By: on November 19, 2020
Re: Femi Adesina's 'We Have Not Many Fathers' And so, Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says that we were lucky that the other side of the president that is frightening, fearful, and vicious was not manifested, otherwise ears would have tingled and tongues wagged about the calamities that would have befallen us lesser mortals following the #EndSARS episode. In his words, "If President Buhari hadn’t exercised the restraint and tolerance of a father;' "...we would have been talking of somet...
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By: on November 15, 2020
Chinua Achebe’s ‘Anthill of the Savannah’ – his seminal work after a twenty-one-year hiatus in novel publishing is eternally relevant as it encapsulates the challenges faced by journalists in Nigeria in the effective discharge of their duties. In the novel, three friends – Sam, Chris Oriko and Ikem Osodi find themselves at the helm of affairs in a fictional African nation known as Kangan. Sam is the military Head of State who adopts the title of President while Chris is his Commissioner for Info...
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By: on September 17, 2020
Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, in a piece titled “Soyinka Slams President Buhari, Says Nigeria Divided Like Never Before Under Him” published by SaharaReporters, Tuesday, Soyinka explains why Nigeria has never been so divided in our history like under General Muhammadu Buhari. 1. “Does anyone deny that it was this president who went to sleep while communities were consistently ravaged by cattle marauders, were raped and displaced in their thousands and turned into beggars all over the landsca...
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