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THE NEW SOFT POWER: WAY TO GO FOR NIGERIA

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Tunji Awonusi

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What we have done in the last four editions of the magazine is to X-ray what has worked for countries who understand the workings and contributions of the Diaspora in the development matrix.

Nigeria in Eight ‘Re’s

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Tolu Ogunlesi

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Every now and then, a buzzword emerges to dominate the atmosphere in Nigeria: the news headlines, opinion pages, TV and radio talk shows, beer parlours, newspaper stands, and so on. With the advent of social media, the chances of new buzzwords emerging have since multiplied; social media is like oxygen to these things.

A Word For Our DNA Enthusiasts

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Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

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For a long time in this part of the world, some of the most torturous moments for the grieving widow are the days leading up to the funeral and few days after, especially if there is a will to be read.

A Man In Her Next Life?

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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It was not the first time she was saying it, but it hit me differently this time. I was on my way home from the Lagos Airport and had been dropped off at our residential estate gate, not too far from where Evans, the kidnap kingpin, lived.

 

From there, my wife said someone would be on hand to take me home.

 

Falana, The Baby And The Bathwater

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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The statement on Sunday by a group led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), about “unrealistic” recommendations contained in the 2014 National Conference report must be turning heads in political circles.

 

Apart from the fact that Falana was a member of the Conference that made the recommendations, he’s a man whose views on any subject cannot be taken lightly.

 

How To Solve A Problem Like Magu

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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This National Assembly appears quite anxious to make laws that might improve our lives. One example is the bill this week by the Senate for victims of gunshot wounds to get treatment without first paying with their blood.

 

Ibrahim And Sex In The Guesthouse

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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A good number of those who saw the video the first time may not have believed it until the man himself confirmed it.

 

The Unspoken Message In Buhari’s Voice Note

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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When the Presidency decided that it would not make any statement about President Muhammadu Buhari’s health status on his second medical trip to the UK where he has now spent half of the year, it opened the door for rumours to thrive and fester.

Kill The Hypocrisy About Religious Studies In Schools

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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At a time when you would think there are enough small fires in the country, the religious army has started yet another small fire in schools.

 

Biafra, Quit Notice And All That Nonsense

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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For nearly two weeks now the entire news space has been filled with what a LEADERSHIP editorial correctly described as “the valorisation of secessionist hubris.”

 

The purveyors, sponsors and foot soldiers must immediately stop this nonsense.

 

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