Opinion

How Many Advisers and Assistants Does Yahaya Bello Really Need?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...I think Bello’s best strategy for reelection, apart from focusing on infrastructural development, should include: how to create jobs to win the hearts of the unemployed youth; how to get schools that are on strike open to pacify students; how to ensure the prompt payment of salaries and pensions to…
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Opinion

Though Vampire Is Dead, Yet He Lives, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

A country where a few political oligarchs leave the majority deprived and impoverished is only grooming more Vampires, Aninis, and Shekaus. The story of Henry Chibueze, the bloodlusting, kidnapping and armed robbery gang kingpin, popularly known as Vampire, should remind many Nigerians of the much dreaded Lawrence Anini, a notorious…
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Opinion

In Nigeria, Even Thieves Are Very Religious, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...religion is not the problem, but bad people using religion as a cover for their atrocious acts. This is the same reason criminals, killers, pen and armed robbers and kleptomaniac politicians in Nigeria attempt to pass off their atrocities under the guise of religion. My upbringing, in a home where…
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Opinion

Are Politicians Getting Hell From PREMIUM TIMES And Sahara Reporters?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

I am really surprised that state actors are obsessed with muzzling the press and gagging journalists who are exposing their malfeasance, while herdsmen and terrorists are writing news headlines in blood. After giving what is God's to Him every morning, the next thing I usually do is to pick up…
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Opinion

Does President Buhari Need the Services of Marauding “Chop-nalists”?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Does the Buhari-led administration think that Nigerians would consider its return to Aso Rock on the basis of cheap lies and propaganda in the pages of newspapers? If this was what informed this extravagant budget line for PR and media related lobby, then they ought to be told that good…
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Opinion

All Hail James Ibori, the Kleptomaniac “Redeemer”, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

In saner climes, people dissociate themselves from people with criminal records. But in ours today, people take pride in being known as friends and supporters of corrupt politicians whose malfeasance have brought untold misery and agony to many Nigerians. The euphoria that engulfed Delta State a few days ago as…
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