HURIWA TO DSS; IGP: FISH OUT THOSE WHO ARMED FULANI HERDSMEN IN NIGERIA FORESTS:

February 4, 2021 0 Comments

The prominent Civil Rights Advocacy Group: – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has told the Directorate of State Security Services or SSS that they are not statutorily established to act as the “national alarmist or town criers” but for the security of the Nation state. Specifically, HURIWA wonders why prominent Northerners like Katsina …

NEW SERVICE CHIEFS, OLD ‘DEMONS’!

January 28, 2021 0 Comments

BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO It was amidst my local celebration of the change of guard that happened in my football club in England- Chelsea FC of London, that the news hit the air waves of the resignation of Nigeria’s four top military Chiefs who were appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on May or June 2015 at …

CORRUPTIONS STINKS TO HIGH HEAVEN NOW IN NIGERIA

January 27, 2021 0 Comments

* SAYS HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS MINISTRY OPERATES OPAQUE AND NON-TRANSPARENT FISCAL SYSTEM:A prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has accused the federal government of sweeping under the carpets several cases of alleged disturbing corrupt practices by ‘favoured’ top public officials just as the Rights group said the Federal Attorney General …

Politics of judicial integrity

March 20, 2020 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Onwubiko “The state shall abolish all corrupt  practices and abuse of power,” Section 15(5) of Nigerian constitution. One area of life in most jurisdictions in which the perception of corruption and loss of integrity has a multiply effects that dovetails into virtually most strategic strata of life is in the judiciary of every …

When ‘Democrats’ legislate autocracy

March 10, 2020 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Onwubiko. The current ninth National Assembly right from inception has traveled from one journey of insanity and incomparable infamy to another and seems to be in a race against time to become the most anti- people session of virtually all the sessions of the National Assembly that have come and gone since 1999 …

Julius, as new shepherd of Kafanchan

March 4, 2020 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Roman Catholicism is deeply rooted in southern Kaduna state which is the mainstay of Christianity in Kaduna state. The catholic church from the word go right from the earliest interactions with the locals during the days of colonization and decolonization of Nigeria, has been a household name in much of southern Kaduna …

EFCC AND NYSC RE-ORIENTATION OF YOUNG MINDS

March 4, 2020 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Introduction Nigeria is currently the seventh most populous country in the world with a total population projected to reach 236 million by 2030 and 410 million by 2050 making her the fastest-growing among the 10 most populous countries globally and projected to exceed the U.S. as the third-largest by 2050, according to the …

KANO’s SIMPLISTIC FIGHT AGAINST BEGGARS

February 27, 2020 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Kano is no doubt a big province in Nigeria due to large land mass and huge populations.   In the earliest interactions with Western civilization, it used to be West African trading post especially in the area of textiles and agricultural products in such a way that a huge number of continental traders …

Executive hypocrisy and parliamentary INANITIES

February 24, 2020 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The British parliamentary system of government is assumed to be the global reference point in the area of administration of operational funds for the work of law making in such a way that transparency and accountability are deeply enshrined.  The law makers of Great Britain are paid by the people of Britain …

Herdsmen’s terrorism, not farmers/herders crisis please

February 20, 2020 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The current federal government in Nigeria headed by the Fulani born president Muhammadu Buhari has been accused rightly or wrongly of adopting the policy of favoritism in matters of the raging attacks witnessed in different farming communities by armed Fulani herdsmen. However, what is not in doubt is that the media office …