Friday, September 21, 2018

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    When the worst of the best is better than the rest

When the worst of the best is better than the rest

BY KEHINDE BAMIGBETAN The set theory is a commonsensical heritage of arithmetics. By defining a selection from a universe as a set, it makes value judgments that could relate to the mass. The Economist Intelligence Unit, the research arm of the highly prestigious Economist news magazine experiments with the set theory every year. To execute its livability survey, it selects 140 [...]

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    You are relevant too

You are relevant too

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“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water [...]

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    Samuel Ogundipe and the criminalisation of journalism

Samuel Ogundipe and the criminalisation of journalism

BY AUSTIN MAHOLast week, a Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, in what amounts to a criminalisation of journalism, was arrested by the Nigerian Police for theft and unlawful possession of restricted and classified documents which in the opinion of the Police could jeopardise state security.Ogundipe was arrested on Tuesday, August 14 and detained at the force headquarters and in an [...]

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    Here comes the revivalist bishop of Lagos

Here comes the revivalist bishop of Lagos

BY FOLU OLAMITIMonday, July 30, 2018 will remain significant and memorable for the diocese of Lagos, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). It was the day the diocese enthroned a new diocesan bishop in the person of Right Reverend (Dr) Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye to take over from Most Reverend Adebola Ademowo who retired gloriously after serving for 29 years as bishop [...]

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    Impeachment: Two-thirds of all national assembly members vs two-thirds of the majority

Impeachment: Two-thirds of all national assembly members vs two-thirds of the majority

BY SUMNER SHAGARI SAMBOSince the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki from the ruling All Progressives Congress to opposition Peoples Democratic Party, all hell has been let loose in Nigeria's polity with the two dominant political parties threatening impeachment against each other.With Saraki's defection and attendance of the recent National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the PDP where he was [...]

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    Meet Bala Wunti, NNPC’s strategist-in-chief

Meet Bala Wunti, NNPC’s strategist-in-chief

They exist in every entity where deliberate planning and management of resources for the good of all stakeholders is key. They are found in every legal enterprise that holds dearly to the ideals of corporate governance, due diligence and attainment of strategic task and targets across operational value chain.Yes, it is a given that in such establishments, somebody must literarily [...]

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    Nigeria: Non-religiosity and global humanism

Nigeria: Non-religiosity and global humanism

BY LEO IGWEIt is not often that is heard or read that Nigeria participated in international humanist or nonreligious programs. What is often in the news is that Nigeria featured in international religious activities such as the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Jerusalem, the meetings of the Organisation of Islamic Conference, of the World Council of Churches, of the Anglican, Methodist [...]

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    Assumption of Mary: Its implications for Nigeria in distress

Assumption of Mary: Its implications for Nigeria in distress

BY FRANCIS ANEKWE OBORJI“… When Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and she exclaimed with a loud voice, ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!’ And Mary said: My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my [...]

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    Adeosun, Sagay and the one percentile pooping on the rest of us

Adeosun, Sagay and the one percentile pooping on the rest of us

BY BANJO DAMILOLAWhen the Federal government was stalling in honouring its contract with a whistleblower, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption maters, Professor Itse Sagay told Nigerians the reason his principal and its agency, the EFCC would not honour the contract was because they were protecting the whistleblower from himself. In Prof. Sagay’s words, the whistleblower “is like [...]

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    Bravo to those who dumped APC

Bravo to those who dumped APC

BY MUHAMMAD AJAHI want to begin this piece by amply congratulating all the three executive governors, members of the national and state assemblies, as well as other politicians who dumped the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek “greener pastures” in other political parties especially the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, where many [...]

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    11 types of people you’ll meet in a Nigerian party

11 types of people you’ll meet in a Nigerian party

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    REVIEW: ‘Seven and a Half Dates’ is trite, entertaining and humour-rich

REVIEW: ‘Seven and a Half Dates’ is trite, entertaining and humour-rich

More than half of the cinema are on their feet, hollering at the screen and clapping: the on-screen bride has refused to say, ‘I do’ to the groom, shocking her family, friends and almost in-laws. The bride was on the verge of marrying her abusive fiancé [...]

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    In God’s name

In God’s name

BY AZIBOLA OMEKWENigerians behave as if they own God. This may be heightened by the abundant natural resources found in the country. The natural resources in Nigeria close gap on the natural resources of the entire world. We now believe God is a Nigerian. Some Nigerians also use the name of God glibly to perpetuate their evil doings. It is, [...]

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    Issues in Nigeria’s power sector

Issues in Nigeria’s power sector

BY IBRAHIM AMINUAt a symposium to mark 2012 Democracy Day, then  President Goodluck Jonathan pointed out that the federal government owed N185 billion as judgment debts due to aggrieved parties challenging in court decisions by government officials that were not thoroughly evaluated.Well, your bet  is as good as mine as to the current sum for judgment debts given that  in May [...]

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    Fare thee well, my friend!

Fare thee well, my friend!

BY MUSA ADEDEDear Ogugua Augustine Chioke, our paths crossed intimately about 2010 and then we became very close. The news of your sudden transition to the world beyond came as rude shock to me and has brought back great memories of who you are and what you stood for.You were a man of great vision, who wanted to see your [...]

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    Hadiza Bala Usman: Edging through dreaded paths

Hadiza Bala Usman: Edging through dreaded paths

BY CHUKWUDI OBISince its appointment in July 2016, the Hadiza Bala Usman led management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has drawn ceaseless attention to itself.Readers would recall that at her appointment, criticisms about her youthfulness and lack of experience in the maritime sector were rife. However, Bala Usman and her team comprising Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Mohammed Belo [...]

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