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Why Abiola Must Have Died In Vain

Why Abiola Must Have Died In Vain

🕔18:21, 12.Jun 2018

It seems that Nigerians as a people are in perpetual slavery to self-deception. We are so very allergic to reality. Truth for us is whatever consolidates our unexamined prejudices. We are so allergic to the tides of reason that any challenge to the primitive fatalisms, lazy illusions, or invincible ignorance scaffolding our neurotic presumptions, sees us rising with unemotional ruthlessness to crush that challenge with all the bad will and ignorance that we can muster.

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June 12 And The Buhari Scam

June 12 And The Buhari Scam

🕔17:00, 12.Jun 2018

Nigeria is a funny country, in a negative way, I mean. Nigerians are even funnier, still in that same negative way

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Yes, You! Have You Checked Your BP?

Yes, You! Have You Checked Your BP?

🕔12:24, 12.Jun 2018

The question struck us like the proverbial bolt from the blues. In a way, it brought us back to reality.

This was my feeling and that of many other medical students as we encircled our consultant in her clinic.

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June 12 Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look In Semantics (Part 3)

June 12 Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look In Semantics (Part 3)

🕔04:59, 12.Jun 2018

Never again must the truth suffer, lest the nondisclosure of the knowledge of our past become our albatross in the future!

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What June 12 Reveals About Nigerian Democracy

What June 12 Reveals About Nigerian Democracy

🕔04:44, 12.Jun 2018

Exactly 25 years ago, a landmark election was held in Nigeria after ten long years of military rule. There were two main contestants: Moshood Abiola of the Social Democratic Party and Bashir Tofa of the National Republican Convention. Abiola was from the South-west: Tofa from the North-west.

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‘Just Do Good’: A June 12 Story-Reuben Abati

‘Just Do Good’: A June 12 Story-Reuben Abati

🕔04:15, 12.Jun 2018

I used to have a friend we called Alhaji Bashy. He was not a Muslim. No. But he called himself Alhaji Bashy, even if that was not his real name. You want to know his real name? It was Theophilus. And his wife was named Ruth. His children? He was yet to have one. Even Ruth was called his wife by designation. We were all young in those days, and any woman to whom you wrote regular love letters and poems, and she gave you attention was your wife. In those days, you didn’t have to give a woman a N100 million worth of car to assure her that you were in love, you did not have to go as far as Offa to rob a bank so you could earn a living.

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Trump Tries to Destroy the West–David Leonhardt

Trump Tries to Destroy the West–David Leonhardt

🕔14:54, 11.Jun 2018

A secret plan to break up the West would also have the United States looking for new allies to replace the discarded ones. The most obvious would be Russia, the biggest rival within Europe to Germany, France and Britain. And just as Russia does, a United States intent on wrecking the Atlantic alliance would meddle in the domestic politics of other countries to install new governments that also rejected the old alliance.

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June 12 Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look In Semantics. (Part 2)

June 12 Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look In Semantics. (Part 2)

🕔14:15, 11.Jun 2018

I really wonder at something;

Why is it that we the Yoruba, are crafted this way of self-immolation? How many northerners have we seen abusing Abacha?

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June 12 Tsunami And The Ones Who Won’t Forgive Buhari- By Garba Shehu

June 12 Tsunami And The Ones Who Won’t Forgive Buhari- By Garba Shehu

🕔12:44, 11.Jun 2018

An old Chinese proverb says: Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil. This short proverb sums the intensity of attacks against President Muhammadu Buhari, not leaving the ratcheting up of violence in some the States after a period of relative calm, in the wake of the political tsunami honouring the heroes of June 12, 1993 presidential election, which was annulled thus preventing the widely-acclaimed winner, Chief M.K.O Abiola (of blessed memory) from taking office as the President of Nigeria.

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June 12 In Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look At The Semantics

June 12 In Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look At The Semantics

🕔21:00, 10.Jun 2018

Buhari wined and dined with Abacha and could barely wait to be president after Abacha died, save for the little time of 4 inevitable years, to allow a Southwest president in Aso Rock, after the wrong done to Abiola and the evil that followed — the hounding, killing, maiming, running out of town and into exile of Southwest and NADECO opposition to Abacha

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