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When will Europeans see light and embrace polygamy?

Posted: Jul 21, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi Anytime I hear negative comments on the decision of Nigeria to ban homosexuality and gay marriage, my […]

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Shutting shoddy NGOs out of business

Posted: Jul 7, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi The rate at which crooked-minded Nigerians exploit the goodwill of foreigners to satisfy their personal greed is […]

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Tambuwal, soldiers’ harassment, and fascism

Posted: Jun 30, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi Fascism, I was told in Government class, is a type of government led by a dictator, having […]

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Let the crossfire begin!

Posted: May 26, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

Rotimi Akinwumi At long last, the expected probe into the allegations against the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Allison Deziani-Madueke, that […]

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Let this spirit of nationalism continue…

Posted: May 19, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

On May 14, 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan did what most Nigerians had expected of him, by declaring a state of […]

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Chibok girls: When are they reuniting with their families?

Posted: May 12, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi It’s been over three weeks now that some students were forcefully taken away from their school by […]

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Before Niger Delta militants join forces with Boko Haram

Posted: May 5, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

Rotimi Akinwumi Every day in Nigeria, the news seems to get from bad to worse, as the security situation deteriorates […]

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Seeking solutions to oil theft in Nigeria

Posted: Apr 28, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi The oil industry in Nigeria, like every other sector, has its own peculiar problems. In fact, it […]

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Playing politics with human lives?

Posted: Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

There is a big problem in this country, but most of those in position of authority seem not to notice […]

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Insurgency: When silence is no more golden

Posted: Apr 14, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

Rotimi Akinwumi I had cause to discuss on this page, sometime in March, the issue of insurgency and its effects, […]

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SWF: Another N59 billion down the drain?

Posted: Apr 7, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By  Rotimi Akinwumi Was I shocked last Wednesday when another round of bulk-passing took place at the sitting of the […]

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Abuja park-and-pay policy: Authorised robbery?

Posted: Mar 31, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By  Rotimi Akinwumi It is not a crime for government to charge citizens for some essential services, I am an […]

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Nigerian youths: Despised at home, slaughtered abroad!

Posted: Mar 24, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi My heart bleed as I write this piece. Events of the last 12 days have not been […]

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Before Boko Haram annihilates us all

Posted: Mar 17, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi In response to the recent killing of 59 innocent students of Federal Government College, Buni Yadi, Yobe […]

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Will pensioners ever have respite?

Posted: Mar 10, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By  Rotimi Akinwumi Anytime I see retired civil servants, I mean those who served diligently without stealing from the purse […]

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Who shall we believe: Ahmed or Yakubu?

Posted: Mar 3, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi The last time I saw the Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, […]

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Rogues and thieves Nig Ltd!

Posted: Feb 24, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber, Monday

Every time I pick up my ipad to put this column together, I usually have a feeling of dejection come […]

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Voodoo Budget, indeed!

Posted: Feb 17, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi I have always suspected the government whenever any issue that borders on money crops up. I have also […]

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When shall we have a budget for 2014?

Posted: Feb 10, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber, Monday

2014 fiscal year is into its second month, yet the nation does not have a budget upon which the national […]

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Can we have some peace, please?

Posted: Jan 13, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber, Monday

The Defection of 53 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives to the opposition All […]

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I can’t wait to see their faces…

Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi,  0803 190 8637, folusoakinwumi@yahoo.com I am yet to get any tangible response to a question that has been […]

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The people deserve to know

Posted: Dec 9, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber, Monday

When the military junta left power hurriedly, allowing  unprepared civilians take over rein of governance, in 1999, a flawed document […]

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Oduahgate: Will “the needful” ever get done?

Posted: Nov 4, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   From the Green Chamber

B y Rotimi Akinwumi, 0803 190 8637, folusoakinwumi@yahoo.com Last week, the issue of the illegal purchase of two BMW Bullet-proof exotic cars by […]

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Impunity and struggle for Nigeria’s destiny

Posted: Oct 28, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

By Rotimi Akinwumi, Sms: 0803 190 8637, Emial: folusoakinwumi@yahoo.com Anytime my mind wanders towards issues of governance in this country, my soul […]

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What’s the objective of this mudslinging?

Posted: Oct 21, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, From the Green Chamber

Rotimi Akinwumi, 0803 190 8637, folusoakinwumi@yahoo.com Corruption thrives in Nigeria. It takes only a corrupt minded person to deny this fact. I […]

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