Okorocha’s illegal demolition of Owerri market – Punch Newspaper Editorial

On the morning of Saturday, August 26, 2017, bulldozers accompanied by a horde of armed security operatives, acting on the orders of the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, stormed Eke-Ukwu Owerri Market, and forcefully evicted the traders, demolished their shops and destroyed wares worth millions of naira. Security operatives, specifically, military men from the 34 …

Wike now brags he has CJN Onnoghen, Judiciary in his pocket – Amaechi

Editorial Wike and Amaechi are the enfant terrible of Nigerian politics. Their moral and political bankruptcy is an open wound on our political landscape. If Amaechi want to clear his name and continue his infertile public juvenile battles with his former friend, he must resign and properly get into the gutter a place he seems …

Is It Racist to Say Africa Has ‘Civilizational’ Problems? BY REMI ADEKOYA Foreign Affairs Journal

French President Emmanuel Macron should have known his comments about Africa at the G-20 summit this month would spark an angry backlash. Responding to a reporter’s question as to why there is no Marshall Plan for the continent, he cited “civilizational” problems that are different from those faced by Europe after World War II: “Failing …