Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

All That Is Scandal Becomes Old News - Fewer events have generated as much anger and indignation during President Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure as the controversial pardon of his former boss, Diepreye Alamesigha, early last month. Yes, we know of the subsidy removal of January 2012 and the renaming of the University of Lagos by presidential fiat later in the year. But these were quickly or eventually reversed, perhaps because of the overwhelming outrage collectively expressed by Nigerians, especially in the first case.