Saturday, June 23, 2018

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    Deconstructing the politics of Oshokomole

Deconstructing the politics of Oshokomole

BY MARIAM MOHAMMEDLove him, hate him, the fact remains; one cannot easily ignore Ayodele Peter Fayose, the Governor of Ekiti state. At once verbose and with a sense of self-adulation, Fayose like the mythical bird, phoenix, seems to reinvent himself and stay in the imagination of the people despite not being governor of one of the most prominent states.History has [...]

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    The post-Wenger Arsenal years are here

The post-Wenger Arsenal years are here

BY BABA GRUMPY I am still mourning. I am still sad that Arsene is gone. I hope he comes back one day. As a fan; as an ambassador; or as the board chairman cum chief executive. I pray he doesn’t have to come back on a rescue mission as that will mean something terrible has happened.If you think I am [...]

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    Between Nigeria and Atiku Abubakar

Between Nigeria and Atiku Abubakar

BY AYODELE SIMONI am a 40-year-old woman; a mother, a wife, a working-class citizen and a member of the fast-disappearing middle class in Nigeria. I have voted only once in my life. Yes, just once! This was during the 2007 elections where I voted the late Umaru Yar’Adua for president.Am I a bad citizen? I do not believe so. I [...]

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    Do the youths know social media savagery will not win 2019 election?

Do the youths know social media savagery will not win 2019 election?

BY TOBI IDOWUPresident Buhari must have watched the throng of firebrand Nigerian youths on the internet, especially the virile 'savaged' social media residents, with some disdainful shrugs for some time before he decided to check their ranks with his 'lazy' salvo which ironically has been working wonders for him.While he lost his immaculately incorruptible mystique long ago, his miserly [...]

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    If Nigeria were a pregnant woman

If Nigeria were a pregnant woman

BY HAMZAT LAWAL There is no doubt that as the 2019 elections is fast approaching, a lot of Nigerians are anxious as to what the outcome would be. By outcome, I mean not just the results of how people voted, but the eventual climate – or anticlimax – of the progressively charged atmosphere over the whole nation as of today. Of [...]

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    The revolutionist as the true national knight: Retelling the tale of Isaac Boro 50 years after

The revolutionist as the true national knight: Retelling the tale of Isaac Boro 50 years after

BY GODKNOWS IGALIOne common character trait of revolutionists is that they often place thier beliefs and commitments above their very existence. That is why, until the Treaty of Paris of 3rd September 1783, General George Washington and other Leaders of the thirteen colonies who waged the Eight-Year long 'War of Independence or 'The American Revolution' against King James III of England [...]

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    Does Saraki deserve this treatment?

Does Saraki deserve this treatment?

BY SEGUN AWOSANYAThe beauty of democracy is the rule of law. One of the features of the rule of law is that justice is blind and this should apply to everyone equally; it's impartial. While Senate President Bukola Saraki is not immune to prosecution for alleged criminal behavior, he should expect a fair judicial process based on cogent evidence and [...]

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    Personal and institutional integrity

Personal and institutional integrity

By FOLU OLAMITI Integrity has been described as the attributes of being honest and having strong moral principles, sterling qualities or moral uprightness. It is a personal decision to hold one-self to consistent, moral and credibility standards. In ethical terms, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one's actions. Integrity could also mean the personal quality of [...]

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    Let me shake Kesto’s table

Let me shake Kesto’s table

YAHAYA MOH'D USMANOn a normal day, I don't join issues with people, because I feel I have gone past talking about individuals. At this stage, I discuss ideas and innovation.I must say this, that the action of the Niger state deputy governor Ahmed Ketso on Saturday, the fateful day Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant came to Minna for a [...]

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    Who is afraid of Stella Oduah?

Who is afraid of Stella Oduah?

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    How does shutting down pharmaceutical companies solve drug abuse?

How does shutting down pharmaceutical companies solve drug abuse?

Now that NAFDAC has reopened Emzor’s production lines, it must be commended, as the risk of multiplying evil on the society can be said to have received good attention. Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria just captured my mind in his statement: “I’m glad NAFDAC has reopened Emzor Pharmaceuticals. It is the right thing to do. I support the [...]

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    Jide Omokore: A narcissist full of claptrap

Jide Omokore: A narcissist full of claptrap

BY TAIWO LAWRENCE ADEYEMIPrelude to the landing operations of the Allied Forces on Tuesday, June 6, 1944, in Normandy during World War II, General Dwight ‘Ike’ Eisenhower was the most powerful person on earth. He was the supreme commander of Allied Forces.The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located [...]

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    May you be resistant

May you be resistant

YouNow is created for the everyday individual who seeks to gain a deeper understanding of Self, harness gifting, talent and natural abilities in order to achieve their highest potential. These write-ups are designed to help you become more conscious and deliberate in your interactions and day-to-day living"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always [...]

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    Situating Nigeria’s agric potential

Situating Nigeria’s agric potential

BY MARIAM MOHAMMED Recently, the Speaker of the House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara, caused a buzz when he was shown visiting his expansive farm showcasing diverse crops including animal husbandry. The import of that media blitz of the Speaker’s is that the elite clearly understands that agriculture holds the key to sustainable development.Before Dogara’s, we are witnesses to President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

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    Sweet codeine, bitter responses, and our sour problems!

Sweet codeine, bitter responses, and our sour problems!

BY DEMILADE OSOTEKUFollowing the release of the BBC Africa Documentary ‘Sweet Sweet Codeine: Nigeria Cough Syrup Crisis,’ there has been a loud outcry by the public. Drug and substance abuse is not a new problem in Nigeria; as far back as 1992, academic studies have shown that about 70% of school-aged children in Nigeria abuse drugs.The Nigerian senate reported [...]

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    #MerciArsene — thank you for the memories Le Prof

#MerciArsene — thank you for the memories Le Prof

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