Good talk, Aisha Buhari; but who will bell the cat? By Banji Ojewale No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable — Adam Smith (1723-1790), Scottish economist and philosopher ABOUT the time First Lady, Aisha Buhari, was again emerging from ‘the other room’ to deliver one of her...... read more
Orji Kalu stole from Ndigbo; We don't shield thieves in Alaigbo like other ethnic groups Charles Ogbu wrote...   Sometimes, just reading commentaries on trending stories fills me with more disgust than those stories themselves. How do you describe a situation where SOME people from a region crying of marginalization start churning out all manner of conspiracy theories in defense of a politician who stole 7...... read more
The putrid odor of NDDC projects in Abia Written by John Okiyi Kalu, Abia Commissioner for Information When the NDDC team led by the Acting Managing Director, Dr Joi Nuneih, visited Governor Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday, I focused mainly on the woman leading the team. From the moment she started speaking, I sensed honesty and desire to right wrongs. I...... read more
ABIA GIANT STRIDES IN TRADE AND COMMERCE   By Kennedy Onyenma The place of Abia State as one dominant in trade and commerce is indisputable but what has lacked over the years is either the will to drive the raw inner potentials or the vehicle to deliver the obviously obscured talents unto global cynosure. Interestingly, we have seen...... read more
Opinion: A tale of Two Abia Defeated Guber Candidates - Uche Olehi In life,you sometime get what you want. Dr Uche Ogah,by this time last year was warming up to be AbiaGovernor.He would later get the nods of his party (that's APC). Election was contested and won in 2019. He finished second !Ogah was nominated Minister by PMB.Today his 'level' and profile (politically)...... read more
THE DANGERS OF A SINGLE STORY OF ABA By Okorafor Okorafor Ukiwe Few days ago I published two videos I made of my experience in Aba, Abia State and I was entertained with insults and push backs by some persons. Leaving Port Harcourt to Aba was a journey I took two days to prepare for mentally because of the gory...... read more
Alex Otti and the Fading Howl of a Dying Fox   By Jude Ndukwe  In recent times, the perpetually failed governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr Alex Otti, has embarked on a rush of meaningless scurrilous attacks against all those he perceives as his political nightmare who have stopped his inordinate political ambition of ever becoming the governor...... read more
ABHA Investigations: Nothing Laudable about Lloydant’s Puerile Defence   By Destiny Emmanuel Nwogu I have read the response of Lloydant Business Services, one of the firms heavily indicted in the investigations carried out by three different Ad Hoc Committees of the 7th Abia State House of Assembly, on Abia State University, Uturu, (ABSU), Abia State Polytechnic, Aba (AbiaPoly) and...... read more
ALEX OTTI AND HIS ELECTION VICTORY ILLUSIONS-THE DIRE CONSEQUENCES OF HIS DISRESPECT FOR PARTY LEADERSHIP AND STRUCTURES The election Petition Tribunal cases in Abia State have come and gone including the one filed by Alex Otti, APGA Governorship Candidate in the 2019 Governorship Election challenging the election of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, the governor of Abia State which was unanimously dismissed today 20/9/2019 for lacking in merit. What is...... read more
Tribunal Ruling: Confirmation of Senator Theodore Orji’s towering popularity By Jude Ndukwe  The ruling on Tuesday of The National and State House of Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia affirming the victory of Senator Theodore Ahamefule Orji  at the February 23, 2019 Abia Central Senatorial election has put to rest any iota of doubt about the continued popularity which...... read more
OPINION: Selling falsehood to mislead the gullible will not work in Abia (2) By John Okiyi Kalu In part 1 of the above titled piece, I used the case of Michael Okpara University, Umudike (MOUAU), to clearly distinguish between state or federal parastatals and their Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Whether we accept it or not, because of political expediency, it is a fact that...... read more
OPINION: Selling falsehood to mislead the gullible will not work in Abia (2) In part 1 of the above titled piece, I used the case of Michael Okpara University, Umudike (MOUAU), to clearly distinguish between state or federal parastatals and their Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Whether we accept it or not, because of political expediency, it is a fact that neither the federal...... read more
WHEN UNIONS BECOME INSTRUMENTS OF BLACKMAIL: THE ABIA POLY EXAMPLE By Ben Udechukwu God in His wisdom commanded us that a worker deserves his wages. This ‘commandment’ in its purest form is not entirely inviolable given the existence of certain extraneous factors. I do know that under certain circumstances, like when a Polytechnic that once had an overall student population of...... read more
Abia opposition and the Poverty of Politics By Ben Udechukwu If you ask me to choose between a politician who engages in politics for what peanuts he may get (politics of poverty) and the one who is bereft of ideas or perhaps has shortchanged knowledge of how decent politics should be conducted (poverty of politics); I will have...... read more
WILL ALEX OTTI EVER GOVERN ABIA?   By Moses Ayodele Orji There seems an ongoing simmering controversy, centred around the political fortunes of  Dr.Alex Otti.(the APGA governorship candidate in the just concluded governorship election in Abia). I have chosen to take sides. In a series of articles that would follow I will attempt to justify my position...... read more
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Latest Opinions Good talk, Aisha Buhari; but who will bell the cat? Orji Kalu stole from Ndigbo; We don't shield thieves in Alaigbo like other ethnic groups The putrid odor of NDDC projects in Abia ABIA GIANT STRIDES IN TRADE AND COMMERCE Opinion: A tale of Two Abia Defeated Guber Candidates - Uche Olehi THE DANGERS OF A SINGLE STORY OF ABA Alex Otti and the Fading Howl of a Dying Fox ABHA Investigations: Nothing Laudable about Lloydant’s Puerile Defence ALEX OTTI AND HIS ELECTION VICTORY ILLUSIONS-THE DIRE CONSEQUENCES OF HIS DISRESPECT FOR PARTY LEADERSHIP AND STRUCTURES Tribunal Ruling: Confirmation of Senator Theodore Orji’s towering popularity

 

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