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SENATOR GODSWILL AKPABIO’S PRESIDENTIAL DECLARATION SPEECH:

TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE OUR STORY A Statement of intent to contest for the Presidency of Nigeria by Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON. “My dear Compatriots, determined to pay the debt of gratitude I owe our nation...

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There is chaos! In the South East; there is chaos, Our songs are bitter, shops closed and roads left for vultures. The inhabitants are being brutalized and vanquished. Unknown gun-men to the public but known to their masters. Who...

Senate: A Vote Against Mrs Obiano

The immediate past First Lady of Anambra State, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, wants to be a Senator in 2023. She wants  to represent Anambra North, a seat currently occupied by the beautiful Senator Stella Oduah. Anambra...

The Ugly Experience At MKO Abiola Stadium: Vandalism Not The Answer

Can you imagine a FIFA World Cup in Qatar without Egypt's Mohamed Salah or a tournament in which the three times African champions fail to qualify? The bad news for the Nigerian and Egyptian...
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Issue From The PDP Fantasy Communique From Umuahia, By Garba Shehu

The rejected Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fantasy communiqué is a work of fiction by those who truly believe black is white and one plus one equals three. This statement of the delusional seeks to cover...
Festus Adedayo: "A Columnist Gone Rogue”- Laolu Akande

THE ABBA KYARI MASCOT WE WEAR ON OUR LAPEL

A lot has been said and written about how a suspended deputy commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, arrived at this disgraceful waterloo juncture of his life. Some have blamed a Nigerian society that is...

Bala Mohammed: Doctrine of Necessity, Heroism and National Unity

It is only a thin line between heroism and martyrdom. Time and again, social entities look for leaders with sufficient gumption to bite the bullet on their behalf. When such leaders lose, in the...
Festus Adedayo: "A Columnist Gone Rogue”- Laolu Akande

SOFIAT’S MURDER AND OUR BOOMING HUMAN BODY PARTS MARKET

With the shock, anger, and general revulsion that followed the gruesome killing of 20-year-old Sofiat Kehinde, allegedly perpetrated by her boyfriend and three of his accomplices in Oke-Aregba, Itoko-Tuntun, Idi-Ape in Abeokuta, Ogun state...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

NIGERIA’S COWRIES OF BLOOD

Last Tuesday at the public presentation of my book, 'Cowries of Blood', a reporter asked me to crack the title. I smiled the question off. I hope my quizzer reads this and connects the...

JAMES INIAMA, POLITICAL MISCHIEF AND THE BURDEN OF HISTORY

Many were stunned that a well respected medium as Premium Times could lend itself to a serial political misfit, Mr. James Iniama to ventilate his frustration over his defeat in 2007 by Chief Godswill...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

2023: SOME PROVERBS FOR THE NORTH AND TINUBU

The aged died, we replaced him with the chronically ill; who does not know that there will be wailing once more soon in the palace. (Arugbo ku a fi olokunrun j'oye; taa ni ko...

LET’S TAKE OUR PRESIDENT TO MUMMY G.O

Once upon a time, I got a book gift from Charly Boy. Like many in my generation, I love books, especially unusual ones. And that precisely was what I got from the son of...

2022 and Judgement Day

We've all walked gingerly into the uncharted dawn of 2022 hoping to make some sense of its covetous threats. Jonathan Swift, 18th century satirist and author, wrote of 'The Day of Judgement' when "the...

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