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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari could not return to the seat of the Nigerian government in Abuja on Sunday, February 5, as earlier scheduled. The National Assembly has been duly informed of this development as...
The social media have been awash with hate posts and a lot of people revel in abusing others and continually posting falsehood about others just to denigrate them or make them look bad before a gullible unsuspecting public. Our country,...
My son has just put Matric behind him and I am very happy – perhaps happier than him. For one, the haunting spectre of having to cough up some seven thousand rand (about 500 US dollars) to re-enroll the...
The tale is told Not by a few Of days of yore When our land was covered by dew And by milk and honey The days when money Was not our problem but how to spend it; When a few Naira flew you to New York...
I miss Nigeria. Don’t even start. Don’t ask me what is there to miss about the Nigeria of today. There will always be a lot to miss about Nigeria because there is no other country like Naija, as we...
The recent massacre of hundreds of innocent men, women and children in Enugu has brought to the fore the escalating menace of malevolent marauders suspected to be either terrorists or herdsmen or both. The Enugu state Commissioner of Police...
In this Nigeria, an average Southerner is a weakling. A born coward with serious complex issues. A fool and an idiot. A slave. A typical example of a butterfly who thinks himself a bird. But this is not even the...
Last December, Nigeria’s currency the Naira slumped to its lowest level in 42 years as it traded at N260/1$. Today, it is over 300 naira to one US dollar and could plunge to as low as N1000/1$. Femi Onukoya,...
By Austin Isikhuemen: PROLOGUE: Leo, well done. That guy will never forget this positive reinforcement. Let me share my own story:   A friend and his family came to Benin from Yola for Xmas. They decided they would come and spend a night...
It is amazing how Nigerian politicians fit into the titles of that maestro of crime thrillers, René Lodge Brabazon Raymond (aka James Hadley Chase). Any lover of Hadley Chase’s works would perhaps remember THE GUILTY ARE AFRAID – one of...

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