Alex Otti and the Fading Howl of a Dying Fox   By Jude Ndukwe  In recent times, the perpetually failed governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr Alex Otti, has embarked on a rush of meaningless scurrilous attacks against all those he perceives as his political nightmare who have stopped his inordinate political ambition of ever becoming the governor...... read more
ABHA Investigations: Nothing Laudable about Lloydant’s Puerile Defence   By Destiny Emmanuel Nwogu I have read the response of Lloydant Business Services, one of the firms heavily indicted in the investigations carried out by three different Ad Hoc Committees of the 7th Abia State House of Assembly, on Abia State University, Uturu, (ABSU), Abia State Polytechnic, Aba (AbiaPoly) and...... read more
ALEX OTTI AND HIS ELECTION VICTORY ILLUSIONS-THE DIRE CONSEQUENCES OF HIS DISRESPECT FOR PARTY LEADERSHIP AND STRUCTURES The election Petition Tribunal cases in Abia State have come and gone including the one filed by Alex Otti, APGA Governorship Candidate in the 2019 Governorship Election challenging the election of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, the governor of Abia State which was unanimously dismissed today 20/9/2019 for lacking in merit. What is...... read more
Tribunal Ruling: Confirmation of Senator Theodore Orji’s towering popularity By Jude Ndukwe  The ruling on Tuesday of The National and State House of Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia affirming the victory of Senator Theodore Ahamefule Orji  at the February 23, 2019 Abia Central Senatorial election has put to rest any iota of doubt about the continued popularity which...... read more
OPINION: Selling falsehood to mislead the gullible will not work in Abia (2) By John Okiyi Kalu In part 1 of the above titled piece, I used the case of Michael Okpara University, Umudike (MOUAU), to clearly distinguish between state or federal parastatals and their Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Whether we accept it or not, because of political expediency, it is a fact that...... read more
OPINION: Selling falsehood to mislead the gullible will not work in Abia (2) In part 1 of the above titled piece, I used the case of Michael Okpara University, Umudike (MOUAU), to clearly distinguish between state or federal parastatals and their Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Whether we accept it or not, because of political expediency, it is a fact that neither the federal...... read more
WHEN UNIONS BECOME INSTRUMENTS OF BLACKMAIL: THE ABIA POLY EXAMPLE By Ben Udechukwu God in His wisdom commanded us that a worker deserves his wages. This ‘commandment’ in its purest form is not entirely inviolable given the existence of certain extraneous factors. I do know that under certain circumstances, like when a Polytechnic that once had an overall student population of...... read more
Abia opposition and the Poverty of Politics By Ben Udechukwu If you ask me to choose between a politician who engages in politics for what peanuts he may get (politics of poverty) and the one who is bereft of ideas or perhaps has shortchanged knowledge of how decent politics should be conducted (poverty of politics); I will have...... read more
WILL ALEX OTTI EVER GOVERN ABIA?   By Moses Ayodele Orji There seems an ongoing simmering controversy, centred around the political fortunes of  Dr.Alex Otti.(the APGA governorship candidate in the just concluded governorship election in Abia). I have chosen to take sides. In a series of articles that would follow I will attempt to justify my position...... read more
ALEX OTTI AND HIS GUBERNATORIAL HALLUCINATIONS Mazi Alex Oti has showed yet again that he still lives in a dream land where wishes don’t just become horses but ferocious and winged creatures. His latest Press Release  proved that the serial election loser has refused to see that the train had long left the station and he waits in...... read more
#AbiaAt28: The Perception, Realities and Prospects -- Ikechukwu Iroha   In the words of Khalil Gibran, ‘Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing towards what will be.’ Abia is a state that has steadily been on the path of progress. Upon creation, the struggle to better and harness the rich potential of the over 4 million people started....... read more
Dissecting the impacts of Mrs Ikpeazu's pet projects - Ikechukwu Iroha No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted. This statement is accurate and factual when you take a glance at the impact of the humanitarian organization founded by Abia First Lady, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu.   Vicar hope foundation established to drive a vision narrowed towards assisting the physically challenged...... read more
Ikpeazu, Aba and the burden of appreciation - Ben Udechukwu As a school boy in Aba 1983, I witnessed irate youths who had threatened to boo Dee Sam Mbakwe. Dee Sam was not just a performing Governor, he was believed to have found a permanent place in the heart of people. We are Aba, we have a culture of asking for...... read more
OPINION: NDDC, Political Institution? “NDDC has become a political institution...” These were  the exact words of Chief Barr. Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State, when the Professor Brambaifa led board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) paid him a courtesy visit at the Government house in Port Harcourt. On another related visit to...... read more
IS IKPEAZU THE PROBLEM? By Chinenye Nwogu In 2015 after a hard fought electoral battle Okezie Victor Ikpeazu Ph.D. emerged winner of a fiercely contested gubernatorial election in Abia State. The fierceness of the battle necessitated what almost everyone wished never happened, a very protracted legal battle. For the records Ikpeazu may as well be...... read more
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