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IN HIS TIME: Reflections about Mark @70

IN HIS TIME: Reflections about Mark @70

By Ariyo-Dare Atoye History is inescapable. Historical accounts that detail the exploits of great leaders and capture the story of special events have helped to shape every society since time immemorial. And there are exceptional ways in which these unique accounts are conveyed from generation to generation: Rome in the time of Caesar; England in

The essential David Mark @70, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

“Paint my picture truly like me,” Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) told the artist about to paint his portrait, “pimples, warts, and everything as you see me.” David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, retired brigadier general, former senate president and longest serving senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, presents avant-garde views or perspectives to writers who indulge in

Nigerians and the anti-corruption war

By Sufuyan Ojeifo It is time Nigerians took ownership of the anti-corruption war. I make this submission with all sense of responsibility.  We can no longer afford to invest our fidelity in President Muhammadu Buhari’s modus operandi of prosecuting the war.  The war has lost its integrity capital and we are left with a shambolic

The Kokori I Know, By Hon. Joseph Akinlaja

I am totally shocked at a certain article I read on page 3 and 41 of The Nation newspaper, precisely on Monday, March 26, 2018. The commentator, Darlington Anule in his opinion titled, ‘‘Between Ngige’s One-Man Show And The Blind Eagle Eye’’ misguidedly sought to ridicule and demean the good image of Chief Frank Ovie

That Danjuma’s Outburst, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

“We mean to hold our own.  I have not become the King’s First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire,” said the indefatigable Prime Minister of Britain during World War 11, Winston Churchill, in 1942.   But unfortunately, that was what he was compelled to do as recounted by Peter Clarke

Democratic Consolidation Through Political Parties : President Buhari’s Rare Example; By Dr. Kayode Ajulo

One undeniable feature of President Muhammadu Buhari’s-led government is it’s tendency to skip the scripts, and roll out new plots and twists that both amuse and stun the public. While this proclivity has featured prominently in his government’s interaction with the public at national and international levels, nothing could very well have prepared most members