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In a matter of hours, Nigeria, a nation with the world’s largest convergence of black race will clock 62-year-old. This being the day the country gained independence from the erstwhile colonial leader, the Great Britain, after a long-drawn self-determination battles with the colonialists. Recalled that in 1953, late Chief Anthony Enahoro initiated the self-government motion...
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2 weeks ago
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Abimbola Adelakun One hackneyed fallacy regularly bandied around in the Nigerian social media spheres is that people fail to retrospectively learn from their experiences because “history was removed from the Nigerian school curriculum.” As a cure for this inability to introspect, commentators suggest re-introducing history into the school curriculum. Listening to them, one gets the...
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1 month ago
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Only recently, some fantastically inept people tried to drag the name of termites into disrepute. The cast was done to drag them in the mud by alleging that they ate N17billion worth of project vouchers. From all indications, these are some of the things that make Nigeria thick and bubbling among the committee of nations...
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1 month ago
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At times in Nigeria, when the wheels of justice turn in their usual ponderous and predictable manner, or when they move as if driven by whirlwinds, it is with a sigh that Nigerians receive their sound which should otherwise be soothing and even reassuring. Yet, in a country where citizens have long lost faith in...
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3 months ago
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By Michael Ayotunde A movement, no doubt, may have started in Nigeria. The feeling here and there is spectacularly electrifying. In a manner that defy explanation, the movement is gathering steam, angling to snowball into an unimaginable force to reckon with – in a nation that is naturally not in sync with revolution or whatever...
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4 months ago
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This is clearly not the best time for the proponent of ‘Code of practice’ for the regulation of social media. Ostensibly in a deft move, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) had in a press release made available through the agency’s Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations, Hadiza Umar (Mrs), said the new...
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4 months ago
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By Abiodun Fanoro Characteristic of the tradition of the Nigerian government, it has condemned the terror attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State and has made the usual promise to fish out the perpetrators, a promise that has been severally made in the past but had yielded little or nothing, especially in the...
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4 months ago
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Was that another recap of the real Murder in the Cathedral? ‘Murder in the Cathedral’ by the famous Poet, T. S. Eliot, is a verse drama which was first performed in 1935. The drama depicted the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral during the reign of Henry II in 1170. In what look...