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Another Editorial On Buhari: More Points To Ponder- By Punch

Another Editorial On Buhari: More Points To Ponder- By Punch

Reactions to the PUNCH editorial of December 11, 2019, have been fast, furious and fractious. They reflect, at one end, the perspicacity of our national and global audience, the groundswell of concern about the repeated…

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The Taxman Is Coming For You

The Taxman Is Coming For You

By Simon-Kolawole If you felt intimidated by the public notice on “national enforcement on tax defaulters” issued last week by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), let’s say that is just the introduction. By the…

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Why Nigerians Are Skeptical About Fresh Loans

Why Nigerians Are Skeptical About Fresh Loans

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I have a plea to make very humbly today. But before I do so, allow me to offer some explanations. I have no problems with the government of President Muhammadu…

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On ‘Gay Jesus’ And Offended Christians

On ‘Gay Jesus’ And Offended Christians

So far this week, more than two million Christians worldwide have signed a petition demanding streaming services provider, Netflix, to pull a comedy special that portrays Jesus Christ as gay. The film, “The First Temptation…

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Our President Is A Major General

Our President Is A Major General

This president is not Sani Abacha who expired fighting some ragtag civilians called NADECO. He is also not Ibrahim Babangida who was forced to step aside before his appointed time. Perhaps one of the few…

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A Major General and a President

A Major General and a President

  By  Simon Kolawole The first time I heard the name, “Major General Muhammadu Buhari”, it was a compliment — as it were. That was on the evening of December 31, 1983. Early in the…

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Are Nigerians Born To Suffer?

Are Nigerians Born To Suffer?

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, it seems we are back to our season of anomie, a state of total chaos and confusion. Whenever we think we are close to our destination, some invisible demons must…

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Patriots, Not ‘Misguided Nigerians’, Confronted Amaechi

Patriots, Not ‘Misguided Nigerians’, Confronted Amaechi

Once upon a time – six years ago actually – the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, audaciously proclaimed that they (he and his politician ilk) habitually loot Nigeria because Nigerians do not stone them. It…

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Omoyele Sowore: Portrait Of A Life In Protest

Omoyele Sowore: Portrait Of A Life In Protest

  By Reuben Abati The mishandling of the Omoyele Sowore case has become clearly an albatross for the Nigerian government, an embarrassment for the incumbent Federal Government and a public relations disaster for both the…

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We Are Back To Abraham Adesanya

We Are Back To Abraham Adesanya

By Lasisi Olagunju Chief Abraham Adesanya was diligently accused by Sani Abacha of shooting himself on the streets of Lagos on January 14, 1997. Again on September 18, 1997, US ambassador, Mr. Walter Carrington’s farewell…

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