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For Oyegun, the gathering clouds

Chief John Odigie Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, seems to have come to the end of his fairy tale romance since he was picked from near-oblivion to lead the amalgamation of parties to form the APC.

As the national chairman of the party in power, Oyegun has consi [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


Oliseh’s lost cause

It was long in coming and it did so with the expected bang. Controversial Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh could not have been more dramatic than he was last Thursday when he announced his resignation on twitter.

Since the ex-Super Eagles player was appointed national team coach a few months ag [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


David makes his Mark

Having spent the last 16 years in the National Assembly, eight of which he was the supremo, David Mark Bonaventure Alechenu, could very well be said to be the husbandman of power.

Last Saturday, Mark found himself in testy waters as he squared up against one of his protégé, Daniel [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


Sheriff: A crown in turbulence

Senator Ali Sheriff, SAS, is master of the power game. Last week, the controversial former governor of Borno state emerged as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, in a move that took the sail off some political pundits and party faithful.

A political voyeur, Sheriff has always [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


Ricky Tarfa on the cross

An acolyte in the temple of justice finds himself as scapegoat of where he serves is the story of Mr. Ricky Tarfa SAN.

Like a scene plucked from a Nollywood flick, Tarfa in his sworn oath to defend his clients found himself at the wrong end of the pole with the Economic and Financial Crimes Com [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


Ndoma-Egba back from the deep

Senate Victor Ndoma-Egba seems to have found that tiny spark called conscience in his heart. For 12 years, he was at the Senate and stayed on as Leader of Senate, during the 7th Senate.

With his attempt to return hitting the rocks, Ndoma-Egba, a cerebral lawyer by all means, retreated into his [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Kumuyi: Breaking Deeper Life’ glass ceiling

Pastor William Kumuyi is one of Nigeria’s renowned God’s General. With his ‘lean’ ministry devoid of the flamboyancy of the new Pentecostal, Kumuyi’s Deeper Life Bible Church was different.

Its members were compelled to be ‘chaste, moderate in dressing, fruga [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


And favour found Jumoke

Olajumoke Orisaguna’s fairy tale change of fortune aptly captures the song of the Psalmist in 102:13.

The psalmist sang, “Thou shalt arise, [and] have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.”

It was the set time for the bread seller to a [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


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