Saturday, 29 December 2007

Assassination by other means

This image from the front page of this friday's edition of the Lagos Guardian illustrates the link between 'assassinations' of different sorts in locations as far apart as Rawalpindi and Abuja.

The Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka explains this link as follows:

"I can only hope that Benazir Bhutto's followers will forgive me for saying this, but the news of Nuhu Ribadu's removal from the anti-corruption Nigerian organization known as the EFCC will have, in all likelihood, a far more devastating impact on the psyche of the Nigerian nation than the deadly event that now threatens to further destabilize the tortured nation known as Pakistan, through the assassination of her democratic front runner, Benazir Bhutto."

His full gist is here

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