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Opinion/Columns

Olajumoke Orisaguna: The Nigerian Cinderella

By Reuben Abati [A]bout three weeks ago, 27-year old Olajumoke Orisaguna was a complete unknown on the streets of Lagos, hawking bread.  A loaf of bread is about N100, and even

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The Made in Nigeria Campaign

By Reuben Abati [T]here has been renewed talk lately about the need for Nigerians to patronize locally made goods, (someone should have added… and services!). Championed by Senator Ben Murray Bruce,

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The Nigerian Year Of The Rats

By Moses Okpogode [I]n far away China, a new year has just been celebrated. It’s is the year of the Red Fire Monkey. According to the Chinese five elements horoscope;

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The illusion of economic diversification

By Prof. Andrew Efemini [I] want us to address the above topic because there are widespread calls for government to diversify the economy as a way out of our current development crisis.

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Rev. Fr. Mbaka, Where Art Thou? (Part 1)

By Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, OFR THE SCRIPTURES “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you”– “Matthew 6:33”. No

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When Love Isn’t Enough

By Reuben Abati [I]t is that time of the year again in the month of February, when there is so much talk and excitement about romance and love, all in preparation

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A story around Mama Dawes

By Reuben Abati [T]eachers are the most important persons in anyone’s life. Teachers teach us everything that we know. They inspire us. They leave their imprints, almost like genetic imprints in

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Work More, Talk Less About Feeble Achievements By Moses Okpogode

At the weekend, I was in Edo state for a funeral. The trip from Abuja took us approximately six hours. We traversed two states and the Federal Capital Territory on

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Buhari is good news for Europe By Garba Shehu

MARTINS SCHULTZ, the President of the European Parliament minced no words in describing why Europe is enamored of our President, Muahmmadu Buhari, so much as to give him the honor

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REST IN POWER, RASTA! BY BABA AYE

How time flies! It’s a year since “Rasta Paul” died….and I wrote this tribute for a dear friend and comrade. We will not forget you comrade….continue to Rise in Power

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