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21 Apr 2015
THE immediate task before the incoming Buhari government is to restore unity in this extremely divided country. General Buhari has truly persevered and secured victory at the rougher ends of political struggle in the country; he now needs to win the peace by playing the role of a unifier in this battered country
21 Apr 2015
Interestingly, the press statement bears no date and no reference number. In it, the CBN would appear to decry the increasing use of “foreign currencies in the domestic economy as a medium of payment for goods and services”, and called the “attention of the general public” to the provisions of the CBN Act that “the currency notes issued by the Bank shall be legal tender in Nigeria … for the payment of any amount”.
21 Apr 2015
WHEN the Jewish lawyer cum missionary, Paul, said in the last days, perilous times will come: Men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, brutal, headstrong, he probably foresaw the evil times we are in today.
19 Apr 2015
I am not among persons jubilating because the APC’s candidate, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, won the April 11 governorship election in Lagos. While I would have loved the Lagos State Development Plan to terminate at 16 years, instead of yet another eight-year extension to 24 years, my disapproval has nothing to do with my political sentiments regarding the last general elections. I just lost an opportunity to turn around my fortunes with the outcome of the election.
19 Apr 2015
CONSIDERING the milestone effect of the 2015 general elections, it is important that we take on aspects of the electoral experience so that it does not just pass without leaving behind some important lessons. It is good that we remind ourselves why some things happened and why others did not. 2011, for instance, has become a reference point in terms of political violence and the bad character of the average politician when it comes to accepting defeat. When you talk of 2011, we are reminded of the innocent youth corpers who were brutally killed in Bauchi.
19 Apr 2015
IN spite of whatever Alaba has said about African countries not allocating political roles to the descendants of African kings in today's African States, these kings still pull a lot of weight. Unfortunately most of the time it is the wrong pull. Most of the time, it is a deadly pull.
19 Apr 2015
THE way of the world is fickle like the track of a serpent on a bald rock. But Death, the inevitable end of life, is certain and as predictable as daybreak. Death is also a great leveler.
19 Apr 2015
MY dear reader, please look very closely at this picture. I am going to tell you about it. I saved a lot of pictures from Nigeria’s historic elections of March and April 2015; most in memorable words, several of them in pictures. This was one of them. Before I discuss this picture, I want to…
19 Apr 2015
THE Murtala Mohammed Airport Ikeja, otherwise known as MM2 airport has to be without any doubt the most unfriendly airport in Nigeria. It is of course needless to compare it with international standards as it does not come anywhere close and is consequently a waste of time and space. So, you have a flight for 6:45am on a Monday morning at the airport.
18 Apr 2015
I KNOW you may not want to read further because you feel you are already a pro in this but I hope those who wish to read will learn a thing or two on how best to approach the lady they admire. One thing I must remind you is that ladies, just like you, are human beings with needs for companionship, affection, and friendship. They are not a strange breed; they have vision, passion, and purpose just as men.
17 Apr 2015
An Appropriate gift “NOW when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, Wise-men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, Where is He that is born King of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and are come to worship him.” Mathew 2:1-2(ASV).
17 Apr 2015
WHEN political parties and their candidates are contesting for elections, it is in their nature to make flamboyant and mouth-watering promises to the electorate. All this is done to outwit opponents so as to win the hearts and votes of the masses.


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