POLITICAL FOLLOWERSHIP: THE APGA, ABIA EXPERIENCE AND THE BITTER TRUTH  According to Winston Churchill "Truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the  end, there it  is."  Drawing our reference from this quotation, this paper therefore, shall try to exray and analyze the theory of politics and political followership with reference to APGA in Abia State...... read more
ALEX OTTI AND COHORTS BLASTED: Beware of Unguarded Statements of Frustrated Midget of Abia Politics and Co-Travellers Before I respond to Alex Otti's sponsored bad press against APGA and its leadership in Abiafacts blog, let me quickly urge you all to ignore the vituperations from the man I describe as frustrated midget of Abia politics. Also be wary of his bunch of dubious hatchet writers and co-travellers.  Come...... read more
APC strategy in the south east is medieval By Obi Trice EmekaI don't know how to classify my fellow SE APC members who have found ridiculous explanations to justify the recent denigration of the party in sharing party positions. I suspect most of them do not participate in ward activities, I seriously doubt that anyone who has ever labored...... read more
Why we must promulgate technocracy in every democracy By Emenike Vincent Onyembi, Twitter @Onyembivinc The subject above was selected to make a case for the future of development in Nigeria, nay Africa. It is going to be an unconventional discourse. I have decided to design a new thought aimed at proposing that the future of development in Nigeria lies...... read more
Why every government must prioritize its education By  Emenike OnyembiThe need to use education as a means of forging national unity becomes clearer when it is realised that Nigeria has over 400 ethnic languages. Hausa, Fulani, Yoruba, Igbo, Ijaw, Kanuri, Urhobo, Ibibio, Tiv, Edo, Efik, are some of the most widely spoken languages.  In a situation like this education...... read more
OPINION: Uche Ogah and his lawyers By Onyebuchi Ememanka It is no longer news that the much vaulted petition filed by Uche Ogar, the APC Gubernatorial Candidate in the last election has been thrown out by the Elections Petitions Tribunal.  The Tribunal dismissed the petition for failing to comply with a fundamental statutory requirement of filing pre...... read more
X-raying the issues with Abia parastatals and pensions payment (1) By John Okiyi Kalu Recently, Abia State Commissioner For Finance, Mr Obinna Oriaku, released a press statement titled “Our Position on Parastatals' Salary Issues” to essentially bring to the public arena facts on what the government is doing to support state parastatals pay workers as and when due. One key thing...... read more
Is Adeleke Governorship a Threat to Anybody? By Abdul Sodiq Last week,I was at a high brow garden in Abuja and the focus of discussion was the battle for the governorship of Osun state.I listened curiously as they dissected the Osun question.Then a banker from Kaduna raised a pointed question: Can Ademola Adeleke as a governor in anyway...... read more
OPINION: MALPRACTICE IN ABIA GOVERNORSHIP DEBATE: ALEX OTTI'S EXAMPLE... That which violates generally accepted standards or rules of a competition can best be described as malpractice. It is synonymous with cheating in the case of debate or examination, rigging in the case of election and foul play in sports competitions. The society frowns at it wherever it occurs. Malpractice of...... read more
The Abia War of the Cyberspace - Godwin Adindu At last, the political gladiators in Abia State have crossed the Rubicon and it is now a full-blown war on the cyberspace. The virtual community is agog as the war rages. The battle is being fought with all manner of missiles except the lethal weapon. It is ferocious and desperate. It...... read more
OPINION: THE CHURCH IS NOT YOUR PROBLEM! By Hadizat Ibrahim From my salary, I pay about 15% as tax to the government monthly.When I make certain purchases, stay over in hotels, make flight bookings, shop for groceries, I still pay taxes - consumption tax, VAT, state tax... Most Nigerians I know pay tax. And we don’t even have...... read more
OPINION: HOW NOT TO BE IN OPPOSITION: ABIA APC EXAMPLE By Chinenye Nwaogu   On the 7th of December 2018, the Governor of Abia State Okezie Ikpeazu Ph.D. led a delegation of Abia leaders mostly from the host communities of the new Enyimba Economic City Project to the Presidential Villa Abuja to sign the definitive agreement between the federal government, Abia State...... read more
ABSU Versus Abiapoly: the Tale of Two Abia Parastatals   State parastatals are by law, at least, semi autonomous with powers to generate revenue from their operations and use the revenue to run their affairs without remitting any portion to state government account. Parastatals' salary structures are usually different from that of other civil servants in the state as they...... read more
Governor Ikpeazu's Futuristic Initiative Again Clears The Coast For PDP In Abia State - Don Ubani Governance calls for vision and initiative. For one to govern well, one must, of necessity, be capable of thinking outside the box. Governance should place as premium the security, welfare and happiness of the governed. These fundamental objectives can not be achieved if citizens lack opportunities to be meaningfully and gainfully...... read more
ALEX OTTI: LIES AND DECEIT WON'T WIN ELECTIONS IN ABIA   By Ikechukwu Iroha When factional APGA Governorship Candidate, Mr Alex Otti, started journeying through the nooks and crannies of USA, Europe and African countries in furtherance of his campaign to occupy a non vacant position in Abia State Government House, I knew he went with his usual packets of lies garnished...... read more
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