Author: Nelson C.J

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Nelson C.JApril 23, 2020

$21,000 tuition is no substitute for hands-on parenting; a bitter lesson African parents must learn

  Is this beating ? 21k USD is a lot and the mum is saying he should not beat them ...

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Nelson C.JApril 14, 2020

#PayUsWithBVN is trending, will the FG listen or allow hoodlums consume us all?

Since the first major case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in Lagos; critics, interest groups and Nigerians in general ...

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Nelson C.JApril 8, 2020

Mercy and Ike’s new reality show may generate concerns but it signals growth of our entertainment industry

On the 26th of April, a new reality show is set to premiere on African Magic. This show which would ...

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Nelson C.JApril 7, 2020

It may be difficult to tell if 5G is dangerous, but Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s theories definitely are

This is what experts refer to as Dunning–Kruger Effect in psychology. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s cognitive bias has led to perceptual ...

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Nelson C.JApril 6, 2020

‘Congratulations Sir,’ is trending on Twitter and this is what it’s about

In the late hours of Sunday, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, announced through his official Twitter handle that he tested negative ...

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Nelson C.JApril 2, 2020

Here’s what’s up in the Ada Ada vs. Durosoke battle on Twitter

Amidst the newly discovered cases of Coronavirus in Lagos and Akwa Ibom, Nigerians are taking a recess to argue about ...

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Nelson C.JApril 1, 2020

COVID19: What is April Fool’s Day in times of scourge?

To successfully carry out an April Fool’s prank, you need a trick, a joke, or a gigantic, well-crafted lie that ...

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Nelson C.JMarch 27, 2020

It’s 27th! TB Joshua’s prophecy is set to come to pass

It’s finally the 27th, same day for the prophesied end of the ‘horrific, sleep-snatching’ COVID-19 pandemic. The Twitter-verse is waiting, ...

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Nelson C.JMarch 20, 2020

We Are All Hoping Chloroquine Is A Possible Cure For Covid-19

The feeling of dread keeps rising. The internet is breaking down. Life, as we know it is nearing a destabilizing ...

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Nelson C.JMarch 18, 2020

What we know about Dangote’s place in Nigeria’s new cases of Covid-19

Just when Nigerians had begun to gain some confidence in the government’s control of the CoronaVirus epidemic in Nigeria, our ...

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Nelson C.JMarch 16, 2020

Abule Ado explosion, everything you need to know

First, it was the explosion. No one in Lagos, where the explosion happened, knew exactly what had gone off so ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 23, 2020

The Tarkwa Bay jeopardy is just another pointer to a failed humanity

When Nigerians (who are often in underserved communities and are barely able to get by) are asked to evacuate the ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 21, 2020

The EFCC should do its job but are these dehumanizing methods of arrest really necessary?

For a while now, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has continued to reiterate its’ unbending stand on fighting ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 17, 2020

Protecting lives should be the priority of everyone in power and this includes governors

By now, we ought to have seen the widely acclaimed Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun) getting about their duties, if of ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 11, 2020

Somebody help! There’s fire on the mountain and all we see are commiserations

Between January 7 and January 10, 30 fire cases were reported in Osun, and 39 in Lagos state. This is ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 10, 2020

Hallelujah! Nigerian universities are finally getting a chance to move with the times

Alongside decaying structures, lack of learning equipment, obsolete teaching materials and excessively theorized curriculums with little to no practical classes ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 10, 2020

‘Amotekun’ initiative is the paradigm shift we’ve been waiting for to combat Nigeria’s growing insecurity challenge

Imagine a group of security personnel made up of people who live in our neighborhood or have a comprehensive understanding ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 9, 2020

Does NERC need a prophet to know that electricity tariff hike is disadvantageous to the livelihood of the average Nigerian?

The steep poverty level an immense number of Nigerians live in, and the minimal steps set up to combat that ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 9, 2020

Speed Darlington vs. Tunde Ednut: The place of consent and appropriation in social media entertainment

The line between growing one’s virtual brand off the material other people have produced and affiliating with a known brand ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 4, 2020

Afrobeats was huge in 2019, so why are prominent artistes left out from this year’s Coachella?

Afrobeat, which is specific to the west African region and Nigerian music with its fecund caliber of creatives have made ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 3, 2020

It’s 2020 and NDA cadets shouldn’t be bullying helpless citizens, except we are a lawless country

For Nigerians, the abuse of power by the Nigerian army and the humiliating treatment of everyday persons whom they find ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 2, 2020

Dear Governor; bad roads and not bad cars are the major causes of Lagos gridlocks

Lagos has a serious and historical problem with traffic congestion and gridlocks that often run for hours and has been ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 31, 2019

What Pamilerin’s Twitter suspension tells us about our changing celebrity culture

Less than a day after the suspension of his second Twitter account, Social Media personality and marketing strategist Adegoke Pamilerin ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 30, 2019

Can we get excited about ‘Americanah’ at this point?

With the announcement of a series-adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ by HBO in September came a lot of skepticism ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 30, 2019

The arguments are over but the rights of LGBTQ Nigerians are still not taken seriously

The LGBT discourse which made the rounds on Twitter late last week after Feminist, Gender-Equality advocate and award-winning Documentary filmmaker ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 29, 2019

Concerts shouldn’t cost attendees their money and their lives

A typical Lagos music concert has the potential for explosive disorderliness; depending on the artist and the crowd they’re able ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

We thought the year of ridiculous policies was finally over, but Kano says no

This year saw quite a number of preposterous bills and laws getting proposed and enacted. From the social media bill ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

Noble Igwe’s recent tweets will tell you where we are with the patriarchy

In the ever pulsating conversations around gender-equality that happen on social media, domestic responsibilities i.e cooking has been passed around ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

More than we ever thought, domestic workers in Nigeria need stronger protection

About five days ago, a video of a woman pushing a little girl out of a car and going on ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 26, 2019

Feuds are natural for creatives including female music artistes, and that should be fine

The rivalries and age-long feuds music artists share is a phenomenon sewn into the creative fabric and has an enduring ...

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