Oct 2013

Sovereign National Conference – Will the people have their say at last? By George C E Enyoazu

For over a decade, calls for a Sovereign National Conference (SNC) had reached a deafening crescendo in Nigeria. Proponents of the conference saw it as an avenue to find and address the key problems afflicting Nigeria since 1914 to present.  The ace constitutional-lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi of blessed memory put it succinctly in the year 2000:

FEMI ABDULATEEF FANI-KAYODE---NOW THAT FASHOLA HAS APPOLOGIZED: EPITAPH OF A DROWNING POLITICAL MEGALOMANIAC By Dr. N. Tony Nwaezeigwe

    In a recent rejoinder to his revealed Nupe ancestry published by Naija.com on-line news out-fit on August 24, 2013, Chief Femi Abdulatef Fami-Kayode in his usual namby-pamby exhibition of intellectual trumpery goofed by describing the present water is not just ‘some confused Igbo person who Claims to be an academic”, but “the usual 419”. But that is far from the truth Dr.

Dr Nnamidi Azikiwe: The Only Nation Builder Nigeria Ever Had! By Lawrence Chinedu Nwobu

On the 24th of May 2013, Professor Pat Utomi in an article titled “nation building: how we missed the plot,” decried the absence of nation building in Nigeria.  No one can doubt the necessity of nation building; more so in a nation like Nigeria that has been torn by unrelenting ethno-religious conflicts and held down by the contradictions of her ethnic, cultural and religious diversity.

Giant Of Failure @ 53 By Lawrence Chinedu Nwobu

I didn’t remember Nigeria’s unfortunate independence; yes I said unfortunate because it is obvious Nigeria would have been better off without independence; until a friend called me to say, “the so called fatherland is 53 years old today.”  He went further to say “the useless father, the irresponsible father, the father that refused to take care of his children, the father that abandoned and con