Sex-for-Marks: Why Are We Surprised?

I am shocked at the feigned ignorance of many of us about the BBC Sex-for-Grades video that is currently trending. Everyone has jumped on a bandwagon that is as old …

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SENIOR PROF: TIAMIYU BELO-OSAGIE AS OUR 1ST OCTOBER SYMBOL

1st October every year between 1995 and 2004 was a date my wife and I loved to keep with someone special. Even when things were tough and rough in private …

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THEY ROBBED CJ AND STOLE HIS GUIDE CANE – BUT HE GOT HOME OKAY!

Friday 13th September was like a regular day for Cajetan Duru – we call him CJ – as he made his way from his residence in Ikorodu to work at …

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Accounting Doyen Akintola Williams clocks 100!

The name Akintola Williams is synonymous with the Accounting profession. Just as you would say go and DHL it for courier, Xerox it for photo copying or Google it for …

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LKJ at 90 – Baba Kekere Has Truly Paid His Dues

Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, former Governor of Lagos State is 90 today, 23rd July 2019. Jakande was the first democratically elected Lagos State Governor between October 1979 and December 1983. …

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To Ben Egbuna at 70 – The Platinum fits you, my brother!

Dear Ben,  On this your Platinum Jubilee anniversary, it’s good to celebrate a great man like you who would usually not give much thought to any ostentatious celebration.    Left …

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Poverty: The Spreading Epidemic

One of our musicians sang some years ago that poverty is not a disease. The older folks will also remember Tunde Western Nightingale’s 60s bestseller, ‘Na poor I poor, me …

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BABY CARRIERS: THE INCREASING WAVE IN PROFESSIONAL SURROGATE MOTHERHOOD IN NIGERIA

There’s nothing poverty cannot encourage. With the difficulty poor people have in making ends meet, they will always fall into traps set by the rich and smart people. One of …

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The Nigerian Worker and Minimum Wage

President Muhammadu Buhari recently signed the new National Minimum Wage bill into law to provide for N30,000 as minimum wage in Nigeria. The achievement of a new minimum wage does …

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