Tag: Jude Ndukwe

Opinion: APC As A Mistake Edo State Must Not Make

By Jude Ndukwe September 10, 2016, is epochal in the history of the great Edo State. It is a date when life beckons on the people to embark on a game-changing and life-amending venture; a time when the people are called out by the Benevolent, the God of second chance,[Read More…]

Opinion: Death of IDPs, As Kashim Shettima Waits For Jonathan’s Call

  By Jude Ndukwe The IDPs have been languishing from hunger and dying in droves while Nigerians out there have been made to believe all along that the victims were being taken good care of. At least, that was what the governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima had made us[Read More…]

Opinion: Of DSS, Shallow Graves, Sensationalism And Sectionalism

The recent press release by the Directorate of State Services (DSS), Nigeria’s secret police, to the effect that they discovered some fifty shallow graves, five of which they claimed had some Fulani natives buried in them, is most unfortunate to have come from an otherwise responsible security outfit. While we[Read More…]

Opinion: Ibe Kachikwu’s Fuel Scarcity And Tinubu’s Hypocrisy

In a desperate bid to play himself back into relevance in the current dispensation, having been ignored in certain key events of this government which he was believed to have spent enormous time, treasure and wealth to help put in place, Tinubu used a harmless statement by Kachikwu, expanded and[Read More…]

#BuhariGate: Jonathan, PDP and Lessons from Garba Shehu’s Treatise By Jude Ndukwe

In his essay titled “#Buharigate: As the Limit of Obstructionist Politics”, that was widely published in the media recently, Mr Garba Shehu, one of the president’s spokespersons, further confirmed what many Nigerians from all political divides have always known about President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its[Read More…]

Femi Fani-Kayode: Confirmation Of Rotimi Fashakin As A Medieval-Era Ignoramus By Jude Ndukwe

It was Reuben Abati who in a press statement of May 28, 2013, described, Rotimi Fashakin, the National Publicity Secretary of an inconsequential, regional and eventually defunct political party, the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), as “a medieval-era ignoramus and brainless individual”. Abati did not stop there, irked by the[Read More…]

Jude Ndukwe: What Is Presidential About That Media Chat?

After months of addressing Nigerians from outside the country on issues that are largely local, granting interviews to foreign media outfits while neglecting the local media, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), was finally convinced (or was it confused) to host a presidential media chat in Nigeria. Before now, Nigerians had expressed[Read More…]

Opinion: Massacres In The Land, The Idiocy Of “Change” And The Conspiracy Of Watchdogs-

With the recent and continued killing of innocent, harmless, armless, hapless and helpless Nigerians by the Buhari administration, Nigerians are beginning to wonder if there was any real meaning in the “Change” mantra of the ruling party, APC. This is in addition to the regular invasion of homes, both private[Read More…]

Opinion: Olusegun Mimiko’s Ondo State As Africa’s Model Of Development

By Jude Ndukwe Nigeria is a country known to be plagued by extreme poverty, illiteracy and disease despite the overwhelming abundance of natural resources and wealth God has endowed her with. It has defied logic, no matter how adjusted, that despite her wealth that should evoke envy from even great[Read More…]

Opinion: Jonathan, PDP And Dokpesi’s Misplaced Apology

  By Jude Ndukwe The recent apology by the chairman of PDP’s National Conference Planning Committee, High Chief Aleogho Raymond Dokpesi , for what he considers perceived mistakes of the People’s Democratic Party in its last 16 years of leading Nigeria and particularly for fielding former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan,[Read More…]