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SHAME: South West Power Brokers Serenade Mariam Abacha

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The saying that the consumption of fine wine makes a man forget his troubles albeit momentarily is age long.

Like men who have had their fill of fine wine, political and economic power brokers and influencers from the South West reduced themselves to mere puppets on Tuesday, December 26 when men expected to known better practically grovelled for Hajia Mariam Abacha, wife of dictator late General Sanni Abacha.

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Hajia Abacha was a guest at the 50th birthday of the speaker of the House of Representative Yakubu Dogara and typically she was recognized by politicians from the north.

Shockingly, their counterparts from the South West including Segun Awolowo,  Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki and a host of others practically grovelled for the widow.

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More photos from speaker, Yakubu Dogara

 

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  1. Rasaq

    December 29, 2017 at 9:03 pm

    Disclaimer: Comments do not represent opinion of The Octopus News. They belong exclusively to the individual commenting

    What do you expect? They are celebrating corruption and identifying with the most visible symbol of corruption of all time

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Wither Uzoma Dozie?

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There was a time when Uzoma Dozie could easily be described as a man about town.

A Managing Director of a notable financial institution, his technological approach to banking made him the cynosure of all eyes.

Dozie worked hard and partied harder, occasionally mingling with Hip hop stars such as D’banj, and even American sensation, Amber Rose.

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But those days are now vague memories, as the fair-complexion man thinned out with the demise of his financial institution.

Since the acquisition of Diamond Bank by Access Bank, Dozie has simply gone underground like the wreckage of a ship abandoned by its captain.

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Fahim Saleh’s Ingenuity

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Fahim Saleh is proving to be an ingenious businessman.

Known as the co-founder and co-Chief Executive Officer of Gokada, he battled with a lot of emotion when the Lagos State government practically shut down his business.

Explaining that a restriction on motorcycles would mean taking the jobs of a lot of people struggling to care for their family, his explanation barely made any difference.

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Fahim’s ace was recently unveiled when he launched the logistic and delivery arm of his business in a bid to shore up lost revenues arising from the restriction of motorcycles in Lagos State.

‘Chop’ Gokada’s food delivery service waiting to be unveiled has now been speedily pushed out albeit in a test mode. ‘Chop’ doubles as the channel for an on-demand and batched delivery system for Fahim’s e-Commerce partners.

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No doubt, Fahim’s new front another app-based business is set for exploits.

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Dapo Abiodun’s Nightmare Returns

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Waking up to a nightmare again and again can be troubling.

This appears to be what is happening to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State.

Prior to being the first citizen of Ogun State, Abiodun was plagued by a major obstacle, Ibikunle Amosun’s political structure.

The setup by Amosun was aimed at bringing in Adekunle Akinlade as his successor. Though Amosun failed, he succeeded in preventing Abiodun from strutting into office.

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Since the election and Abiodun’s emergence as Governor, Amosun has taken advantage of his federal might and has become stronger.

His recent emergence into the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been described as a fresh nightmare for Abiodun who is still grappling with controlling his state.

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