Author: Dotun Oladipo

They are to preach and give peace to the “worldly.” They are to exemplify orderliness and live a life worthy of emulation. They are to be meek, mild, humble, honest, loving and project to the world the virtues of godliness.  But to the leaders of the Lagos State chapter of the Christian Association in Nigeria, all these are commissions for Christians other than them. In the last seven years, the association has been embroiled in a crisis of who should be at the wheel of the association’s leadership.

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Taju Tijani Lanky, well-lacquered, well-connected and stunning Mrs. Dizeani Allison-Madueke rumbled the House of Representatives with her mesmerising beauty. Like an oily princess of Abuja, she came with a retinue of courtiers as befitting a custodian of our oil wealth. There was a discernible, yet penetrating arrogance in the carriage and demeanour of DAM – Dizeani Allison-Madueke. Whether a DAM can damn the million dollar question of the existence of a shadowy vampire class called cabal is everybody’s guess. Then the inevitable question popped up. The Chairman of the committee investigating the actual subsidy on petroleum, diminutive but boyish Farouk…

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Reproduced below is a secret cable of the United States Government on the fraud in the oil sector in Nigeria as published by Wikileaks. C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 02 LAGOS 000767 SIPDIS NOFORN E.O. 12958: DECL: 04/07/2014 TAGS: EPET EINV EFIN PGOV NI SUBJECT: SCANDAL BREWING OVER NIGERIAN FUEL IMPORTS Classified By: J. GREGOIRE FOR REASONS 1.5 (B), (D), AND (E). ¶1. (C) SUMMARY. A scandal is brewing in Nigeria over prices paid by the government for imported fuel. International fuel traders have been falsifying the dates of bills…

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