Ndi Igbo must support Peter Obi – By Tochukwu Ezunkanma

By Tochukwu Ezunkanma | Lagos, Nigeria | November 9, 2018 –  It is most exhilarating that as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries ended, the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, chose Peter Obi as his running mate. That choice has been characterized as a masterstroke by some political pundits because Peter Obi brings so much […]

Leah Sharibu As a Dialectics of Religion – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | November 7, 2018 –  I am appalled by an official pronouncement of the captors of the Dapchi school girl, the legendary Leah Sharibu, that she had been sentenced to slavery for life. I am grieving; her parents are still in distress; Nigerian Christians are experiencing rising frustration. It […]

The Return of Nnamdi Kanu – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | November 7, 2018-  The recent re-surfacing of Nnamdi Kanu, the uncouth leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Israel, raises more questions than answers: How did he escape from the raid by Nigerian security forces on his father’s compound on September 14 2017? How did […]

An Open Letter to All Journalists – By Arlene J. Schar & Dr. David R. Leffler

Terrorism has taken a disturbing turn with the horrific murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Apparently the intent of this murder was to send a message to all journalists dedicated to thoughtful criticism of government. Therefore, what would be the most appropriate journalistic response to such blatant censorship? Is it to continue to report in good […]

Nigeria Needs a Leader, Not a Saint – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | November 2, 2018 – Prior to the 2015 presidential election, a lady on a radio program, summed up the frustration of many Nigerians with the Goodluck Jonathan administration when she said, “even if Buhari presents a NEPA bill as his certificate, I will still vote for him”. In our […]

Buhari’s ‘New Affection’ for Jonathan and the 2019 Elections – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | November 2, 2019 – As we nudge towards the 2019 presidential election, and with many people predicting that it will be more bitterly fought than the acrimonious 2015 poll, there is something that is giving me some hope that the doomsday scenario may not materialize after all: it […]

Atiku: A Refreshing Alternative to a Bungled Presidency – By By Lloyd F. UKWU

By Lloyd F. UKWU, Esquire  | Washington DC, USA | October 21, 2018 –  With the end of the party primaries, the battle line for the 19th of February 2019 presidential election is drawn between two presidential candidates: Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Muhammadu Buhari of the All Peoples Congress (APC). […]

Simple Duties of the PDP in Port Harcourt – By Anthony Kila

By Anthony A. Kila | NNP | October 11, 2018 –  Contrary to what a lot of people assume, the primaries, conventions and indeed all matters of internal affairs relating to the management of political parties are not just a family affair to be left to mere party members. It is the duty and interest […]

Atiku’s Vice President: Focused on Economic Experts – Peter Obi, Soludo or Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – By Emeka Chiakwelu

By Emeka Chiakwelu  | NNP | October 10, 2018 – Abubakar Atiku having become the flag bearer of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must now make the tough and important decision of picking his vice president. The man or woman he picked with reveal to Nigerians especially voters the type of the government he desires to run […]

Datti Ahmed: Time for a Paradigm Shift in the North – By Prof. Ibrahim Shehu

By Prof. Ibrahim Shehu | NNP | October 10, 2018 – I will start this reflection by paraphrasing the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 111. While our pre-independence leaders did a lot in fashioning a regional identity for us – and we are grateful to them- the challenge for the current generation of Igbos, Yorubas […]




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