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Jummai Ahmadu’s heart of gold

John Holmes aptly captures the essence of Mrs. Jummai Ahmadu when he said; “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

Over the past few years, the founder of Helpline Foundation based in Abuja has defied the odds to every December r [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


When Aruma Oteh showed up

Do you remember her? Yea, you do. It is hard to forget Ms. Aruma Oteh, the attractive and brainy ex-Director General of the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC.

It is not just about her compelling presence that one cannot just forget, but the fact that during her tenure she courted controvers [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Mahmood’s inconclusive infancy

In Igbo oral tradition it is common to say that a chick that will grow to maturation is known from infancy. This saying is held sacrosanct not just where it emerged from, but in most communities in Nigeria.

As a people of traditions and wisecracks, it will not be farfetched to situate Prof. Yak [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Yahaya Bello: Reward without labour

Yahaya Bello, the All Progressives Congress replacement for late Prince Audu Abubakar for the Kogi Supplementary Governorship Election must count himself a lucky man.

He will, as well as his supporters, say it is written in his destiny to be governor at the expense of another man’s profou [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Change yourself and not the World

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Change yourself and not the World

Long ago, people happily lived under the rule of a king. The people of the kingdom were very happy as they had a very prosperous life with abundance of wealth and no misfortunes.

The king deci [...]

Sat, 14 November 2015


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