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Dele Momodu: Now Our Youths are Crying and Kicking

Dele Momodu with the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari

Fellow Nigerians, I didn’t know whether to cry or laugh when I got a call early this week from Ambassador Dayo Israel, one of the brightest youths I had mentored in my own modest way some years ago. It was a plaintive cry for help after the debacle of a failed local government chairmanship aspiration bid and the death knell ...

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Atiku Abubakar Describes How Nigeria Can Be Restructured in Six Months

Atiku Abubakar says restructuring is the way to go for Nigeria

Former vice-president Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria can be restructured in six months. Atiku said this on Wednesday while delivering a lecture on ‘Restructuring Nigeria’ at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu state. The former vice-president said the fastest way to achieve restructuring is to reduce the power and roles of the federal government and to “return some items on the concurrent ...

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Restructuring or Repackaging, What Exactly Does Nigeria Need? [Opinion]

What exactly are we restructuring?

Age is an asset and time. Come to think of it, an independent Nigeria is fifty-six years old. So it is safe to say she has come of age. The country’s official name is Federal Republic of Nigeria, implying it practises a federal system of government. A federation is a political entity established by a union of partially self-governing states ...

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Who Killed Miss Tina Owolabi- A Lawyer in View?


At about 2:30pm on Monday, 12th December 2012, the dreams of a young promising lady collapsed like a pack of cards. Miss Tina Owolabi, a very lively and intelligent damsel known for her sparkling smiles, had spent 6 weeks on the hospital bed without improved ‘clinical status’ having struggled with every fibre of her being to stay alive. Eventually, she ...

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Will the Adoption of State Police End Nigeria’s Many Security Challenges?

Is there any need for a state police in Nigeria?

The subject of state policing is getting renewed attention following the recent launch of a book by the former Inspector General of Police, Dr Solomon Arase, on “Law on Prevention and Detection of Crimes by the Police in Nigeria.” Although the book launch tried to pour cold water on the realisation of state police in the country, several present and ...

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Abimbola Adelakun: Neither Islamic Nor Christian Studies in Nigerian Schools

Last Wednesday, the Christian Association of Nigeria delegation that visited Aso Rock appealed to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to have the school curriculum revisited. CAN president, Samson Ayokunle, read a speech at the Presidential Villa and alleged that while Christian and Islamic Religious Studies has previously been subsumed under a new subject, Religion and National Values, the latter was being ...

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Revealed! 4 Proven Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours [WATCH]

You can do anything so far you're willing (Photo: Asian Efficiency)

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would you learn? Would you learn how to dance?  Would you learn a new language?  Would you learn an instrument? In the TED talk, The First 20 Hours — How To ...

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Dele Momodu: What Exactly Are We Restructuring?

Otunba Dele Momodu, CEO, Ovation International

Fellow Nigerians, let me say categorically that I’ve never seen a country where the citizens like to argue over every miniscule issue like Nigeria. We are a country of absolutism. Every now and then we just enjoy coming up with highfalutin theories out of the blues and everyone begins to recycle and regurgitate the mantra. Once upon a time, TRUE ...

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Take Note! Why Divorce is a Must for Every Entrepreneur [SLA]

Divorce is a necessity for business

A business is often registered and largely seen as a separate legal entity from the owner; however, this divorce does not really take effect between these two lovers as both can’t just resist the temptation of mingling together. This is a major reason why most SMEs fail. Business owners most of the time tend to muddle up the operations of ...

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Here’s Why You Should Never Underestimate the Power of Your Actions (READ)

A story was told of a kid by the name Kyle, he was a freshman in high school. Kyle had parked all his books on a Friday and was on his way home when a bunch of kids ran into him  knocking all his books out of his arms and tripping him so he landed in the dirt. His glasses went flying into the ...

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