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Malu goes to school

But the Eze of 2017 Nigeria is confronted with a new demon in school as Fulani herdsmen are no longer satisfied with invading farms with their cows,killing hapless farmers and raping their wives as well

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…..Dede dey oooooooooo

By Yinka Odunmakin SPENT time with Dede Mabiaku on  May 12, at Othellos  on Victoria Island as he added another year and it was a great night to remember as he wowed his friends and fans with heavy percussions from original African sound. I fell in love with Dede 31 years ago when we invited
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The price of indifference

THE scripture in the book of Numbers told the story of how when Israel was staying in Shittim, its men began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women. The adulterous women invited them to the sacrifices of their gods and the people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods. In the process, Israel became yoked to the Baal of Peor and the Lord’s anger burned against them.

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Our VP injures his reputation!

IT is a well known fact that Vice President, VP, Yemi Osinbajo,a Professor of Law and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, forwarded the name of the Acting chairman of the EFCC Mr. Ibrahim Magu to the Senate for confirmation when he acted for the President during his first 10-day leave to London. It is therefore natural that he would want his nomination to sail through.

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What the Igbos want in Nigeria (6)

THE fourth and last group of Igbos,where the present author belongs to, are those that believe that Nigeria is facing a national question. That this national question is the most critical problem facing the country today which, depending on how it is handled, can either rebuild or destroy her; that the best solution to this national question should only proceed from its understanding in terms of nationalities, without this being a disregard for the economic, political and constitutional palliatives that could impact upon the major variable.

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How not to run a country

THE saddest occurrence in the history of mankind is that Nigerians ever featured in the human happiness index in spite of the miseries that daily rule their lives. Anytime I see Nigerians mentioned in the same bracket with that word, I usually reach for my dictionary and happiness is still defined as: “A mental or emotional state of well-being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment or immense joy”?

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