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5 Canadian travel destinations to celebrate 150

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Our neighbours to the south and around the world are learning what Canadians have known all along. The New York Times and Lonely Planet both recently named Canada the number one destination to visit in 2017, just in time for our 150th birthday. Travel within parts of the country is already seeing a boost. If you’re thinking of exploring some ...

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

Olumide Julius Oyekunle

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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Five Key Takeaways From Texas’ New Laws On Carrying Knives

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By S.Ratko State law defines an illegal knife as a knife with a blade longer than 5½ inches, a hand instrument designed to cut or stab by being thrown, a dagger, a Bowie knife, a sword or a spear. But Gov. Greg Abbott signed HB 1935 into law recently, changing the term “illegal knife” to “location-restricted knife.” Changes will take ...

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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

Dealing with your child’s bad attitude towards your wife

  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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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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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

FRANK OFILI

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

FRANK OFILI

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

FRANK OFILI

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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