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The police commits ‘conduct’

The police commits ‘conduct’

There is an old English saying that what goes around comes around. Or to put it the Bible way, he who sows the wind would reap a whirlwind. So when…

Hell has no fury than a woman scorned

Hell has no fury than a woman scorned

Conversation Of an Angryman with Michael John You should remember this simple folk rhyme, which was written over a hundred years. It was to help the world memorialize the trial of Lizzie…

Wabara: See no evil, speak no evil

Wabara: See no evil, speak no evil

Conversation Of an ANGRYMAN By Michael John General Sani Abacha, the evil general, must be laughing in hell – if there is such a luxury in there. Journalists had hounded him like a prey,…

Rivers state CJ Case: Riding the ass

Rivers state CJ Case: Riding the ass

By Michael John When the National Judicial Council (NJC) suspended the Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice P. N. C. Agumagu “with immediate effect”, it must have occurred to most…

Much ado about crimea

Much ado about crimea

Michael John 0807-914-5719 (SMS only) In the 80’s the late music maestro, Michael Jackson, came out with the single, “The Girl is Mine” in the record-breaking hit album “Thriller.” It…

Sadiq Abacha: Blood is thicker than commonsense

By Michael John Old soldier Jumbo does not believe that the late General Sani Abacha was the worst thing to happen to the Nigerian Armed Forces. He believes, and says…

Another look at Lord Lugard

By Michael John Lord Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, have you seen what you have done? It is probable that you are burning somewhere in the hottest part of hell, but Hell…

Sanusi: How are the mighty fallen

By Michael John It is easier to understand the weather than to understand good, old Jumbo, the veteran soldier and my friend. When the news broke that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi…

Obasanjo: Born again

Obasanjo: Born again

By Michael John Good news! Chief Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, former dictator of Nigeria, farmer, soldier, gentleman is now born again. Yeah, he found faith…

Age of the absurd

By Michael John This is the age of the absurd. That is not my opinion; it is the opinion of good, old Jumbo, a retired and tired soldier. He has…

Conference: A fool’s paradise

The Federal Government has come out with modalities for the National Conference. They read like a dress rehearsal for a children Christmas fun party, with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan playing…

Tukur: Dacking the Black Scorpion of politics

By Michael John Old Soldier Jumbo has been indisposed for a little while now. He had a bout of cold – or so we thought.  The doctors thought differently and…

A case for banning boxing

There is a law against fighting, right? Old soldier Jumbo knows about such a law, but he insists that when a law is contrary to your passion you have the…

A love for my president…

I confessed to old soldier Jumbo the other day that I was beginning to like President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. He shook his head sadly, reached for his snuff bottle, and…

Recommended new year resolutions

By Michael John Now we have come to the season of making New Year resolutions – which we would break within a few weeks anyway. To have any chance of…

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