Fashola

Lagos state deportation is lawless

Once again, the Lagos state government deported Nigerians from a Nigerian state; an action that is as lawless as it is vexatious. Newspaper reports last week indicated that the Lagos authorities out of possibly excessive enthusiasm, and certainly out of pitiable ignorance and overreach, rounded up all manners of the city poor from the streets,…

Gen-Alabi-Isama

My account of the civil war Gen. Alabi-Isama

I have on my shelf, an autographed copy of General Obasanjo’s ‘My Command’ which gave his account of the unfortunate civil war. I also have General Madiebo’s (un-autographed) version of the war. Between these two extremes, I have read other authors who have made their valuable and invaluable contributions to enrich our knowledge as to…

Professor-Ben-Nwabueze

Prof Nwabueze Ohaneze Ndigbo is drifting

Constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze (SAN), says the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has lost focus and is now adrift in the nation’s political affairs. He blames the development on the leadership crisis rocking the once vibrant group. Speaking at the presentation of his autobiography Ben Nwabueze: His Life, Works and Times, in Awka,…