Igbos exclude their armed forces in their think tanks

By Uche Mbah Early last year, Maitama Sule, the former Nigerian permanent representative to the United nations, made efforts to reach out to the South east on National issues. Through a serving Senator, he requested for an audience with the former Chief of General staff under Ibrahim Babangida, Okoh Ebitu Ukiwe, who he holds in high esteem. Ukiwe was to be the bridge between the Northern and Eastern political divide. At the initial meeting, he requested that there should be five respectable Igbos to meet with respectable Northerners to iron…

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‘Jonathan Ran CBN Like Idi Amin

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan ran the bank like a movie from Uganda under Idi-Amin. Idi-Amin Dada ruled Uganda with an iron fist between 1971 and 1979 and has been described as one of the most corrupt African rulers. Mr Soludo said, “Imagine a scenario where a president can order the CBN to create an intervention fund for national stability and CBN literally ‘prints’ say, N3 trillion, and doles it out cash to the Presidency to prosecute an…

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