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Is Aso Rock under a curse?

ASO ROCK, Nigeria

At this moment of our national life where Nigeria has been plunged into avoidable economic hardship and the living standard of many Nigerians instead of improving, has gradually deteriorated below poverty level, many Nigerians are shocked by what they got from the Buhari government which has failed to make any ...

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Why online dating advice could ruin your relationship!

The internet has programmed itself, into a non-degree awarding college of diverse knowledge, where almost everyone suddenly runs to for a quick fix on how to polish what’s left of their relationship, or dust dwindling emotions off, without necessarily having to endure long hours of exhaustive classroom lectures. The internet ...

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Male child preference and the evil of gender-selective abortions

Nimi Princewill

Top of the wish list of most ‘expecting’ first-time mums, as required or demanded by their husbands, extended family or society (whether verbally requested or emotionally concealed), is primarily centered on the divine prospects of birthing a male child. However, the eventual arrival of a female child, in some cases, ...

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THANK YOU ID CABASA – A 9ice album review by Wale Applause

9ice

It was an early morning drive to Eko hotels, in the usual traffic around Onikan are the Cd hawkers. I beckoned at one of them to hand me a copy of 9ice’s new album Id Cabasa. We had a slight argument as regards the price as a CD in traffic ...

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A tiny grain of jealousy can profit much!

Nimi Princewill

As opposed to popular misconception, jealousy isn’t so much a ‘high-frequency evil’ as often projected. Neither is it a dreadful ‘rotten part’ of human character, which every individual should strive to completely rid his or herself of. In fact, a drip of jealousy is an enriching trait, the few enterprising ...

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Gospel preachers and their ‘God-given’ Prophecies of Doom!

Gospel preachers and their 'God-given' Prophecies of Doom!

With the torrid economic hardship witnessed across Africa, the resilient people devise alternative means of keeping themselves happy and earning a living (however decent and otherwise). The decent means, often include: Seeking respite in religion, with hopes of a sudden miraculous turnaround in both personal and metropolitan adversities. “If manna ...

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Why African soccer Leagues have remained the least of the Prom Queens!

African soccer League

Raw talent in soccer, is unarguably a common natural resource littered around every nook in Africa. Then I start to wonder.. If such good football is played in Africa, why’s the dream of the average African footballer focused solely on crossing the Mediterranean? Hold that thought for a second, I ...

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It’s a shame black footballers still cry when racially abused

Mario Balotelli

Racism in football may tarry a few more years, so let’s not kid ourselves we can do much right now to arrest it. Deep questions like “Why are there a few black club managers?” and “Why do we have a scanty number of black/African goalkeepers thriving in Europe?” are often ...

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The narrow route to common sense!

The narrow route to common sense!

A typical African, gets really defensive and quickly irritated when the vast areas of his or her intellectual shortcomings are highlighted and compared to people of other races, who by the way, have proven to make better decisions at numerous spheres of national life. We’re quick to condemn criticism however ...

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Why women’s RIGHTS may NEVER be guaranteed in Africa and the Middle East!

African Women Right

The large craving for gender equality and a continuous upgrade in affirmative action for women, may yield a generous amount of progress in the liberal world, but will continue quite sadly, to suffer recurring setbacks in Africa and the Middle East! β€’ The Supervised Entitlements of Women In Africa: Africa ...

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Misdirection in the ‘Contemporary African Church’

Misdirection in the 'Contemporary African Church'

The ‘practice’ of Christianity in Africa, is gradually on the verge of a wild goose chase. The more impressive the proliferation of churches (the credibility of which cannot be truly ascertained), the higher the population of indecisive religious tourists, who continuously fall victims of marketing hype! The second coming of ...

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Ibori & The applauding hypocrites!

James Ibori

By Nimi Princewill In the coming year, there will be a lot more roadside thieves and ‘phone snatchers’, hence more jungle justice in 2017! There will also be more treasury looters, accompanied by more ‘prosecution’ and ‘persecution’ (it depends on how you see it) of ex-treasury looters by the current ...

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“They use Miss Anambra contestants as Executive Prostitutes” – Apga Alaigbo

Apga Alaigbo has made some startling allegations, claiming that a certain Mr Uche Nworah who heads Anambra Broadcast Service (ABS, the organisers of the beauty pageant) is one of the brains behind the alleged blackmail. He also alleged the contestants in the Miss Anambra pageant are used as Executive prostitutes ...

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The Nigerian Politician Is Our Enemy – Charly Boy

Top entertainer, Charles Oputa, popularly called, Charly Boy in a series of tweets on Monday called for revolution in the country. The singer and TV personality indirectly stated that he is set to lead a revolution against corrupt politicians. While saying that Nigerian people are victims of corrupt system, he ...

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Pastors today are businessmen and so unlike Christ – OAP Freeze

OAP Freeze has penned down his thoughts about modern day pastors in an article he titled; Pastors Today Are Businessmen in Pentecostal Suits, they are so unlike Christ and his disciples! Read below; Most pastors today are not serving God, they are so unlike Christ, and many are just business ...

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Cardinal Okogie writes open letter to President Buhari

Read the open letter written by Emeritus Archbishop of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie to President Buhari below Dear Mr. President, Last year, when you assumed office, the chant of “Change”, your campaign slogan, ushered you into the Presidential Villa. Today, cries of “hunger” could be heard across the length and ...

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10 unlucky artistes that should have blown

NaijaVibe.net

A lot of names came to mind when I was compiling this list because in all honesty there are so many of these artiste that are very promising and then you wonder what happened or is happening to their career, especially the ones that are very talented. 1. Jayru This ...

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Top 5 Naija Albums of all time

NaijaVibe

The entertainment scene in Nigeria has witnessed immeasurable growth like no other sector in the Country, most especially Nigerian music. Aside oil, music seems to be our second largest export to Africa and with collaborations with established acts in the US I can comfortably say we are taking it to ...

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10 popular songs by secular artistes that could pass for gospel songs

NaijaVibe.net

The Nigerian music industry has come a long way and several secular artistes, despite their music genre still always find a way to stay thankful to God by doing one or two Gospel songs in a bid to show appreciation to God for their immeasurable talent bestowed on them. While, ...

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What they won’t tell the President by Dele Momodu

Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, reactions to my column last week were not unexpected. As anticipated, they were indeed varied. Some people were impressed that anyone could tell President Muhammadu Buhari what most people would never dare. Others felt I could talk because I don’t work with the President and therefore do not ...

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