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The metaphor in Nsofor’s rejection

The metaphor in Nsofor’s rejection

By Uche Nnadozie The other day, the Senate of the Federal Republic refused to confirm a retired Appeal Court judge, Honourable Silvanus Justice Nsofor. Surely, the Senate reserves the right to confirm or otherwise reject any nominee by the president. However, such rejection must be followed up with the reasons for turning down the nominee. […]

The snoring president

The snoring president

BY UCHE NNADOZIE Since the last time I discussed why the president must embark on visitations to parts of the country, nothing has been done to that effect. From presidential communication, we now know that President Muhammadu Buhari was sick at some point. But he has not always been sick and as such has had […]

Abike’s gumption, Onyema’s totter

Abike’s gumption, Onyema’s totter

By Uche Nnadozie Last week, the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, advised Nigerians who wished to travel to the United States, but whose trip is not essential to probably tarry awhile because according to her there are a few Nigerian travellers who were turned back from various entry points in the US. […]

Customs must change approach on VIN

Customs must change approach on VIN

By Uche Nnadozie When the Nigeria Customs Service late last year announced as part of measures geared towards preventing revenue loss through land border shipments of vehicles especially, I was elated and supported same. Part of the new initiative was the lid placed on land importation of vehicles. Another which was jointly championed by the […]

Speaking for the president

Speaking for the president

By Uche Nnadozie One of the most difficult jobs in the world is that of a spokesperson. Be it in public or private sector, the demands are the same. Going further, it doesn’t matter whether it is in a developing or developed economy. The job is tedious. I can imagine what Sean Spicer is passing […]

PDP needs a savior

PDP needs a savior

I had written off the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP just after it lost the general elections in 2015. It was not because of any known hatred, like I have always maintained, most of my friends and family members are members, surrogates or admirers of that party. However, the trouble with PDP is no family affair. […]

Let the fury be

Let the fury be

Uche Nnadozie When it appeared that there was  concerted effort to deny some Nigerians the right to protest, it just didn’t sound nice to me. In fact, there is some sinister plot afoot anytime a government tries to muscle dissent. And so it came to pass that the protests were held both in Lagos and […]

Tubaba’s protest and what Baba needs to do

Tubaba’s protest and what Baba needs to do

By Uche Nnadozie This past week, the talking point shifted from President Muhammadu Buhari’s health or death to a planned protest/rally against the government. According to the main organiser, Tubaba (formerly known as Tuface, the rally is scheduled to take place in different parts of the country to draw the attention of the government to […]

IPOB’s heckling of Port Harcourt

IPOB’s heckling of Port Harcourt

By Uche Nnadozie While the rest of the world marched in opposition of the 45th President of the United States following his inauguration on January 20, 2017, a group of persons representing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in Port Harcourt, Rivers state of Nigeria, however, registered their solidarity with Donald Trump. That is the […]

How not to be Minister of Interior

How not to be Minister of Interior

Since this man became minister of interior, all that has made headlines about his ministry or person are prison breaks and shoe shinning. Early in his administration, he did go visiting some prison complex after attempted breaks; since then nothing has been heard of him. Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazzau was the head of security during […]