Columns

An Open Letter to a Citizen Trapped In the Port Harcourt Rubble, By Pius Adesanmi

Dear Citizen X, It is tough to know which tense to use for you, present or past. The earthquake in Haiti and the Thai cave disaster are pointers to the fact that you may very well still be alive nearly ten days after Nigeria happened to you – she happens…
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Opinion

‘King George’ Weah and the T.B. Joshua Connection, By Tawia Acheampong

...did Joshua play a potentially vital role in Weah’s eventual triumph? I guess it’s only time that will tell whether his visit to The SCOAN was a mere political ploy or an expression of genuine faith. Let’s hope Joshua’s counsel – which, going by his track record of humanitarianism, will…
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Columns

The Nigerian Presidency as a Foster Parent of Crimes, By Pius Adesanmi

The only reason that the identities of the owners of the Ikoyi billions cannot be revealed and an institution of the Nigerian state – NIA – must be given marching orders to own the crime is that there is unity of purpose in the confederacy of illicit interests. They are…
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Opinion

African Tales in Presidential Ministrations, Shamans and Charlatans, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

- Late President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi As Nigeria grapples with the increasingly interminable uncertainties of what officialdom stubbornly insists on calling an extended presidential winter vacation, Africa holds lessons that we can look to, even when we choose not to recall our own recent memories of presidential polytheisms.…
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Columns

Private Jets and the Lord’s Vineyard in Nigeria, By Pius Adesanmi

Congratulations to Pastors Joshua and Enoch Adeboye on the purchase of their brand new $60-million Gulfstream luxury private jets - reported on two consecutive days by Sahara Reporters. We are thankful to God for three unrelated reasons: (1) This epidemic of Gulfstream jets in the Lord's vineyard in Nigeria is…
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