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Heading from bandwagon to ‘bad-wagon

ON the political turf, Edo people behave like Lagos football fans during a soccer game. In the same way in which Lagos soccer fans have expectations of the quality of football from their favoured side, Edo people, used as they are to good governance as offered by Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia (1967-1975) and Ambrose Alli (1979-1983), have standards by which they measure governmental performance.

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Father, Friend, Fender

IT is challenging for me to write about my father, Hilary Nmerengwa Isiguzo, in the past. It is more frustrating still not feeling that he is dead. I returned to the house after his passing, at 82, expecting a surge of emotions that would have pressed the message home – there was none.

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Edo 2012: Who does the cap fit?

Only two political parties are hopeful of winning the 2012 governorship election in Edo State: The ruling Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. And since it is now clear that ACN is sticking to the comrade governor, it is left for the PDP, as the main opposition party, to provide the state with an alternative whose antecedents do not fall short of the peoples expectation come 2012.

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