CategoryPolitics

Trader Moni and the Silver Cycle

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In an average democratic clime or semblance of it, the election year is always a very interesting year. After the government might have gone to sleep six months after the previous election is won and the juicy offices and portfolio are shared, all parties are usually united in corruption, shaking hands and sharing the commonwealth of the people without rancour, leaving just the few that feeds on...

NIGERIA AIR! A PLAN TO GET IT WRONG AGAIN?

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I was involved in a near fatal accident in January 2017. I was rushed to Gbagada General Hospital and was rejected without any form of medical assessment because there was no bed or something, I was told I was conscious but I can’t remember A THING. The same thing happened at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) until my bosom friend arrived and must have created a scene before a young...

THE DONALD TRUMP TRIUMPH, THE WORLD IS SURPRISED? I AM NOT

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A few weeks ago, I did had a critical internal analysis after some soft political wit with my friend and I rose from it and wrote on my Facebook wall that “I’ll love to have a Trump victory” for reasons that were obvious and this morning, I could only giggle and laugh as I watched the Aljeezera projected election results with a bulging tired eye as Donald Trump’s walked his way to victory with a...

Your Silence Is Not Golden Buhari! — Diary of A Confused Scientist

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Mr. President, Your Silence Is Not Golden At about 4:30am, some Fulani Cattle Rearers invaded an Agatu community, a peaceful community in Benue State. These Fulanis did not come for a Town Hall Meeting, they came to kill, main and to destroy. And truth to their words, they killed males and females, butchered children and even animals alike, and to put an icing on a cake, they destroyed and burnt...

Much Ado About 72 Virgins

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Please if you are a Muslim and your mind is not open to knowledge and learning about what you believe in, please scroll past this because this is not for you. This no attempt to condemn any religion, but an avenue to enlightening one another so we don’t appear as fools when we pretend to defend certain religious subject matter. I woke up this morning and found damaging text on the Facebook...

Video of child bride in Lebanon

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Video of child bride in Lebanon shines spotlight on 37,000 child marriages every day. If you think “it’s just Yerima!”, then you’re wrong, the child bride phenomenon is still as common as a bulb in a lamp, and sometimes it is set aglow by those involved in it as if it is a crowning glory of some sort. Child bride is still a disease that is eating deep into our identities...

Ms Kemi Adeosun: The Competent & Courageous Minister

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Dayo Orolu WROTE: I was at a CFO Forum earlier today where the Minsiter of Finance, Ms Kemi Adeosun made a presentation. My key take-away: The FG payroll bill in January 2016 was 5billion naira less than that of December 2015. Reason: many fraudulent ghost accounts had been delisted. Plan is to achieve 10bilion monthly savings. 400 accounts opened in a Bank sameday and put on the payroll are now...

President Buhari Begins Vacation, VP Osinbajo Takes Charge as Acting President.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has embarked on a short vacation according to his office on Friday 5th, February 2016. The president will be on break from all his official functions February 5 to February 10, 2016. During his absence, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will perform the functions of the president, a statement signed by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said. This is “In compliance...