Fani- Kayode: A warning to Governor Ganduje and those who think like him

“It is a glaring fact that Northerners occupy over 80 percent of Nigeria population and that is primarily why other minority tribes like Igbo and Yoruba should respect them for that. The insecurity everybody is talking about is everywhere. Before Nigerians particularly Igbos and Yorubas use to think that insecurity exist only in the North but today, insecurity in those tribes today is on the …

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PRINCE PHILIP: A LIFE OF TRIUMPH OVER HARDSHIP

By Femi Fani-Kayode He was the quintessential European Royal. His bloodlines were Greek, Danish, Russian and German.Good-looking, strong, wealthy and dashing in every sense of the word, his future appeared so secure. Then fate struck and the challenges began. His father was driven from the throne in Greece and was forced to flee into exile. They lost everything and were virtually penniless. His parents separated. …

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30 Years After: How Nasarawa Executes Joint Venture To Build 4000 Low Income Houses

By Ali Abare A journey that began over three decades ago, precisely in 1992, finally came to fruition, by the stroke of the pen, penultimate Wednesday, after Nasarawa State Government, entered into a Public-Private Partnership (PPP), with a major player in the real estate business in the country, Affinity Continental Royalty Limited, to develop the Peninsula Estate, in Karu Local Government area, initiated under the …

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Patriotism As Building Block Of National Development – Full Speech By Dakuku Peterside During Virtual Meeting By Global Patriotic Newspapers

By Dakuku Peterside It is a known fact that no nation can make progress without the people being at its centre. They are the driving force of every development. From pre-industrial times to the different phases of the industrial revolution, progress or growth involves the people, as individuals and as a group. Several people must strive together to achieve collective goals. These individuals are often …

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Fani-Kayode Reacts To Dumping PDP, Says ‘I Am The Lion That Cannot Be Caged’

Over the last one week millions of Nigerians have expressed concern about which direction I am going politically and much has been said. Some have gone out of their way to reach out to me and offered their counsel out of genuine love and concern. Others have not reached out to me and have written or spoken out of ignorance, hate and malice imputing the …

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THE PUBLIC SPHERE: With Chido Nwakanma •Will New Service Chiefs Stop Lopsided Security Interventions And Restore Peace?

President Muhammadu Buhari finally summoned the prudence during the past week to end the inglorious tenure of the military service chiefs under whom Nigeria regressed in security. The new heads of the Army, Navy and Airforce, and defence coordination come two years to the end of the PMB era with a full basket of tasks. Nigeria is impatient to see them strike a blow for …

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Nigerian Youth And A Future On Keg Of Gun Power

BY Retson Tedheke The youth of any society are the engine of social transformation. But there is a caveat: When the youth are constructively engaged. However, when they face a bleak future, they could become dynamites that could bring to peril, a prevailing social order. Like other parts of Nigeria, the Niger Delta is naturally endowed with creative, energetic and socially mobile youths. Alas, disconnections …

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The Corporate Governance And Crisis Communication Web At FCMB

By Chido Nwakanma Two matters stand out in the FCMB saga. One is the issue of ethics and corporate governance. The other is the collateral damage to the bank’s corporate reputation and image.Memes and videos are mocking the institution. Others have spoofs of their pay-off, turning it from “FCMB, My Bank and I”, to “FCMB, Your Wife and I.”There is also the matter of the …

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The Guest, Coro, Didn’t Come To Play, By Azu Ishiekwene

I was a fool for months making all sorts of patriotic/nationalistic arguments that led nowhere. Until the shocking and devastating deaths of a few close friends and my son’s close shave reminded me that in a dangerous and uncertain world, self-care is the highest expression of love for others: Use your face mask, avoid crowds, wash your hands with soap and running water, use multivitamins …

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Here It Is, Dads: Your 2021 New Year’s Resolution

By Kara Alaimo (CNN)Dads, I have a New Year’s resolution for you. It’s no secret that the pandemic has left many moms feeling stressed, besieged and utterly on their own. In surveys, moms say this is because they’ve been left to handle most of the burden and logistics of caring for and educating out-of-school kids — even when working full time themselves. Dads, next year, …

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From 1st to 3rd World: The USA Trump Would Bequeath to Biden

By Magnus Onyibe,  When Donald J Trump’s tumultuous presidency ends on January 20, 2021, he would be handing over to president-elect, Joseph R Biden, a United States of America (USA), that has degenerated from first to third world. That is remarkable because the trend has always been for a country to move from third to first world as reflected by the case of Singapore, the …

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