Periscope

Like Alaa Salah, like Jael

 

 

 

 

The affairs of men have interesting similarities that one only has to dig a little deeper to really appreciate the fact that the more things change, the more they remain the same.

How come that the seeming impregnable Omar al-Bashi [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


For Onnogehen, the end too soon

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, last Thursday, March 4, 2019, threw in the towel after a tempestuous few weeks which has seen him docked, the first in Nigeria’s history for a CJN, over allegations of false assets’ declaration.

 

Sun, 07 April 2019


Gender activist makes case for female Reps speaker

As the race for the speakership of the 9th House of Representatives intensifies by the day, a pro-gender activist, Bar. Esther Uzoma, has made a case for a female speaker.

Uzoma at a press briefing in Abuja, weekend, said there was need for gender equity, competence and balance if Nigeria desir [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


Gradually, the dancing senator gets his steps

Is it too early for the Dancing Senator, Ademola Adeleke, to thrill Nigerians with new dance steps, or there are more hurdles to cross?

 

 

 

Last Friday, the 3-man electoral tribunal sitting in Abuja ruled that Adeleke is the [...]

Sun, 24 March 2019


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Remi Tinubu’s reflexive hostility

When Jonathan Swift, the Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poe [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


The help el-Rufa’I needs

 

 

 

 

 

The help el-Rufa’I needs

“This dwarf still observes the world from his own self-imposed height.”

― [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Doris Akpovwa’s 50 cheers

“Turning fifty is a matter of pride

 

 

 

 

 

You have experience by your side

You know everything there is to know

You have knowledge and skills to show

You have reac [...]

Mon, 28 January 2019


Onnoghen’s cross

“The fear of me not exhibiting the uncommon courage that had earlier been exhibited; I assure you that I remain whom I have been on the bench right from the beginning and I intend to end that way by the special grace of God,” Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen said on his confirmation by the Se [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


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