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Does Ibrahim Gambari deserve a second chance?

US-based Nigerians commend Buhari over Gambari's new role as top presidential aide

By virtue of my trade, I knew many top people in Government during my active days. But only few will I say I was reasonably close to. One of them was Alhaji Shehu Musa. I drove with him in the same car from Lagos to Bida when he was made the Makanma.

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Beyond the shoddy response to coronavirus

As the toll rises

I had this irresistible urge to go out on Tuesday that was quite unlike me. The ease in lockdown was just a day old and the normal me would have skipped the week just to test the waters. I tried to justify this itch by rationalising that I had been on personal lockdown long before the official one.

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Nigeria in handcuffs: The DISCOs and the spirit of NEPA

Heroes and Villains: We are assessing

It is difficult in normal times, to differentiate those who really care for the people they lead from those who are just glib and silver tongued. It is a lot easier in peace times to mount the soap box and mouth platitudes that you think people want to hear or make promises that will win you votes.

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Fear of coronavirus is the beginning of wisdom

‘To travel or not to travel.’ That was the question to which I needed a divine answer last weekend. This would have been an easier question to answer had the travel involved only me. But involved were people from different parts of the world that I rarely see; we were looking forward to spending time together.

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