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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

WINING BY LOSING

Whenever you win in the flesh, count your losses spiritually; name them one by one. There is a popular Christian film made by the gospel...

Mr President, Man Shall Not Live By Power Alone

 My dear President, please, permit me to wish you and your family a very happy new year. Let me also offer my words of...

This coated canvas of doom

We are barely into the first week of a New Year and the Nigerian narrative has taken yet another turn in our endless tale...

Why The Caged Bird Cried

“MY SON’S 17 YEARS OF PAIN AND MISERY” “Jebose my brother, My life, these days, is like a fish out of water. I am gasping every...

Whose Christmas was that anyway?

Despite the very low-key celebration in many states of the federation, Aso Rock, the seat of power, brimmed with lush hysteria. On Christmas Day,...

To whom does Buhari’s ‘human side’ matter?

For politicians, especially presidents, images matter a lot. Perception is reality. The eye can be tyrannical; it demands to be fed with images that...

Joan Oji: The real woman of steel

I’m almost certain that a puzzling questioning gaze would accompany the listing of Dame Joan Iheoma Oji among the privileged rank of movers and shakers,...

I JUST GOT BACK – A ‘WOKE’ VIEW OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN NIGERIA

There are a lot of things that I love about my country, Nigeria. I love the people, the food, the parties, the music and...

Why God kept Buhari alive: Femi Adesina

Let me begin by telling a story. On June 1, 2015, the day I resumed work as adviser on media to President Muhammadu Buhari,...

WHY YOU NEED AN INDEPENDENT PR MEASUREMENT AGENCY IN YOUR 2018 COMMUNICATION/PR BUDGET.

Following the current economic recession in the country, businesses, whether big or small have started looking at ways of reducing their expenditure by proper...

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

The above is the title of the seminal work by the erudite scholar and revolutionary, Walter Rodney, born in the British West Indies island...

How businesses can improve productivity by up to 35%

 In what is undoubtedly one of the more economically challenging periods in South Africa, during which businesses are investing extensively to ensure maximum productivity,...

WIVES ADMIT USING SEX AS A WEAPON

THE average wife has her secret of getting her own way with her husband. Making his favourite local delicacy, fetching the remote control or...

When Blackmail becomes a tool…NTDC incessant workers’ strike

In sane climes, workers unions are partners in the organizations development  ensuring amongst others, good working environs and welfare for members of staff. Far...

MEN, WOMEN ALWAYS VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BUT MEN ALWAYS SILENT

Maryam Sanda and her husband, Bilyamin Muhammed Bello before she allegedly stabbed him to death. Take it or leave it, the menace of domestic violence...

Still on the Maina conundrum

The way things stand today, President Muhammadu Buhari would need to stake more than his famed integrity to meander his way through the intricate...

How does our country compare with Sodom and Gomorrah?

I am a judge in DAME. I have been for over a decade. DAME is a pseudonym for Diamond Award for Media Excellence. It...

Lagos tank farms and traffic jams

Welcome to Lagos! A first time visit is always greeted with this sufficiently unpleasant and frustrating traffic as one arrives by land, air or...

#WorldAidsDay: Positive parenting can help prevent HIV in children

A parent’s job is to guide their children safely to adulthood, yet many parents or caregivers - for multiple reasons - neglect the very...

Governor Shettima: Publish your results let’s see who the simpleton really is – Reno

I have just read the comments made by the Governor of Borno state at the launch of a book in Abuja on Thursday November...