Author: ThankGod Ukachukwu

ThankGod UkachukwuFebruary 22, 2019

Why I think majority of Nigerians will vote Atiku Abubakar as President

On Saturday February 23, 2019, #NigeriaDecides2019 will be held and Nigerians from all walks of life, in the cities, towns, ...

ThankGod UkachukwuFebruary 5, 2019

#NgTheCandidates: Engendering issue-based campaign, implications for Atiku, Buhari

It is not gainsaying to opine that debates are expedient for our electoral process much more in a developing country’s ...

ThankGod UkachukwuJanuary 21, 2019

#2019Debate Post-Mortem: A golden opportunity missed for Atiku Abubakar

The presidential debate has come and gone but its ripples are yet to settle. The two top contenders failed to ...

ThankGod UkachukwuDecember 7, 2018

Opinion: Buhari’s #NextLevel, #TheAtikuPlan and the 2019 election

According to renowned professor of economics, Pat Utomi, “Nigeria is the most miserable place to live on earth”. As reported ...

ThankGod UkachukwuNovember 7, 2018

Visionary Leadership Or Change: The choice before Abians in 2019 gubernatorial elections

Abia State voters must be careful not to acquiesce to the same predicament London-based The Economist magazine (which endorsed President ...

ThankGod UkachukwuOctober 17, 2018

Choosing Saraki as the DG of Atiku’s presidential Campaign Council is a pragmatic choice

Nowadays, rumours in Nigerian politics most likely turn out to be true. As this article was written to appraise Dr ...

ThankGod UkachukwuOctober 14, 2018

PDP Presidential Primaries: a post convention review

In project management, a post-Implementation review (PIR) follows the completion of a project to evaluate if project objectives were achieved, effectiveness and ...

ThankGod UkachukwuOctober 14, 2018

Why I tipped Mr Peter Obi as running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abukakar

Editor’s Note: Long time YNaija contributor ThankGod Ukachukwu has become an important voice in the Nigerian political scene and we ...

ThankGod UkachukwuOctober 6, 2018

Opinion: Open letter to PDP presidential aspirants

Dear PDP Presidential Aspirants, His Excellencies, here is an open but terse letter. All the 13 People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ...

ThankGod UkachukwuSeptember 30, 2018

Opinion: Why I think the Osun re-run election should not be taken seriously

The Osun supplementary election in which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress ...

ThankGod UkachukwuSeptember 20, 2018

Nigeria in decline: Dashed hopes, HSBC and presidential melee

A review of news in leading international media depicts that all is not well with Nigeria, a country in decline ...

ThankGod UkachukwuSeptember 13, 2018

Opinion: Let us not dismiss the PACT, they are the future

Social media amplifies social and political issues nowadays, making it easier for virality. Such was for PACT — Presidential Aspirants Coming Together, ...

ThankGod UkachukwuAugust 31, 2018

PIGB: President Buhari’s withdrawal of assent is heartbreaking

At the peak of deliberations and subsequent passing of the controversial Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by Nigeria’s Senate in ...

ThankGod UkachukwuAugust 17, 2018

Impeach Saraki mob & anti-democratic antics of Adams Oshiomhole: Nigeria’s Democracy in danger

The desperation of the chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole and raucous vituperation all over the media ...

ThankGod UkachukwuJuly 23, 2018

An Open letter to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki

My Dear Senate President Saraki, Greetings his Excellency; all protocols observed and I implore you to permit me go straight ...

ThankGod UkachukwuJune 21, 2018

Opinion: President Buhari’s 2018 budget illustrates Nigeria’s problem with planning to fail

President Buhari has signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill (9.12 trillion naira expenditures higher from 2017 by 22.6%), that is our ...

ThankGod UkachukwuApril 17, 2018

Opinion: Open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

Your Grace, in respect of your meeting with President Buhari, who is your bosom friend, who you have met severally ...

ThankGod UkachukwuMarch 24, 2018

#DapchiGirls: Much ado about a defeated Boko Haram

Nigeria is a conundrum. A complicated entity with competing interests. A country in which its constituent parts have differing agendas ...

ThankGod UkachukwuFebruary 1, 2018

Paddy Adenuga’s ‘inspirational’ story is simply a lesson in privilege

Many privileged kids don’t really understand that the greatest weapon one needs to move ahead in life is goodwill or ...

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