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By Muyiwa Adetiba I found myself mediating between two close friends not too long ago. They were college classmates who became very successful professionals. It turned out one needed money to complete a project. He approached the other who readily obliged. As is so often between contemporaries and friends, the terms of repayment were vague.
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Trumpism is not a common cold

By Muyiwa Adetiba Many news buffs who rely on CNN for their news – a lot of people across the world do – will see Mr Donald Trump the incumbent US President, as a man who is unworthy of the office he holds. Over the course of his presidency, Mr Trump has been portrayed by
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Is the heavenly reward no longer worth waiting for?

Sunday is coming!!

By Muyiwa Adetiba My ancestors say  Ni inu ikoko dudu ni eko funfun tin’jade’. Translated literally, it means that out of the black pot comes white pap’. It is an adage which is used to illustrate that something pure and beautiful can sometimes come out of dark, seamy places. It was the adage that immediately
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Stray bullet shattered my leg when SARS officers were arresting boy with tattoos — Hairdresser

An avoidable carnage

By Muyiwa Adetiba We all have our different ways of coping with tragedy. We could go into denial and hope the pain would pass away on its own. We could confront it and let the pain sear through our being as we try to exorcise it. Or we could wallow in self-pity and indulge in
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We created this monster!!

By Muyiwa Adetiba We found ourselves experiencing another wave of lockdown in the country this week. It was not government this time that stopped people from going to work or performing their daily chores. This was in fact anti-government. Nigerians went out late last week to find largely peaceful protests on the streets that gradually
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Is the earth crying out? Could it cry out?

By Muyiwa Adetiba Would we treat the earth differently if we realised it was in anguish? Would our attitude be different if we knew we would be held accountable for our uses and abuses of the planet? Theseweresome of the questions that crossed my mind more than once during the enforced lockdown and more recently,
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