Thursday, 19 May 2016

Article: Nigeria Is Trapped In Yesterday

By Sam Amadi

Nigeria is today at a very difficult time. The nation is witnessing the most severe crisis of multidimensional nature. Severe economic crisis is coming at the heels of unrelenting terrorist attack. The present administration is challenged on two fronts: defeating terrorists and imprisoning corrupt leaders. Nigerians believe that their country is much more corrupt than the Transparency International Index may suggest. Corruption has become the dominant mode of public and social interaction. Going by the allegations and recent revelations, the words of Time Magazine writer that Nigeria’s leaders are not distinguishable from its criminals and corruption is not an aberration but a normal mode of governance are not totally off-the-mark. Corruption and incompetence in government have worsened poverty and trapped politics in stasis. This is the context to understand Mr. Chido Onumah’s new collection of essays: “We are all Biafrans”

Article: Peter Obi Is The Rock of Political Triangulation and Studious Sagacity


By Emeka Chiakwelu

Where many politicians have tried and failed, Peter Obi the former governor of Anambra State and the candidate for the senate has managed to succeed, if not triumphed. It will not be understatement to call Peter Obi one of the most successful Igbo politicians in the contemporary Nigeria’s disconcerted political topography.

News Release: Hearing On Sheikh Zakzaky's Court Case Begins


In line with the decision of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN to seek redress in a formal court to restore the dignity, humanity and fundamental rights of its leadership and members that have been
trampled upon and abused by the Nigerian government and its Army when it attacked it in a killing spree on the 12th to 14th of December 2015, dates for the commencement of court hearing have been slated.