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Genocidal Herders and the Siege To Oodualand, By Louis Odion

...now that there is a consensus that evil herders constitute a common existential threat to the nation, ultimately, there is no justification henceforth whatsoever for the national security establishment not to respond to these vermins with, in fact, a hand heavier and more decisive than what is often applied against…
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Ngige’s Incestuous Affair With Marie Antoinette, By Festus Adedayo

These kinds of comments from Nigerian leaders are reflective of the quality of their thought processes. The comments signpost a decadence of mind that even a degree in Oxford cannot disinfect. They find anchor in the minds of Marie Antoinette, Emperor Hui and their ludicrous estimation of the people. Marie…
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Buhari, Atiku and the Consequences of Our Votes, By Festus Adedayo

Wherever the electoral pendulum swings in a few days’ will all suffer the consequences of our electoral decisions. If Abubakar is announced to play ring leader, with his gang of thieves and ravaging the Nigerian economy, we will suffer the collateral is elected to foist on us his Stone Age…
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Yusuf: The Insolent Child of Impunity, By Louis Odion

...only sheer impunity and contempt for everyone, except PMB, could have led Yusuf to word his reply to the minister in the insolent manner he did. Intoxicated by transient power, the little wayfarer from Katsina seems incapable of realising yet that such indiscretion invariably does incalculable damage to PMB, his…
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Plastic Rice, Indian Jollof, And Adeboye’s Gift To Fayose, By Azu Ishiekwene

There’s nothing that superstition – or its cousin, foolishness – won’t do to us. And that’s true about foodstuff as it is about holding public officers and persons in positions of authority accountable. Superstition is the common thread. And that’s a commodity that’s never in short supply around here, even…
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