Opinion

How to honour MKO Abiola

One thing about being a leader – whether good or bad – is that you can change the conversation with your utterances. That is exactly what President Jonathan did with his Democracy Day speech. He seems to have mastered the art of being able to distract people from his less than encouraging one year in […]

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A Consolidated Mess

The dispute between Lagos state doctors and the state government took a dramatic turn on Monday, as over 700 doctors were relieved of duty, and the move for their replacements started in earnest…

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Are We Done Occupying Nigeria?

I understand that for a movement that was put together in practically hours, it surpassed expectations on how long they could hold out. But to my dismay, all that energy and excitement surrounding Occupy Nigeria has dissipated…

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It’s Back To Work For The Finance Minister

In the last one month, Nigeria and Nigerians have found themselves in an unusual position: one of their own was proclaimed as the best candidate for a job of considerable international resources and influence. What started fairly innocuously soon became a full-on campaign for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s presidency of the World Bank…

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I Wrote JAMB Six Times

I wrote JAMB six times. Yes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 times! That’s 6 years. 6 years of buying, filling and submitting forms. Then waiting for exam centres to be released, having to go search for the location of those centres a week before the exam…

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Welcome To Cash-Less Lagos!

Actually, it’s day 4 since the policy began. And Lagos is still humming along like always, no wahala. But if this experiment works, it would go a long way to change the way money moves in the country

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Walking The Path To Change

But this article is not about PDP and their infamy. It is about the question of whether young people should join political parties and if they can be able to effect change in them.

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If You Can’t Do Anything Else, Be A Mentor

I realize now, that growing up, the only difference between my life and a lot of people I grew up with was the support system of family, and more importantly mentors…

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Emmanuel Iduma – The Problem With Small Miracles

So, I was one of the cyberspace moralists that put in word for Okeoghene Ighiwoto, the now famous Nigerian patient who has been ‘saved’…

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Nigeria Has Lost Her Green

We do not need knowledge of rocket science to understand this phenomenon. It is desert encroachment. Sand dunes are gradually becoming commonplace as the vegetation disappears. This is not a story confined to the Borno State, but extends all over Nigeria.

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