June 1, 2020
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Gbajabiamila, the manipulator

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, lately responded to the critics who have rightfully described the 9th assembly as mere a rubber stamp of the executive arm of the government. Gbajabiamila launched into…

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On “gay Jesus” and offended Christians

So far this week, more than 2 million Christians worldwide have signed a petition demanding streaming services provider, Netflix, to pull a comedy special that portrays Jesus Christ as gay. The film, “The First Temptation…

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Patriots, not “misguided Nigerians” confronted Amaechi

Once upon a time—six years ago actually—the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, audaciously proclaimed that they (he and his politician ilk) habitually loot Nigeria because Nigerians do not stone them. It was a moment of…

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Nigerian Politicians’ and the China Fallacy

For the second time within a month, a Nigerian politician has held up China as a model for Nigeria’s governance. First, it was the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Ret.),…

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Allen Onyeama: The trials of a patriot

There is a probability that if predicament facing the CEO of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema, had happened in maybe July or August this year, he would have landed on hard ground. He is lucky that…

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Will democracy survive Buhari’s regime?

To understand how badly Nigeria’s democratic ethos has sunk, look no further than the desperation of the advocacy organization, SERAP. They resorted to begging the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby, to appeal…

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Fashola and the death of an idol

When the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) said last week Wednesday that Nigerian roads were not that bad as they are often portrayed, he got a lot of flak from longsuffering Nigerians…

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Fani-Kayode and his history teachers

If by now, faux historian and professional agitator, Femi Fani-Kayode, has not responded to the rejoinders of Professors Banji Akintoye and Farooq Kperogi on his Yoruba identity flippancy, we can conclude he has nothing further…

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How Nigeria corrupts Nigerians

On Monday, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, the judge presiding over the “treasonable felony” case of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow, expressed concern that Sowore and his co-accused had not perfected their bail conditions of October 4th.…

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Are there elders in Buhari’s household?

President Muhammadu Buhari built his brand on three myths: self-discipline, fiscal discipline, and military discipline. These myths became the national millstone when Fate dealt Nigeria a diseased hand during the night of December 31st, 1983…

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