Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    Budget: No Mr. President, blame yourself not national assembly

Budget: No Mr. President, blame yourself not national assembly

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    WAEC noise over, those behind certificate saga should craft another tale

WAEC noise over, those behind certificate saga should craft another tale

BY EDE-ANYA GEORGEThere has been much fury in the clan of PDP, Nigeria’s main opposition. Drily voices vibrated in consuming chants; there were ruckus hullaballoos or inexplicable excitement in the opposition camp everywhere. They were demanding President Muhammadu’s Buhari’s secondary school certificate. So, tongues meaninglessly wagged in haughty ambience.Similarly in 2014, when President Buhari as the then main opposition presidential [...]

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    Why  Obasanjo’s  endorsement of Udom is putting APC in panic mode

Why Obasanjo’s endorsement of Udom is putting APC in panic mode

How else could anyone describe desperation than the rabid reaction of the All Progressives Party in Akwa Ibom State to the endorsement of Governor Udom Emmanuel for a second term by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Since the former leader’s visit to Uyo last Sunday, APC in Akwa Ibom has been in panic mode.The party is totally jittery. They have tried to [...]

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    Rex Onuorah on building homes for diaspora-based Nigerians

Rex Onuorah on building homes for diaspora-based Nigerians

BY MITTERAND OKORIEOne of Nigeria’s most promising real estate company, Asilarex Properties, has simplified life for many Nigerians in the diaspora with respect to owning properties back home. Founded and owned by Rex Onuorah, Asilarex Properties, although headquartered in Enugu, operates from its Europe and American offices. In this enthralling interview, Rex offers rare insights into the Nigerian real estate [...]

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    A closer look at those defending Shiites

A closer look at those defending Shiites

BY LAWRENCE AUDUIn a season when blind adoption of political correctness is dredging up the worst of human scum for drama effect, some people of ENDS (Every Nigeria Do Something) have taken their own narcissistic self-absorption to a new level by hallucinating that they are worthy of being Khashoggied. One of them suddenly thinks he, by virtue of insulting Nigerian [...]

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    Obasanjo’s Caesarist tendencies

Obasanjo’s Caesarist tendencies

BY GBADEBO ADEAGBOHistory holds three approaches. The good and fascinating approach. The bad and cruel approach and Infact the most irrational- conjectural approach. The topic of the essay looks gloomy because, the event of Olusegun Obasanjo as a military warlord who has metamorphosed himself into political and economical relevance coincides with the late Roman empire war lord Julius Caesar. Even [...]

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    Many lies of the opposition against Buhari

Many lies of the opposition against Buhari

BY CHUKWUDI ENEKWECHIIn a bid to garner public support ahead of the 2019 general elections, some opposition elements have descended to the level of peddling lies against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. While it appears that the reason for denigrating the office of the President is to win the support of voters during elections, yet it is outright irresponsibility for the [...]

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    Celebrating Africa’s Fintech genius, John Obaro, at three score

Celebrating Africa’s Fintech genius, John Obaro, at three score

BY BEKEME MASADE For a man who would neither toot his own horn nor pay a trumpeter to sing his praises, it is not so surprising that John Obaro, Nigeria’s Fintech tycoon, recently reached the diamond age of 60 without creating a fuss about it. Obaro, the ‘Consummate Innovator’ who has used his ingenuity in software development to set Nigeria on [...]

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    Climate change: Are oil industries and fossil fuel to blame?

Climate change: Are oil industries and fossil fuel to blame?

BY ANNA KUCIRKOVAGlobal warming. Climate change. These terms are often used interchangeably. However, they have differing, distinct meanings. Global warming is the increase of mean temperatures on the Earth. Climate change affects ecosystems, habitats, and plant and animal life.As scientists have been searching for ways to combat both and one source of environmental change keeps coming up: the use of oil and [...]

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    In North Kivu, Ebola outbreak tests global emergency preparedness

In North Kivu, Ebola outbreak tests global emergency preparedness

BY RIDWAN SORUNKEWith two major outbreaks in 2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is facing an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak four years after a similar outbreak occurred in West Africa. The current outbreak — in DRC’s North Kivu Province — started days after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an end to the outbreak in DRC’s Equateur Province. At 185 confirmed cases and 107 [...]

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    But keep on moving

But keep on moving

YouNow is created for the everyday individual who seeks to gain a deeper understanding of Self in order to achieve their highest potential, while staying true to their essence. These write-ups are designed to help you become more conscious and deliberate in your interactions and day-to-day living“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” –  Salvador DaliMany dream of a [...]

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    My grouse with Timi Frank

My grouse with Timi Frank

BY PHILIP AGBESEAppearance can be deceptive. With his scruffy looks, one time deputy spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, strikes the posture of someone in need of at least one of the social security interventions of the APC government. But that is as far as it goes. Timi Frank play in the big league, the kind that [...]

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    Buhari: Beyond the noise of WAEC certificate

Buhari: Beyond the noise of WAEC certificate

BY JOSEPHINE ODOHAny African, who hates Nigeria, probably hates the entire black race. We are very unique in multiple nuances. In academics, various fields of specialties have the impressive footprints of Nigerians.In crimes, we have proved again and again that its sophistry is our exclusive reserve. We have gone to bestial limits where we proudly delight in plotting mass murders [...]

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    2019: Is the church for sale?

2019: Is the church for sale?

BY MONDAY AKOGWUI am a strong advocate for the unity of churches in Nigeria. This much I have highlighted in many forums in recent times. I am of the opinion that the church has a critical role to play in the entrenchment of good governance in any given society, Nigeria inclusive because everyone desires and talks about a change in [...]

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    Much ado about Buhari’s certificate

Much ado about Buhari’s certificate

BY PHILIP AGBESEElections are around the corner again. Politicians and political parties are scheming on how to take over power or how to retain power in places where they are in charge, and therefore political shenanigans, propaganda, lies, outright falsehoods and even hate speeches are all on the increase at this time.These are not the best times for those who [...]

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    Adeboye and FRCN: So, what was the conclusion?

Adeboye and FRCN: So, what was the conclusion?

BY IK MUOI wish to start with an apology to everybody in general and to nobody in particular. The apology is because I am exhuming something that had been settled last year but we all know that nothing is settled until it is rightly settled. That ‘something’ relates to the retirement or sacking of Pastor Adeboye sometimes ago, the sacking [...]

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