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Amina Ali, welcome back, but…

The rescue or finding of Boko Haram abductee, Miss Amina Ali, should have been a triumphant return of sorts after two years in the dungeon of the terrorists, but there are doubts, strong ones at that.
Last Wednesday, the polity took a dramatic hue when it came to light that Ms. Ali, one of the 2 [...]

Mon, 06 June 2016


Adams Oshiomhole, thy cup runs full?

The comrade-governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, is a man of interesting parts and colours.
He is like the chameleon; situations define his character and morality. At least that is what the labour movement in Nigeria and governorship aspirants of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC [...]

Mon, 06 June 2016


A governor without anchor

The Bible says, it is God that raises kings, and dethrones them. There is little doubt that the emergence of Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi state is for a purpose.
Without the hope of becoming governor as at when he did, it is easy to conclude that it is to an expected end.
If the govern [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Ezekwesili sees the light

For two years on, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has been in the forefront for the rescue and return of the Chibok girls. Called names, taunted by her ethnic stock, embraced by the north, she remained focused on one thing: #BringBackOurGirls, #BBOG.
During the 2015 general elections, she was branded as Man- [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Smart Adeyemi, not so smart move

In the Hobbesian State of Nature, survival is the first and basic instinct. It is that impulse that has kept man going. It is that gene that tells even a child of one year that danger lurks.
Perhaps, it could be said it is what rules politicians especially in climes like Africa. Or there exists [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Judge Sule-Amzat, beware of the tocsin of power

I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned. - Anonymous

As a Learned person, it is probable that Lagos magistrate, Mrs. Funke Sule-Amzat, would have come across the above quote. Even if she has not, there is the likelihood she has come to something equa [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


’Pastor’ Dikwa the Prodigal begs

Controversial pastor and executive director of the Voice of Northern Christian Movement, Kallamu Musa Dikwa as a ‘Man of God’ is certain to be familiar with St. Peter’s warning that judgment will start from God’s household.

“For it is time for judgment to begin at [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Sister Tee goes marching with the saints

You are one of few persons those who know you have confessed if it were possible to go on living forever should remain immortal. But given that eternity is only for the soul, you had to go marching on with the saints.

Sr. Theresa Nwanruo, but Sr. Tee to all who came to know you, lived a beautif [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


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