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  • Nigerians neck deep in corruption and sins and still praying for more grace to abound?
    Nigerians neck deep in corruption and sins and still praying for more grace to abound? I cannot think of any nation with more contradictions and religious hypocrisy than Nigeria at this moment. Every store front is a Church. You can find little mosques and prayer grounds for Muslims even along the major high ways. The most popular occupation today in Nigeria is becoming a pastor…
  • Youth unemployment in a rebased economy
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    A few days after the figures of Nigeria’s rebased GDP were made public last week, The Punch newspaper carried a very frightening front page story about a young unemployed Nigerian, Sunday Omotayo, who wanted to commit suicide.  The picture that accompanied the horror story showed Omotayo sprawling along Wellington Bassey…
  • The delusion making nature of pursuit of perfection
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     One of my hobbies is subjecting me to dispassionate and objective self-analysis. I try to understand me and why I do what I do. This essay explicates my pursuit of perfection, shows its origin and shortcomings. Who are you, do you know? It is a good idea to take some…
  • Public Funding Of Elections In Nigeria Is A Good Idea
    Mr. SKC Ogbonnia’s advocacy to fund Nigeria’s elections publicly (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/GreaterAwguLeadershipForum/conversations/topics/1479; ) is the right idea at the right time. It is actually becoming the accepted way (best practices) in many countries of the world. It is currently voluntary in US but more and more candidates are opting to run on…
  • Public Funding Of Elections In Nigeria Is A Good Idea
     Mr. SKC Ogbonnia’s advocacy to fund Nigeria’s elections publicly (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/GreaterAwguLeadershipForum/conversations/topics/1479; ) is the right idea at the right time. It is actually becoming the accepted way (best practices) in many countries of the world. It is currently voluntary in US but more and more candidates are opting to run on…
  • Nigeria Should Prepare For 100 Years of War.
    There is no military solution to Boko Haram threat. Even if Nigeria could resurrect Nigeria’s Hitler, Adekunle, to do to BH what he did to the Igbo, “kill everything that moves,” BH would still survive. Some people believe that if we changed leadership, say from Jonathan to Atiku/Buhari/Babangida, or somebody…
  • Governor Amaechi, NJC and OCJ Okocha’s threat to Ikwerre
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    We have been reading the happenings in Rivers State concerning first the appointment of the acting Chief Judge (CJ) and now the CJ of the state. I am not a lawyer but I am a son of Ikwerre. What has prompted this article was the threat issued by Barr. OCJ…

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