Sweet and Sour

Free speech under attack

Hate speech, Senate, Nigeria

SOMETIMES, other writers highlight situations so succinctly or eloquently that I don’t feel that it is necessary to add many extra words of my own.

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Sylva, OPEC, Nigeria

A new ‘king’!

TIMIPRE Sylva, chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, is on a huge giddying roll at the moment because his candidate and protegee, David Lyon, has just became the Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State.

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Flawed family values

IBRAHIM Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, recently bemoaned the fact (during a Lagos press conference) that mothers of cyber fraudsters, known as “Yahoo Boys”, have organised themselves into an association and go out of their way to justify their sons’ criminal activities…on the grounds that such activities generate funds that support families that may not even have a responsible or surviving father figure.

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Buhari, NCAA

Good presidential move!

By Donu Kogbara RECENTLY, I accused  President Muhammadu Buhari of not being the kind of strict disciplinarian who can cure Nigeria of multiple ills. Some Vanguard readers contacted me to say that they disagreed with me because Buhari’s administration has been extremely strict in its dealings with VIPs it regards as miscreants – for example,
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