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What We Expect from President Buhari

Adeolu Akinyemi: What the “Not so Complicated Nigerian” expects from President Muhammadu Buhari For many of us, the chant of change was and is not merely a mantra. We deeply believe that the advent of Buhari into the official leadership of Nigeria spells change. It wasn’t a campaign slogan for many of us, we know that long before change became …

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We Really Don’t Know Buhari – 70-90s Generation

We don’t really know Buhari – Speaking for My Generation and a Few Others. (Coup and Restriction of Press) Yes, many in my generation where less than 10yrs old when Buhari was Head of State. Many who were old enough to know him, also got to know him not directly, but from the journals of bitter journalists, and from sentiments …

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Let’s Be Fair on President Goodluck Jonathan.

I know I’m usually not the first to praise our President. I believe he has staff paid to praise him, I’m a citizen of Nigeria and demand good governance. I think many Nigerians may think they don’t deserve better, but I think we deserve better. I have benefited from this country, even as poorly run as we have criticised that …

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Failure Lessons: Mobil Scholarship Interview

I remember that in the last article I told you, that I had an interview that showed me some exciting things that would become profitable for me? Well, it wasn’t based on how I aced the scholarship interview! Yes, you got that right, time would show that what happened during the interview that day, was not exactly success. I had …

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It’s a NEW Day for Nigeria! It’s Happening!!

It may not be apparent to the untrained eyes, but my eyes have seen the birth of a New Day for Nigeria! The future we once ruminated over as young chaps, is becoming a reality right here and now in our mid ages. The Nigeria of our dreams, where the viral disease called corruption finally has an identified cure and …

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Is there Hope for Nigeria?

A few days ago, I got a disturbing call from a friend who was away on holiday in the United States of America. It was a panic call, but not panic in the regular sense of the word. He was not calling me to report an accident or a challenge he was encountering and needing a bailout from. He called …

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Air Crash – What’s all the Hypocrisy?

Much as I am pained by the unfortunate incident of the Dana Air Crash that claimed at least 153 lives, much as I am moved by the realization that I my preferred airline has been Dana and I have flown it more than 30 times this year, I sincerely am bothered by the hypocrisy surrounding so many comments I’m seeing …

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Best and Brightest

Which Combination will you vote to lead Nigeria in 2011 Mallam Ribadu and Fola Adeola Mallam Shekarau and John Oyegun General Muhammadu Buhari and Pastor Bakare Goodluck Jonathan and Mallam Sambo Dele Momodu and Yinusa Tanko John Dara and Bilikisu Magogo Rev Chris Okotie and Binutu Fela Akinola Prof Pat Utomi and Alh. Lawal Funtua pollcode.com free polls

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The Consequence of Silence

38 “Blessings on the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in highest heaven!”[a] 39 But some of the Pharisees among the crowd said, “Teacher, rebuke your followers for saying things like that!” 40 He replied, “If they kept quiet, the stones along the road would burst into cheers!” Jesus Weeps over Jerusalem 41 …

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Who is Thinking Nigeria? -2

Picture Credits: www.esqlaw.com I won’t talk about Prof Pat Utomi, because he seems already aligned with this position… being or not being is not do or die, he’s willing to work from any position to move Nigeria forward. He would willingly vice a Buhari, or take a Ribadu as vice… and that in my view is a true reflection of …

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