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A CONTINENT OF IDIOSYNCRATIC TRAJECTORIES

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By  Dr. Ignatius Odianosen Okosun (PhD). The second most largest and populous continent in the world is Africa. With about 30.3 million km2 including adjacent islands, it covers (6%) of Earth’s total surface area and (20.4%) of its total land area. She has a population of 1.2 billion in 2016 and account for about (16%) of the world’s human population. ...

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Pendulum

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By Dele Momodu; dele.momodu@thisdaylive.com   Fellow Nigerians, thanks for the deluge of messages and phone calls last week after reading my memo to our dear President. I doubt if any article of mine ever generated such amazing interest from the rich and poor, educated and not so educated, alike. The closest to it would be the letter I wrote to our ...

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My Month of Redemption.

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Pastor Amos Dada PhD; P.Eng It is with great delight and joy that I welcome you to the month of October, our Month of Redemption. I like the words of the Lord: “Has the Lord redeemed you? Then speak out! Tell others he has redeemed you from your enemies.” Psalm 107:2 NLT I like that question, can you confirm that ...

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My Month of No More Reproach

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Pastor Amos Dada PhD. P.Eng amos.dada@gmail.com It is with great delight that I welcome you to this great month, the last but one in the year 2017 the month of November, our month of No More Reproach. I hear God say weeping may endure for the night but joy will come in the morning. All embarrassment and reproach you have ...

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When will President Mohammed Buhari wake up?

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Pastor Amos Dada PhD. P.Eng, With more than two and a half years in power as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and almost nothing pragmatic achieved besides rhetoric and politics, I think it is time to ask the one time Army General when he will wake up. When will he stop this somnambulism? When will he look ...

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Fashion

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  Fashion in Nigerian traditional styles is very popular among trendsetters. Let’s talk about the latest trends and styles in 2017 when it comes to native fashion. Anyone can choose an attire to their own taste. See the latest images. Be stylish and beautiful! Nigerians, probably more than any other African people, like to wear clothes in their traditional fashion ...

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My Month of Redemption.

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Pastor Amos Dada PhD; P.Eng It is with great delight and joy that I welcome you to the month of October, our Month of Redemption. I like the words of the Lord: “Has the Lord redeemed you? Then speak out!  Tell others he has redeemed you from your enemies.” Psalm 107:2 NLT I like that question, can you confirm that ...

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AFRICA FUELED STEREOTYPES – from the doctor’s desk

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By  Dr. Ignatius Odianosen Okosun (PhD),   The second largest and second most populous continent in the world is Africa. With about 30.3 million km2 including adjacent islands, it covers (6%) of Earth’s total surface area and (20.4%) of its total land area. Africa has a population of 1.2 billion in 2016 and account for about (16%) of the world’s ...

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TRUMP’S QUAGMIRE – from the doctor’s desk

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When Donald Trump first declared his presidential bid, the Internet’s Content Farmers aggregated the real estate magnate and reality star’s most “awkward,” “ludicrous,” and “irrational” tweets, perhaps predicting his loose online record would come back to haunt him. Trump has succeeded in large part because he has retained his vulgar vigour and translated it into the political showground. The existence ...

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Feminism among Africans; navigating two evil pathways

By Julius Olumide Oyekunle,   The society no doubt has failed the female folk, with so much glass ceiling at workplace, income inequality, abuses and violent conducts. We have produced men with machismo vibes, arrogant, proud and boastful, boys with little or no kitchen knowledge and disrespectful. They grow up becoming who they were nurtured to be, some inevitably becoming ...

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PRISON REFORM: A CURSE IN NIGERIA, BLESSING ELSEWHERE

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By Ibraheem Alli,   He was so passionate of travelling out of Nigeria. He resorted to rare bold decision. He sold his shop located in Ilorin to garner resources for the trip. Fortunately, he travelled but unfortunately, he was reprimanded on the basis of his travelling documents. He was imprisoned for 6 months. To my greatest surprise, he prayed for ...

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Buhari and the Curious Case of the Young Generation

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Sometime in 1988, I received a call from a good friend, Mr Akin Akintoye, about an interesting investment opportunity with a few colleagues. After a series of meetings, it became very clear to me that we were about to embark on an audacious but incredibly special journey, and I was excited about the prospect of being a part of such ...

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When Royalty Embraces Progress – Still on Ooni’s Visit to Canada @150

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Traditional rulers in Africa are no doubt an embodiment of grace personified. They never walk alone like the slogan of the popular English Premier League side and of course, their roles as the custodian of culture gives them a social status that enables them to flaunt regalia and decorate themselves with women as if they were commodities. In the 21st ...

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Ontario Fair Housing Plan: Can this plan address the rise in housing prices and low inventory in the

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 GTA – By Steve Ezeude   “If you’re not going to put money in real estate, where else?” — Tamir Sapir, business mogul   The sleepless nights suffered by politicians and law makers over the escalating housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area in the last two years have yielded some tangible fruits with the Ontario Government’s announced plans to ...

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Saudi Authorities to investigate woman in mini skirts video

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By Julius Oyekunle Saudi authorities are investigating a video of a young woman that appeared online where she is seen wearing miniskirt and crop-top in public. Many on social media praised her bravery for confronting the rigid dress code of the conservative Muslim country. It is against the Sharia for women to wear clothing that exposes their hands and legs ...

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Dealing with your child’s bad attitude towards your wife

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  By: Pastor Taiwo Iredele Odubiyi www.pastortaiwoodubiyi.org   Bola decided to talk. “It’s just that I’m wondering why you didn’t love Mommy.” Femi was surprised. “Mommy? Do you mean your mother?” “Yes.” “I loved her. Why should you think I didn’t love her?” As he talked, he silently asked God for wisdom to handle her. “No, you did not.” Bola ...

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SCAM ALERT: HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS TAKING A NEW DIMENSION

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The destination is Asia and it’s a promise of a job and a life that is most desirable and worthwhile. Africans are not tempted twice before they make a decision to leave their countries. They just don’t think before saying “I do” to these merchants of death. The socio-economic conditions in Africa has made many susceptible to this evil network ...

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Mixed reactions trail the merging of religious studies as CAN fumes

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Nigerians have continued to react to the removal of Christian religious Knowledge (C.R.K.) from the school curriculum by the NERDC. The agency had merged CRK with Ethics and social studies, a move which has prompted reactions from the Christian Association of Nigeria. CAN has condemned the move as a plot to Islamize the country. Sources from the Ministry of Education ...

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