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Why Buhari has to hurt us in order to save us

It is generally accepted that most Newspaper Editors know more than they let on. The ability to know what to use and what to withhold is part of your information management; it is also part of your professional and ethical responsibilities because some ‘truths’ can have unwholesome ripple effects if used in their entirety. I will give an example.

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The xenophobic attacks spell one thing: Failure

A close interaction with Kunle as he is fondly called by many will leave you with a lasting and pleasant impression because of his humble disposition and creative mind. He combines creative flair and technical skills to design information and communication technology (ICT) base products and services that entertain, educate and inform the users. Kunle is a journalist, creative director, photographer, traveller, and activist. At 30, he has successfully managed Kstunt Media, his creative agency based in South Africa, and this has earned him some international awards.

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Who is a Lagosian?

About 12, 15 years ago, when the issue of who is really a Lagosian was nothing more than a stimulating debate among friends, I had asked a friend to write an article on it for me. His was one of the more passionate voices when the issue was discussed at Ikoyi Club amidst banter and drinks then. He had every reason to be passionate. He was born and bred in Isale Eko, the ‘cradle’ of Lagos of Edo father and Yoruba mother.

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Riding into sunset

It is exactly six weeks to May 29 today. Six weeks to the end of Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s six year presidency. This, as traditions go all over the world, is called the transition period and it is a most difficult period to manage—for the incumbent, the incoming and the nation.

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Lest we forget

By Muyiwa Adetiba Eminent personalities from within and without have been effusive in their praise of President Jonathan since the remarkable concession that gave the electoral victory to General Buhari. And so it should be. Very few men in history and fewer still from Africa, have conceded defeat even before the final count was announced.
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God is at the window

By Muyiwa Adetiba Tomorrow is Easter Sunday; one of the most important dates in the Christian calendar. It commemorates the day Jesus, our Redeemer, rose from the dead thereby destroying the power of death. It also signifies an end to the six week Lenten season. To us in Nigeria, it also signifies an end in
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Final appeal to fellow Nigerians

Nigerians go to the polls Saturday to choose their next President. If all goes well, it would be a fresh mandate for the lucky winner and a new lease of life for Nigeria. The two main contestants, Buhari and Jonathan, by now have a pretty good idea what the problems of the country are simply by going round the country and listening to the people.

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Old school values

Last month, I stepped, no, drove confidently with a wife and son in tow, to the same compound I first tentatively stepped into as a shy, small boy some 50 years ago. My first port of call was the chapel where a thanksgiving service was going on. This chapel held many bitter/sweet memories for me because it was, in my early years before the school hall was rebuilt,more than a prayer ground.

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