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The Easiest Way to Build Your Self Confidence

The greatest weapon in life is not a bomber Jet or loads of ammunition. Rather, the greatest weapon is that one with which you can conquer adversity, poverty, mediocrity, and low self-esteem. And that's SELF CONFIDENCE. But how can you build it? Find out here.

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Like Ethiopia, Nigeria Can Also Be Transformed Within 10 Years. But How?

Within a decade, the story of Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most populous nation, changed from that of hopelessness to uncommon transformation and development. Standing as the only African country to defeat a European colonial power and retain its sovereignty, Ethiopia has a mixed story of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Between 1970s and 2003, Ethiopia passed through various forms of ...

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Why Women Are More Important Than You Think

In the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, Liberia was torn apart by war. In fact, “drug-fuelled militants maimed and killed civilians. Government and rebel forces alike raped with impunity. Hundreds of thousands fled. Others were trapped by the unending violence, unable to flee.” But in 2003, a group of women decided to ...

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How You Can Win In 2016

Welcome to the year 2016. I’m quite sure many people have locked up their minds on many “dos and don’ts”. They call it NEW YEAR RESOLUTION but in reality, do they actually translate into tangible results. Not necessarily! In just a few months into the New Year, many folks totally forget about these golden rules while some simply ignore them—consciously ...

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How Good Relationships Help Prolong Life

The good life is built with good relationships.  For many years, I’ve always wondered why people fail to develop good relationships with as many people as feasible. To me, there is nothing more precious; it forms the basis of our existence as humans. Unfortunately, developing good relationships with family, friends, neighbours, colleagues, and acquaintances is not as easy as I’ve ...

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The Big Hope in Buhari’s ‘Budget of Change’

Apart from Saturday, March 28 when the much anticipated 2015 presidential election was held; May 29, the inauguration of the newly formed APC-led federal government; and November 11 when the appointed ministers were sworn-in by President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, December 22, is also very significant in the political history of Nigeria. I was very eager to see that day because ...

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The Single Most Important Achievement of President Buhari in 100 Days

I feel very proud to be a Nigerian. In the last few weeks, I wake up every morning with some confidence reposed in me. And this is because I now know full well that my country has ceased to be a jungle—a nation where anything goes without the simplest form of sanction. At the flag-off of the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Inspiring: Three Immortal Lessons from the Life of Muhammad Ali

We’re only down when we tell ourselves to stay down. As a child, I had always thought Mohammad Ali was a Nigerian. And that’s because of his name which I used to pronounce wrongly— “Muhammed Ali”. His great talent and ring wisdom was too great to be ignored. I later got to know he was originally born Cassius Clay, but ...

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Citizen Engagement

Citizen Engagement is a game changer for development. It brings about development by unlocking the potentials in the citizens by letting them know their rights and acquire the necessary skills to demand for better governance and accountability from their government, and become key drivers in decision-making processes. Although citizen engagement doesn’t just bring about development, it works within certain context ...

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Curbing Sexual Violence in Nigeria: Are We Doing Enough?

I feel very proud to be a Nigerian. In the last few weeks, I wake up every morning with some confidence reposed in me. And this is because I now know full well that my country has ceased to be a jungle—a nation where anything goes without the simplest form of sanction. At the flag-off of the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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