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Buhari Wanted Nothing To Do With Tinubu, I Organised Alliance – Buba Galadima

Buhari Wanted Nothing To Do With Tinubu, I Organised Alliance – Buba Galadima

The Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Engr. Buba Galadima, has said the cosy relationship between President Muhammadu
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I’m Building A Generational Business, But My Children Have A Choice – Portfolio Entrepreneur

I’m Building A Generational Business, But My Children Have A Choice – Portfolio Entrepreneur

The proprietress of one of Abuja’s most prominent gift shops, Gift Source, Dr. Samiah Oyekan-Ahmed, explains why she’s not looking
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My Husband Is Too Honest – Hadiza El-Rufai

My Husband Is Too Honest – Hadiza El-Rufai

The First Lady of Kaduna State, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, fielded questions ranging from her professional practice as an architect to
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22 New Books To Read This Summer

22 New Books To Read This Summer It’s major vacation time and many will certainly take time off in the weeks ahead to catch their breath. Why not include books as a meal in your chill-out menu? We present you in this edition, an amazing ...
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Temitope Ogunmeso: Bringing solutions with IT Temitope Ogunmeso is the founder of Krystal Digital, an IT company that specialises in the creation and development of educational software. Inspired by the “frustrating” experience he had in an attempt to secure his secondary school transcript, Ogunmeso founded ...
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Interview Confidential

‘Crooked’ way to fly This carrier with Asian link will not just stop at positioning smartly-clad ladies to seduce travelers, it unequivocally prides itself as the “smartest way to travel” in its payoff. Having risen from the ashes of a major air disaster few years ...
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Playing the Property Game By Tunji Awonusi

I will like to start this month’s column by sharing a mail from one of our esteemed readers who sent me an email requesting more information about starting a property club in Abuja. Hello Tunji My name is Benson, I write to commend your column ...
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/ Marketplace

COLUMNS

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The Parable of SABC And General Electric By Azu Ishiekwene

What is it about us, Nigerians, that make others think they can take us for granted and get away with it? Two different recent news items got me thinking about how long we would be prepared to put up with the shenanigans of folks who think that we live to ...
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/ Azu Ishiekwene
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Of Defections And The 2019 Electoral Maths By Azu Ishiekwene

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been gripped by a fever of cross-carpeting. Publicly, the party is saying it will not lose sleep. The most dramatic statement yet was by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that providence is removing stones from the party’s rice, the same ...
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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

There Are No Innocents Here By Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

A couple of months ago I was coming back from Kuje, an Abuja suburb, when I stopped along the way to buy some mangoes. A friend who gave me a ride in her car the previous weekend had told me about the reddish big mangoes and how delicious they were ...
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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

PHOTO DOCUMENTARY

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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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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

Lovebox Where: Gunnersbury Park, London. When: July 13-14 What to expect: A weekend held in Gunnersbury Park with a wide variety of musical genres including hip hop, indie, rock, grime and pop, as well as circus performers, cabaret and fringe acts. For more info: http://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/gallery/best-uk-festivals-guide ...
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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 Waiting For Motherhood By Olubunmi Ajai-Layode

A few days ago, I had an inbox on Facebook from a lady seeking advice from me and my friends and followers on Facebook. You can follow me on Facebook. My user name is Olu Bunmi AKA Jopa's daughter. Hope to see you there! Cheers ...
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