Bisi Daniels

    Complexities of temptation revealed

Complexities of temptation revealed

What easily comes to mind at the mention of the word is sexual temptation because it the most common and perhaps the most powerful cause of the fall of great people. But temptation is of a much wider variety and it has been found to be more complex than we thought.No matter the form it takes, temptation is a fairly [...]

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    Who is better — male or female boss?

Who is better — male or female boss?

The very significant increase in female bosses in many parts of the world has given life to the debate on which of them is preferable to workers: female or male bosses.During the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, there was a surge in the number of female bosses in sensitive Ministries, Departments and Agencies.Biggest cabinet positionsIn a BBC story, Petroleum Resources Minister [...]

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    Why women gesticulate so much

Why women gesticulate so much

The scene played on the Ajose Adeogun Street in Victoria Island, Lagos, some two years ago. It is that street Zenith Bank beautifies during the Christmas season. It wasn’t Christmas on the late Wednesday morning and traffic was light. We drove directly behind her. She was driving with one hand and talking on the hand-free piece of her phone with [...]

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    Beware: Long work hours kill!

Beware: Long work hours kill!

As a team leader of the business desk of The Guardian newspaper years ago, I did everything to encourage my team members to work. I have always preferred encouraging or motivating people to the use force. I motivate people; I reinforce them positively to work; and create a jovial atmosphere to drown tiredness and pain.On the desk, I also flaunted [...]

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    Why men like fair-skinned ladies?

Why men like fair-skinned ladies?

In many parts of Nigeria, across all social strata, fair-complexion women are head turners. If you haven’t noticed it, please look out for men’s reaction to them, even in public. A popular Yoruba oldie may have passed just as a good entertaining song, but now it looks like the truth. "Omo pupa o, omo pupa la wa n fe; omo pupa [...]

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    African Time: The real reasons

African Time: The real reasons

This is sometimes used in a pejorative sense, about tardiness in appointments, meetings and events. This also includes the more leisurely, relaxed, and less rigorously-scheduled lifestyle found in African countries, especially as opposed to the more clock-bound pace of daily life in Western countries.On my first overseas trip, years ago, I learnt some profond lessons about punctuality. At the Frankfurt [...]

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    60% of lonely people are married

60% of lonely people are married

This research finding caught my attention the other day and I exclaimed, “ha". It said “more than 60 per cent of lonely people are married.The researchers explain that when married couples no longer share their deepest feelings, thoughts, and experiences with one another it can leave them feeling disconnected and alone.In Nigerian polygamous marriages and in those where the men [...]

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    Emotional infidelity, new form of cheating

Emotional infidelity, new form of cheating

The congregation of a mega church in Lagos roared with laughter, but it could only have been an affirmation of the truth. The pastor was preaching about spiritual purity and had wondered how many in the congregation could allow him see the content of their cell phones, let alone show Jesus. Show pastor when they dare not leave their phones within [...]

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    Can men and women be just friends?

Can men and women be just friends?

The question sounds like a case of giving meat to a cat for safekeeping. In recent past, it would perhaps have been the most irrelevant question. Those days, men and women lived mostly separate social lives—men moved with men and women with women. So when the sexes crossed, the motive was obvious. Today, the issue has become more complicated. From the [...]

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