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#EndSARS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Road to Lekki Toll Gate.

Dear Readers I am sad to report that the #EndSARS protests  we discussed in our last epistles have taken a bad turn and the streets of my Lagos and other parts of Nigeria have been turned into a camp of sorrow, tears and blood. The sorrow is of those...
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#EndSARS. All Hail the Redeemers

Dear Readers #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality #EndSWAT #EndBadGovernance are some of the trending voices across Nigeria as you read today’s epistle, they are some of the rallying cries of our young people and not only them anymore. Regardless of how it...
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2020/2021 NNPC/Total National Merit Scholarship Scheme: Call For Applications

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPN) operator of the OML 130, in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility, invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerian students to its 2020/2021 NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarship Scheme. This award,...
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IBB is Wrong – We Must Blame Military

Dear General Babangida Last week, you granted an interview in which you asserted: “It is silly to blame the military for Nigeria’s problem”. Well, General, lest we become guilty of what we accuse others of doing, it is important that we take time...
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Sam Vaknin and Christian Sorensen on Narcissism

Sam Vaknin is Visiting Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in SIAS-CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies), as well as a writer and the author...
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Time for a New Environmental Message

Dear Noemi Kila Today’s epistle is addressed to you partly because (generally speaking) charity begins at home and it doesn’t get homelier than with you; partly because even after my decades and miles of mental, as well as physical, vagabondage, you...
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Medical Road of Victims to Villainy

Dear Dr. Francis Adedayo Faduyile In the mind of most people, you as the President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), preside over the apex body of medical practitioners in Nigeria. It can be jokingly said that you are the Dr. of doctors in Nigeria....
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Lessons from Kwara

Dear Rt. Hon. Yakubu Salihu This epistle is directed at you because you are the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly that recently passed into law the Kwara State University (KWASU) (Amendment) bill, 2020. Amongst other things, the bill in question...
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Baba, This your Big Baby is Sick

Dear President Obasanjo Even for a detailed man like you, I am willing to guess that you would have by now lost count of the number of tributes and Happy Birthday wishes you must have received since yesterday. A guess, I said not a wager, yes, some of...
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On the Tollgate Peculiar Mess

Dear Captain Yadudu, I write you as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the purpose of this missive is to call your attention to the peculiar mess at the tollgate of the Murtala Muhammed...
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Challenging Opportunity for our Trade Minister

Dear Otunba Adebayo I think you should know that just last week, during an event organised by an international organisation for Trade and African Development, we naturally had reasons to discuss Nigeria and my take was that you and your colleague at the...
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