Celebrating Olisa Metuh’s Blood-Red Cap

Celebrating Olisa Metu’s Blood-Red Cap EMMANUEL UCHENNA UGWU On the day he was arraigned for his role in $ 2.1 billion naira arms supply fraud, Olisa Metuh, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, made a curious fashion statement. Metuh dressed Igbo, crowned with a red Ogbuefi cap! Of course, nobody

A Word for Olisa Metu, the Dasuki for President Campaigner

Certain propositions are so pathetically impossible that a person who undertakes to utter them audibly earns questions about their sanity. Olisa Metu’s suggestion that Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan and the infamous mascot of the Peoples Democratic Party era of unprecedented plunder of the Nigerian treasury,

Mutiny for Scapegoats

Nigeria entered 2016 with many carryover­s. One of them is a veritable national b­lemish. The gratuitous incarceration of ­66 ’’mutinous’’ Nigerian soldiers. The soldiers were arrested and court-mar­tialed for allegedly weaseling out of th­eir deployment to the frontlines. They p­leaded that they were no wimps. The act ­hyperbolized as the