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UNILAG And The Sex Narrative In The Villa

UNILAG And The Sex Narrative In The Villa

By Festus Adedayo The sex-for-marks story in Nigerian universities, one can understand, but what exactly was responsible for the hoax about President Buhari getting married to one of his ministers? Who was behind this “sinister”…

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One Item Missing From The Budget

One Item Missing From The Budget

By SimonKolawole Over breakfast and the obligatory cups of coffee somewhere in New York late September, a bright and enterprising Nigerian lady was, as it were, preaching to the converted on the urgency and benefits…

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Social Media And President Buhari’s Imaginary Wedding Of The Century

Social Media And President Buhari’s Imaginary Wedding Of The Century

BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, these are very interesting and humorous times indeed! Barely one week after the Big Brother Naija show was concluded, ending our light relief, some restless Nigerians have started their own…

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Otunba Runsewe’s Obsession With Bobrisky

Otunba Runsewe’s Obsession With Bobrisky

By Abimbola Adelakun At this point, I can no longer contain my curiosity about the Director-General of the National Centre for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, and his obsession with Bobrisky. When Runsewe is…

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Nigeria’s Sick Doctors

Nigeria’s Sick Doctors

Nigeria is a mental case and its doctors are busy working on it. The prescriptions are a perfect match for the competence of the physicians. Because Boko Haram remains deadly 10 years after its debut,…

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The Wages Of Waste

The Wages Of Waste

Here we go again. Nigeria is set for a crisis over the implementation, or the non-implementation, of the new minimum wage. The federal government, empowered by the constitution to set the national minimum wage, had…

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The Past, Present And Future Of Nigeria At A Glance

The Past, Present And Future Of Nigeria At A Glance

Fellow Nigerians, the devil is a liar. Let me confess that everything that could go wrong went wrong and I almost didn’t write this column. In fact, I had sent a message to Yemi Adebowale,…

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How Lagos Is Dying

How Lagos Is Dying

Lagos is breaking. It’s being crushed by the weight of a silent mass influx of the young , hungry and jobless. The country has few cities. Many of them are troubled. Lagos has a mythical…

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Now That Osinbajo Survived His Obituarists

Now That Osinbajo Survived His Obituarists

The past two weeks were most humiliating for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He was systematically denuded of the power due to his office, and reduced to “VP Academics” in the eyes of the public. He…

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Yet Another Sombre Anniversary

Yet Another Sombre Anniversary

It is again that time of year when Nigerians, contemplating their country’s troubling past and uncertain future, engage in an orgy of collective self-flagellation, when an anniversary that should be an occasion for rejoicing and…

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