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Bayelsa, blood, at, fire, death, Kogi, Lasisi Olagunju , Vice president, Bisi Akande, social media, hate speech, fake news, Fani-Kayode, Kperogi, Aare Ona Kakanfo, western nigeria, Uthman Dan Fodio, Fulani, Oyo, Yoruba, Office, Aso Rock, First Lady, Villa, Aisha Buhari, Office, Aso Rock, Nigeria, Mugabe , Ojude Oba, Sowore, Chief Justice, minister, senate Obasanjo ship of fools, Tonto Dike, kidnap, rivers Pius Adesanmi, elections, body bags

We are back to Abraham Adesanya

Chief Abraham Adesanya was diligently accused by Sani Abacha of shooting himself on the streets of Lagos on January 14, ...
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business , Start, Planning, Prepare, business,USA, wealthy investors, startup, business model, value proposition, law, success, heroes, responsible, degree, America elephant, world, Principled leadership, why leaders fail

How to greet the future – 2

Busy has never been synonymous with productive even though many people can hardly tell the difference. How do you eat ...
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Success, organize, wise counsel, integrity,conduct, responsibility, judgment, wisdom, 2019, purpose and assignment, unavoidable things, , committed to good character, Faith, principle , principles, power-slot, fool Commitment grow,business leadership attitude, leader

How organised are you? (4)

Last week Monday, I did say that there is one more very significant step that provides the bridge between defining ...
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Youths, NYSC, Press freedom, social media, nigerian press council act, freedom of expression

The failing judicial system (2)

FUTILITY OF SPECIAL COURTS Special courts! That is the new refrain in town, for solving all the problems of the ...
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Buhari

Youths lament exclusion from Buhari’s ministerial list

YOUTHS under the aegis of Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) on Tuesday, lamented their exclusion from President, ...
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Naira Marley, language, smart ladies, election, Justice, cook your own way, Entitlement Identity, marriage

Naira Marley as template of a failed nation

I accept friend requests of people younger than I am after taking a trip to their walls on Facebook. If ...
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Lionheart, Oscar, Oyo State, Osun state, Kwara state, Fulani, Yoruba, Yamiri, Nigeria, Femi Fani-Kayode, ancient oyo, social media, mamman daura, disaster management, social development. Buhari, social media, plagiarism, Bola Tinubu, presidential dissociative disorder, Buhari, Fulanisation

Buhari’s plan for Sowore, social media bill, and Aisha Buhari’s hypocrisy

Minutes before I started writing this column, I watched disturbing videos showing officers of Nigeria’s DSS physically assaulting Omoyele Sowore ...
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Beyond Fayose: The future of Ekiti

I spent the better part of last Tuesday, October 16, focusing on developments in Ekiti State. It was the day ...
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travel, equity, woman

Taking stock

WE are already in December. A new decade, the twenties, beckons. As this year draws to a close it is ...
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hate-speech, wisdom, middle belt, insurgents

Beware, the Spirit of Unoka

A fortnight agoPresident Buhari submitted a request to the Senate to approve an external loan of US$29.96 billion (N10.7 trillion) ...
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vice president, Amaechi people, Balewa, debtor, Awolowo, Gbese, Shagari, foreign exchange, federal government, Buhari, Atiku Sowore

What is wrong with Amaechi?

There was a year the Faculty of Health Sciences in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife recorded an unusual mass ...
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sexual, Violence, gender-based violence, victims of violence, women, better reproductive experience, maternal mortality, lagos state, LASUTHrape,spouse, violence, norms, beliefs, values

Pornography and sexual crimes

(CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK) While it has been proved that pornography is a manual for potential abusers, it has also ...
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verbs, collaboration rent troops sexual harassment siblings resources

Buhari’s fate

Sample 1: “In a press statement, the group described their mission as a means to spread the faith of Buhari’s ...
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Yemisi mother

Re: Where is my Mummy?

Kemi, your case is very simple. All you need do is to send your mum’s details if you have any  ...
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Yemisi mother

Re: I want to end it all!

Olufunso,I will advise you to approach the Pastoral team for a job and a house. Also, you can either file ...
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Yemisi mother

What is the implication of long abstinence from s*x?

Dear Yemisi, Please, what happens to a man without s*x over years? I equally want to know the remedy for ...
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jollof rice, cooking utensils, plates, firewood, governorship election, segun oni, election, PDP, permanent friends, Yahoo Boys, revolution, power, Ambode, Atiku, Lagos Owo

Clipping the wings of Alapere canal

Akure is the Ondo State capital. The panegyric of the people runs thus: Akure l’omi meji/O p’ejeji l’Ala/ Ala se ...
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border closure, benin, rice, xenophobic attacks, Obasanjo, money laundering
Border closure: Government deserves support of Nigerians (1)
IN August 2019, Nigeria announced and enforced the closure of its border with the Republic of Benin. The operation under ...
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supremacy, Party, members, legislature, powers, Separation of powers, civilian, economic, banks, National goal economic

The blessings of courage

Full text of Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s speech to Oyo State House of Assembly in Ibadan on Wednesday, 16th January, 1980 ...
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rose, future life, reputation

Purpose, goals and process (II)

Last time we began looking at the need for us not to be careless with our lives but to live ...
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june, death, oil corruption debt police

Death the leveller

Life begets death. The day a person is born, the race to death tees off. For some, it is a ...
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Captain Musa Nuhu, civil aviation, NCAA, Captain Murthargoodluck jonathan, Buhari, Enugu airport, aviation sector, Rivers state, Ethiopian Airlines, recruitment , Air Peace, South Africa, Nnaji’s committee, FAAN, suntail, drug barons, fire lagos airport, Nigerian airlines, NAMM, MMA2, decongest Lagos airport, aviation sector

How state-owned airports have become wasteful ventures

WITHOUT doubt, airports are vital to the communities they serve as they not only provide a quick and safe mode ...
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Missioners to Muslims: Be good ambassadors of Islam

NIGERIAN Muslims have been urged to be good ambassadors of Islam if indeed they want to be seen and respected ...
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edo, state, Osinbajo, sowore oshiomhole, Ngige, coup yoruba Nigeria

Sowore and allegory of a rat that saw tomorrow

Many commentators on the attempted abduction of rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, right inside a courtroom of the Federal High Court, ...
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culture, RCCG, mature singles, married women, Church, oshiomhole election, choices, anti-corruption war

Let’s crash this culture

A sister just left our parish and RCCG completely. She is a spiritual mother of sort. Her sudden absence at ...
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aketi yoruba oluomo trump Tinubu

Being Daddy

“Fatherhood with Ibe” was my hot favourite in the rested Hints magazine and it took a while to know the ...
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building

Industrialist canvasses for low cost of building materials

THE need to facilitates a conducive environment where ease of doing business would be enhanced has been canvassed by industrialist, ...
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Wale Adebanwi on Mama HID (63)

WHILE her children and grandchildren were meeting in Efunyela Hall, someone suggested that H.I.D should go to Efunyela Hall to ...
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Dayo Abatan at 79

ON May 15, Chief Dayo Abatan will turn 79. Dayo is one of my very close friends. We are also ...
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Wale Adebanwi on Mama HID (62)

PUNCTUALITY, THE “DISEASE” OF THE conscientious, was still “tormenting” HID at 99. Almost nine decades of “setting forth at dawn” ...
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Kwame Nkrumah: 46 years after

ON this day, 46 years ago, the torch-bearer of African revolution, Kwame Nkrumah, died in Bucharest, Romania. He was said ...
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Wale Adebanwi on Mama HID (61)

WHILE all the adherents of the Awolowo were feuding, the dominant conservative coalition which had ruled Nigeria in one guise ...
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Sacrifice

The accented sacrifice and other distractions

Globally, it is the stock in trade of administrations to find the right bones to throw at the mob to ...
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DRUM DIALOGUES: Master Drummer and The Accompaniments

DRUM DIALOGUES: Master Drummer and The Accompaniments

Drum dialogue occurs between the lead drummer and the other drummers in the ensemble, and also, between lead drummer and ...
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