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How to Save Nigeria: Build an App, Start an NGO or Go into Politics?

Young Nigerians should not only be kingmakers, they must become kings too (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

In 2019, young Nigerians who were born at the turn of the millenium (2000, 2001) will actually be able to vote. Those of us born within the 80s and 90s may be able to run for offices. It may yet be our time to stop being kingmakers and rise up to become kings, ourselves. For the better part of my ...

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SEASONED SPOUSE: Singing as an Uncommon Catalyst for Your Relationship

Songs do magic.

It has been discovered that human beings are gracefully wired to respond to songs or better said, music. Scientifically proven, songs are able to make your brain do wonders. Music is an important fabric of human existence and of course it has numerous benefits to life. Science of songs and relationship is of cognitive consonance. The art of singing influences ...

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SEASONED SPOUSE: How Songs Can Be Used to Bring Out the Best in Your Relationship

The power of singing

I decided to write on this topic because it’s one of the overlooked ways in which romance can be established in marital relationships. Pedants may think or suggest otherwise, nonetheless, the truth must be said. Please listen, As much as it is important you case your love for your spouse into words,  it is also so important you translate your ...

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Life’s Most Important Lesson: How Not to Live a Wasted Life

More often than not, too many people die (even at age 70, 80 or in fact 90!) with their potentials, gifts, and talents. It is called a wasted life. For better illustration, I love to talk about these two people: Martin Luther King Jnr only lived for 14,300 days but he changed the course of American history during his short ...

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Is Another Revolution Imminent in the Nigerian Church?

So many questions for churches in Nigeria

The tithe debate kick-started by the radio presenter known as Daddy Freeze is causing ripples in the Nigerian church. It has done one big thing among Christians: It has reduced the fear that has enveloped Christians for decades – the fear ingrained in them not to question whatever is said by the spiritual leaders – for fear of incurring the ...

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AnambraDecides: An Open Letter to Osita Chidoka by Pius Adesanmi

Dear Osita: I must congratulate you for an exhilarating debate performance yesterday. You shone like a million bright stars. Such was your brio that we should not even be here today discussing the possibility of your winning the forthcoming election. It should be a no-brainer, a foregone conclusion. However, we have to face the grim fact that we are dealing ...

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Confession of an Undergraduate: How I Survived the Most Trying Times of My Life

Never give up

While I was in secondary school, senior secondary school three to be precise, during our SSCE examination period, the list of those that were registered for the exams came out and we were told to go check out our names and numbers. But on getting there,  my name was missing. I was shocked, torn apart! Immediately, I rushed to the ...

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SEASONED SPOUSE: How to Rid Your Relationship of the ‘Nagging-bug’

Nagging

Despite having television facilities in their homes, many husbands now spend longer time in the sport house because they could no longer stand their nagging wives. So also many wives no longer feel present in their marital relationships because of  the frequency of criticism they get from their hubby. Let me paraphrase the words of wise Solomon; “Better to live ...

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Budget 2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Logic of Servicing Debt with Debt

Buhari presents the 2018 Budget of Consolidation

On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari presented his third national budget since he became president. It was reminiscent of his previous ones, but had very fine subtle messages for Nigerians, international spectators and investors. By this time in the life of the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, his minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala had already taken over budget presentations. President Buhari ...

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SEASONED SPOUSE(9): Let’s Talk. Why Exactly Do Women Nag?

How I wish I knew this early enough in my sojourn, I would have placed my heart into wisdom. I didn’t realise early that incessant nagging is a poisonous gas to the atmosphere of my marital relationship. I have nagged my spouse into silence and withdrawal. I never knew nagging was this dangerous. I have always thought repeating my requests ...

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