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Easter Meditations: Is Prayer Most Powerful as Sound, Thought or Light?

By Chudi Okoye We are at this moment more than midway through the Holy Week in Christendom, a period requiring of observant Christians that they engage in fasting and abstinence, along with meditation and prayer, as we re-enact the passion...

20% Population, 1% Political Power

20% Population, 1% Political Power By Chudi Okoye The math is simply mind-bending Bleaker even than in racist America Where once the beleaguered Black, Considered as White man's chattel, Were estimated three-fifths a human In their owners' political calculation. America re-jigged its rusted math After eighty years...

Stooperpower

Stooperpower By Chudi Okoye Anthony Blinken blinks inartfully At the spate of unspeakable horrors Visited upon Gaza by America's vexed ally. Joe Biden, his boss, bends unabashedly To the whims of a wild client state With balls bigger than its budget. Oh, how are the mighty crawling! Amid...

Supreme Court Ensnares the South East

With the recent Supreme Court ruling reinstating the terrorism and treasonable felony charges leveled against Nnamdi Kanu, danger looms for the South East. The region must lobby harder to have the case terminated, failing which it should brace up...

On Kissinger: His Deeds, Doctrine, and Lessons for Nigeria

Nigeria should adopt Kissinger’s ‘great power’ vision to assert itself in Africa and the Global South, but not his more devious methods. By Chudi Okoye As a young, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed idealist weaving my way in the world of liberal academia,...

Achebe Mourns Nigeria

Achebe Mourns Nigeria By Chudi Okoye October 27, 2023 It looks indeed as if God Himself, like a Vengeful Creditor, wants to deny this country any respite or Civil Peace. It feels truly as if it is the Beginning of the End....

South East Summit 2023: A DUEL MANDATE for National Leadership

Following the traumatic outcome of the 2023 presidential election, the South East summit on economy, security and politics holding this week is a welcome initiative to begin a reset that may enable a frazzled region to compete more effectively...

Easter Meditations: Toward a Possible Rehabilitation of Judas Iscariot

By Chudi Okoye It is long past time to begin seriously to reconsider the portrayal of Judas Iscariot in biblical exegesis and intellectual discourse. In fact, such reappraisal has been going on in certain scholarly circles, especially since the translation...

Beyond Grief and Anger: Preliminary Ideas for SE Political Strategy After the 2023 Elections

The South East invested heavy political capital in Peter Obi’s 2023 presidential bid. While Obi pursues litigation to recover his allegedly stolen mandate, the South East must avoid the tyranny of protracted grief over the last election and must...

Presidential ‘Face-off’: How Leading 2023 Candidates Outperformed their 1979 Counterparts

The leading candidates in the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria achieved a regional ballot sweep that their illustrious predecessors only dreamed of – an outcome that may signify the changing sociology of Nigerian politics. By Chudi Okoye This certainly isn't Zik’s...
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Easter Meditations: Is Prayer Most Powerful as Sound, Thought or Light?

By Chudi Okoye We are at this moment more than midway through the Holy Week in Christendom, a period requiring...
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20% Population, 1% Political Power

20% Population, 1% Political Power By Chudi Okoye The math is simply mind-bending Bleaker even than in racist America Where once the beleaguered Black, Considered as White man's chattel, Were...

Stooperpower

Stooperpower By Chudi Okoye Anthony Blinken blinks inartfully At the spate of unspeakable horrors Visited upon Gaza by America's vexed ally. Joe Biden, his boss, bends unabashedly To the whims...

Supreme Court Ensnares the South East

With the recent Supreme Court ruling reinstating the terrorism and treasonable felony charges leveled against Nnamdi Kanu, danger looms for the South East. The...

Merge or Submerge: A Hobson’s Choice for Major Opposition Parties

With Nigeria sliding into a Hobbesian state, major opposition parties face a Hobson’s choice: remain fragmented and ineffectual, or adopt ‘cooperative strategies’ involving an...