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Heartbreaks Can Be Messy, But You Can Still Win: Ten Proven Ways To Get Over The Pain[Article]

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon October 6, 2020
Heartbreak can make you weak. It can destroy your appetite and reduce your will to live. And unless you’re half human or asexual- in which case we all envy you- you will have dealt with messy emotions every now and then. I am of the opinion that if you can feel and think then you […]

Edo2020: The Task Before Edo People… It Will Not Be The Usual Election, But A Fight Against “Godfatherism” — Oke Umurhohwo

by Grace Udofiaon September 3, 2020
A few weeks from now, the Edo electorate will go to the poll and vote a governor to administer the state for four years. If Osagie Ize-Iyamu wins on September 19, the future of Edo state will become glaring– godfatherism has gained a stand. Ize-Iyamu, a pastor, is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress […]

OPINION: Funsho Williams; A Servant Leader Worthy Of Emulation, By Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour

by Seun Adeuyion July 27, 2020
Today, 14 years on, we reflect on the brutal assassination of Funsho Williams, one of the foremost indigenous politicians Lagos has produced. 8years after his assassination, Justice Adebajo released the 6 suspects accused of his murder most of whom were security attachés and domestic servants of the deceased. Justice Adebajo held that the prosecution had […]

Are Nigerian Women In High Flying Jobs An Endangered Species?

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 18, 2020
By Olatorera Dickson-amusa “Like a comet; blazing across the evening skies– gone too soon”– Michael Jackson This week started on a tragic note for lovers of progress in Nigeria. It was two tragedies wrapped in one; first, the loss of a young, vibrant 23 year old. Second, Nigeria lost her first female combat helicopter pilot. […]

/OPINION/ Take It Or Leave It: Dr. Okonjo-Iweala Is Africa’s Best Candidate For WTO’s Director-General Elections

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 16, 2020
by Olatorera Dickson-amusa I first heard Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s name when I was about ten years old; an ambitious child with her head in the clouds and so many dreams that they seemed more real than reality. I was at that stage of childhood when you want to be absolutely everything; doctor, writer, teacher, president, […]

Quota System:[Chart] Renewed Reactions Over Unity Schools Cut-Off Marks…139/300 In Anambra, 2/300 In Yobe

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 12, 2020
Nigeria as a country, operates the UBE Education system, also referred to as Unity schools. These schools have seen the advancement of education in the country, especially amongst those who cannot afford private schools. There are 104 unity schools across Nigeria currently, and they all take the same Commonwealth Entrance exam. In 2018, when the […]