Anambra North Senatorial dispute: Supreme Court dismisses Emordi’s appeal

  The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal filed by Senator Joy Emordi challenging the decision of the Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal which voided her election as a senator and declared Alphonsus Igbeke as the senator for Anambra North Senatorial District.  In a judgment delivered by Justice Afolabi Fabiyi, the apex […]

Cote d’Ivoire: Deconstructing The Mind of ‘President’ Gbagbo

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Feb. 3, 2011 – ‘President’ Laurent Kodou Gbagbo was born on May 31 1945 in a small village called Mama in the town known as Gagnoa in the South-western Cote D’Ivoire. He hails from an ethnic group ‘Béte’, a minority compared to other ethnic groups like Agni, […]

Asaba: The Sexual Predators’ Paradise!

Asaba: The Sexual Predators’ Paradise! By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Jan 13, 2011 – After my last article on Great Ogboru and his quest to become the Governor of Delta State last week I received a ‘petition’ from a reader, a man of God based in Delta State (names withheld). The Reverend […]

Great Ogboru: When Greatness Beckons!

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Jan. 7, 2011 – Chief Great Ovadje Ogboru came into the national limelight and reckoning after the failure of the late Major Gideon Gwaza Orkar-led coup d’etat against the then dictator Gen. Ibrahim Babangida in April 1990. In the aftermath of the coup’s regrettable failure to achieve […]

Dateline 2011: Okenwa For President!

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Jan 2, 2011 Fellow Nigerians, Happy and prosperous new year 2011! Now that we have said farewell to 2010 as it became history, ushering in another brand new year 2011 it is imperative to note that this new year will define and re-define our troubled nationhood in […]

Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon: A ‘Rebel’ In The House?

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Dec 24, 2010 – The ‘SaharaReporters’ columnist Mr Pius Adesanmi had once described the National Assembly as “a gangrened proscenium populated almost exclusively by school certificate forgers, Oluwole customers, University dropouts, active and retired political assassins, and puny election riggers.” While Adesanmi as a hard-drinking lecturer based […]

Who Wanted To ‘Wound’ OBJ In Lagos?

By Sunny Chris Okenwa – (Abidjan, Ivory Coast) November 24, 2010 Who Penultimate week SaharaReporters reported from New York, quoting sources at home in Nigeria, that a man in his 40s forced his way into ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s car (who had just returned from a trip) as he was driving away from the Murtala Muhammed […]




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