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OGONI CLEAN_UP

An historic event

Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari was ably represented by his Vice-President, Professor Osinbajo, at an historic event that took place in my village, Bodo….the official launch of the clean-up of contaminated water and land in Ogoniland, as recommended by the United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP.

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Buhari

Should we be less critical and more optimistic?

Last week on this page, I responded to the many Vanguard readers who have reprimanded me for voting for Buhari; and I admitted that he has yet to deliver the Change he promised Nigerians during the run-up to the 2015 election campaign and that I myself am disillusioned by the fact that the country is in very bad shape (thanks to electricity meltdowns, fuel shortages, widespread poverty, etc).

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*Pix. 4: Applicvants who could not find seats await further insatructions as others take seats to write the Nigeria Immigration Service examinations at the 60,000 capacity National Stadium, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Long-overdue retribution

This week, the Federal Government filed 11 fraud and money-laundering charges against Comrade Abba Moro, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s Minister of Interior, his alleged accomplices (including the Ministry’s former Permanent Secretary) and Drexel Global Technology Limited, a company that is said to be linked to Moro.

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Otunba Nike Oluwole

Farewell to an adored matriarch

My very dear childhood friends, Datta, Kio and Kaine Amachree, recently lost their wonderful mother, Otunba Benedicta Olunike Oluwole. She was born in 1936 in Kaduna and was one of five children of the late Chief Ben A.F. Oluwole – a relative of the Balogun of Ijebu-Remo and member of the Latawa Sagamu royal family – and Mrs Marian Taiwo Oluwole (nee Odupele).

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