Cheta Nwanze is a graduate of electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Benin. He also holds a master’s degree in computer networks and internet security from Middlesex University in the United Kingdom. He is currently the Head of Research at SBM Intelligence. Cheta is unequivocal about his views on socio-political discourse, political parties and regional conflict in Nigeria. He prides himself, first, as an Igbo man before a Nigerian because he thinks Nigeria is not yet a nation. He does not accept the tag of being a detribalized Nigerian.Cheta is a writer and columnist whose works have been published in the Guardian, Financial Nigeria, Cable and Premium Times, among others.