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February 16, 2021
Building a Country of Our Dreams: Nigeria

We all seemed well and truly overboard in knowing the problems of Nigeria. Talk to any Nigerian, home and abroad; including those who had been in power before, they know the problems. What many do not know, are the solutions to the problems. Nations are never built by problems identifiers alone, but by solution providers […]

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February 11, 2021
My Painful and Terrible Experience with Air France Airlines

My first encounter with AIR FRANCE (AF), was sometimes in 2014. I had booked a flight on KLM from Lagos, Nigeria, to Rome, Italy to attend the IAPC Conference. I enrolled on KLM’s frequent flyer program. My number is 2118631346. When my membership card arrived, it had KLM and AF on it. I started receiving […]

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February 10, 2021
Why Apostle Suleman Should Seek the Face of God

I’m a Christian by Faith. I share with Pastor Suleman, other Pastors, and Believers, a common Faith in Jesus Christ, our Saviour and Redeemer. The commonality of our Faith also bound us to a common fate in perception and reputation. The things that offends and affects him, offends and affects me and others. So I […]

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January 19, 2021
Why is President Trump Obstinate And Unyielding on the 2020 US Elections?

Donald John Trump, the 45th President of the United States of America, lost his reelection bid to Joseph R. Biden, former Vice-president of the United States, and Senator from Delaware. President Trump had defeated Secretary Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, and had been expected to win a second term handily on the back of […]

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December 1, 2020
President Buhari And The Security Situation

I am a fervent supporter of president Buhari. I have voted for him in every election cycle since 2003. The only time I didn’t vote for him, was when he was not on the ballot. I will take no back seat to anyone talking about loyalty, or accept a lecture on being a profile in […]

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November 27, 2020
How Leaders Are Builders, Shapers, Birthers Of National Attitudes And Values

And we are all leaders in our spaces and in our everyday activities! Ecclesiastes 10:16-17 says: Woe to you, O land, when your king is a child, and your princes feast in the morning! Happy are you, O land when your king is the son of nobility, and your princes feast at the proper time, […]

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November 25, 2020
Hikes In Electricity Tariffs And Increase In Fuel Price: Inevitable Decision Or Punitive Measures?

I hate increase in the cost of anything; goods and services. I don’t like paying more for anything if I have a choice. I believe most Nigerians are like me – they hate paying more for things. I don’t work for the government, therefore, I’m incompetent to speak for the government or hold brief for […]

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November 23, 2020
Nigerian Population Growth and Its Effects on Future Economic Development

Nigeria does not have infinite resources. But it has a rapidly growing population! It is projected that Nigeria will become the third most populous country in the world in 2050, behind China and India. The estimates are between 280-400m. This is scary! What is even scarier, is the fact that nothing is being done to […]

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November 23, 2020
The Life of a Typical Northerner (What you probably don’t know)

I am Kurtis Adigba, an Idoma from Benue State. By geography and by some convenient political calculus, I’m from the North-North Central. I grew up knowing my part of the country as Middle-Belt, but now, I’m reminded daily that I’m a Northerner. The North traditionally sees me and my folks as marginal indigenes, and the South see […]

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November 23, 2020
Why the President/NASS Should Consider Converting Into Part-Time Assembly

Mr President should approach the leadership of the NAtional Assembly with a request for them to convert NASS into a part-time Assembly with sitting allowances not exceeding 135 days in a year, as part of cost-cutting measures to free cash for other important things. State Governors should also approach the leadership of the State Houses […]

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November 23, 2020
The Case For Plural Executive At The State Level In Nigeria

What is the Plural Executive? It is a system in the United States of America that allows members of the executive branch of government to be directly elected by the people to serve alongside the governor who is the head of the executive branch. In Nigeria, under the 1999 Constitution as amended, and those before […]

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November 19, 2020
Sentiments are More Valuable than Substance: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works for All

Lincoln once said ”Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed”. Abraham Lincoln He was right then, he is right now. In politics, the sentiment index is higher than the substance index. You win the sentiment war, you win the election because sentiment is emotional in nature and […]

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November 18, 2020
Mass Hypocrisy, Twisted Justification and "Righteousness"

Last year I visited Mauthausen Concentration Camp (1938–1945), Austria, where hundreds of thousands of people were tortured and murdered. Our tour guide showed us a football pitch in front of the camp where residents of the town come to watch prison guards play football, to project normalcy in the midst of the horrific crimes inside […]

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November 13, 2020
Send in Your Questions

Following the US election and the confusion arising from it, our Kurtis Adigba, an expert in US Electoral system and election is here to answer your questions. Put down your questions in the comment section below.

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November 12, 2020
Glo Advert that Depicts Nigeria’s Problems

GLO has a smart advert currently running that was created for their marketing, but inadvertently depicts the problems of Nigeria and provide the solutions on the flip side. Credits: YouTube Videos. globacomlimited In the advert, two rich guys elevated to the elite class by material things beyond their moral compass and character were involved in a minor […]

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November 12, 2020
As Nigerians Protest for End to Activities of SARS, Nigeria Police Force Should Also Be Reformed

In the last five days, Nigeria has been roiled by protests in some States calling for an end to SARS. The hashtag #ENDSARS has been trending on major social media platforms in the country and other places. Celebrities, entertainers, and football stars, in some parts of Europe and the United States of America, have also joined the protest. In response to […]

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November 12, 2020
Joe Biden Net Worth: How Did He Make His Wealth?

Joe and Jill Biden are worth $9,000,000 with $4,000,000 of that amount in real estate investment. “This is the poorest man in congress!” Biden told the crowd at the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families at Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C., June 23, 2014, discussing such matters families encounter when the home and the office conflicts. No doubt, Joe […]

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November 12, 2020
Federal judge repels Justice Department’s offer to aid Trump in defamation case

Elizabeth Jean Carroll accused Donald Trump of raping her more than twenty years ago in the dressing room of a New York City department store – Bergdorf Goodman to be precise in the 1990s. Jean Carroll is an American journalist and Former Advice Columnist for ELLE Magazine. Trump’s response President Donald Trump denies the allegation by saying “She is […]

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September 16, 2020
FG, LASG Stop Barge Operations Along Marina Coastline, as They Made a Stop-Work Order

It was a surprise visit to the Marina Coastline in Lagos on Tuesday 15, 2020 as the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi ignored the early morning downpour, paid an unscheduled visit to the coastline and made a surprising stop-work order to all Barge operations in […]

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September 15, 2020
Kemi Adeosun and the Quest for Integrity

“The Supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office” Dwight D. Eisenhower Every leader, need integrity – demonstrable integrity. Mrs Kemi Adeosun, was the former minister of Finance of Nigeria. Kemi, was […]

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September 8, 2020
Pastor David Ibiyeomie’s Unforced Error

David Ibiyeomi, the senior pastor of Salvation Ministries, Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria, is a man respected by many people. He has made a success of his calling, from the size of his church, the influence he has, and the prominence and access to power he enjoys. David is a member of the super-elite class […]

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September 7, 2020
Why Do You Think Nigeria Will Have a Good Exchange Rate?

Why shouldn’t we have a poor exchange rate to other currencies when we are the highest consumers of luxury goods in the world?  We have more Lexus, Mercedes, Toyota, BMWs, Rolls Royce, Bentley, and other vehicles in Nigeria than all other African Countries combined. We buy the most expensive and exotic Private Jets, Designer Watches, Shoes and clothes, […]

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September 6, 2020
Why Every Country Needs a Patriotic Citizen

A long time ago, something happened on Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, VI, Lagos. A driver abandoned his boss, who couldn’t walk due to an accident in a vehicle and fled from a robbery scene. When things cleared up and he returned to the vehicle, his boss said to him: BOSS: You abandoned me to be killed by armed […]

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August 20, 2020
Finally, Next President & Vice President of the USA was Nominated at the 2020 Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention, 2020, started yesterday (August 18, 2020). The in-person Convention slated to hold in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a swing state in the 2020 election, was cancelled, no thanks to Coronavirus. The Party is holding a Virtual Convention with multiple feeds from different parts of the United States of America. Last night had one major […]

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August 18, 2020
This is how Joe Biden Fell in Love with Jill Biden

Jill Biden and Kamala Harris, are two Extraordinary Women, blessed by strong character, love, empathy for others, and willingness to serve to bring comfort and happiness to others, and help them find fulfilment. They prefer to see the good in others, bring out the best in them, and do all it takes to help them […]

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July 27, 2020
Discovering the Problem of Nigeria – the Patronage/Spoils System

Those used to the Spoils System – preference of political connection to merit – are having a hard time accepting that Nigeria should be organized differently. They prefer we continue with the system where appointments, allocation of resources, privileges, opportunities, are done solely on connection to those in power, and not merit or any other consideration. They […]

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July 23, 2020
10 Interesting Facts About Magu’s Case Many People Don’t Know

1. Who appointed Magu as acting EFFC Chairman? President Buhari. 2. Who stood by Magu against odds in the last five years? President Buhari. 3. Who was accused of foisting Magu on the EFCC in the face of corruption allegations against Magu? President Buhari. 4. Who has the power to remove Magu even without offering any reason? […]

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July 20, 2020
Top 3 Reasons Why You Need to Believe in a Better Nigeria

The best and most impactful leaders do not necessarily emerge from great situations. Many of them picked up the ashes of their countries and built nations out of them. Nelson Mandela inherited a country that was just waiting for someone to light the fuse and spark an explosion, he deftly unplugged the fuse of racial tensions […]

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July 13, 2020
This is How the War Against Corruption is Fought in Nigeria

The war on corruption is a zero-sum game, where some people celebrate every gain by the government as a win for them, and others mourn as a loss to them. Those who see the gains in the war against corruption as losses are doing everything to muddy clean waters on the war on corruption. They […]

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