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29 Apr 2018
Oghara community in Agbarha-Otor, Delta State, was agog recently, as Editor of The Guardian, Mr. Abraham Ogbodo, donated a block of four classrooms to Oghara Secondary School, where he once taught. Built in memory of his late grandmother, Mama Ekavweghwo Idibiago....
21 Apr 2018
I grew up to notice that we were strangers where we dwelt. Neighbours called my father Papa Nigeria and my Mum, Mama Nigeria. At school, other children taunted me and reminded...
15 Apr 2018
All the agreements that we have had since 1999, to manage political power for bigger benefits, have been observed in the breach. Therefore, instead of this unending string...
1 Apr 2018
From the narrative last week, I guess there is a common understanding that corruption is not only when a public officer steals big money from the national treasury. Corruption actually happens before the open stealing that is rather visible and attracts loud condemnation. I gave good instances of corruption last week. I shall continue today…
11 Mar 2018
Last week, I wrote on a proposed bill, which seeks to calibrate free expression into love and hate speeches, with the latter attracting serious penalties including 10 years imprisonment and death. As I wrote from one end, a colleague, Mr. Don Okere, editor of Daily Independent Newspaper was at another end battling....
4 Mar 2018
I do not know exactly what the Senate intends to achieve with the proposed law on hate speech, but as one of the persons at whom the law is aimed...
18 Feb 2018
I signed off rudely for two weeks without any prior notice. I am sorry. I was protesting the imperviousness of the Nigerian State.
28 Jan 2018
Last week, former President Olusegun Obasanjo almost pulled down the social media with his letter to President Buhari advising him to bury the thought of standing for re-election in 2019.
21 Jan 2018
I wouldn’t know what exactly made my outing last week so special. I only woke up the morning before, as I am doing now, and started writing. But I must confess that things about the country kept me angry and the anger did not dissipate before I started writing and even kept rising ....
7 Jan 2018
I will do thanksgiving today in church. For the first time in more than a month, I drove into a filling station, precisely Mobil Filling Station...
15 Oct 2017
Today, I have decided to treat one serious matter with all the seriousness it commands. It is the matter of who becomes President in 2019. Muhammadu Buhari, the incumbent is not saying anything, either vocally or through his usual body language.
12 Oct 2017
Abraham Ogbodo who was one of the guest speakers, expressed optimism that the dignity of teachers would be restored soon and tasked teachers to engage the children in creative activities.


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