Category: People

Elections 2019People

Can Oshiomhole As Chairman Win Souls For The APC?

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A collection of egos overblown and uneasy as the All Progressives Congress (APC) is at the moment should have no business claiming it will do well …

EducationPeople

Boubini Jones-Wonni, An 18-Year-Old Nigerian, Graduated Top of Her College Class In The US, Will Now Proceed To Study Medicine.

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Nigerians never fail to hold their own around the world as far as education is concerned, and in Boubini Jones-Wonni, there is another testament to that …

Culture and LifestyleLife Lessons

The Snare of A ‘Codeine Diet’

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Saturdays in boarding school were the best days. The hours after Inspection were literally the freest and happiest moments of school life. If you had done …

Life LessonsPeople

Comment: Chimamanda Adichie’s Question Was Woke. It Was Also Wrong.

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We should be talking about investigating and finding out the Lagos big media man who sought to violate a 17 year old Chimamanda Adichie as price …

Culture and LifestylePeople

Lasisi Elenu, Our Ranter-in-chief and The Call To MADness

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Recently, I changed the profile pictures across my social media accounts to one I took at a popular Lagos rooftop the February before last. That photo’s …

OpinionPeople

Jim Ovia and the story he owes Nigerians, By Immanuel James Ibe-Anyanwu

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Times have changed in Nigeria and investigative journalism, once the talisman that freed truth from darkness, is now hardly at work. But Andy Briggs is bringing …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

NneNne Iwuji-Eme: One of Our Own

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Following the time-honored tradition of claiming ownership of every Nigerian-born foreigner doing well in their professions, congratulations are in order to NneNne Iwuji-Eme, who will become …

Life LessonsPeople

Stephen Hawking and a Cold Night, By Pascal Nwaizu

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I stood on the curb of the Ibadan roadside. The night was cold, it had drizzled earlier leaving the air chill and light. I pulled my …

CommunityPeople

Report: Want To Be Happy? Be Finnish!

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Being a proclamation that reflects despair and unhappiness, “I am finished” is probably something a person from Finland never says, despite being, by identity, Finnish. Today …

People

The Public Ministry of Chude Jideonwo

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Regardless of your politics in the lead up to the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, you can agree there was near universal urgency to significantly challenge …

Life LessonsMusic

Fuji Notes: Dissecting Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s Arts, Seven Years On

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By Oladeinde Olawoyin _____________________ On December 16 2017, friends and fans marked the seventh year anniversary of the death of Fuji icon, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. As …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

How did ‘Strongman’ Buhari Become Laissez-faire?

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On his visit to Dapchi, Yobe state where 110 girls were abducted from a secondary school, president Muhammadu Buhari said his government has shown better sensitivity …

Life Lessons

Stephen Hawking: Mind the Mind

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I set my Whatsapp status, on Wednesday, as a screenshot of a tweet showing the coincidence of the birth and death dates of scientific geniuses Galileo …

MusicPeople

Davido’s Hat-trick, 2face’s Politics, That Simi Snafu, And Other Talking Points From 2017 Soundcity MVP

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The first major entertainment awards show of the year held at Eko Hotel & Suites Friday evening. A terrific set made for a beautiful atmosphere for …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

Dino Melaye and the Dead Man’s Chest

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Does he do it on purpose? Does Mr Dino Melaye, a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, knowingly put himself in the public’s eye for …

MoviesPeople

What Can We Expect From Kemi Adetiba’s New Movie?

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Start saving money to see ‘King of Boys’ on your next stop at the cinemas. Why? Because it is a Kemi Adetiba movie. The movies, music …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

President Oprah Winfrey? It’s A Possibility

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America’s next President after Donald Trump could be television and media magnate, Oprah Winfrey. Oprah’s speech at the Golden Globes held on the 7th of January …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

What is the Red Card Movement?

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2018 will be an eventful year on the Nigerian political scene and that’s an understatement. After the ruckus of 2017 involving a plethora of stories from …

Culture and LifestylePeople

Extended Comment: What to do With Ebuka’s Agbada of the Century

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The internet broke on 19th November 2017 when #BAAD2017 happened. The traditional wedding ceremony between A-list musician/actor Banky W and AMVCA-winning actor Adesuwa Etomi was a …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

The Curious Acts of Rochas Okorocha, Updated

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The (mis)deeds of Mr Rochas Okorocha are becoming like a nursery-rhyme; curious is not the word to describe them, but do excuse me. They seem to …

Letters & EssaysPeople

Full At Forty: The Destiny of Chimamanda Adichie

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: critically acclaimed author, thinker, and mother. Easily one of the most influential names in the literary world today, the young woman who began …

Letters & EssaysLife Lessons

The Alternative Mark Zuckerberg Letter To A Newly Born Child

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan welcomed their second child and daughter this month, and her name is August. On his facebook account, the owner of the …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

Lauretta Onochie, What Exactly Is Your Job?

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President Muhammadu Buhari has a personal assistant on social media. Her name is Lauretta Onochie, and she is a bit of a national problem. She is …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

The Apostle of Common Sense is not a hometown Prophet

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The people of Bayelsa-East senatorial district are not happy with their son, Ben Murray-Bruce, and has sent signals that he sit up or be unseated. According …

Culture and LifestylePeople

Five Indispensable Tips for Starting from Nothing, according to Ayo Megbope

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She is the CEO of No Left Overs, a business started in her kitchen in 2007 because there was no food to eat, and with ‘a …

Culture and LifestylePeople

The Fury of Grace

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It was by grace that Gabriella Engels was able to escape the fury of Grace. Pinning her hostage to the ground and whipping with a cord, …

PeoplePolitics and Policy

Is That The End of The Charly Boy Show?

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The ‘Our Mumu Don Do’ movement organized and led by the maverick entertainer, Charles Oputa, has decided against proceeding further with its #ResumeorResign protests. The protests …

Life LessonsPeople

Leadership: Two Dos and Three Don’ts from Aisha Yesufu

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Her tweets – and now videos – addressing public officials, present the ambiance of one purposely out to be controversial. She is blunt in rendering her …

Culture and LifestyleLife Lessons

4:44 and the Four Cardinal Virtues

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By Alexander O. Onukwue Towards the last quarter of 2016, I moved to Lagos, and stayed with the vibe-full family of an older cousin. “Vibe-full” because …

MoviesPeople

Review: Isoken is the Most Accurate Movie About Chimamanda yet

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Even while the final credits scrolled up, you lingered by the steps to know if there would be some additional enthralling piece of drama in this …