Opinion

Rev. Michael Mabayoje Oshunkeye: The Eclipse Of A Star, By Shola Oshunkeye

Goodbyes are often painful. But they could be comforting in times of intense grief and grieving like this. Mabayoje, when we spoke for the last time on Friday, March 13, you never said ‘I’m coming’. You never said ‘goodbye’. You were gone before we knew it. You were long gone…
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Columns

Buhari and Ramaphosa’s Pancake, By Shola Oshunkeye

After weeks of unrelenting attacks on nationals of other African countries, especially Nigerians, the authorities in South Africa, over the weekend, finally rediscovered themselves and began to do what their successors ought to have done 20 years back, namely: stopping their blood-baying citizens from hunting fellow Africans like game, and…
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Opinion

Wadume, Anini the Robber, and their Friends In Uniform, By Shola Oshunkeye

Since Anini, the DNA of crime and criminality has mutated. Crime has mushroomed into variants and hybrids whose eerie natures sometimes addle law enforcement. Today, kidnapping, cattle rustling, cultism, cybercrime, yahoo plus, money ritual, identity theft, and terrorism rule the roost. Once upon a time, there was a dare-devil armed…
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Opinion

Obasanjo and the Fangs of June 12, By Shola Oshunkeye

...last Tuesday’s conferment and Buhari’s apology effectively buried the political remains of, not General Ibrahim Babangida who annulled the election, Obasanjo, who long before he was jailed by General Sani Abacha, did his best to help other June 12 haters to inter the phenomenon. Even if politics was the primary…
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