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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Innovation and Co-Creation as Africa’s Oil and Gas Future.

QUESTION:    Do we, as an industry, define ourselves as providing fuel for end-users? Or are we energy providers meeting the needs of our evolving...

Making a strong case for restructuring as the only panacea to Nigeria’s development impasse

“ When something serious is going on, silence is a lie,” said Ape Abraham, founding editor of New York Times. The beauty of democracy...

TRIBAL WISDOM IN FOOD SECURITY: What my people need

“In peace time or at war, the farmer defends the people from the worst enemy of all: Hunger.” African proverb For most home-grown Africans, proverbs...

The Farmers’ Reward: Rural Thoughts on Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

“Climate change? What’s climate change?” Her surprise was genuine, and I understood that she had no idea how the fertilizer she requested with such passion...

The Farmers’ Reward: Rural Thoughts on Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa.

“Climate change? What’s climate change?” Her surprise was genuine, and I understood that she had no idea how the fertilizer she requested with such passion...

The road to Okemosan is usually rough and with potholes

It had never been an easy ride for anyone who want to grab power at any level where contest and election are the processes...

Unity In Insanity?

It is delusional in the extreme to seek unity in the midst of insanity. And delusion itself is a form of mental illness. On June...

Who is (not) afraid of the women?

In the aftermath of recent socio-political protests across the world, and with particular attention to the losses incurred in each affected economy, it is...
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LAUGHING AT LEADERSHIP: Comedy, Social Media and Political Warfare

These days, comedy and politics are related. Like laughter and wailing, they both involve the baring of teeth. When we get those funny memes...
Funke Michaels

Africa: The Curse of Tribal Politics

A review of Anthea Manasseh’s Tribeless  “When brothers fight to the death, strangers inherit their ancestral home.”  (African proverb) I first read Anthea Manasseh’s TRIBELESS article on...

Reversing diabetes in 45days

I first met Dr. Paul Olisa Ojeih, in 1999.  He was then, the Medical Director of Iris Medical Foundation in Ogba, Lagos State. The next...

7 Things you should ignore to achieve your dreams

Achieving your dreams isn’t easy, you have to be brave and be willing to stand strong to adversity and criticisms. Jumia Travel the leading online travel...

Is Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Breaking The First Law Of Power

Never Outshine Your Master: Always make those above you feel comfortably superior. In your desire to please or impress them, do not go too...

Nigeria’s Wildlife Status and a Need for Urgent Action!

World Wildlife Day 2017: “Listen to the Young Voices” “My interview with hunters and most recent research across protected areas in Northern Nigeria revealed that...

Four reasons why you should not give in to social pressure

There is something about pressure from loved ones, peers and people in our social circle that places such a heavy weight on us. It...

Seven things you should know about your dreams

Every night we go to sleep and go through different stages of sleep until we sometimes reach the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) stage when...

Leaders and Dissenters

Sadly, for quite a long time, our leaders have enjoyed being served full course meals, in the 'acts of ruling'over a largely subservient, docile,...

Transparency International’s Eurocentric Corruption Perception Index – A Call For a Holistic Understanding of...

Transparency International recently published its 2016 Corruption Perception Index. According to TI’s website, the 2016 results ‘highlight the connection between corruption and inequality, which feed...

5 Things you do that endanger your health

External factors like sickness and disease causing organisms in your environment are not the only things that can endanger your health. Certain habits and...

Six ways your bank account can be hacked

With current attempts by fraudsters to access people’s bank accounts through text messages, emails, phone calls etc., it is important we are armed with...