Category: Politics

PULPITS OF SCANDALS AND ABETTORS

Then you remember. You remember that this was exactly how the Catholic Church shielded abusers until it became impossible to continue shielding them. Diversion was the ultimate tactics. Transfer of abusers to far away missions in the hope that, being out of sight, the abused forgets without justice. Expectedly,...
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KILLING THE LIVING, CELEBRATING THE DEAD

Past remarkable happenings are always worthy of news. Ditto for remarkable humans. When remembered, they evoke a certain pleasant nostalgia for what was and offers unlimited hope for what, potentially, can become. The idea of memorialising the dead is a worthy practice whose history dates back to humanity’s early...
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FOR BLOOD AND FOR JUSTICE

By now, it is no longer news that the alleged murderers of Mrs Bridget Agbahime – the Imo state born woman who was murdered on the accusations of blasphemy at the Kofar Wambai market in Kano on the 2nd of June this year have been set free. According to...
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BAYELSA AND THE GOVERNANCE QUESTION

There is a certain sense in which a feeling of entitlement can be justified. But there is equally a plethora of reasons why growing up and living a life with an entitlement mentality is extremely damaging. Entitlement stifles every ounce of creativity in a person and leaves the person...
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