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Is Rotimi Amaechi the Judas Iscariot of Nigeria? – By Okechukwu Nwafor

We all are aware of the role Judas Iscariot played during the last days of Jesus Christ on earth. Judas, quite a controversial figure in Christian Theology, betrayed Jesus at the dying minute. He kissed Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane and addressed him as “Rabbi” to reveal his identity to the crowd who had […]

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As Zamfara beckons on history : Where is John Odigie Oyegun, not John the Baptist, of Nigeria? – By Okechukwu Nwafor

Few months to the 2015 presidential election, there was high level of insecurity in the country, including a bomb blast targeted at Buhari himself, with more than 70 persons dead. APC chieftains and their supporters upped the blame game. They accused President Jonathan of being unable to contain the incessant Boko Haram attacks and the […]

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‘Ofeke’ – By Okechukwu Nwafor

It was reported that the Vice President Osibanjo woos Yoruba voters by promising them Presidency in 2023. If this is true then Osibanjo should be advised to relinquish his professorship and hand over his hood to NBA. A word for the Yoruba: it is only a mad animal that will accept the lion as an […]

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Where we were and where we are? – By Okechukwu Nwafor

The above onomatopoeic verbiage, obviously derived from the slip of tongue, from the Vice President during the last Vice Presidential debate sends a poignant signal. The first is a question of where we were in the last four years and the second is where we are today. Indeed Osibanjo’s slip of tongue reveals an uncommon […]

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Cloned President: Ridicule and failure at the heart of race – By Okechukwu Nwafor

  The video here is very provocative. It is a comedy show that ridicules the recent pronouncement of Nigerian president’s attempt to clear the prevailing doubt, especially by the IPOB group, concerning his true identity. The president had said that he is not a clone, contrary to the wide and wild assertion by IPOB that […]

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As Mbaka apologizes, EFCC ‘Mene mene tekel Urphasin’ and touch not my anointed’ – By Okechukwu Nwafor

EFCC should have learnt some lessons from the Mbaka’s episode. Mbaka seems to have tampered with the anointed son of God, Peter Obi. Mbaka’s disgrace of Obi on his alter at Adoration Prayer Ministry Enugu (AMEN) made Obi more popular and occasioned a Social Media war by Obi’s numerous fans against AMEN. It was as […]

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Internet flogging and the cry of the ruling elite – By Okechukwu Nwafor

Inundated by the verbal and visual lashings concerning Jubril from Sudan, the Nigerian Social Media have recently become a polemically charged space. Nnamdi Kanu sufficiently marshals out ‘his evidence’ to prove that someone else is masking Buhari in Aso Rock. To Buharists, and to certain highbrow senses, his arguments would rather fit well inside the […]

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Atiku: Why politicians cry! – By Okechukwu Nwafor

Atiku’s cry over the purchase of his presidential nomination form by his supporters is but one example of crying politicians not just in the history of Nigerian politics but elsewhere. For example while taking an oath of office, George Washington, President of the United States, was moved to tears when he beheld a mammoth crowd […]

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Dear President Buhari, Please Tackle The Excessive Electricity Charges, Nigerians Are Suffering!

Sometimes, I wonder if this government deprives pleasure or more power in watching Nigerians suffer in pains. Is it a crime to be a Nigerian? The excessive electricity charges in Nigeria now is damn crazy! We demand that the Federal Government investigate this issue. They don’t want to distribute the prepaid meters, because they know that their […]

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The visual message of Trump and Buhari’s laughing photograph By Okechukwu Nwafor

Many people have commented on the implications of Buhari’s visit to the United States. Among the comments is a submission by Farooq Kperogi who praised Buahri’s smart moves in the course of fielding questions from journalists. I am not particularly sure, and convinced, that Farooq exhibited a cautious articulation that corresponds to his erudite intellect […]

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Chimamanda’s needless bickering by Okechukwu Nwafor

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently responded to one of her traducers in Facebook over her comment on ‘wife’ during her interview with Hilary Clinton. The caption of her response reads thus: “Dear Unnamed Person Who I Am Told Is On Social Media Saying I am Her Family and Telling Me to Shut Up”. I read Chimamanda’s […]

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We saw the light and we followed it…

Christmas is the greatest day in the history of mankind. The day Christ came down from heaven to save mankind from obliteration. Christmas as many think is not all about celebration of the flesh, but also a time of reflection of the purpose of Christ’s coming. Christmas is the celebration of the light, and Christ […]

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I fear for pregnant women in Nigeria…

It is sad that you might never know the last time you get to see your friends or loved ones, anything can happen in just a minute. Yesterday I went to see my pregnant friend, only to be told she died during child birth. Young beautiful lady, with a two year old daughter. I always […]

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The Rascality of Leadership in Imo State – By Okechukwu Nwafor

Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria, apparently invited by Imo State governor in southeastern Nigeria. Zuma visited Imo State where he beheld his sculpted statue, and welcomed by a scandalously petty assembly of political rascals. Yes that is what I call them, for that is what Imo politicians are under Okorocha! I wonder why people are shocked […]

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“It is better for me to go to South Africa and die there than to be a slave in my own country”

  Yesterday, I went to have a haircut, and I met some people watching the video of the Nigerian man recently killed by South African police. One of them asked what Nigerians are still doing in South Africa…. Then my barber started pouring his heart out to me. “See Don Saint, it is better for […]

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What Nigeria can learn from P-Square about restructuring – Reno Omokri writes

“Last week on this column, I had written about my experience in the beautiful island of The Seychelles and how Nigerian music, especially P-Square’s music, had conquered that island nation and enthralled her youths.   Little did I know when writing that piece titled, ‘How Nigeria Conquered The Seychelles’ that I would be devoting another […]

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Do you know that there was a time in Nigeria when one Naira was equal to two US dollars?

Do you know that there was a time in Nigeria when one Naira was equal to two US dollars? Do you know that Nigeria first had a TV station before France, and radio station before South Africa. Do you know that Nigeria airways had about 70 aircrafts back in the days, but today Nigerians fly […]

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Come 2019, some marriageable ladies will still be single, see why!

Come 2019, some marriageable ladies will still be single. Why? Lack of communication. How can you build a relationship without communication? Some ladies feel is their right for the guys to be the one calling all the time. Some will never call or text you, or less they are returning your missed calls or text. […]

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