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$2 BILLION OIL BLOCK AND BABA IYABO

DELE SOBOWALE “If he does not really think there is a distinction between virtue and vice, why, Sir, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons”. Dr Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784 in Boswell’s...

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I STAND WITH ATIKU AGAINST OBASANJO.

“It is difficult to see how an arrogant, authoritarian, self-admiring egomaniac can be an effective leader.” A good leader must first and foremost be human. Atiku is; Obasanjo is not. If Obasanjo and I...

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REVISITING VISION 2020 AND ITS FALSE PROPHETS.

“The most obstinate illusions are ultimately broken by facts.” Professor Roper, in THE LAST DAYS OF HITLER.  Most Nigerians have forgotten about all the noise about VISION 2020, an illusion which some Ministers, members...

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WHY IS OUR BABA CRYING LIKE A BABY?

“Cowards die many times before their deaths, the brave taste death but once…”. I had wanted to lead off this article with another quote written by the greatest columnist before Nigeria was created –...

JUNE 12: A DISTRACTION AND TEMPEST IN A TEASPOON.

“A man who cherishes great ideas, but has performed only small acts.” Johann Schiller, 1759-1787. That was how German philosopher described the leader of his country in one of his essays. It might also...