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Governor Okowa As A Later-Day Saint -By Jerome-Mario Utomi

Recently, I listened avidly to various speakers at a function in Lagos, speak with great passion to underline the seriousness of their position and the depth of their conviction that leadership challenge in Africa is fueled by our ‘leaders’ non- possession of authentic leadership culture; a challenge they argued stripped Africa as a continent the […]

  President Muhammadu Buhari’s crave to serve Nigerians and his eventual ascension to Nigeria’s Presidency in 2015 was propelled by a noble mission to salvage a dying and sapped nation. He was pained at the manner the country was being misgoverned and mindlessly raped by the political elite who consider Nigeria, an extension of a […]

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If you knew Kunle Ajibade in his early days of journalism, he would not invoke the image of a jailbird who had squawked fear down the entrails of military brutes. He was no political reporter or commentator. He was ensconced in books, especially of the type that traded in metaphors and sometimes cryptic narratives alien […]

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Nnimmo Bassey, was born in a remote farm village located on the northern frontier of Akwa Ibom State in the south-south region of Nigeria. But he lives in Benin City, the capital of Edo State after his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He is a practicing architect, clergy, writer, poet, newspaper columnist, environmental campaigner and […]

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“Ogboju” is no ordinary term in Yoruba speak. It describes a false bravado by the daring in pursuit of often dubious end. It happens when the marauder is, for instance, audacious enough to turn around and blame the very crime on their supposed victim. More and more, we are witnessing the “Ogboju” syndrome in the […]

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Let me say upfront that just because I asked for his sack, Dr. Azeez Adeduntan will, sadly, remain as Commissioner of Health until Governor Ajimobi’s administration ends. Very few Governors have the intestinal fortitude to do what is right if the point is made to them by others, especially public affairs commentators. But the longer […]

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A City With Multiple Faces: Recalling A Night In The New Afrika Shrine –By Emeka Ubesie

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  They yelled aloud like babies, after the track Okene by Zoro ended. ‘Wow! So you could dance to this tune so flawlessly like those living in the parishes?’, a young lady that stood beside probed me. The congregation startled, even the Italians that came to explore the peaceful ambience gazed astonishingly. Those that couldn’t […]

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Festus Keyamo: The Man With No Shred of Integrity -By Jeff Okoroafor

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  There was a time when Keyamo was one of Nigeria’s crusader activists, a time when his quest for money and fame was still within the wraps of conscience and bounded in grips of integrity. Those were the good old days. The story is quite different today because all that Keyamo cares about now is […]

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Dambazau And The Turbaning Ceremony -By Edwin Uhara

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  On May 11 2018, the ancient city of Kano will witness an influx of people as the doyen of creme de la creme in Nigeria would be converging the city for the turbaning ceremony of one of their illustrious sons, retired Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (CFR) who has just being conferred with the […]

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30 Years Of Living And Working In Lagos -By Dele Momodu

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  Fellow Nigerians, the story you are about to read is a tale of my miraculous existence. It is my mini-biography as I try to paint a picture of how I left the ancient town of Ile-Ife and headed to Lagos, in search of greener pastures. My first love had always been teaching. How I […]

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