In defense of Jonathan

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) |dankande2@gmail.com In 2011 the PDP had approached the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN to negotiate the South Western votes for their candidate, Jonathan in the upcoming presidential election of that year. By the way this was an election which divine circumstances had already made a subject More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Questions the media must answer

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com The media –whether mainstream or online- by what we choose to report or what we under report; by what we give prominence to or what More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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On Tinubu’s ‘Bullion Vans’

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Some of my readers had wondered why I did not write on ‘Tinubu’s bullion vans’. They said that there was no better proof that More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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‘Kano 9’ and the rage of “saints” (II)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com That even the court’s dismissal of the suit challenging Yerima’s marriage did not abate the campaign against it, confirmed that More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Kano’s 9 and the rage of “saints” (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Fifty-year old former Governor of Zamfara State, Senator Sani Yerima, announced in 2010 he was marrying a young Egyptian girl, Marian More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Jonathan: Sinner or saint?

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com That the Jonathan government “was decadently corrupt” I said when I wrote ‘Jonathan: A Good Riddance’, “is not to be debated More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Atiku’s lamentable lamentation (II)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com The Daily Times’ great satirist, Ndaeyo Uko, once told the story of two ‘mad’ men, one of whom found his moment of lucidity More...

By new On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Atiku’s lamentable lamentation (I)

THURSDAY Column with  Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com It seemed like some kind of ‘after death, the doctor’, when Atiku Abubakar reportedly resigned to invoking the metaphysical: More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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‘East or West, home is best’

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com As staff of the late MKO Abiola’s defunct ‘Concord Press of Nigeria, CPN, I was one of 13 State House Correspondents on the advance More...

By new On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Xenophobia: Etymology of a hate-word

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com By Mohammed Adamu The first time I looked up the dictionary meaning of ‘xenophobia’ I realized just how presumptively carefree More...