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Letter To Kogi State Gov. Yahaya Bello

Posted: Feb 17, 2016 at 12:00 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

On Wednesday, 27th January, 2016, Nigerians and the world at large watched as the Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nasiru […]

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Ambode’s Lagos: Clear & Present Danger…

Posted: Jan 13, 2016 at 12:35 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

The economy of Lagos State is said to be second only to that of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in […]

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Pro-Biafra Protests: The Hoffer Principle

Posted: Dec 30, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

  Most Nigerians can hardly understand that Biafra is not just a location or geographic expression but a phenomenon as […]

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2015 Kogi Guber Poll: Morning After

Posted: Dec 23, 2015 at 12:04 pm   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

The decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the Kogi governorship election ‘inconclusive’ when the ticket of […]

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Kogi 2015: And The Man Died…

Posted: Nov 25, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

  Against all dire predictions, the Kogi State Governorship Election was adjudged by most observers to be generally peaceful and […]

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8th Senate: Made In The Image of Melaye?

Posted: Nov 18, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

  Last week Tuesday, Dino Melaye, the gadfly APC senator representing Kogi West, shocked the entire nation with the ‘Mungo […]

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Reporting The Reporter…

Posted: Nov 4, 2015 at 3:37 pm   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

In a letter he wrote to one of his acquaintances on January 16, 1787, Thomas Jefferson had unambiguously stated that […]

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Potpourri Of Suppositions And Propositions

Posted: Oct 28, 2015 at 12:54 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

State Governor Godswill Akpabio commissioned a N12billion hospital he described as world-class. He claimed that the hospital is a quatertiary […]

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Hail Nigeria’s Maladapted 8th Senate!

Posted: Oct 14, 2015 at 12:27 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

By Tiko Emmanuel Okoye The political maladaptation or learning disability of the national assembly seems to have reached a new […]

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Saraki, Save Yourself From Yourself!

Posted: Sep 30, 2015 at 3:32 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

These are certainly not the best of times for the embattled president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Bukola […]

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Asset Declaration: Assessing The Saraki Conundrum

Posted: Sep 23, 2015 at 12:36 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

To the babel of voices crying blue murder over the bench warrant issued last week Friday – and renewed two […]

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Potpourri Of Suppositions And Propositions

Posted: Sep 16, 2015 at 12:25 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

During a historic first time visit by a Premier of the defunct Soviet Union to the United States of America […]

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Remembering Gani Fawehinmi, SAM, SAN

Posted: Sep 9, 2015 at 12:29 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi thrust himself on the national trajectory like a meteor when he took on the case of a […]

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Saraki: Caught Between And Betwixt

Posted: Aug 5, 2015 at 3:10 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

Late Oloye Olusola Saraki’s grip on the politics of his state of origin was more like a stranglehold. It earned […]

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NASS Saga: Curioser & Curiouser

Posted: Jul 29, 2015 at 3:18 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

Just last week Friday, a spokesman for the senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter […]

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Taming APC’s Vagabond Tigers

Posted: Jul 22, 2015 at 2:53 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

Jesus specially handpicked twelve individuals when he was set to establish his ministry on earth. His aim was to turn […]

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Dr. Ojoughoh, Et Tu Brute?

Posted: Jul 15, 2015 at 3:27 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

On seeing those he thought were his friends screaming “Long live the incoming king” even before the curtains had finally […]

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APC’s Looming Bloodletting

Posted: Jul 8, 2015 at 2:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, The Roundtable

Only those living under the worst kind of naive delusion would fail to realize that the widening cracks developing among […]

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Weep Not For Dickson

Posted: Jul 1, 2015 at 1:58 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

In a piece titled “Governor Seriake Dickson’s horn of dilemma” that was published in this column on 24th February, 2015 […]

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Leadership Snafu: More You Look…

Posted: Jun 24, 2015 at 12:22 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

It is no longer news that Saraki emerged as Senate President under very controversial circumstances. The eerie calm that pervades […]

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NASS Coup D’etat: Gunfight @OK Corral

Posted: Jun 17, 2015 at 1:37 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

In many ways, the events that transpired during the national assembly leadership elections uncannily mirrors one of the most famous […]

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NASS Leadership Tussle: Matters Arising

Posted: Jun 10, 2015 at 2:17 am   /   Columnists, The Roundtable

The tension was both tangible and palpable. But just like everything that has a beginning is bound to have an […]

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Letter To President Goodluck Jonathan (2)

Posted: May 20, 2015 at 12:32 am   /   COLUMNIST, The Roundtable

Your Excellency, not many pundits are expecting the post-election fact-finding panel established by the national working committee of your party, […]

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Letter To President Goodluck Jonathan (1)

Posted: May 13, 2015 at 1:08 am   /   COLUMNIST, The Roundtable

Your Excellency, grace be to you and your family and peace from God our Father. We indeed give thanks to […]

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Still On The AIT Ban

Posted: May 6, 2015 at 12:34 am   /   COLUMNIST, The Roundtable

It was bound to happen sooner or later, considering that there are still many individuals and groups who stubbornly refuse […]

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