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Owei Lakemfa

Nigerians either surrender to soldiers or control them

Tension as soldier reportedly kills 28-yr old boy in Delta

By Owei Lakemfa DODAN Barracks, which was the seat of military regimes, is in Obalende, Lagos; the area I grew up. There were three gates I knew: the State House, Keffi and Obalende gates with the last being the general entrance. In those days, the guards at the Obalende Gate in the evenings could be
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COVID-19: Lagos discharges two more patients

Nigerians are in this together

By Owei Lakemfa IN the war against the Coronavirus, Covid-19, the television screens show various countries fumigating public places and streets. I have neither seen nor heard of a single case of fumigation in our country. I commuted between the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja last week. They are the
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Erdogan, Turkey, Syria

Don’t mind Erdogan the gambler

By Owei Lakemfa TURKEY under President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan has two boiling pots on the same fire. It is fighting a war against Syria, having invaded that country since October 9, 2019. Like a parasitic virus, it was an opportunistic invasion; moving in to replace the departing American forces. It assumed that after fighting repeated
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A seemingly crisis is brewing between the members of the Ondo state House of Assembly and the state government over the setting up of committee on COVID- 19 palliative.

When Coronavirus arrived in Lagos

By Owei Lakemfa THE Coronavirus, Covid-19  borne by an Italian flying on the wings of the Turkish Airlines, slipped undetected into Lagos on  February 24. The carrier went through the airport process, spent the night at a hotel in Ikeja, travelled to Ogun State and settled down to work, with nobody being wiser. He took
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