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Now the time is ripe

Another thing about time, to me, is that behind, or below that blank canvass are dynamic laws, giant mirrors not just reflecting, for all to behold, everything we think and say and do, but huge transmitters of the reward and punishment for everything we put into its bowels. There is, therefore, this constant teasing awareness that it is what you put into time that grows you, your family, your nationality group, your race, even mankind. So, by everything you do as an individual or in groups, you invest in what can grow you or retard your growth. How true it is, therefore, that man is the architect of his fortune and misfortune.

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The invisible

A VERY long time ago, there used to be a television series called the invisible man. In a science experiment a man had experienced some sort of chemical reaction that made him invisible. With the help of a government agency and his scientist friends and wife, a mask of synthetic resin was made to form a face, neck and hands and any other part of his appearance so he could live as normal a life as possible till a cure was found.

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*the Ikemba speaks

There were speculations that the verdict of the Court of Appeal on the matter of the Anambra State Governorship case involving Dr. Andy Uba, could create a state of anarchy in the State, if it was not properly handled. Legal tussles of that kind are usually attended by conjectures, and rumours of one kind or the other.

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The Romance and Beauty of Politics in Nigeria

It might, at times, be appropriate to question the rationale behind the great rush of some otherwise respected citizens into politics which is often described by many as a dirty game. It is puzzling to watch the number of candidates vying for elective political posts, whether that of President, State Governor or of Local Council or Chairman [often referred to as ‘The Chair‘].

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Sharing in Mandela’s legacy

Yet Mandela is simply a human being imbued with human frailties. His two marriages crashed before he found renewed love in the hands of Graca Machel, widow of the unforgetable African freedom fighter, Samora Machel. Quite humorous; when he knew his old age can no longer carry his punishing local and international schedules, he told the world: “Don’t call me, I’ll call you”.

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Maryam Babangida…. Obituary for the living

“I do not think that it is the ight thing for one to write one’s epitaph. So, I am afraid I would have to ask that I be excused from writing my epitaph…. what I want is that when it pleases God to send for me, well my contemporaries would be in the position to write whatever they like, pro, or contra, about me. But History will be my witness.’’

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