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PHILIP AGBESE

El-Zakzakky’s One Chance Trip to India

The supremo of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim el-Zakzaky finally had his wish to travel abroad for medical treatment granted. This should ordinarily have been a good development, especially in a country where the perception is that getting treatment abroad is the ultimate when healthcare is concerned. But for el-Zakzaky, it…
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2019: Atiku and his delusional mandate

The consistent noise everywhere and manner the 2019 presidential candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar allegedly looking for his “stolen mandate,” is probably one of the most hilarious jokes…

When an Already Armed IMN Wants More Arms

By Philip Agbese “They continue to say that we are armed. This is a blatant lie. If we are armed, Nigeria Army cannot face us. If we have weapons with us, Nigeria Army is too small to face us. With our courage, braveness and bare hands,…

That Timi Frank Needs Help

By Philip Agbese Appearance can be deceptive. With his scruffy looks, one time deputy spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, strikes the posture of someone in need of at least one of the social security…

Much Ado About PMB’S Certificate

By Philip Agbese Elections are around the corner again. Politicians and political parties are scheming on how to take over power or how to retain power in places where they are in charge, and therefore political shenanigans, propagandas,…

That Plateau Pond of Death

By Philip Agbese When news filtered on the recovery of cars of victims from a mining pond in Dura Du, Jos, Plateau State, I was not surprised. I say this for two reasons. One is the fact that Du is an area made famous by the former…

Oh Tambuwal! When Your Mumu Go Do?

BY PHILIP AGBESE Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Governor of Sokoto State, is a man who will soon be consumed by his inordinate ambition. He will be consumed not because he dared to aspire to the highest office in the land but because of the…

Re: The Asaba Disgrace

By Philip Agbese “Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.” - George Bernard Shaw The above quote should hit Rueben Abati if indeed he has a conscience and a duty to…