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Can we exhume Oloye too?

MY verdict: Kwara State O to ge governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq is not a good administrator. I will explain.Hours after I landed in Lagos as the chief servant (pray, where thou hideth Babangida Aliyu)  over seven years back, Nigeria’s…

A song like Senator Uwajumogu

BEFORE his passing penultimate Wednesday, after collapsing in his bathroom, Imo senator, Ben Uwajumogu, had fought one of the bitterest political battles of this dispensation to be in the senate. Closest to his, is his kinsman’s, the…

The six-year single term gambit

EBORA Owu, Olusegun Mathew Aremu Okikiola Obasanjo, messed up Nigeria’s golden opportunity to rethink and retool her democratic credentials in 2006 with the morbid decision to play along with Ibrahim Mantu and his Senate gangsters, on the…

A President and his household enemies

WHATEVER anyone may say, kudos should be given to Major General Muhammadu Buhari, president of the federal republic for remaining stoic in public, despite the domestic civil war, raging inside his bedroom, since the early life of his…

Being Daddy

“Fatherhood with Ibe” was my hot favourite in the rested Hints magazine and it took a while to know the man behind the family conversational column is the same Ibe Kachikwu, Buhari’s first-term Minister of State for Petroleum, who fought…

Et tu Oyetola?

Edo State is crisis-ridden today, because two hitherto heartthrobs are seeking a bloody divorce. The bed that used to provide bliss for Adams Oshiomhole and Godwin Obaseki’s bromance, is giving way on all fours and whoever tops the other on…

Makinde has a date with history

FROM the grapevine, a re-run gubernatorial election is in the offing in Oyo State, between GSM and standard-bearer of Peculiar mess dynasty. Maybe if GSM can double-connect heavenly network, Holy Spirit could help him tame the raging…

Shallow offshore cabal

THERE is a one-year old that passes “traffic hour” with us five times a week. It happens that his crèche closes at 6pm and for the neighbouring mum not to pay the imposed late-hour fine, she pleaded and we elected to be keeping the…

The ATM code in Akpabio’s head

When something isn’t working and continually worked not to work, the quick-fix, is to end it. That should be the popular opinion concerning NDDC today, a cash-cow for the political elite, which has become so dirty, that even the corrupt…