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What This Recession Will Cause …

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Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

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Yes, Nigeria is recession, but who doesn’t know that?

The uncertainty and fear in which many wake and sleep daily have ensured that no one is insulated from the pervading gloom.

The Tragic Emails Of Abu Shekau

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Tolu Ogunlesi

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FROM: shekau@iswap.org.ng

TO: contact@isisweb.com

SUBJECT: HELP!!!

DATE: Sept 2, 2016

To whose it may consign

I don’t know how is doing me in dis Sambisa. Suffering too much, help, we needed food – dose infidels hav close boarder & air forcis is distubin 2 much

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In Defence Of "The Other Room"

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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Since President Muhammadu Buhari made the off-colour comment about his wife belonging to "the kitchen, the living room and the other room," social media has been on fire trying to figure out exactly where "the other room" is. Or what it means.

Sold By Our Judges. But How Much?

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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Some folks who claimed they were protesting the raid on the homes of a few judges brought parts of Abuja to a standstill this week. A number of the protesters, who said they were lawyers, sealed their mouths and wore their bleeding hearts on their sleeves as they marched across town.

Trump: Like Play, Like Play

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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Since Donald Trump crossed the threshold to become the presumptive presidential candidate of the Republican Party, I've been stuck on a common pidgin English expression, "like play, like play." Although it does not necessarily have a negative meaning, it's often used when something creepy, something really dangerous is about to happen. 

Buhari, Change And Scapegoats

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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Whether you like Governor Rauf Aregbesola or not, you can hardly ignore his honesty and candour. When he spoke last Friday on the economics of change at The Point magazine’s first anniversary, he did not pretend that the topic was chosen to flatter his party, the All Progressives Congress.

Kitchen, Living Room And The Other Room

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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I feel sorry for the First Family. In a recession where everything seems down, gossip about the Buharis is obviously the new stimulus. And it's trending as if our recovery depends on it. It all started with the interview that First Lady Aisha Buhari granted the BBC Hausa Service.

Tokyolympics2020 – Solutions for Nigeria

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Tolu Ogunlesi

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The 2016 Summer Olympics have come and gone. Nigeria managed to do a little better than in London 2012, winning a bronze medal in the football event. Phew! We managed to avoid the fate of being the biggest underperforming country at the Olympics – we left that ‘world record’ to Pakistan and India.

Journey To A Start-up

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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How do you start a business? It sounds dumb if your business is already succeeding. And if you’re not planning to start one yet, the idea might seem farfetched. But if you’re on the verge of launching out, then starting a business can be as daunting as the chicken-and-egg parable. Nothing in the book prepares you for it.

‘Anyhowness’ Is Also Corruption

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Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

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I don’t how many of us paid attention to what members of the US gymnast team wore at the Rio Olympics.

I did and was quite amazed by the quality of the leotards. Further search revealed that  “each member of the ‘Final Five’ had eight custom-fitted competition leotards decorated with 3,500 to 5,000 Swarovski crystals and the uniforms cost between $700 and $1,200 a piece.”

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