Something Umahi is not Telling Ndi Ebonyi

First, it was on the news that traditional rulers in Ebonyi State had been directed by the state government under penalty of sanction to create grazing areas for Fulani herdsmen in their different communities. Added was also a warning to Ebonyi farmers to be wary of implements they carry to farms to avoid confrontation with AK49 wielding herdsmen invading their Read more

Nigeria and Burden of History

On September 21, 1457, Albert VI, Archduke of Austria founded the Uni-Freiburg, Germany, as the second university in Austrian-Habsburg. In her 561 years of existence, she is proud of many thinkers little less than gods: Martin Heidegger, Hannah Arendt, Karl Rahner, Rudolf Carnap, David Daube, Johann Eck, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Friedrich Hayek, Edmund Husserl, Friedrich Meinecke, Max Weber, Paul Uhlenhuth, Ernst Read more

As Qu’ran Heads Towards East

Not in spite of religion but because of it, leaders elected to defend the lives and property of every Nigerian are now supervising the ruthless slaughtering of fellow citizens. In spite of their faith, Christian politicians are more concerned about their political ambition than the Islamic aspiration of dipping the Koran at the eastern heart of River Niger. History shows Read more

Crownwell is Not Dead

One of my sober moments in 2018 was reading an aggressive comment of a newly recruited Catholic politician attacking a Catholic priest for condemning the oppression of a government: “Father, stay out of this” he warned twice. When Christians sacrifice truth in defence of evil regime, it is a painful reminder that Michael Crownwell is not dead. Not much of Read more

He died with a sigh

The pain of a Redeemer-figure! He was the first patriot who saw the interplay of state and religion politics and wept for his people. It was not the conspiracy of the power hawks, but the ridicule of his primary beneficiaries that pained him most. We are lucky Jesus died for us; but we are guilty because He died in our Read more