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FROM HARVEST OF YAMS TO HARVEST OF DEATH

Some decades ago, the Agatus were prominent in the South West, Nigeria as seasoned farmers who heap big ridges and also have good seedlings that guarantees great harvest of yams. The ability of this agrarian tribe and other tribes in Benue state, Idoma and Tiv, earned their home state, a …

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DIAMOND BANK’S OMO ONILE OF LAGOS, AS I KNEW HIM!

Interviewing Mr Ezenwoko during the donation of a library to a public Primary at Ojodu From a distance, I formed a mental opinion of Mr. Victor Ezenwoko, Executive Director, Lagos Businesses Diamond Bank Plc, after interacting with him at various events of the bank. I saw great measure of simplicity …

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THE NIGERIAN PRISON SYSTEM IN DIRE NEED OF REFORMATION

The Nigerian Prison system is in dire need of reformation as successive government has not given sufficient attention to this unique environment that should be a centre of reformation but it has become the centre for production of hardened criminals. The Old Colonial Prison on Broad Street in the heart …

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THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD POETRY DAY IN NIGERIA

Nigerian Poets took turn on various social media platforms to celebrate the World Poetry Day to add their voice to the global celebration of their creativity with different hashtags online such as #NigerianPoetry, #IamProudToBeAPoet and #WorldPoetryDay. UNESCO declared 21 March #WorldPoetryDay in 1999, to help promote the significance of free …

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THE ADVENT OF RAIN AND FLOOD IN LAGOS

As farmers in the hinterland are desperately eager for the coming of the rain so that different farm produce may blossom for their economic gains. People in Lagos are looking forward to it with mixed feelings. This is the period of the year when people assume it is best to …

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THE BEVERAGE WAR: SAME PRICE, BIGGER BOTTLES

Beverage Manufacturers in Nigeria are currently at war as consumers are now validating the maxim, “Customer is King” Coca Cola launched the “Share a Coke” campaign wherein names were inscribed on the bottle and can of the brand. This was accepted by Nigerians as a campaign that connects emotionally. Last …

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FUEL CRISIS- QUEUE & USAGE

There has been lingering fuel crisis in Nigeria in the last two weeks and this has causes a lot of pain for her citizenry. The pain is now getting unbearable as the staff of Ikeja Electric has been on strike in the last 72 hours which has increased the plight …

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