Posts by pekuliameesi:

Kudos to Shekarau & Pfizer

Written on May 27th, 2009 by
Categories: General Articles

Kudos to Shekarau & Pfizer At last, the Kano State Government and Pfizer have reached an agreement regarding the out-of-court settlement of the Trovan cases which have dragged on for years. Governor Shekarau personally led the Kano State delegation to the London talks to underscore the imp...
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Pfizer and Kano … Monkey Suffering and Baboon Feasting!

Written on December 14th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Pfizer and Kano… Monkey Suffering and Baboon Feasting! � My hunch had been right all along: those who pretended to be human rights advocates and presided over the so-called “Trovan Victims Association” are not nearly as noble as they want the world to believe. To refresh our col...
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Between Shekarau and Maisekeli … One a Statesman, the Other an Opportunist

Written on October 22nd, 2008 by
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Between Shekarau and Maisekeli … One a Statesman, the other an Opportunist � Ever heard of Alhaji Maisekeli? He is the self-styled Chairman of the so-called Trovan Victims Association? He achieved fame when he barged his way into the leadership of the participants of the 1996 Trova...
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Some Other Countries Do Have Them … A Review of US Presidential Campaigns So Far

Written on October 15th, 2008 by
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Some Other Countries Do Have Them… A Review of US presidential Campaigns So Far   I had thought we were the worst when it came to campaigning for office. I have just been proved wrong by the Americans. A country on the brink of economic disaster is playing kalokalo while the value ...
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Nigeria at 48 … Thoughts of a Patriot

Written on October 1st, 2008 by
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Nigeria at 48 … a patriot’s thoughts Now don’t tell me you don’t know that a 48-year-old man or woman can no longer be described as a child. A child at 48 is a child with arrested growth, a severely challenged/handicapped person. And don’t pretend that you don’t ...
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Giving Islam a Bad Name

Written on September 24th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Giving Islam a bad name I wonder what the various bands of violent youths who rise up to destroy churches in Muslim neighbourhoods in the North think they are doing. It happens all the time. Some years ago a band of zealots invaded and destroyed the Catholic Church in the Kongo Campus of Ahmadu Bel...
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Nice to be back home? You bet!

Written on September 23rd, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Nice to be back home? You bet!  God is the author of vacation. After all, He created the world in six days and on the seventh He rested. This writer was only following the Master’s example by escaping from these climes to relax and retool. So much has happened globally in the last few wee...
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Ribadu: Restoration of Order, Not Demotion

Written on August 13th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Ribadu: Restoration of order, not demotion   What is all the noise about the recent forced reversion of some senior police officers to lower ranks all about? Yes, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, the former chairman of the EFCC whose course mates are Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs) has been asked to reve...
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Destiny Beckons on Iroko

Written on August 6th, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

Destiny beckons on Mimiko, the Iroko of Ondo   We all saw it coming – those of us who had not sold our conscience to the devil, that is. We knew that it was a matter of time for the rightful winner of the governorship polls in Ondo State, Rahman Olusegun Mimiko, to keep h...
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Time for Pfizer and Kano To Settle out of Court

Written on August 1st, 2008 by
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Time for Pfizer and Kano to settle out of court By Pekuliameesi I have been following the saga of the many court cases involving the Kano State and Federal Governments on one side and pharmaceutical giants Pfizer on the other. The story has been interesting and quite arresting. Having critically exa...
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