Firestorm of insecurity and impunity in Nigeria

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Malcom N. Shaw, Queens Counsel, is a senior fellow at the Lautorpacht Centre for international law, university of Cambridge, United Kingdom. In the preambles to his scholarly work on international law, he had stated as follows: “law is that element which binds the members of the community together in their adherence to […]

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“LEST WE FORGET! MIYETTI ALLAH IS A TERRORIST GROUP.”

“By Emmanuel Onwubiko Not long ago when a global terrorists index was issued by international experts on terrorism and the threats terrorists pose to World’s peace, the Nigerian version of armed fulani herdsmen backed actively by a certain dangerous platform called Miyetti Allah cattle owners Association, was rated as the fourth most deadliest killer terror […]

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George Weah’s Spectacle of disaster By Emmanuel Onwubiko

There is this phenomenal novel by a Ghanaian writer that redefined story telling.  It is of a political satirical genre.  It is a story written around a railway freight clerk in Ghana who attempts to hold out against the pressures that impel him toward corruption in both his family and his country.  This universally acclaimed […]

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Why Kidnappers are in charge

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The Nigerian police council headed by the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday May 23rd 2019 confirmed Mr. Adamu Mohammed of Nasarawa state as the substantive inspector General of police.  Mohammed had acted as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer for nearly six months. Incidentally, the police council which is a constitutional […]

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killing Nigerian Judiciary Softly

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The year 2019 would for a very long time to come, remain one of the most treacherous seasons for Nigeria’s judiciary going by the self-inflicted but externally induced credibility catastrophe that befell it and successfully beheaded the once envied independence of that strategic arm of government. It started from small rumors and […]

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Fiscal responsibility: antidote against corruption

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Politics aside, most poor people in the North of Nigeria have been fed the media impression that the current president Muhammadu Buhari is a man that likes transparency and fiscal responsibility. In local parlance, they called him “sai maigaskiya” the man of honesty. Anyway, this was long before Muhammadu Buhari assumed the […]

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