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My Life As Pro-chancellor And My Years At The Guardian, Daily Times – Yemi Ogunbiyi

My Life As Pro-chancellor And My Years At The Guardian, Daily Times – Yemi Ogunbiyi

The Pro-chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University and former media guru, Dr. Ogunbiyi, speaks of his odysseys as academic and
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How Buhari Will Return To Aso Rock And Why – Festus Keyamo

How Buhari Will Return To Aso Rock And Why – Festus Keyamo

In this interview, Festus Keyamo, the Director of Strategic Communications for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, speaks at great
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People Use Religion To Oppress Women – Mufuliat Fijabi

People Use Religion To Oppress Women – Mufuliat Fijabi

Mufuliat Dasola Fijabi has been a women’s human rights advocate almost all her adult life. From her days at the
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13 Inspiring Autobiographies Everyone Should Read

This edition we bring you 13 amazing stories told firsthand by their owners. It’s a roll call of greatness as achieved by different men in various fields. This is a collection of exciting autobiographies we all should read. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures In The Culinary Underbelly ...
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Dada Olabisi Mary: Our own Nightingale Call her the face of every genuine nurse in the world and you won’t be accused of exaggerating. Dada Olabisi Mary, a nurse at Catholic Charitas Foundation of Nigeria, St. Dominic Catholic Hospital Chapter, is one nurse who considers ...
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Interview Confidential

Raw deal for the old hunter  According to a saying, feud by siblings in their latter years often turn out the most intractable. As it is with those bound by blood, so it will seem with old comrades bound by arms. At least, this is ...
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Making Money While Solving Youth Unemployment – Tunji Awonusi

Let me start my column by commending the efforts of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibajo, in shining light on the youth unemployment time bomb waiting to explode in the country. It gladdens my heart that even in the controversy of lazy youths debate that ...
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/ FEATURED, Marketplace

COLUMNS

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Fayose’s Worst Fear Coming True By Azu Ishiekwene

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has been on been on the rooftop and won’t come down till long after Saturday. He has been screaming, for all the world to hear, that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) plans to rig this weekend’s governorship election for his arch foe, Kayode Fayemi. From ...
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/ Azu Ishiekwene
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IDPs As The Next Time Bomb By Azu Ishiekwene

Internally Displaced Politicians have been on a speed dial to hook up with new partners for next year’s general election. With 68 political parties and still counting – the horde of defectors, including the perennial rolling stones – would find willing partners. The real Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are, however, ...
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/ Azu Ishiekwene

Tales of Nigerian ‘Economy’ – the International Edition

This piece is inspired by the sad story of British Airways cabin executive Joanne Wickenden, who recorded a video that went viral. In it she lamented the ways of Nigerian Travelers (more like the Economy Class Gang, actually), saying, “All the Nigerians are gonna be there like 'gimme Coca Cola, ...
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/ Tolu Ogunlesi
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7 INNOVATIVE APPS THAT’D BE A HIT AMONG NIGERIANS

An App that allows Nigerian women to check the marital status of Nigerian men. This will be an instant hit. With this app, all ladies at the receiving end of ‘Toasting’ will be able to enter a man’s name or photograph and the app will instantly tell them if the ...
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/ Tolu Ogunlesi

Many Weddings…Few Marriages – Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

You have got to enjoy Nigerian weddings, if you like plenty drama, that is. There are usually surplus of that, often, from both sides of the couple. We’ve heard stories of how such wedding-day dramas would eventually haunt the couple as long as the marriage would last. Of course, hassle-spiced ...
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/ Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

This Table We Are Not Shaking – Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

When Winnie Madikizela Mandela passed on recently the world rose to honour the passing of a great woman. Uncommon courage was celebrated by friends and foes alike. A life characterized by almost unending sacrifice was recognized and applauded. However, each time I hear Nigerians, especially those belonging to our own ...
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/ Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

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Taste of Badagry Diaspora Festival

The annual Badagry Diaspora Festival is a unique Pan-African celebration using Badagry as a mini Africa. The town played a significant role in the development, growth and the eventual abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade along the coast of West Africa (the ancient slave coast) ...
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Keeping up with Jabi Lake Fitness Buffs

Call it the positive fallout of the city’s well-designed streets with clearly mapped out pedestrian paths and you will certainly be right. Truly, Abuja can boast of many fitness enthusiasts. You see them every morning walking for health, fitness and beauty. Others, however, prefer to ...
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Revisiting the Slave Trade Era

History records that slave trade began in Badagry in 1473 and gained prominence between the 16th and 18th Centuries. It grew to an important commercial centre flourishing on the export of slave trade through the creeks and lagoon and across the Atlantic to Europe and ...
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BACK OF THE BOOK

My Breakfast or Yours?

What do you have for the most important meal of the day?  Yam and stew?  Akara and pap? Bread and stew? Cereal? Leftovers from the night before? Variations of the same basic ingredients: yam, plantain, beans, stew, rice? Nothing? Personally, I tend to eat leftovers ...
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30 Days Around The World

The Comrades Marathon 2018 When:   June 10, 2018 Where:  Pietermaritzburg City Hall Chief Albert Luthuli Street , Pietermaritzburg, South Africa The Comrades Marathon is considered to be the world's greatest ultra-marathon standing at 89.9 kilometres long and attracting thousands upon thousands of participants each year ...
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LET’S TALK DIABETES

Everyone knows diabetes, and we all know the stereotypes – if you’ve got diabetes, you must have eaten too much sugar, or those who suffer from diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin every day and have strict dietary restrictions - right?  Not quite.  Allow ...
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On Being Single And Free – Olubunmi Ajai Layode

A few days ago, I got a message in my Facebook inbox from a lady who needed advice. She is single and lives in the Diaspora. She is not in any relationship now. However, she is thinking of buying land in Nigeria and building on ...
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