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A profile in audacity, heroism, service

Introduction He is a retired thorough bred officer and gentleman of the Nigerian Army. He is worldless, austere, Spartan, and disciplined. In spite of his incredible simplicity and modesty, he has this stern look about him that immediately frightens a first comer. His sonorous metallic voice is fearsome.   But, he laughs a lot; occasionally […]

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The Travails of single dads

It is often said that we are in men’s world; this is due to some rights, privileges, and honour that our culture, value system, and gender disparity have bestowed on men.   It is ordained from the creation that the man is the head of his woman. Feminism as a movement strives to challenge male […]

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The chicanery called local government elections

This is not about the PDP or APC or any political party – better still, political platform – for there are really no political parties properly so-called in the present Nigerian political system. What we have are mere political platforms on which politicians contest elections, considering whichever one at any point in time serves their […]

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President Buhari’s Daura

President Buhari has a false sense of importance. Each time he visits his Daura home to celebrate anything, you often find him walking a short distance to his house, waving at poverty that lined up his passage in the name of the ordinary people of Daura.   While they hail him, he glamourises with a […]

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2023:The familiar as unknown (1)

You could call it premonitions, dreams, forecasts, or revelations. I have a clear guesstimate of possible scenarios that will shape our political future and help us better understand what will most likely happen before, during, and after the 2023 elections in Nigeria.   I have untangled the scenarios into four different periods or eras because […]

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Legality or otherwise of public parade of suspects by security agencies (part 1)

Introduction   There is currently a face-off between the Lagos State Police Command and the Lagos State Government on the illegal and unconstitutional act of publicly parading suspects before the media.   While the Police believes it is within its power under the Nigeria Police Act, 2020, to parade suspects before the media, with a […]

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Tokyo 2020-Achiuwa: Home grown talent with big hand to carry D’Tigers against Australia

D’Tigers created something more than a buzz when they defeated the then world’s number one, the United States, in an exhibition game on July 10 but the Nigerians will have to be in much better form if they are to upset the biggest side in the Tokyo Olympics, Australia, on Saturday (Sunday morning in Nigeria) […]

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Wedding cancelation: Trauma, burden of betrayed partners

Not a few weddings had been aborted hours to solemnization as a result of vengeful or hurtful reactions by aggrieved partners over alleged acts of betrayal, unfaithfulness or due to ominous signs of impending disaster if the relationship is consummated. The gory experience has landed many jilted lovers in psychiatric hospitals while strong and resilient […]

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