President Buhari and the Deranging Effect of Power – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma  | Lagos, Nigeria | Feb. 17, 2021 – Power, not tenoned and mortised – dictatorial and tyrannical powers – is hypnotic, and sometimes, deranging. Not surprisingly, history is strewn with lamentable and regrettable bombasts and blunders of despots and tyrants deranged by power. Democratic power is legitimate, benign power. It derives from the ultimate repository, […]

President Buhari: The Inability to Make Hard Choices – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | January 30, 2021 – The former American Secretary of State, Mrs. Hillary Clinton, once summed up the follies of the Nigerian power elite, “They have squandered their oil wealth, they have allowed corruption to fester and now they are losing control of parts of their territory because they won’t make […]

Why are the Igbo paranoid? – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | January 15, 2021 – A female preacher on “Morning Cry” was killed by an unknown assailant in Abuja. The murdered early morning preacher was a Yoruba, and most likely, her assailant is a northern Moslem. Interestingly, in all the hoopla spawned by the murder of this devout Christian lady […]

Who is a Christian? – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | January 8, 2021 – A friend of mine employed a Hausa/Fulani security guard. With time, a number of other Hausa/Fulani came to live with his security guard. Ultimately, there were about five of them sharing his single room with him. In the same way, the individual abodes of the […]

President Buhari and His Blood-soaked Hands – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma  | Lagos, Nigeria | December 17, 2020 – The event of “Black Tuesday” at the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza: the shooting, killing and maiming of unarmed, peaceful, flag-waving, national anthem-singing, youthful Nigerians by the Nigerian army is an indelible moral stain on President Buhari. That blood-spattered onslaught on innocent Nigerians was inexcusable and […]

EndSARS: Aluta continua – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma  | Lagos, Nigeria | November 15, 2020 – In sane climes, every element of power comes with a corresponding responsibility. But in the upside-down world of our beloved country, Nigeria, every element of power comes with a corresponding irresponsibility. The Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) was specially empowered to enable its operatives to […]

Smoldering Anger that Must be Addressed-By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | Nov. 9, 2020 – For long, we derogated Nigerian youths for their greed-laced indolence, civil indifference and political passivity. With the #EndSARS protest, which started, almost spontaneously, in reaction against the brutality and bestiality of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the youth earned the respect of the generality of […]

Joe Igbokwe: Advancing the Good of the Igbo in Lagos State – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | October 27, 2020 – There is a preponderant representation of the Igbo in the ever burgeoning population of Lagos State. Secondly, the immense economic power of Ndigbo in Lagos is awesomely evident. One of our major concerns has been how to translate our enormous population and colossal economic […]

The Splendor of CAMA – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | September 21, 2020-  In our religionism, our neighborhoods are brimming with churches. Christians throng these churches almost every day of the week: Wednesdays, Thursday, Fridays, and of course, Sundays. There are vigils, morning devotions, evening services, Sunday services, Fellowship meetings, and one revival and crusade after another. In addition, […]

What is IPOB strategy? – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | August 30, 2020 – The word “strategy”, has a military origin. For simplicity, it can be defined as a plannedor mapped out technique or approach for achieving a given objective or goal. In its struggle against Israeli continued occupation of Palestine, the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) has a strategy. […]

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