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Don’t blame the youth; their parents worship money too

Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has come out to say that parents of Nigerian students who partook in the April 2019 edition of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, paid hundreds of thousands of Naira in some cases, to professional examination writers who assisted their wards to tackle the examination.

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Empathy over Politics

Not many knew there could be a strong relationship between poetry and the economy until   Nigerian   Poet,   Dike Chukwumerije gave his outstanding performance at the 23rd  Nigerian Economic     Summit in Abuja last year, with which he exposed our ethnic hypocrisies as a nation while criticizing other peoples about racism.

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More privatised than thou

At the very height of globalization, Nigeria adopted the mantra: government has no business doing business. Having convinced citizens of this baseless philosophy and while we were drunk in the euphoria of new civilian rule, the Obasanjo administration proceeded to dispose of some of the state’s businesses, many of which owned some of the state’s most valuable movable and unmovable assets. Massive real estate assets in the highbrow neighbourhoods of Ikoyi and Victoria Island were divested and essentially round-tripped with the promise of enhanced efficiency in the different spheres.

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