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Why Don Jazzy became 440.ng Mentor

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Michael Ajereh, widely known as Don Jazzy, has partnered with 440.ng to become a mentor for the maiden edition of its accelerator program in Lagos, Nigeria. Don Jazzy will be joining other 440.ng mentors, including top entrepreneurs and business executives, to provide guidance ...

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Ethnicity and the Leadership Question by Nkannebe Raymond

At one point in time in the socio-political voyage of a community of people, the responsibility of producing leaders to spearhead the activities of the general community for a constitutional duration agreed by the people, is thrown at a particular section of the general community. Given such a situation...

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Youth and Mental illness: There is Hope for Africa

Tuesday, 12th August 2014 was marked globally as International Youth Day (IYD) designated by the United Nations to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youths worldwide. It is quite unfortunate that the knowledge of an all important day as this is relatively poor ...

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The Triumph of Myth -Omozuwa Gabriel Osamwonyi

About a fortnight ago, a thought-stultifying myth created mass hysteria in Nigeria. Many Nigerians based on hearsay eagerly embraced the salt-water bath as otherworldly vaccine against Ebola. Seemingly, its efficacy was not questioned by the general public. Rather it was a ...

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Ebola Trying To Cripple Nigeria, W’Africa’s Economy

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy has faced many challenges from bad leadership to corruption and recently Boko Haram insurgency, but in the midst of its troubles, the country emerged as the continent’s leading investment destination in June, but now it faces a greater evil threatening to dampen investment flow in West...

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Is Governor Fayemi A Nigerian?

The people of Ekiti State of Nigeria, on Saturday, June 21, 2014 went to the polls to elect a new governor. Months, weeks and days leading to the election were full of fears of conflict and rancor as experienced in previous elections, and at the same time full ...

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[Opinion] Boko Haram: What We Must Do

By Dibo Edet Asuquo The recent spate of abductions of school girls by Boko Haram has finally brought the chickens home to roost. All of a sudden Nigeria has become the main topic on CNN, BBC, twitter and other social media platforms and we are wondering what hit us. ...

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ANTI-GAY LAW Article: Reply to Chimamanda Adichie

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Ezea Chukwudi wrote an open letter to popular writer Chimamanda Adichie. In this letter the author reasons about anti-gay law and Chimamanda’s judgments. Read the full text below. Before I start I would like to ask you to ignore my grammatical errors. I’m not a...

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[OPINION] – Why We Must Love Nigeria

by Yeda Patience Budaye More often than not I am obliged to ask, why should we love or die for our country? After all, life is hard, so face your own work as my fellow Nigerians will say. But again I ask why shouldn’t we love and die for our...

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[OPINION]: Of Winners and Losers of ASUU Strike

By Toks Ero Academic activities have picked up in earnest in our universities with examinations either going on or concluded in some of the institutions. It had been six gruelling months of praying and waiting on the part of students and their parents/guardians on the one...

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[OPINION]: The Changing Face of Ogun Politics

By Oladele Ayodele The Southwest geopolitical zone of the country is noted for its political elitism and clear-cut bearing on national issues. Its people are always, almost unequivocal in the choice of, not only their leaders, but, political parties and voting...

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