Allen Onyema, the Peaceful Man Behind Air Peace

“It takes one hunter to kill an elephant; and the whole village to bring back the meat” – Old African Proverb Before I commence this...

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SHUT UP, YOU ARE A COMPOUND IDIOT AND BASTARD

‘‘A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within’’ – Will Durant “There is a fine...

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Talking About a Revolution

Don’t you know They’re talking about a revolution It sounds like a whisper While they’re standing in the welfare lines Crying at the...

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Illiteracy + Ignorance + Poverty = Banditry

“Extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere.” – Kofi Annan “Poverty is the parent of revolution and...

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Budget 2019: Pulling a Gun We Know We Can’t Shoot

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”  Soren...

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To Hell with Self(ish) Interests

“Politics is a strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles; the conduct of public affairs for private advantage” –...

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Still on ‘Made in China’

Penultimate week, we had discussed the above issue which generated a lot of debate going by the number of mails I received from readers....

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Made in China

“When I was growing up, my parents told me, ‘Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.’ I tell my daughters,...

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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Celebrating Eze Eric Alomefuna (1960-2019)

“Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.” –...

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First Bank: Still Standing Gidigba 125 Years After

This week marks the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the existence of the First Bank franchise in Nigeria. This stands the bank out...

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