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21 Feb 2015
IT was a loaded week. The big farmer went wild again just as ex-brewer Festus Odimegwu after an uncharacteristic long silence re-opened his wide mouth in an attempt to outperform all including ex-Central Bank governor, Charles Soludo in the new national past time of lambasting President Goodluck Jonathan and his regime. The brewer spoke in…
21 Feb 2015
IN October 2014, yours sincerely pleaded with Adamu Muazu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to nurse too much optimism regarding the possibility of returning former president Olusegun Obasanjo to mainstream activism in the party.    We pleaded for them to let OBJ retire in peace before he plunges their party into…
21 Feb 2015
YOU know, if the Ekiti gubernatorial rigging conference of June 20, 2014 were a television or stage story from one of Nigeria’s great dramatists, it would have been a rib-cracking success.     The trouble is that both the event—as audiotaped by the courageous Captain Sagir Koli of the 32nd Artillery Brigade—and the frightful aftermath,…
21 Feb 2015
AMIDST this season of endorsements and un-endorsements, Prof. Oluwole Soyinka recently came out clean on where he stands with the two main presidential candidates that have been presented to Nigerians, when he took a swipe on the frontline candidates, President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) of…
21 Feb 2015
YOU have seen them on our roads. They are usually to be found at the points on the road, where a series of pot holes can be seen in a chain that makes vehicular movement impossible at the usual speed. They are spread across the road holding spades, diggers and rakes. These are immediately recognisable…
21 Feb 2015
JUST as the All Progressives Congress (APC) raised alarm that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Presidency were planning to postpone the February 14 and 28 general elections, which later came to pass, similar alarms have been raised recently by the APC again ahead of the March 28 and April 11 rescheduled polls; specifically…
ALJAZEERA-JOURNALISTS
19 Feb 2015
THE release of three international news network, Al Jazeera, journalists from a Cairo jail the other day evokes only a little cheer and merely serves as a stark reminder of the incarceration, maiming and killing of  journalists as well as many other people in Egypt and other parts of the world where the freedom of expression and the Press has been brutally curtailed.      Sadly, by the end of last…
19 Feb 2015
THERE is a certain streak of melancholy which representatives of that daring generation who invested all their youthful energy to campaign for Democracy in Nigeria exude at rare moments, but most often conceal deep in their hearts. I am referring to the Bamidele Aturus, Chima Ubanis, Emma Ezeazus, Ogaga Ifowodos, Rafsanjanis, Odion-Ahkaines, Mayegun and numerous…
19 Feb 2015
A LANGUAGE can be defined as a system of sounds, written symbols, and/or signs used by the people of a particular country, geographical area, tribe, or status as the case may be, to communicate with each other. It can also be described as the human ability to acquire and use complex systems of communication.  …
19 Feb 2015
THE Global Assessment and Management template is sufficiently versatile and flexible to accommodate more than a single linear outcome.  Indeed, it has embraced the principles of “Lateral Thinking” as espoused by Professor Edward de Bono of Cambridge University with his creative “six thinking hats” – each thinking role is identified with a coloured “thinking hat”…
19 Feb 2015
THE report in a national newspaper of February 12, 2015 on the campaign visit of the ruling party  in  Lagos State, the APC, led by Governor Babatunde  Raji Fashola to  the famous motor spare parts market  at  Ladipo, makes very interesting reading on the attitude  of  Lagos voters to the party in the coming April 11 governorship election…
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19 Feb 2015

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