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Examining Femi Adesina’s irresponsible statement on cattle colony

Femi Adesina's irresponsible statement on cattle colony

I have always said it that no responsible government will fold its hands and watch while its citizens are being slaughtered and massacred in their numbers. No responsible government will subtly encourage the killing of its own citizens just to achieve its premeditated agenda of cattle colony. No responsible government ...

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Charred Remains of Literacy in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari

Sixty-five million Nigerians are illiterates, according to UNESCO. Nevertheless, the year has been moderately fine for Nigeria, having fared favourably in enviable awards, such as ranking big as the world’s 148th Least Corrupt Country, and topping the list of African countries who live and bath in alcohol. Indeed, a giant ...

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How to talk to a Nigerian celebrity

Harri Obi

“Guys! My favourite #BBNaija housemate, Ahneeka is literally standing in front of me. I’ve been trying to move for more than 5 minutes now, but it feels like i’m paralyzed.” When a gentleman tweeted this days back, I DMd and encouraged him to walk up to her, and with a ...

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The South African hatred for Nigerians

The South African hatred for Nigerians

Every now and then many Nigerians have been killed in South Africa. Over 117 innocent Nigerians in the last two years have been gruesomely murdered by unscrupulous elements in South Africa. It is so annoying to keep hearing in the news every time of these cruel killings of Nigerians in ...

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Russia 2018 World Cup Countdown on NaijaVibe

Russia 2018 World Cup Countdown on NaijaVibe

Its 50 days to Russia 2018, where all 32 teams will compete for the ultimate price and pride of their various nations. We are here to countdown to this great world tournament. We will give you in depth information on all teams, how they got through their various qualifying series, ...

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Donald Trump Thinks Most African Countries Are Shitholes, And So Do You

Donald Trump

I stood anxiously before a 4-man jury of my prepubescent peers. Mentally preparing to regurgitate a melody that would either seal my fate or catapult me into the upper echelon of middle school high society. I had spent all night studying the lyrics tucked carefully under my pillow, which my ...

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What’s The Military Doing To Our Loved Ones?

What’s The Military Doing To Our Loved Ones?

A while back, a close friend of mine and neighbour, decided to pursue his dream of joining the Nigerian Army. Was it a cool decision for his friends and family? Yes. Were we expecting him to preserve a chunk of his admirable gentle nature which we all loved him for, ...

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Africa Could Use Another Peaceful Coup This Year!

Africa Could Use Another Peaceful Coup This Year!

There isn’t a better conversation starter than this: “Africa is the wealthiest continent, but the poorest and least developed.” Try it, and you’ll be overwhelmed by the debates that follow. Africa’s progress compared to the rest of the world, can be likened to a chauffeur who drives his employer to ...

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Find Yourself First, Before You Find A Job

Find Yourself First, Before You Find A Job

The economy only gets better on paper. The list of bills to pay are growing longer, and the influx of income relatively thinner. We can’t deny the fact that a nine-to-five job, can come in quite handy now than ever. However, aside from the customary routine of trying to stay ...

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Superstition: Africa’s worst nightmare after poverty

Superstition: Africa's worst nightmare after poverty

Every part of the world has had their fair share of ignorance; especially, the naivety that accompanies the weird beliefs people grow into believing. But while other continents seem to be gradually moving away from superstition, Africa strives really hard on a daily basis to retain exclusive rights. So much ...

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When Your Net-worth Threatens Your Self-worth

When Your Net-worth Threatens Your Self-worth

Society don’t care what value you create. If you aren’t getting rewarded with an obese paycheck, you aren’t doing nothing. Well, shame on society. Finding fulfillment in the service you render (even on a volunteer job) is the biggest reward. Monetary remuneration is only an added advantage. Every once in ...

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Is Wizkid Really A Legend?

Is Wizkid Really A Legend?

This question pops up almost every time, some agree that he is a legend while some are insisting he is not yet a legend. According to the English dictionary, a LEGEND is someone who is extremely famous in a particular field. A legend is also someone who has achieved fame ...

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President Zuma has a crush in Nigeria, and it isn’t female!

President Zuma

Somewhere in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, a fancy statue of President Jacob Zuma poses in elegance, despite widespread condemnation of the romantic gesture by the Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, who appears to be quite star-struck by the South African President. Aside from the rumored extravagant cost of erecting the ...

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How much longer should children tolerate being caned at school?

How much longer should children tolerate being caned at school?

To be on the receiving end of a cane, is the common nightmare of nearly every kid who’s strongly extroverted, unsuccessful at maths, consistent with poor grades, reports late to school, fails to turn in assignments as and when due, unlucky to be included in mass punishments and likewise, other ...

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The next suicide threat you come across isn’t a joke!

The next suicide threat you come across isn’t a joke!

Suicide is fast becoming a quick fix to intolerable depression. While we try to preserve the only life we have; every one hour, some other people are trying to lose theirs intentionally. Stories of suicide could seem a bit like fiction. Can people hurt so bad that they resort to ...

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Nkem Says: Every Rich Man Is Handsome (Or Not?)

Nkem Ndem

Before you join me in psycho-analyzing the issue of a man’s “beauty” being subject to the weight of his pocket, let’s get one thing straight: Money is sexy as hell. Yes, I said so. A while ago, if someone made the same statement and I heard it, I would look ...

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Education and Fancy Clothes Do Not Erase The Savage Nature of Humans

Naijavibe

It hasn’t been long since a lot of us finally got our lives backafter enduring the massive media hype that surrounded the fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Just like every other boxing match, it’s always a memorable night of having two consenting adults punch each other silly in ...

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Nigeria Celebrates 57 Years of Independence in Dependence

Nigeria Celebrates 57 Years of Independence in Dependence

Over five decades ago, Nigeria had begun her final rites of passage from an adolescent colony of the British to a sovereign adult nation. Seemed like a whole lot of responsibility, but not such the excited leaders at that time couldn’t handle. Well, at least they thought so. 57 years ...

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Rid Yourself of The ‘Bandwagon Effect’ And Take Full Control of Your Life

Rid Yourself of The 'Bandwagon Effect' And Take Full Control of Your Life

The more people believe in a thing, the easier it becomes to gradually lure other people into jumping on the bandwagon in agreement. The bandwagon effect, has proven to be a strong mind-controlling force which drags people into abandoning their own opinion in acceptance of a more popular one. One ...

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7 Things Nigerian Students Can Do While ASUU is On Strike

JanSport in Lagos

It has been a few years since students in Nigerians had to deal with long-term strikes; and just at the moment we thought the era of students having to stay an extra 2 to 3 years in school due to unnecessary strikes by championed by the Academic Staff Union of ...

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