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Police assault Vanguard driver in Akwa Ibom

We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will – Chuck Palahniuk. In the last year, my family have suffered a great loss of very close family members.

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Nigeria in handcuffs: The DISCOs and the spirit of NEPA

Out of despair, find hope

Every generation has it its challenges and life and living is never linear. Difficulties and challenges, though may be arduous and desperate, it helps us to develop resilience. We sometimes attribute this to misfortune but it is too simple and it is unhelpful way of seeing growth in the guise of challenges. We should not pray for an easier life but to gain fortitude and resilience to enable us to overcome obstacles and hard times.

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‘Educate yourself’

LLM, MA, LLB, IAQ . She is a New York Attorney & Solicitor of England & Wales, Founder & Editor of the Women in Leadership publication. We have a courageous warrior queen not afraid to stand up to racists and misogynist bigots anywhere no matter their status, she is fierce and her name is, Dr Shola Mos- Shogbamimu. For those are not in the know, she is one our own but most crucially, she speaks the truth, unblemished and clear as day.

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20-20-vision-2

So you already know you are an outsider, as far as you are concerned you know there is somewhere, someplace that we call home had been divided up along the lines of faith and ruled by terror on the basis of your religion. It is a tragic recklessness and a slap in the face of every well-meaning and sane Nigerian. The Nigerians I meet here are my fellow Nigerians; we share a country and have more in common than what separate us regardless of their state or their religion. If we could get along abroad why can’t we get along in Nigeria?

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False Assassination Charge: Court acquits Dino Melaye

Dino is a political joke

By Derenle Animasaun   ‘People are taking their comedians seriously, and their politicians as a joke’ -Will Rogers Now that the dust has settled and the protracted circus that is Dino Melaye, is leaving town, perhaps,Kogi, in particular and the whole country in general will get a worthy lawmaker that cares about the people and
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Cleanse

Love the skin you are in

In 2014,  I wrote ‘Brown is the new white’I did so in response to the fact that Nigeria was top of the league table for bleaching. It ratcheted up the love for bleaching by going even paler, in the shade of white. From creams to potions to all out white. No, this is not progress, it is self loathing and misguided.  It is shallow and narrow minded. It is very dangerous and harmful.

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