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Saraki: Going Into Political Purgatory

Saraki: Going Into Political Purgatory

🕔07:32, 9.Jun 2019

Very few Nigerian politician ever left politics on their own terms. They are either term-barred or consigned to the Montana cabin of the voter’s mind. Political survival anywhere depends on excellent people management tactics and a few essential character traits. Saraki is getting educated after this devastating defeat, that leaders who deprecate voters and political partnerships because they think of themselvpes as infallible, invincible or that no one could replace or supplant them, are grossly mistaken. To such leaders, electoral loss is often a shock and thoroughly humbling experience. In the past, political victory came to Saraki easily. It was so easy, he forgot who his bosses were. He became haughty and prideful. His experience is a warning to the successful, the proud, the arrogant and the conceited, that no one, except God, is powerful by himself or herself. Power is given, bestowed on or granted and it must be kept in trust with reverence or it will be retrieved. Saraki got invested in himself so much as to take his people for granted and hold them in disdain. He held court like an emperor. He thought the festival would never end.

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Oyegun: An Old Warhorse Drawn Into New Battle

Oyegun: An Old Warhorse Drawn Into New Battle

🕔07:20, 9.Jun 2019

The fresh looming crisis within the hierarchy of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which on Monday snowballed into mudslinging between its National Chairman, Comrade Adam Oshiomhole and his predecessor, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has been quite engaging and entertaining. Those in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in particular must have had enough dose of laughter watching the exchange of brickbats. It is their familiar terrain. It is a road they have passed over and again. So, they already know exactly where and when the rain started to beat the two dramatist personae. But they can only watch and chuckle as events unfold.

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Re: Blame Pastor Kumuyi For The Closure Of AIT/Ray Power

Re: Blame Pastor Kumuyi For The Closure Of AIT/Ray Power

🕔11:47, 7.Jun 2019

I read with shock and trepidation the uncensored statement issued by Reno Omokri, a self acclaimed Pastor, and former aide, to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, blaming the General Overseer and Founder of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor W.F Kumuyi, for the suspension of the license of DAAR Communications, the owner of AIT, and Ray Power.

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Fail Again Or Show Competence

Fail Again Or Show Competence

🕔08:17, 5.Jun 2019

Kenyans say it better “Ber telo en telo” translated “the benefit of power is power”. And one of the greatest asset given to man is the power of choice and with this comes responsibility to fulfill the pending need of leadership. This need is more often referred to as a public outcry for better decisions from those in power or positions of authority.

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The Speech Buhari Didn’t Make

The Speech Buhari Didn’t Make

🕔09:39, 4.Jun 2019

Nigerians were left speechless on May 29 when after taking the oaths of office and allegiance, President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo left the Eagle Square, the venue of the Presidential Inauguration ceremony without uttering a word. The President had nothing to say to Nigerians. He simply went back into his car and returned to the Presidential Villa. I thought that was an anti-climax. It was such a beautiful ceremony, what with the prayers, parades, gun salute and the symbolic retirement of the Defence flag and the national flag and the hoisting of new ones to signal the end of a term and the beginning of another.

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9 Sins of Oshiomhole That May Quicken His Fall From Power

9 Sins of Oshiomhole That May Quicken His Fall From Power

🕔06:55, 3.Jun 2019

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, is under fire. The Chairmanship seat of the APC is now extremely hot for him to sit on as there have been serious calls for his resignation.

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Bola Tinubu: Caught In A Monkey Trap

Bola Tinubu: Caught In A Monkey Trap

🕔06:52, 2.Jun 2019

The demystification of Bola Tinubu continues. On the last day in May 2019, the news broke out like a bombshell. The Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC), announced that it had concluded its ‘investigation’ into the activities of Oando Plc and found its management culpable.

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‘Comrade’ Aisha Buhari: Beyond the Other Room

‘Comrade’ Aisha Buhari: Beyond the Other Room

🕔19:53, 31.May 2019

Sometime in 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari sparked a controversy when his comment downplayed the potentials of women and gave the impression that the seclusion of a man’s house is the place most suitable place for them. The president had shocked his audience, including his host, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany when he said “I don’t know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen, the living room and the other room.”

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Give The Children FORM And Watch Them Grow

Give The Children FORM And Watch Them Grow

🕔15:04, 30.May 2019

Tell the children they are the leaders of tomorrow and you make a mark in their vocabulary. It seems easy to say to anyone; you can do this and they are injected into a state of possibilities. This is the least action you should take when it comes to giving the children and adolescents an opportunity to become more than they can presently see. The truth remains that whoever you are, you must surely age into a different personality and perhaps you will be your dreams or nightmare, your achievements or disappointments, your failure or success but you will never be with the opportunity of a child to frame the right mind for the right results.

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Tackling The Suicide Scourge

Tackling The Suicide Scourge

🕔12:00, 30.May 2019

Ever since reports of incessant suicide took over our socioeconomic wavelengths, I have had the opportunity of reading different opinion articles by different writers, public affairs commentators and concerned citizens’- comments which I will safely but humbly describe as a counter, trans, cross and to some extent intercalary ideas.

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