Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

How Hugo Chavez Spent His Oil Money, - The death last week of the President of Venezuela, Commandante Hugo Chavez, caught me by surprise, although I was aware of his hospitalization in Cuba. I held the optimistic belief that Chavez, a tough survivor, would triumph over his illness as Fidel Castro, his acclaimed mentor, triumphed over his. No, the Grim Reaper took away the fiery, down-to-earth leader at the unripe age of 58. (I have decided to interrupt the current series on the work of Odia Ofeimun to pay homage to Chavez,