That Shambolic directive on SARS By Emmanuel Onwubiko

For many years since the coming of the current democratic epochs since 1999, successive governments have managed to wriggle their ways out of very complex and challenging situations through a combination of politically correct policy pronouncements and outright deception. Nigerians are rated to be some of the most gullible people all over the World. At […]

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On a very lovely and fascinating day, I was randomly going through some of these random thoughts of some articulate public affairs’ commentators and one thing led to another, leading to my attention being drawn to one of these uniquely attractive claim made on the social media page of one of the most articulate upwardly […]

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It’s terrorism, not farmers/herders clashes By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Unwittingly, the current Nigerian presidency due to the naked backing of the activities of the Miyetti Cattle Owners Association, seems to be making phenomenal progress to market the false doctrine and propaganda that what is going on in the middle belt of Nigeria should be termed “farmers versus herdsmen’s crises. This false narrative of a […]

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Where politics disunites, football unites By Emmanuel Onwubiko  

“In praise of football” would have been the most appropriate heading of this reflection. However, the realization of the global symbolism of today’s meeting in Helsinki, Finland of two great world leaders of Russia and the United States of America, compelled a deeper introspection of the thematic area. There are obviously four dominant issues that […]

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Ekiti: Police deconstructs Buhari By Emmanuel Onwubiko

For over three decades, this writer has devoted a greater chunk of time to research on the fuller import of the development concept of third world. For me, what convinced me that Nigeria indeed belongs to this never-do-well categorization of nations of third world is not just because of infrastructural deficits or the backlogs of […]

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The Rise and Rise of ‘Nigerian’ outlaws By Emmanuel Onwubiko 

Tomorrow July 10th 2018, my young sister-in-law Miss Chidinma Izuagba will join her fellow law school graduates to be called to the Nigerian Bar as solicitor and advocates of the supreme court of Nigeria. The Nigerian council for legal education which coordinates the solemn annual ceremonies of call to the Nigerian bar and the hierarchy of the […]

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Macron, Cameroon and the Shrine By Emmanuel Onwubiko

I actually planned to write this piece few days before the arrival in Nigeria of the young French president Monsieur Emmanuel Macron so as to remind him of the unfinished business that his nation has in Nigeria’s South Eastern neighbor of Cameroon. But other pressing issues took away my focus. However, the startling performance on […]

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Nigeria returning to a state of nature By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Reading through the front pages and major news pages of some mainstream newspapers today such as The Guardian and Daily Sun brought tears to my eyes and reminded me that indeed existential philosophers were right to conclude with the founding fathers of Scholarly philosophy that in life the only permanent phenomenon is change. You may […]

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As Europe battles Immigration By Emmanuel Onwubiko

These are certainly highly perilous times for a modern day African. As I watched the international news channels and see little babies strapped to the mothers’ backs in some derelict boats off the shore of the perilous Mediterranean Sea, my heart jumps to my mouth in trepidation and unmoderated consternation. Why Africans? These times for […]

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