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Manuel Chukwudi is the publisher of The Late Wire. He previously worked as the content manager at Naija Gospel Radio, writer at Manpower Nigeria and editor at Lefkosh. Email him at manuel@thelatewire.com

Nigeria Needs Strong Institutions, Not Strong Men Making Promises

In his new year's message to Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari continued his litany of rendering promises to his fellow countrymen. This time he dismissed...

Kobe Bryant’s Death Reminds Us Of Life’s Brevity. But Is That...

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna died in Sunday's helicopter crash.

The President Is Pushing The Limits Of Presidential Power

If power and governance is to be that of the people, an understanding of the human nature grounded in reality purports that no single individual should have the faintest means to usurp power.

The Attack on Free Speech is What’s Wrong with Nigeria

It is not surprising that leaders who engage in systematic rigging of elections and vote buying, thereby eliminating another right of the people to freely elect their officials, are seeking to dictate what they say, hear and read.

President Buhari’s Trips And Our Political Hypocrisy

In the midst of the numerous problems facing the nation: insecurity, hunger, unemployment and many more, the president's safest bet is to take more time away from the country and his supporters egg him on

Onitsha Fire: Time To Stop The Outrage

Whether it is Lagos, Onitsha, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano or Kaduna. The refusal to take real actions to address real situations will only lead the people to a colossal wreck.

#SexForGrades: A Cold Room In A Cold Society

If sex is something more than a means of transaction then we ought to treat it with the seriousness it deserves which means every abuse of it be dealt with forthright.

Nigeria At 59 And Promises At 59

Since 1960, October 1 has been a day to remember for all Nigerians. Maybe not all find it worth celebrating as challenges abound but...

Buhari, Where Art Thou?

Ironically, days leading to the 2019 General Elections, the president addressed the nation, which raised serious questions about his priorities.

Tribal Shaming is Great. Why Don’t We All Get in Line?

Igbos on Twitter now have to use the hashtag #NotAYahooFraud to announce what they do for a living and inform everyone that they are not Yahoo frauds.

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