Periscope

Ochanya Ogbanje’s tale

My keyboard is stiff, the keys get stuck echoing the turbulence in my heart. Today, I hear you have bade the earth your final goodbye though your spirit remains restless by the violations you endured.

 

 

 

 

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Mon, 05 November 2018


And Atiku picks Peter the Rock

He is not the Biblical Peter on which Christ built his church and the gate of hell cannot prevail against it.

 

But in some ways, Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra state, is rock of a man. With a towering academic credential, Obi has come far and well such that even his traducer [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


PERISCOPE Ambode on the cross

In the hope that I’m not committing heresy, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s take in the Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community, is very telling in the Catch 22 situation that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has found himself.

It emerged last week that the gover [...]

Thu, 13 September 2018


PERISCOPE Is it the hourglass moment for Kyari?

 

 

 

 

 

Is it the hourglass moment for Kyari?

Is it the moment for the unravelling of the behemoth that superintends over the administration of Aso Rock?

Have we arrived at the [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


PERISCOPE : Joe Igbokwe, thou art a serial falsehood peddler

Looking back now, the Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, and perhaps the greatest chess player of all time, Garry Kasprov, was speaking of Mr. Joe Igbokwe, the Lagos APC publicity secretary, when he said, “The point of modern propagand [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


PERISCOPE For Fayemi, the fates are good

 

It was Trisha Yearwood that said, “What's meant to be will always find a way.” So it has turned out for Dr. Kayode Fayemi who is set to return to the Ekiti Government House as governor having trounced Governor Fayose’s proxy, Professor Ishola [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


PERISCOPE Indeed, you are the son of your father

Indeed, you are the son of your father

The political turf is not for the lily-livered or those not given to chicanery. It is therefore something of little wonder that witch hunts are part of the political space.

For those given to historical narratives, the [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Periscope Adam Oshiomhole the coronation

Adam Oshiomhole, the coronation

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, former governor of Edo state and one-time labour activist, Adams Oshiomhole, was formally crowned the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the party’s long overdue [...]

Sun, 24 June 2018


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