IBB@80: What Legacies? By Igboeli Arinzechukwu

Posted by - August 23, 2021

It is with every ounce of innate joy that i celebrate the maradonic icon of our nation’s political history as he clocks 80 in a nation where life expectancy has been doing a topsy turvy and presently stands at 61 years for males and 63 for females. It means that Ibrahim Badamosi Babaginda has lived

On The Igbo Presidency Project (1)

Posted by - April 9, 2021

By Igboeli Arinze- Come 2023, Nigerians will again troop to the polls to elect a leader that will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, a northerner who will be finishing off two terms of four years each. This would then mean that barring any incidents either of the superlunary or manmade, Nigerians will have a new helmsman

Hope Uzodinma As The Man With A Plan But…

Posted by - March 21, 2021

By Igboeli Arinze       When the Supreme Court announced him as Governor of Imo State, many were skeptical about what the two time Senator would offer to the people of Imo State in terms of governance. The Orlu born politician fresh from his numerous battles with Rochas Okorocha who simply wanted to turn

Goodluck Jonathan For What?(1)

Posted by - March 8, 2021

  One thing that thrives greatly in Nigeria and its sphere of politics is the rumor mill. It is somewhat the biggest industry in Nigeria with a huge number of practitioners. Rumor mongering isn’t new to the Nigerian society, it is a part and parcel of the alternative socialization of the masses and it has

That Ohanaeze May Rise. By Igboeli Arinze

Posted by - January 26, 2021

  As Ohanaeze NdiIgbo gets a new leadership to steer its affairs for another two years it is imperative that members of the NdiIgbo commentariat as well as the academia begin to engage the George Obiozor led executive with ideas via which the Pan Igbo organization may positively impact the lives of NdiIgbo and help

For Sam Nda- Isaiah 1st May 1962- 11th December 2020. By Igboeli Arinze

Posted by - January 2, 2021

  The name, Sam Nda-Isaiah may mean different things to a number of people. To some, he was the wordsmith, writer and journalist. To others, he was the businessman and media guru, while for some, he was the radical thinker, grim philosopher, politician and statesman in the making.   With his demise, the Nigerian nation

2023: Towards A President Of Igbo Extraction (2) By Igboeli Arinze

Posted by - December 15, 2020

It is therefore not in doubt that with President Muhammadu Buhari’s completing his tenure in 2023, power will rotate to the South in tandem with the nation’s political convention that has seen power rotate between the Northern and Southern parts of Nigeria, with exception of the Jonathanian era, which briefly and dishonorably interrupted such an

2023: Towards A President Of Igbo Extraction

Posted by - December 7, 2020

  By Igboeli Arinze The talk about a President of Igbo extraction is as old as the fourth republic, sadly for every time or occasion where the Igbo as an ethnic group came close to achieving such a feat, it was like the Israelites leaving Egypt to the promised land which did seem to be

Remembering Castro and Ojukwu

Posted by - December 1, 2020

By Igboeli Arinze Napoleon– If there was a universal cult for bearded leaders, both could have being members, they were as well as controversial as they were colourful men, who brought panache into their styles of leadership. Both indeed were passionate about the causes they chose, both sacrificed much and even to the point of

What is Mai Mala Buni’s Agenda? (1)

Posted by - November 9, 2020

                  By Igboeli Arinze With his emergence as the Chairman of the CECPC, many Nigerians, supporters and symphatisers of the All Progressives Congress believed that Mai Mala Buni would be that man that would halt the party’s from plunging further into the abyss that a number of