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#ENDSARS: Quarter-To-Midnight In Nigeria

By Yinka Odumakin The cerebral Professor of Political Science, Bolajji Akinyemi, did something beautiful about the UN disaster clock during the June 12 political crisis in 1993. He talked about the measuring rod of the temperature of a disaster-prone country. The clock is put at a quarter-to-midnight when the country is fully at the edge.
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2020 Common Entrance: Zamfara moves from least application state to No 14

Zamfara and Nigeria at crossroads

By Yinka Odumakin The great political philosopher and polemicist ,Leon Trotsky, once talked of a professor of spring who was teaching the subject in a classroom for years. He came out one day and was face-to-face with spring, but he denied it, saying it must be some disorder in nature. So, it is with Nigeria
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Offa robbery and the aftermath

By Yinka Odumakin THE Offa robbery of 2018 and the irresponsible way Nigeria has handled the aftermath is one more good reason why those criticising former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka that Nigeria is tottering towards state failure should shut their traps. One of the key symptoms of a failed state
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Adieu, Walter Carrington

By Yinka Odumakin A FORTNIGHT after celebrating his 90th birthday, former US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Walter Carrrington, peacefully exited this world on August 11, 2020. His Nigerian wife, Arese, said in a family statement: “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for his life of selfless humanity that I
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