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Dogara Vs el-Rufai: A-looter Continua…, By Louis Odion

Rather than flaunting a cheap pay-slip, the least we expected of Dogara was to have dispelled as false, with hard facts and precise figures, the nagging reports that federal lawmakers quietly pocket tens of millions monthly or quarterly under the guise of such opaque headings as aides' wages and constituency…
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The Shame of a Diminished Senate, By Louis Odion

By describing the senators as "childish and irresponsible", Sagay could, in fact, be accused of being too charitable. By harbouring a nest of former governors standing trial for massive theft while in office, failed contractors, certificate who choose to view the red chamber, as presently constituted, as a den of…
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Of Five Percent Bargain-hunters and the London Opera, By Louis Odion

...what the Information minister should be telling us at this hour - almost half time of the Buhari administration - is what concrete steps are being taken to draft an executive bill to be sent to the legislature for a law to back and institutionalise the policy. Half a century…
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Lo, this ‘Jungle Don Mature’, By Louis Odion

Rather than ignite something he could not finish thereby bringing himself embarrassment, perhaps 2Face should have limited himself to his accustomed musical arena. He could, for instance, have composed a single speaking to the moment. Like his older colleague, Daniel Wilson, whose recent "Never Again!" is a blistering put-down of…
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