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12 November 2013, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – “How can you justify cutting off a hungry stranger’s arm for stealing apples?” the African scholar shot at the Arabian Prince who was inclined in a relaxer. The Arabian Prince looked into the coal black eyes of the scholar. A tremor started to travel...

06 October 2013, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – It was in September 2010 that I published the article reproduced below in Sweetcrude to warn Rivers...

13 August 2013, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – The entry of socialist policies into the very hearts of capitalist domains was the direct fallout of the need to breach inequities for social balancing. Housing allowances, unemployment benefits, the National Health Care Scheme, (the NHS) in England, paedestrian walks, foot bridges, the special parking spaces for the physically...

05 July 2013, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – The Governors of the Niger Delta viewed together, read like a collage of eclectic personalities stuck together on a platform by an artist whose beans have gone sour. In the nearest future, I promise to do an expose of the lot but Governor Amaechi’s sabre rattling and recent activism for democracy makes him a first among...

John Iyene Owubokiri 01 June 2013, Sweetcrude, London – Africa is the second largest continent in the world, populated by a myriad of ethnicities, a miracle mix of exceedingly beautiful trees, glades, veldts and an animal population which have all inspired a million poems; Africa’s abundant food base and its treasure trove of mineral deposits make it a rich continent,...

11 March 2013, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – The appointment of Naomi Campbell, forgive me, Diezani Alison-Madueke to the top job at the Petroleum...

24 February 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – It had to be Oprah Winfrey, African American entrepreneur and entertainer who redefined her show into a platform...

03 December 2012, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – On September 25, 2012 the Punch Newspaper reported that the Senate had received 57 new requests for...

John Owubokiri 05 November 2012, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – The people of the Niger Delta enjoy a certain uniqueness which keeps them within the...

John Iyene Owubokiri 03 October 2012, Sweetcrude, Lagos – “Happy Independence brother,” the man in the yellow raincoat greeted the hooded figure...