon rdquo; period, to study the state of affairs in the country before executing his ld ...

There Is Just No Age

Friday, August 26, 2016
I was in Nigeria recently for only one week to attend the burial ceremony of my father-in-law, late Mazi John Oleka of Umuariam Obowo in Imo State. Pa John died at the ripe age of 101 years. Two incidents that happened during the week impacted so much on me that I thought I should share them with ...

Beyond the Prophet’s Hometown

Thursday, August 11, 2016
One allegation holds that some of the chieftains of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta are planning to assassinate former Nigerian President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan. Another allegation has it that former President Goodluck Jonathan is being politically motivated to sponsor ...

Never Again To The Politics Of Fear

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Since 1966 when the military in Nigeria invaded the political arena and pulled their stunts, characterised by coups and countercoups that were spiced with a few years of civilian intervention here and there, Nigeria as a nation has not really had the experience of true democratic evolution. It is ...

The Pressure Is Mounting

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, is said in the media to have been lamenting over the huge wage bills expended on the state civil service. He sees it as a waste of public funds. He says he doesn 39;t need more than 200 workers to run the state civil service. He is concerned tha ...
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‘All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions’
By: Adlai E. Stevenson