Dele Agekameh

Lynching by impeachment, By Dele Agekameh

When the whole drama started, it looked more like one of those beer parlour jokes. Expectedly, people, especially the media, quickly dubbed it, rather derisively, “Chicken Impeachment”. That underscores the degree of scorn and bewilderment with which the entire comedy of the absurd was held. But those who were hell-bent…
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Nigeria’s Endless Engagement With Terror, By Dele Agekameh

On January 27, 2000, that is, in the early days of the current democratic dispensation, a sitting state governor, now a Senator of the Federal Republic, who had allegedly received indoctrination in one of the training camps of Osama bin Laden, the late al-Qaeda leader, in Sudan, introduced the Islamic…
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Reminiscing On The Odukomaiya Legacy at 80, By Dele Agekameh

It was Arthur Gordon, famously known as "Art" Linkletter, a Canadian-born American radio and television personality (July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010), who said: “There are four stages of man: infancy, childhood, adolescence…and obsolescence”. In all through these stages, the first two - infancy and childhood- though form the…
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The ‘forgotten’ girls of Chibok, By Dele Agekameh

‘It's appropriate for government to explore dialogue, whether put together by Obasanjo or any other person, to get the Chibok schoolgirls out’. On Saturday, May 10, 2014, Wole Soyinka, professor and Nobel Laureate, appeared on the British Broadcasting Corporation’s programme, Hardtalk and added his voice to the growing international discourse on…
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