Opinion

The Moral Debris of GEJ’s Looted Home, By Louis Odion

Dazed by the stories of grand larceny that began to circulate, chances are that the unscrupulous policemen themselves only saw Jonathan's personal effects and household goods as their own fair portion of the elephantine loot. Ordinarily, no one would wish to be left out when the proverbial butchered elephant is…
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Opinion

OBJ, Fayose and the Libyan Idol, By Louis Odion

Perhaps the most jaw-dropping of all Fayose's revelations is the claim that OBJ physically knelt down before Libyan strongman, Muammar Ghaddafi (presumably in January 2006) with a view to enlisting his support for the extension of his chairmanship of African Union. A humour bag of arguably inexhaustible depth, Nigeria's former…
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Opinion

Yusuf: The Insolent Child of Impunity, By Louis Odion

...only sheer impunity and contempt for everyone, except PMB, could have led Yusuf to word his reply to the minister in the insolent manner he did. Intoxicated by transient power, the little wayfarer from Katsina seems incapable of realising yet that such indiscretion invariably does incalculable damage to PMB, his…
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Opinion

Magu at the Barricade of Abuja Pirates, By Louis Odion

The same can, however, not be said of a good many others, against whom the penal scale seems to weigh heavily. (To say nothing about other shadowy characters in the house: from failed contractors, to the practicing pedophile and the fugitive from American justice over narcotic substances.) The introduction, lately,…
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Opinion

Evans: Rise of the Invisible Neighbour, By Louis Odion

More would certainly be achieved if more and more of our pastors, imams and traditional priests join in helping to enshrine a custom that dishonours wealth which provenance is either suspicious or unknown. No more recognition or glorifying so-called business moguls of no visible merchandise and who purport to run…
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Opinion

Gomina’s Ghost: A Case For Séance, By Louis Odion

The bizarre controversy May 23 has generated seems to be consistent with Kogi's heritage of absurdity and willful perversion of the course of natural justice since November 2015. Being a child of manipulation, perhaps we should learn to live with Bello's sense of entitlement. Before we set forth, some clarity…
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