Boko Haram: Boobs Not Bombs, Please! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa | Abidjan, Ivory Coast | May 21, 2012  – Boko Haram, ‘Western Education Is Forbidden’, is waging a bloody campaign of bombs in Nigeria. Thus far and still counting the islamic extremist sect whose main goal reportedly is to ‘islamise’ the federation has succeeded in killing thousands and destroying properties worth […]

Sarkozy: Sweet and Bitter Memories! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa | Abidjan, Ivory Coast | May 16, 2012 – France, as one of the principal world powers, official possessor of nuclear weapons, permanent member of the UN Security Council and one of the engine rooms of the European Union, must be seen as wielding enormous influence in the new world order. […]

Edo 2012: Time to Stop Anenih – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa | Abidjan, Ivory Coast | May 8, 2012 – In an article I wrote way back in 2007 captioned: “The Anini In Anenih’ ( I had compared the former PDP Board of Trustees Chairman, Chief Anthony Anenih, to one hell of a gangster named ‘The Law’ and concluded unapologetically that Anenih […]

‘ThisDay’, Nduka Obaigbena And His Powerful Friends! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

The Nigerian press, from all indications, is very vigorous and world-class. We cannot forget the historic roles played by certain great Nigerians, living and dead, in positioning and re-positioning the Nigerian media — making it one of the most vibrant in the African continent. Great men like the late Dele Giwa (who was bombed to […]

My Name Is Mallam Boko Haram! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa| Abidjan, Ivory Coast | April 19, 2012  – My name is Mallam Boko Haram and I am proud to so introduce myself. I am the public enemy number one of the confused federal government of Nigeria. But I am still holding out, outsmarting the security armada unleashed on me and my […]

Dr Abati’s Aso Rock ‘Transformation’! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa  | Abidjan, Ivory Coast  | April 12, 2012 – Early January this year as we all ushered in the new year my family and I had attended a church service in town where our pastor whose ecclessiastical radicalism is doubtless preached about the month of January ‘belonging’ to Reuben — biblically […]

Before President Jonathan is Overthrown- By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Jan. 9, 2012 – I have in the past confessed my personal likeness of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan but let me emphasize here that this natural likeness cannot be linked to his claims of being ‘Igbo’ by virtue of his ‘Ebele’ or ‘Azikiwe’ names or his hailing from […]

Nigeria in 2012: Between Fear and Doubt! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Jan. 3, 2012 – My beloved country, Nigeria, has always been in the news for some wrong reasons. Can someone just mention any good news that emanated out of the ‘giant’ of Africa last year? Perhaps the ‘discovery’ of cassava bread by the first family or the […]

Nigeria: Between The Pulpit And The Podium – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 27, 2011 – Nigeria is a country of contrasting phenomena, a nation whose socio-political complexity is simply amazing. I spent some months in Nigeria since last January when I left my location for the burial of my late mother in the village east of the Niger. She […]

Laurent Gbagbo: Quel Gachis! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

 BY Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – April 20, 2011 – When the Belgian sociologist, Benoît Scheuer, came to Cote d’Ivoire in the late 90’s during the presidency of Henry Konan Bedie he spent some weeks (nay months) in Abidjan and elsewhere in the hinterland and came out with a block-burster documentary with the […]


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