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How Country? - Azubuike Ishiekwene

How Country? - Azubuike Ishiekwene
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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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These days, the answer to the headline question comes in dollars. You have probably heard the story of the orange seller who told a potential customer that one orange now costs N500, about one dollar fifty cents. The outraged customer wanted to know why orange had become so expensive.

4-Naira Dollar - Tolu Ogunlesi

4-Naira Dollar - Tolu Ogunlesi
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How much is dollar?

400, last.

400 for what?

Oga, dollar don cost for market o.

Wetin happen nah? Isn’t this the same dollar we were buying at 4 naira in 1986?

Ah I see. I know what you need my man.

What do I need?             

Who Nurtures The Girl Child’s Emotions? - Chinyere Fred Adegbulugbe

Who Nurtures The Girl Child’s Emotions? - Chinyere Fred Adegbulugbe
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You hardly open any of the national dailies without one group or the other decrying the alarming rising statistics of rape in the country.  No doubt, the cases are getting more daring and callous daily.

Ben Murray-Bruce: Charlatan Or Charmer (2) - Tunde Fagbenle

Ben Murray-Bruce: Charlatan Or Charmer (2) - Tunde Fagbenle
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Tunde Fagbenle

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The first of this two-part article had hardly gone out than a flurry of vitriol against the person and character of the subject hit the waves. In newspaper reactions, on Sahara Reporters and Premium Times blogs, everywhere, the anti Ben Bruce feeling, especially amongst the youth, was overwhelming.

Poverty Porn Shouldn’t Be A Feminine Art- Chinyere Fred Adegbulugbe

Poverty Porn Shouldn’t Be A Feminine Art- Chinyere Fred Adegbulugbe
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Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

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It was sunny the day I met Grace. As I drove past her that hot day, her protruding belly and the infant she straddled were difficult to ignore. The heaviness with which she climbed into the car when I stopped to pick her was enough to tell her story.

We Would Be Insane To Keep Oliseh - Azubuike Ishiekwene

We Would Be Insane To Keep Oliseh - Azubuike Ishiekwene
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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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We don’t want his head on a plate, but he’d be happy to throw us under a bus, if he could. The coach of the Super Eagles is just eight months on the job and he’s collecting more enemies than he is winning matches. It was not supposed to be this way. After Nigeria crashed out of CHAN in Rwanda, fans were justifiably upset.

As America Decides... Tolu Ogunlesi

As America Decides... Tolu Ogunlesi
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Tolu Ogunlesi

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Who are you supporting for the US presidential election?

Who else?Donald Trump of course!

You dey craze? Why?

Because America needs him.

Really?

Yes. America needs to learn.

Learn what?

An Alternative 2016 Budget Speech - Tolu Ogunlesi

An Alternative 2016 Budget Speech - Tolu Ogunlesi
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Tolu Ogunlesi

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Fellow Nigerians,

1. I am delighted to present this budget speech, the first by our great and mighty party since we defeated and humiliated the grossly overrated opposition party in the March 28 presidential elections and achieved for ourselves, and our God, a great triumph in the eyes of Nigerians and of the entire world.

Please, I Want To Be Baby Mama - Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

Please, I Want To Be Baby Mama - Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe
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Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

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I was one of those who would immediately turn up their noses whenever the expression ‘baby mama’ was used. Don’t blame me. I just couldn’t understand it. What exactly did it mean? Are there, perhaps, any babies without mamas? It is just like the common expression ‘love child’. Do we also have ‘hate child’? I didn’t think so. But I digress.

What Business Needs To Learn From The Church-Azubuike Ishiekwene

What Business Needs To Learn From The Church-Azubuike Ishiekwene
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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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According to an article in the Christmas edition of The Economist, 105 years ago when Africa had a population of about 100 million, roughly nine per cent was Christian. With a population of nearly one billion today, the continent’s Christian population has grown to 55 per cent or 550 million, the fastest in any region in the world.

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