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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 […]

My person of the year, 2016

My person of the year, 2016

By Uche Nnadozie This is a very difficult task. 2016 was a year that made very profound impression on me; very negative impression that is. Everything about that year was negativity. Or maybe not exactly everything but where commonsense was supposed to prevail, utter debauchery held the stakes. It was that bad and it is […]

They now call him, come and raid

They now call him, come and raid

BY UCHE NNADOZIE Compared to other states or governors, the Edo state pension rights of governors and their deputies law which was amended recently is perhaps lower in the figure earmarked to acquire property for the retiring governor and the second in command. Although, the beneficiaries are not necessarily former Governor Adams Oshiohmole and his […]