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Mago mago graft war

I have always maintained that only the pathetically ignorant and the deepest of the shallows will ever believe that Nigeria as is can fight corruption. Nigeria as a country was forged in corruption and Harold Smith spoke it loudly how…

…Farewell, Koseleri (2)

FORMER Governor Abiola Ajimobi is now a week old in his grave with all his strengths and weaknesses. ‘Life no get part  2’ as my Warri people would say and there is no chance to re-do the weak ones. It is only the living who can learn from…

Goodnite, Koseleri

FORMER Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi whose death was announced the day Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) was dissolved was called “Koseleri” because he broke the second term jinx in Oyo State. He also…

Awo and MKO (3)

THAT a declaration, like that of 11/06/94, once made and in great circulation, needs no repetition, which, will be superfluous. Made when June 12 was suffering from a terminal illness - in-fact in a COMA - the June 11 shot-in-the-arm had…

Awo and MKO (2)

Continued from last week (5) A petition of this kind is, by its very nature, bound to be replete with self-adulation. I hope and trust that, in the circumstances, this is excusable. It is in this hope and trust that I assert…

AWO and MKO (1)

Obafemi Awolowo is the next most venerated figure among the Yoruba after Oduduwa. He is indeed the founder of the modern Yoruba action. Through a dint of hard work, he rose beyond the limitations of his birth to become a great man who gave…

‘Budget of madness’

THAT the Federal Executive Council would hold a virtual meeting in this coronavirus season to approve N1.7 billion as contract fee to design a new runway for Abuja Airport is the definition of it is finished. To have the gut to announce it…

Can Gambari change @75?

PROFESSOR Ibrahim Agboola Gambari is one of the most dangerous public servants Nigeria has seen on the local and international scenes for about four decades now. As he was officially announced as new Chief of Staff to the President on…

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