Ambassadors of Mischief

Perhaps, the presumed talks with Boko Haram and the publicised truce on Friday were a hoax after all. Were it not so, the abducted…

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Conspiracy All the Way

A very reliable source told me that, if the Adamawa State bye-election had been conducted yesterday, it would have been a walkover for the…

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My Story, 50 Years On

Left to me, every October 6 would be a public holiday. It is perhaps by divine providence that the Nigerian government has made this…

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My Story, 50 Years On

Left to me, every October 6 would be a public holiday. It is perhaps by divine providence that the Nigerian government has made this…

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Reflections of an Observer

Forty years ago – on October 1, 1974 – General Yakubu Gowon made his famous broadcast in which he said that handing over the…

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Not His Last Word Yet

Last week, one of my readers reminded me of the thankless job newspaper columnists do. After reading the piece entitled “3million Jobs In 300…

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3million Jobs in 300 Days

President Jonathan set up the Steve Oronsaye panel to design a template for reducing the workforce, apparently because recurrent expenditure was consuming about 74…

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Toxic Politics In Our Future

What is responsible for the current cash squeeze in the country? Everywhere you go and wherever you turn, everyone is moaning. Not just the…

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If They Had Got Buhari…

Every day brings fresh material for writers on the Boko Haram war in Nigeria. For those who had been groping in the dark while…

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