Hardball

2023: Between prophecy and reality
2022/06/13 03:38:34

Fiery preacher and Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC) Senior Pastor Tunde Bakare did not get a single vote at the recent presidential primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC)....

Pastor Tunde Bakare

A defector’s headaches
2022/06/10 07:34:21

When the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan, announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), did he expect that it would...

Rauf Olaniyan

DStv: corporate outlawry
2022/06/09 04:52:09

When a person collects money and fails to deliver service — what do you charge that individual for?  Collecting money under false pretences, a branch of fraud?  What do you...

DStv

A first lady’s largess
2022/06/08 08:06:58

Kogi State First Lady Hajiya Rashida Yahaya Bello was in the news recently for layering her domestic staff and security aides with one million naira each as ad hoc benefit...

Kogi first lady

Owo killings: Less talk, more action
2022/06/07 06:34:49

Predictably, there have been strong verbal reactions to the horrific Sunday church killings in Owo, Ondo State, on June 5, particularly from those responsible for security that are expected to...

Owo killings

Neo-Robin Hood?
2022/06/06 04:25:41

Remember the legend of Robin Hood, the English tough who stole from the rich to bless the poor? Well, Tanko Sabo, the PDP delegate to the just concluded chain of...

Robin Hood

Plot twist for American novelist
2022/06/03 05:40:41

American author Nancy Crampton-Brophy features plots about crime and infidelity in her romantic suspense novels. Unlike protagonists in her steamy thrillers, however, she has not gotten away with murder. In...

Nancy Crampton Brophy

Valley of the shadow of death
2022/06/02 01:40:35

What could have happened to those who paid N100m as ransom to kidnappers for the release of the Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu-Uche, and...

Samuel Kanu-Uche,

Noose on society’s neck
2022/06/01 05:07:59

Operators of commercial motorbikes, popularly known as ‘Okada,’ are levying their mob factor wantonly on communities across the country – a major reason they’ve been banned from select council areas...

Okada

Unknown gunmen not unknowable
2022/05/31 05:13:12

It’s a chilling narrative, indeed. It is about continued barbarism in the Southeast geo-political zone, which has become another hell because of rising insecurity. It is also about perpetrators of...

gunmen
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