Posts by chido:

Rebranding Our Leaders

Written on April 11th, 2009 by
Categories: General Articles

Rebranding our Leaders By Chido Onumah   Two weeks ago, in the typical grandiose manner of many failed projects in Nigeria, the minister of information, Dora Akunyili, launched a project, aimed, we are told, to make... Read More | Share

Petition in support of AIG Nuhu Ribadu

Written on December 24th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Petition in support of AIG Nuhu Ribadu   http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/supportAIGNuhuRibadu/index.html   We oppose the illegal "dismissal” of AIG Nuhu Ribadu from the Nigeria Police Force   Ribadu's dismissal "is clearly the... Read More | Share

For Ribadu; For Nigeria

Written on December 19th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

For Ribadu; For Nigeria By Chido Onumah   I tried very hard not to get entangled in the Ribadu fray -- not that it wasn’t worth attention -- simply because Ribadu was my boss at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and there... Read More | Share

The Supreme Court and Yar’Adua’s Victory

Written on December 13th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

The Supreme Court and Yar’Adua’s Victory By Chido Onumah   <p s possible that he has done enough to assuage the fears of his backers who were holding this decision over his head and they are now comfortable with letting their chip... Read More | Share

Obamamania: Lessons for our Youth

Written on December 3rd, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Obamamania: Lessons for our Youth By Chido Onumah Some commentators have called the victory of Barack Obama a bloodless revolution. Whether we agree with this position or not, there is no denying the fact that it was a welcome reprieve for a nation... Read More | Share

The Benefits of Media Literacy

Written on July 21st, 2008 by
Categories: Education for Nigerians (EFN)

The Benefits of Media Literacy By Chido Onumah   Thanks to advances in media technology, children and youth are inundated daily with media messages that affect them in different ways. From our local stations that are hooked up permanently to... Read More | Share

June 12: 15 Years After

Written on June 11th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

  June 12: 15 Years After By Chido Onumah About two weeks ago, the Guardian carried an intriguing story on the mysterious death of Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, presumed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election in Nigeria. The... Read More | Share

Weep for Nigeria, not Yar’adua

Written on May 29th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Weep for Nigeria, not Yar’Adua! By Chido Onumah On May 29, the Nigerian state will celebrate nine years of “democracy” and one year of the Yar’Adua administration. There is very little to cheer about after almost a decade of... Read More | Share

Nigeria

Written on May 24th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Nigeria’s Dysfunctional World By Chido Onumah Nigeria’s ruling class is a curious lot! Instead of building good roads, our rulers prefer to import four-wheel vehicles. They would rather send their kids to the best schools in Europe and... Read More | Share

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