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Senate Screening: What Is The Benchmark?

Posted: Oct 1, 2015 at 12:53 am   /   Columnists, Espying

There has been too much drama in the political sphere since after the general elections that Nigerians are almost appearing […]

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Okonjo-Iweala, Arunma Oteh Et Al: Escaping The Tarring Brush Of Politicians

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:20 am   /   Columnists, Espying

The recent double international appointments of the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Nigerian economy under the […]

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Holocaust, 9/11 And The Nation With Chronic Amnesia

Posted: Sep 17, 2015 at 12:02 am   /   Columnists, Espying

Last week, the United States celebrated the 14th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in different parts of […]

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Hypocrisy Of A Warped Executive/Legislative Harmony

Posted: Sep 10, 2015 at 12:46 am   /   Columnists, Espying

“When the (law making) and (law enforcement) powers are united in the same person…there can be no liberty” Baron de […]

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In Support Of President Buhari’s Appointments

Posted: Sep 3, 2015 at 12:33 am   /   Columnists, Espying

These are really interesting times for the country. The country is agog with the sounds of cymbals from all manner […]

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South East Governors And The Road Not Taken

Posted: Aug 6, 2015 at 12:12 am   /   Columnists, Espying

The governor of Enugu State,  Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi recently inaugurated a 15-member  Economic Advisory Committee who are charged with ensuring the […]

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WAEC Debt: As Governors Toy With Education

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 1:10 am   /   Columnists, Espying

The theatre that is Nigeria’s political space cannot seize to present the world with some heart-breaking tragi-comedies. Sadly, in Nigeria, […]

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Individual, Group, Ethnic Interests And Hypocrisy Of Politicians

Posted: Jul 23, 2015 at 2:15 am   /   Columnists, Espying

Again, for the third time in two months, the National Assembly has postponed its resumption for legislative duties until 28 […]

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The Paradox President Buhari Acknowledges

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 2:15 am   /   Columnists, Espying

All over the world, speeches and comments from Presidents, Prime Ministers and Heads of Governments often have far-reaching implications and […]

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8Th Assembly: Now We Are Wiser

Posted: Jul 9, 2015 at 3:42 am   /   Columnists, Espying

Since the conclusion of the March/April general elections, the country has switched from watching the flamboyance and exaggerated promises of […]

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Deconstructing ‘The Rot’ Alarm

Posted: Jul 2, 2015 at 12:19 am   /   Columnists, Espying

When Nigerians embraced the ‘change’ message of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the last election it was essentially a […]

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The Symphony Of Empty Treasuries

Posted: Jun 25, 2015 at 2:17 am   /   Columnists, Espying

When the great Shakespeare in one of his iconic plays described the world as a stage, he must have had […]

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Ndigbo And The Fallacy Of Representation

Posted: Jun 18, 2015 at 12:17 am   /   Columnists, Espying

Nigerian politicians are some of the most comical, most times unproductive and often the most selfish group in the country. […]

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The Road To Legislative Independence

Posted: Jun 11, 2015 at 2:24 am   /   Columnists, Espying

“The corruption of the government sets in when the people attempt to govern directly and try ‘to debate’ for the […]

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Salaries: NLC’s Failure And Hypocrisy Of Politicians

Posted: May 27, 2015 at 12:28 am   /   Columnists, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   Suddenly, the payment and non-payment of workers’ salaries which ordinarily should be taken as given has become […]

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That El-Rufai’s Appeal For Pity

Posted: May 21, 2015 at 12:12 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   The governor elect for Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, over the weekend appealed to Nigerians to […]

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Northern Governors’ Deafening Silence On IDPs

Posted: May 14, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

Nnedi Ogaziechi, Before the just concluded general elections, this column had expressed outrage at the hullaballoo over the participation of […]

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PDP and Post-Election Macabre Dance

Posted: May 7, 2015 at 1:58 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   True to predictions, the ominous vibrations in the last few days in the country show that […]

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When will we initiate institutional growth?

Posted: Apr 30, 2015 at 1:57 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   The elections have come and gone but there is still some unease with the citizens. People are […]

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Elections, Chibok girls, IDPs and the morning after

Posted: Apr 16, 2015 at 1:25 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   Today, we remember, today we are in a grief and with the highest level of optimism […]

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Lagos Politics, Oba Akiolu and Ndigbo

Posted: Apr 9, 2015 at 1:37 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi    The much awaited Nigerian Presidential election has come and gone and Gen. Muhammadu (Rtd.) of the […]

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Nigeria’s Elections: Good people, great nation

Posted: Apr 2, 2015 at 2:41 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   As I write, the results of the Presidential elections are being collated and announced by the […]

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Here at last! An election like no other

Posted: Mar 26, 2015 at 1:54 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   In less than forty eight hours, Nigerians would go to the polls to elect a President, […]

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How most politicians underdevelop the South-East

Posted: Mar 19, 2015 at 12:36 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying

By  Nnedi Ogaziechi   Whether we want to admit it or not, it is now very obvious that this 2015 […]

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2015: Where is Prof Humphery Nwosu?

Posted: Mar 12, 2015 at 1:10 am   /   COLUMNIST, Espying, Thursday

By Nnedi Ogaziechi   As the people of Nigeria watch helplessly as politicians fight for the soul of the country through […]

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