Emmanuel Onwubiko

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Welcome to the Republic of Fear, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

“We must stop playing ethnic or religious cards on matters of counter terrorism campaign”. Fear in the expert opinion of psychologists is said to be a vital response to physical and emotional danger and they also said that if we don't feel fear we couldn't protect ourselves from legitimate threats.…

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Michelle Obama Vs Patience Jonathan: Same Title, Different Styles, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

While in contemplation on the extensive psychological, social and economic damage caused by the phenomenal rate of sexual violations of minors especially girls by adult sex predators in Nigeria, I was rudely interrupted by a loud broadcast by a local television in Nigeria that is publicly funded whereby the wife of President…

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Institutional Inequities Against The Nigerian Child, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Nigeria will on Monday, May 27 2013 mark with the usual make- belief and heavily contrived fanfare in governmental quarters, the Children and Youth Day during which the Nigerian Child is  celebrated. And in much of the sermons that will characterize the event, children and the youth will be admonished…

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Imprisoning the mentally-ill and the poor state of the Nigerian prison system, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The mentally-ill makes up a significant number of inmates in Nigerian prisons. Uju Agomoh, the executive Director of one of Nigeria’s best known credible civil society organizations – Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action, PRAWA, has done a lot of advocacy activities around the issues of the illegality of prolonged detention…

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Jonathan’s Fangs On Amaechi And Verdict Of History, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Few hours back, I stumbled on a publication by a very respected online medium [Premium Times] containing excerpts of what is said to be Nigerian government's White Paper on the origin of the ongoing deadly terrorism spearheaded by the armed Islamic extremists known in popular Hausa parlance as Boko Haram which when…

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MASSOB And Nigeria’s Judicial Anarchy, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Nigeria, an amalgam of several hundreds ethnic nationalities with diverse cultural, religious and cultural affinities is indeed an interesting irony. Political historians often ascribe three dominant ethnic nationalities as the foremost among the hundreds of others just as the three are listed as Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo. Of the three…

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Boko Haram: Orji Kalu as unsung hero By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The writer commends Orji Kalu for volunteering to mediate with Boko Haram insurgents (more…)