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How Justice System Guard the Rich and Crucify the Poor in Nigeria

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The saying “all are equal before the law”, means the law that binds the poor, binds the rich remains questionable in some part of the World today, Nigeria in particular. The fact that equality before the law justifies fairness and justice on paper, it does not manifest in Nigeria's case where the rich get away with crimes (financial in particular) while the poor is condemned and crucified for similar act in Nigeria's case where the rich get away with crimes (financial in particular) while the poor is condemned and crucified for similar act.  Equality before the law is a basic right in the Nigerian constitution - where the content emphasized on the protection of human right at all cost. This rights has therefore been manipulated by certain people in the country regardless of what the law says. For instance, political office holders (expected to be public servant) who seem to be covered with immunity clause commit financial related crimes and are subjected to little or no

Worries and Shame of Celebrating Ex-Convict with the Caption "Lion is Back"

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The return of the former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, from UK jail has been applauded as a great defeat by his kinsmen. The Oghara born was welcomed with great celebration, ranging from thanksgiving to congratulatory messages on the media, even after serving a 13-year jail term in the United Kingdom. Personally, I have less issue with people (of Delta state) painting the whole town red to celebrate his “victorious” return, what I'm mostly concerned about is the metaphor used to describe him in a congratulatory message in one of the Nigerian dailies-“the lion is back”.  SEE ALSO; President Muhammadu Buhari Death Rumour - Tips and Considerations I cannot but be perplexed at the pride, effrontery, and encouragement these people have given him to do more.  What is so “ lionable ” in being an ex-convict? A disgrace to the nation,  A bad example to the youth,  A  living testimony of corruption -  who used looted public funds to buy luxury homes; fleet o

President Muhammadu Buhari Death Rumour; Tips and Considerations

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Arguably, the death of a poor man in the society has no meaning and account to the general public while the sojourn of a rich popular person raises a lot of eyebrows. Simply put, the irony of life is like a chameleon full of dramas where life is light while the opposite (death) is "darkness". The respect given to the life of an individual is directly connected to their position in the society (profession, occupation, national duties/assignment), which therefore grants them the same respect at their demise. Death rumour in Nigeria's politics is not a new development to the updated/informed being from inception till date (except for cases withheld for traditional rites). Among the list of the death-rumoured dignitaries who lived afterwards were;  Awujale of Ijebu Land - Oba Sikiru Adetona, Ooni of Ile Ife - Oba Sijuade Okunade ,  Governor of Kogi State - Yahaya Bello Former Delta State Governor - Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, Former President - Ibrahim Babangida,  Form

Why Trumpism Ideology Will Harm Americans Unexpectedly

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The greatness of America as a nation today has a connection with the contribution of people of different races (white, black or half cast) from earliest time till date. Since Rome was not built in a day, special praises should be given to appropriate contributors - governor, president, entrepreneur, inventor, e.t.c. Noticeably, the arrow head of the United States of America,the President had been instrumental in the struggle for development from the days of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, John Kennedy, George Bush's, Bill Clinton, Barrack Obama, and recently Donald Trump. Outcome of  the 2016 Presidential election left people (within and outside the states) shocked as the World anticipated for the first Female President due to poll results and debate. SEE ALSO; Why Panicking for President Trump will Break you MORE However, the ideology of Donald Trump's " Trumpism " during and after election remains worrisome due to its manifestation even at the earl

Reasons Why Gambia's Abacha Fears Status Quo CHANGE

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Gambia - one of the tiniest country in Africa governed by both democratic leaders and military lord from inception till date is currently under duress for a new course. The earliest noticeable twist in Gambia's leadership and governance can be attributed to the successful coup-de-tat carried out in 1994 by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh (now incumbent President) and hosts of other young officers against President Sir Dawda Jawara. Since the transition, history holds that the experience of the ruled had been worrisome due to series of human rights violations recorded against Gambians (causing inhabitants fears) and others on Gambia soil.  As democracy became the order of the day in the globe (African soil inclusive), the military lord "Gambia's Abacha" created the platform for the switch/transition. He triumphed at the first engagement in 1996, same as 2001, 2006, and 2011 while his fifth quest in 2016 came as a shock (just like Hillary Clinton defeat). Noticeably, th

How Religion influences Politics; Pastor E.A. ADEBOYE Legacy

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Religion and Politics from anywhere in the world (Nigeria inclusive) has never been for once "dissected" or totally independent from the other i.e. religion influences politics either negatively or positively and vice versa. The practicality of the aforementioned cannot be underestimated due to the accounts, records, happenings and scenario in the world today.  To mention but a few, is it the; role played by the Islamic terrorist group overtime - ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram  role of Emir of Kano and Sokoto at local level power vested in the hands of Pope or Imam on foreign affairs might (weight) in their utterances as regards issue affecting the peace and stability of the state. Another unexpected/unanticipated rapport between religion and politics is attached to the recent action of the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (R.C.C.G) home and abroad in person of Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye. The much celebrated G.O personally decided to step-dow

Awujale of Ijebuland Autobiography Saga; Obasanjo Reactions and Considerations

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By calibre and status in Nigerian heritage (Yoruba race inclusive), the duo "Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Oba Sikiru Adetona" in question are nothing but a god in their calling within and outside their jurisdiction (more credit to Obasanjo). I doff my hat Sirs for your quota in the state of Nigeria Today. Meanwhile, their historiography has documented by Wikipedia is full of jawdropping, interesting lifetime experiences across all walks of life within and outside Nigeria. Lately, the Awujale Autobiography - an enclosure of lifetime events or moments with important dignitaries - published in 2010 by Mosuro Publishers became the talk of the town. Worthy of mentioning amongst the issue raised revolves around the then President of Nigeria - Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Mike Adenuga and host of others. As published in the except pp. 187-195 of the book, Obasanjo was polished as a leader who established Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to trail and hunt down

Reasons Why Panicking for President-Elect “Donald Trump” Will Break You into Pieces

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Election result between the democrat “Hillary Clinton” and Republican candidate “Donald Trump” had given birth to an unexpected dramas (tears, emigration, protests, harassment…) from across the globe especially among Americans. Due to this, there is more than one reason not to panic for the result declared in favour of Donald Trump. Please read carefully.  Lack of Patience  It is majorly a weakness for anyone to panic over a mirage because the havoc caused by the unknown is not at a commensurate level with the reality. If adequate care is not taken, loss of individual lives would be at the extreme while development of psychological/emotional issue equitably to non-existence is a likely tendency.  Visit History  Historical account justifies the existence of lot of ups and downs in governance since the dawn of time. In essence, there is nothing new under the sun – whatsoever Donald Trump have in stock for Africans (Nigeria inclusive) and Americans will only add up to exis

President-Elect "Donald Trump" Torch in US Election 2016; Tips and Considerations

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The outcome of US election 2016 between the favourite by poll and campaign "Hillary Clinton" and the one-time political strategist et super rich business man "Donald Trump" amidst scandalous accusation will forever remain evergreen in the world history.  Noticeably, the atmosphere looks like an Hillary one prior election but the results were totally jaw dropping in the States. Majority of Astrologers, Spiritualist, Philosophers, Popular Figures within and outside Nigeria had revealed the election results would be in favour of Clinton Miss - the former Secretary General of the state.  READ ALSO; Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Worthy Lesson for Africans   At this juncture, it is worthy to query why the election results turn out that way amidst the poll stats. Obviously, the gender factor was a key decider in the vote. In essence, voting by gender would have worked the magic for Clinton but it worked against her. Gender consciousness of who has the rig

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Run for Presidency; Lesson for African Nations

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The way developed nations of the world (America in particular) go about their things is extremely out of the sight of an average African man. Thus, the significant difference goes beyond the economical stand of the nation as other manifestation reflect in their cultural heritage values, beliefs, traditions, norms e.t.c Nevertheless, the rationale behind emulating the lifestyle comes to stay due to the negative et positive impact of globalization.  • What is it the black race don’t want to copy from the white folks? • Is it there dress sense we wanna talk about, their music, their governance style, their eating habit, work habit, marital choices to mention but a few.  Vehemently, all has been dubbed leaving the black race in a state of confusion.  Without mincing words, the concern of this piece is channeled to their conduct of electoral processes – registration, debate, campaign, voting and outcome of the election. As it ever occur to you that democracy is strictly

Nigeria at 56; Major Reasons for Celebration Galore

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To be forewarned is to be forearmed, let it be known that we *Nigerians* will never have the cause for tears this year no matter the weather - come rain come shine. The ups and downs of today should not still shy away your eyes from the planned paradigm shift with unexpected results to live with. Have you ever thought of an OLD MAN of 56years with great potentials living like a toddler? It does not make sense at all - it should better be a super story. If that's the reality what do we do then - WE CHANGE THE CHANGE because CHANGE begins with HIIM. Above all, that you are alive to witness this CHANGE MANTRA, it is worth more than you ever imagined Have you ever thought about what the state of the economy will look life if power did not CHANGE hands in 2015? The messiahs of today would have blamed the hell out of the general public for their choice. Who do we blame today for the OLD MAN helpless state?   READ; NIGERIA TODAY - WHO OWNS THE BLAME What do we celebrate

Edo People Out Enmasse to Decide their Faith Today (Change Insitu)

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As the postponement of the February 14 Presidential election in Nigeria 2015 arouse lot of fear and panicking, same happened in Edo 2016 for proclaimed security reasons before the election day on 10th September, 2016. The D-day is today as Governor Oshiomole Candidate of APC Godwin Obaseki goes on an head-head battle with PDP candidate Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. #VoteWisely #SayNoToViolence #EdoDecides2016 #OneNigeria

Divine Messengers' Messages to the Sick World

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  The irony of life remains “soldier go, soldier come”. The world had witnessed the demise of people from across the globe with a little or no significant impact. The same way people move around the world, that same way they leave (mysteriously) with or without any traces.  It is thus observed, some individual had come into the world as if they created it due to their distinctive criteria – fearlessness, utterances, actions and reactions towards issues. In simplicity, their lifestyles does not gel with that of an ordinary being because they possess and demonstrated their uniqueness on different platforms viz; music (singing/dancing), literature (poem/poetry), art/craft (drawings), public speaking (politics, economy, religion). Above all, their impact during and beyond their existence left the world in an apologetic state. A lot had been said and done since the dawn of time which had led to restructuring of the social systems, re-orientation of human race, exposing of secrets

Nigeria Today; Who Owns the Blame?

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            Basically, the downturn of any scenario in life brings within itself and element of blame channeled to either an individual or a group. On the other end, the sweetness of any game in life goes on and on without a moment of regret irrespective of the individual/group mistakes in the path to stardom.           This piece addresses the issue of apportioning blames for the current downturn in the state of Nigerian economy. It is not surprising that year 2016 experiences under the terrain of “Change” government leaves the general masses with so much course to worry. The hardship of this time will forever linger in the heart of the general masses because they are feeling the heat more than necessary. For proper representation of what poverty is, only the poor can give it a perfect description.           However, any happening/event/occurrence within a particular administration be it positive or negative will forever be recorded or reminisced alongside the time. The questi

Beauty of the Giant of Africa - Nigeria

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By ranking and statistics, nations of the world occupy one position or the other by self-actualization or through developmental tendencies. Nigeria as a yardstick of evaluation is globally known or called the “Giant of Africa”.  Literally, a giant assumed an extraordinary power above its counterparts. The contrary is the case in Nigeria due to the challenges facing the strength and growth of the GIANT. Amidst all controversies, there lies greatness in the nation due to her beauty and richness in many walks of life. Statistically, the nation has the highest number of manpower in Africa ranging from the skilled, semi-skilled to the unskilled labour.  However, the peculiarity of the occupants is their unequalled talents, skills in all fields of life (science inclusive) across the globe. The utilization of such talents/skills is a necessity for achieving sustainable development in Nigeria but brain drain as against brain gain is a major limitation amongst other.  Across the

APC, the Gist Government (GSQUARE) in Nigeria

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The birth of new era having spent 16years under People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rule acclimatised by the general public in Nigeria has brought within itself various ISSUES in the politics of today. Reflections of Buhari government can be likened to a cinema house where different scenes are projected for the benefit of the viewers without minding their mindset (personal troubles).  In simplicity, the notion highlighted above is regarded as the realities of today’s Nigerian government. The media from any angle television, radio, newspaper has been a juicy place to sit, and relax to be served the gist of any kind - the minds so desire without minding the helpless state of the economy. Without mincing word, this current administration had served the general masses luxuries of mouthwatering cum breathtaking gist since inception which had made the government itself carried away to the extent of believing all is well, forgetting the electorates are suffering for their joint decision