Tag: Okey Ndibe

Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2017

Okey Ndibe: Meeting a man who fed starving Biafrans

by Okey Ndibe One of the fortunes of my frequent travels is that I meet fascinating people at different locations, ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 9, 2017

Okey Ndibe: Epistle from St. James Ibori to fellow steakholders

by Okey Ndibe Brothers and sisters, if you are or have ever been a local government councilor or chairman, a ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

Okey Ndibe: Sorry, but my country is ugly

by Okey Ndibe I’ve known for a while that Nigeria was in a sorry shape, but not even that knowledge ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 28, 2016

Okey Ndibe: Buhari, call off Customs’ siege on Igbo traders

by Okey Ndibe A few days ago, a friend sent me a video of a choir made up of members ...

RoqeebahNovember 11, 2016

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o to headline the 2016 Ake festival

Abeokuta, Ogun State will stand still once again as it hosts an outstanding roaster of writers, thinkers, artists, filmmakers, musicians, ...

Isime EseneJune 9, 2016

Okey Ndibe: Nigeria’s strange business of corpses

by Okey Ndibe I’m deeply troubled by what appears to me to be Nigeria’s growing industry of making and exhibiting corpses. ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2015

Okey Ndibe: Buhari has been a disappointment

by Okey Ndibe Candidate Buhari presented himself as the answer, the epitome of change, as a man capable of addressing ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 3, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Nigeria, a darkening time

by Okey Ndibe Visiting Nigeria in mid-November, I became aware that the country was going through darkening times. The choice ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 1, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Nigeria needs to be rescued from the hands of the PDP and APC.

by Okey Ndibe My week-long visit to Nigeria last week was enlightening. Here is one of the clearest things I ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 28, 2014

Joe Igbokwe: Dear Okey Ndibe, choose one of APC or PDP now!

by Joe Igbokwe The time has come for anybody who wishes Nigeria well to take a stand or hold his ...

July 9, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Something really, really dangerous is happening

by Okey Ndibe That’s the dangerous thing happening in Nigeria. The first, most urgent order of business in Nigeria is ...

July 2, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Towards an ethnicity of values

by Okey Ndibe When we see Nigeria’s parade of PhDs act and speak as if each issue is defined by ...

June 18, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Nigeria and Biafra’s wasted memory

by Okey Ndibe For all the cash that Nigeria has thrown to the wind, I’d suggest that the country’s greater ...

June 12, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Biafra, the ostrich mentality and Nigeria’s tragedy (Part 1)

by Okey Ndibe Alas, the defeat of Biafra birthed monsters that have since menaced all of us, exposing the seams ...

May 30, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Nigeria is at war

by Okey Ndibe Since Nigeria is at war, it behoves Mr. Jonathan—who must have access to more information than the ...

May 22, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Uncle Sam is in, but let’s not pack in it

by Okey Ndibe With the US and other foreign nations pledging to lend a hand in the war against Boko ...

May 15, 2014

Joe Igbokwe: What do APC, Nigerian leaders stand for (A rejoinder)

by Joe Igbokwe Okey have you seen the manifesto of APC? Have you read it? Do you think APC and ...

May 13, 2014

Okey Ndibe: What do APC, Nigerian leaders stand for?

by Okey Ndibe Yet, the APC’s initial temptation was to make political capital out of the unfolding crisis. The All ...

April 9, 2014

Okey Ndibe: We have uninterrupted power supply in Nigeria

by Okey Ndibe So, no, the title of this column has nothing to do with electric power. It refers, instead, ...

April 4, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria’s critics in the diaspora are a pretentious horde

by Frederick Nwabufor Some of the Nigerians abroad in this abashing category are Okey Ndibe, Pius Adesanmi, Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo ...

March 26, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Abba Moro and the war on the poor

by Okey Ndibe There are millions of desperate, unemployed and angry youths in every space in Nigeria. Sooner or later, ...

March 6, 2014

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

by Okey Ndibe How did we quickly forget that Abacha’s looting of public funds from the vaults of the Central ...

February 20, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Besieged by the police

by Okey Ndibe Mr. Jonathan ought to order the police to immediately stop the practice of deploying police officers on ...

February 11, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Again, a case of unaccounted billions

by Okey Ndibe Even if Mr. Sanusi were talking nonsense, the proper response would be for reporters versed in oil ...

February 4, 2014

Opinion: Anambra Council elections- Is this the shape of things to come in 2015?

by Okey Ndibe We ought to worry that what happened in Anambra State, an election in which the result sheet ...

January 28, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Why the APC is just a re-baptized PDP

by Okey Ndibe With each passing day, the All Progressives Congress (APC) resembles a re-baptized PDP. In fact, a part ...

January 15, 2014

Okey Ndibe: On Nigeria’s new ‘MINTED’ hope

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria’s economic policy makers are understandably giddy about Mr. O’Neill’s flattering prognosis. I’d caution the infusion of ...

January 2, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Nigerians yawn over ‘Sanusi’s missing billions’

by Okey Ndibe At any rate, whatever were his designs, Mr. Sanusi failed woefully. He found out, in the most ...

December 24, 2013

Okey Ndibe: When smart people prostrate to imbeciles to survive

by Okey Ndibe Odds are that Iyabo Obasanjo is at peace with herself, after pouring out her soul. No question, ...

December 18, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Somebody should shoo Obasanjo off the stage

by Okey Ndibe Somebody ought to shoo Mr. Obasanjo off the stage. He must leave us in peace to focus ...

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