NO SWAGGER FOR THE DEBTOR by Pat Utomi

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I have a sense that if you truly seek, and get to know some of the sources of your many weaknesses and some of your possible strengths, you may be some way down the path to the solution of your problems. I got a chance recently to see a stacking of what is probably my […]

WHEN A SENSE OF SHAME IS LOST – Pat Utomi

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    I am not sure what to say about us, Nigerians. Should I praise the Nigerian spirit for resilience in the face of a misery index those from countries seen as the pits of hell want to get away from. Or should one castigate the people of the country for acting like zombies as […]

THE NATION OVER A GALLON ; A CITIZENS ODYSSEY

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The price of Petrol goes up and gloves go off. When gloves go off name calling and the mudslinging on motives become fair game. But in Nigeria we do not have truth-o-meters or a media with the resources to reconstruct a history of characte r, so the narrative for the common good is often at […]

TROUBLED GHOSTS IN THE SOUL OF PROMISE

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These times are times of a Patriots nightmare in Nigeria. Conduct is zero-sum. From extreme ends, the pressure is high to smother intelligent public conversation and typecast those who dare to raise their voices. As citizenship behavior retreats, you see threats to the promise of Nigeria. At the Security level, it goes from gruesome murders […]

NUMBED BY OVERLOAD OF THE UNSAVOURY

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After 40 years of active engagement in the Public Sphere in Nigeria I have seen and heard enough to understand why someone can say Nigeria is unshockable. But the reports of EFCC findings of cash sacks in pits and Security cash for elections ATM which should ordinarily reaffirm my point of a collapse of culture […]