All Articles Filed Under: Commentaries

All time commentaries by Larry Oyims including recent publications on his dedicated newspaper column, Soul Searching.

Rochas Okorocha

Okorocha’s Downfall: What Lessons Can We Learn? 

Please permit me to be vulgar here. My people have a pithy and sententious way of saying the truth. They say that when the penis is erect, standing ramrod like the palm tree, it would appear as if it will perforate the vagina to the other side. But it doesn’t. Its power is ephemeral. It will do its beat at that moment and wizen when it has done justice to the assignment. That is how power is! Full article

Senator Ken Nnamani

Nnamani, Exodus to APC and the Need to Domesticate PDP

Chief Ken Nnamani is one politician of Igbo extraction I hold in high esteem. My respect for him began shortly after his election as Senate President in the second tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjo. That was between 2005 and 2007. I had not met him in person, but our paths seem to have crossed in our serendipitous journey to uphold the truth and do the needful. Full article

Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump

American Election: Hillary Clinton on the Cusp of History

As Americans go to the polls this week, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will keep a date with history as she emerges first woman president in America. The odds favour her. All the parameters and political permutations point to an election that is divisively on her side, especially as Americans still believe in the charm and magic of her husband. Full article