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Soyinka Compares DSS With Dog, Says Dogs More Civilised
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Soyinka Compares DSS With Dog, Says Dogs More Civilised

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says dogs act more civilised than the operatives of the Department of State Services that stormed the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, to re-arrest the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. Soyinka said this in a statement titled, ‘Lessons from the African Wild Dog (Lycaeon Pictus)’ on Friday. He said, “A few years ago, I watched the video of a pack of the famed African wild dogs hunt, eventually bring down, and proceed to devour a quarry. “It was an impala, antelope family. The pack isolated the most vulnerable looking member of the herd – it was pregnant – pursued it, until it fled to a waterhole which, for such animals, is the nearest thing to a sanctuary. “A few minutes ago, almost as it was happening, I watched the video ...
It’s Time President Buhari Respected Court Judgements
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It’s Time President Buhari Respected Court Judgements

The failure of the Federal Government to obey successive court orders granting bail to a former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), raises serious issues of constitutionalism, the rule of law and Nigeria’s obvious descent into dictatorship. For the avoidance of doubt, Nigerians need to understand that dictatorship starts slowly, builds up incrementally and then goes full blast to a crescendo where everything and everyone will be fair game. It is evident that Nigeria is going through perilous times when the rule of law is about to be subsumed by the rule of the whims and caprices of individuals. This discourse analyses the implications of the continued disobedience of court orders, especially the latest court order on Dasuki, by the Buhari...