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WHAT HE HAS REVEALED ABOUT US.

While were all busy minding our businesses this week, our Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, went on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday morning and said some rather inflammatory things. When asked about the current mass emigration of Nigerian doctors to various countries abroad, he said: “Who said we don’t have enough […]

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It’s Getting (really, really) Hot In Here.

With this fiery and intensely dehydrating weather upon us, we all need to take necessary precautions to ensure that we stay healthy. Here are some tips that can help us during this time.

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Dear Nigerian with a Permanent Voters’ Card….

…..How did we get here?

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Don’t Wait Till She’s Pregnant.

Religion and culture are two pillars that shape the thoughts and lifestyles of a people. For my country Nigeria, this is especially true. Virtually every issue in Nigeria is viewed through the lens of culture and religion by most: this of course has benefitted us in

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Made In Nigeria?

On October 1st 1960, after many years of rule under the British Empire, Nigeria officially gained her independence. She became an autonomous nation, free to make decisions as she deemed fit. It’s 2018, freshly fifty-eight years post-independence. There is no colonialist rule on paper any more. There is, however, something deeper than that.

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“We Don’t Have Money”

“Patient is yet to purchase drugs due to financial constraint”. “Patient is yet to have investigations done due to financial constraint”. Anyone working in the Nigerian health system, or even studying, has probably heard many variations of

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From The Top

This year I found myself watching (and enjoying) several episodes of Nigerian series, the relatively newer ones. From Skinny Girl in Transit to Rumour Has It, to an episode of Shuga in betweeen, I’ve had quite a fill. There were also some new Nigerian movies I watched. I have to give these ‘new school’ productions […]

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Lessons I Hope Nigerians Learn From Yesterday

By now you’ve probably been informed about the tablet explosion that took place close to Otedola Jubilee Estate on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Over 20 cars burnt, Lord knows how many people burnt to death. The gory images from the scene are so saddening. I’m not coming here to dwell on the tragedy and sadness of it […]