Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

Dr. Obe Exits: Tribute to a Humanitarian Doctor! - March 5 was the day the world stopped short in its hasty track at the news of the passing of the strongman of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez. While the majority of his compatriots mourned the dimming of what they deemed their bright star and the activist world paid defiant tributes, a large part of the Western world whose imperialist jugulars he held in a tight grip, sighed in relief. The same day, at the National Hospital, Abuja, a great Nigerian passed, relatively quietly.