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Osun 2018: The State of Confusion

By Ibraheem Alli Komukolo, the supernatural, obstinate and seemingly autocrat monarch fiction in the playlet “Peace by Pieces” by Sola Owonibi was a confused man characterized with ill-justiciary. He usurped the royalty through the back door, had to slain Bojuri, the compassionate king of Oya and became the Abacha of the kingdom. As faith could have it, he paid his ...

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Why Government Loses Corruption Cases

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By Femi Falana Introduction: Following the loss of corruption cases last week many Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) agree with the Federal Government that corruption is fighting back. However, before pointing accusing fingers at the judiciary it is pertinent to examine the facts and circumstances of the loss of such cases.   In sharing my findings with the representatives of the CSOs ...

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Nigerian Houstonians to stage anti- Saraki protest

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By Ibraheem Alli Nigerians in Houston, Texas are set to stage a protest against the Nigeria Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki. Our correspondent reliably gathered that the senate president will on 4th May, 2017 be at an official town hall event in Huston, Texas. An anonymous Nigerian Houstonian who confided in our correspondent disclosed they are planning to take to ...

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Give Children A Chance

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By Pastor Amos Dada PhD;P.Eng amos.dada@gmail.com “But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.” 15 And he placed his hands on their heads and blessed them before he left.”Matt 19:14-15 Three things happened in this passage. Jesus rebuked those who are preventing children ...

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MY MONTH OF AVOIDING DISTRACTIONS.

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By Amos Dada PhD; P.Eng It is with delight that I welcome you to another new month, the month of March our month of, ‘Avoiding Distractions’. My sincere prayer for you is that from this month you will no more be distracted, you will no more distract yourself rather you will achieve your goals and life purpose. Instead of distraction ...

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EXECUTIVE ENCOUNTER – part 3

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Parts 1 and 2 of this story dwelled on my anxieties, my experience and the strategies I employed to survivemy very first face-to-face meeting with my Chief Executive Officer as a lowly placed manager many years ago. No doubt those experience helped to shape my learning curve as I advance in my career in later years.   One of those ...

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EXECUTIVE ENCOUNTER – part 2

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On returning to my office, I spent the next 30 minutes or so wondering how I was going to handle myself. It dawned on me that I just might be in for a thorough drilling by the GMD, and that it might turn out to be my last opportunity to ever appear before him. I was apprehensive, but I promised myself to make the desired positive impression on him. It ...

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EXECUTIVE ENCOUNTER – part 1

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The call came in the forenoon of an otherwise ordinary Tuesday seven years ago. I was engrossed in a particularly explosive mail from top Management. The mail laid out the details of an impending exercise aimed at repositioning the conglomerate for improved performance.   I ignored the first and second ring. As a matter of fact I barely heard the ...

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How soon can I start another relationship after I come out of one?

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By Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi Answer: If you have just come out of one relationship, don’t start another until you have fully broken free from the last, and you are healed of your past. This process takes various lengths of time depending on a lot of things. A person might need five months to get over a traumatic breakup while another ...

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Misinformation and The Canadian “Lottery” Program

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By Johnson Babalola The messages kept coming in through emails, phones, and texts. They came from different individuals with varied educational and ethnic backgrounds but with one thing in common: they were all Nigerians. They all asked about the same program: the Canadian “lottery” program. A telephone conversation I had with a particular gentleman (hereinafter referred to simply as A) ...

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Never Give Up!

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  Despite having faced numerous setbacks, I have always kept going, carrying “Never Give Up, just try one more time” as my motto.   So how do you keep going when nothing seems to be working out for you? Keep focused. Be positive. Believe in yourself and your abilities. Have a good support network and actively seek out ways to help others. Be thankful ...

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Life Lessons Successful Leaders Wish They Had Learned Earlier

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By Brigette Hyacinth “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting get understanding” (Proverbs 4:7). Wisdom is a good purchase, though we pay dearly for it.” ~Dutch Proverb   In climbing the ladder of success we will soon realize there are some things, we would have to learn on our own . “We don’t receive ...

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Justice Dept. to investigate Baltimore police on use of force

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By Frank Ofili   Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch has decided to launch a federal investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department has engaged in a “pattern or practice” of excessive force. Lynch’s announcement about the Justice Department’s probe — the latest in a string of municipalities that are being investigated by the federal government for civil rights violations — ...

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MOTION SANS MOVEMENT

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s one month in office can best be described as motion without movement, although one cannot categorically say that he has not hit the ground running. His first major action in office was to commit western nations, particularly the US and Britain, to the search for solutions to the Boko Haram menace. The US government has donated ...

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HOUSE OF SLEAZE

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In this edition of your informative newspaper, we bring to you happenings in Nigeria, Canada and around the world. Nigeria continues in her characteristic tradition of churning out jaw-dropping stories of drama and ingenuity – even in infamy. That drama and ingenuity came to the fore when news broke out that the wife of the immediate past President, Mrs. Patience ...

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2015: A NEW BEGINNING FOR NIGERIA AND CANADA

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The year 2015 is significant for Nigeria and Canada in many respects. It is the year both countries had a change of government; and not just a change of government, but a change from the conservative to more progressive after over a decade-long regime of arrogant conservative party misgovernance.   It is also a year familiar names popped up in the ...

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OF MARRIAGE SUCCESS AND BLESSINGS 

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By Frank Ofili   Oh yes, I said I was going to return to this aspect of the marriage script. After almost 20 years of marriage, I think I am now more convinced, more than ever before, that the marriage institution has no formula for success. The institution is perhaps the most complex institution you can think of. It is ...

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THE LAGOS EXAMPLE

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By Frank Ofili How could one ever be bored, given the existence of the social media beer parlour called Facebook? All sort of characters has found their way to Facebook. Some are there for serious business, some for fun, some to socialize and make friends (or find a spouse), some to fish (e.g., fraudsters, harlots, hookers and whores), some to ...

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