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Mourning My Country (Part II)

Mourning My Country (Part II)

By Jude Obuseh (UPDATED) … Continued I must have sounded very caustic, cynical, contemptuous and sentimental – as some would have by now concluded – in the blunt manner I randomly carpeted the razzmatazz that…

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Digging The Grave For Mr. President’s Legacies

Digging The Grave For Mr. President’s Legacies

By Sam Kargbo Until now, the global narrative touted the United States of America as the symbol and standard-bearer of democratic norms and etiquette, characterising rights and privileges not muted or abridged by colour, race…

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‘Bad Boy’ Nigeria @ 60

‘Bad Boy’ Nigeria @ 60

By Tony Ogunlowo Independence Day! It’s Birthday Time as Nigeria turns 60. The President will light the candles on the nation’s cake and cut it (- probably imported from Harrods in London) and there will…

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Mourning My Country (Part I)

Mourning My Country (Part I)

By Jude Obuseh (UPDATED) I beg the readers of this piece to excuse my rather sarcastic, pessimistic and raucously discordant tone, which is borne out of my candid disapproval of the   pomp and pageantry accompanying…

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How Nigeria Can Become A Global Power

How Nigeria Can Become A Global Power

By Jude Obuseh From a conventional standpoint, POWER is the ability or capacity to do something or act in a particular way. In international political parlance, power connotes the ability of a nation or group of nations…

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Why Is Everybody Stealing In Nigeria?

Why Is Everybody Stealing In Nigeria?

By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo “Why is everybody stealing in Nigeria? Please, why the stealing? Here, in our country, stealing seems like an act of worship, that if you didn’t steal, you might lose the eternal bliss.…

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Wale Adenuga And The Legend Of Ikebe

Wale Adenuga And The Legend Of Ikebe

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Any idea, no matter how small or banal, can lead to great wealth. Ordinarily, the word “ass” or “buttock” or “bottom” would be scoffed at. But one inspired man took that…

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Shame Of A Bar

Shame Of A Bar

By Yinka Odumakin CHIEF John Nwodo, the President Ohanaeze Ndigbo is a lawyer with a gift of the gab. I saw him on television when he was running for president. After summarising the Nigerian affliction,…

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Kashamu And The Fear Of Epitaphs

Kashamu And The Fear Of Epitaphs

By Yinka Odumakin Senator Buruji Kashamu died of complications arising from COVID-19 on Saturday and was buried on Sunday in his Ijebu-Igbo hometown with our irresponsible society shunning all protocols on coronavirus by allowing a…

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Of University Of Ìbàdàn Vice-Chancellorship And Ìbàdàn Agitation

Of University Of Ìbàdàn Vice-Chancellorship And Ìbàdàn Agitation

By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo I’m a proud Ìbàdàn man; I have a village and an “agbo’le” in the heart of Ìbàdàn, and my late father holds a chieftaincy title from the great city of Ìbàdàn.…

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