Tag: life

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EzinneNovember 14, 2017

The Thread: “Beach party turned to burial” | What UNILAG taught me about life

This thread is so sad, we’ve no words. See below: In this life, you are alone. Unilag taught me this. ...

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AzeezNovember 6, 2017

Nigerians will soon get a new lease of life – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said the administration is winning the battle to revive the Nigerian economy. Minister of Information and ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Aniefiok Udoabasi: This man just discovered the unthinkable before their wedding

by Aniefiok Udoabasi I have sat on this for weeks. I know the man (he is my client) but I ...

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EzinneSeptember 10, 2017

The Thread: I fell in love with a homeless guy

Love is magical, Michael Jackson sang. But guess what isn’t all chocolates and flowers: heartbreak, that’s what- particularly when there ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 22, 2017

Michael Ace: Diary of a Nigerian hustler (Pt 3)

by Micheal Ace   If your money or phone goes missing on the street of Ibadan, it’s either you are ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 19, 2017

Michael Ace: Diary of a Nigerian hustler 2

by Micheal Ace They say in Nigeria, if you want to walk fast, take a bike; if you want to ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 18, 2017

Michael Ace: Diary of a Nigerian hustler

You woke up and realised you had slept off leaving the Bob Marley’s mixtape beating from your phone. It’s 2 ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

10 more entrepreneurs get Life Lager’s Progress Booster grant

10 more entrepreneurs have received cheques of N300, 000 each to grow their business at the Life Progress Booster Show, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 1, 2017

Ugonna Ajoku: Before you give up on your job- and yourself, try this

by Ugonna Ajoku If you’ve got a job, and if you can grudgingly say it’s a good one- right, let’s ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2017

Opinion: The quality of mercy

by Tony Ogunlowo   It’s good to show mercy so that mercy can be shown on to you. “……the quality ...

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AzeezJuly 8, 2017

Ivanka’s life would be much easier if she wasn’t my daughter – Trump

President Donald Trump has said Ivanka’s life will be “so much easier” if she wasn’t his daughter. Trump made the ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 29, 2017

How to create time to achieve your goals

We all use this excuse, over-flogged and almost downright cliche. “I don’t have time, I haven’t had time”. Do you ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 24, 2017

Opinion: Manchester United, APC Lagos and our regard for human life

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel On the 21st of April 2017, some football enthusiasts gathered at a viewing centre in Calabar ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

Shocking! The lengths Nigerians will go to avoid paying their debts

by Eketi Edima Ette   This world is coming to an end, I kid you not. Have you ever loaned money to ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 16, 2017

Aniefiok Udoabasi: How I almost died living with a violent girlfriend

by Aniefiok Udoabasi I once dated a violent woman. A lovely,beautiful woman but very violent when angry. Possessive,extremely jealous and, ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 11, 2017

Opinion: Life in Nigeria 10 years ago

by Otolorin Olabode Ten years ago, I remember running errands on the street for my dad. He had sent me to ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 15, 2017

Edwin Okolo: Living in fear of the Tiger [NEW VOICES]

by Edwin Okolo   St Vincent’s Year of The Tiger, best explains the phase of my life right now. ‘Italian ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 3, 2017

Opinion: How I survived police brutality

  by Okwy Anazodo Have you ever been faced by a mob of gun-toting strangers and you felt that in ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 22, 2017

The Thread: Mr Ibu’s success story is everything

Hope is a powerful thing, and much needed in our country today because of how tough things have gotten. Wherever ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Bolade Ogunfuye: Pulling the prank of a lifetime [NEW VOICES]

by Bolade Ogunfuye During my secondary school years, I was what you could call a “closet rebel”. I considered myself ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Isoken Aruede: Party poopers extraordinaire [NEXT]

by Isoken Aruede   Once upon a time, the young ones used to spend their nights staring at stars under ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 16, 2017

Afam Ade-Odiachi: What do you do when your shrink is also a herbalist? Go with the flow [NEW VOICES]

by Afam Ade-Odiachi It started with a text from my mum whose feelings about me swing violently from pillar to ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Adeboro Odunlami: If you say you love [NEW VOICES]

by Adeboro Odunlami It’s the day after the day when Cupid went about doing good… or bad. And no matter ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 14, 2017

Ore Fakorede: I Told My Mother About You [NEW VOICES]

by Ore Fakorede   I met someone. She has kind eyes and a soft heart, an easy smile and a ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

Edwin Okolo: Day trip [NEW VOICES]

When we leave home, it is without a clear idea of where we’re supposed to go. We only have one ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Naofal Ali: Life is a stock market. Are you a top trader?

by Naofal Ali   We are all investors. Life is our financial place. We have four resources to invest: time, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Oreoluwa Fakorede: When Fathers fail [NEW VOICES]

by Oreoluwa Fakorede When your natural example is a disaster, how long before your feet find their way off the ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 27, 2017

Opinion: The horror of being black and African

by Nimi Princewill   To the wider world, being ‘black’ first identifies you as human, but further categorises you as ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2017

Edwin Okolo: Musings [NEW VOICES]

by Edwin Okolo In 2014 I started writing a manuscript. It took me a year and three months from the ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

Afam Ade-Odiachi: System collapse [NEW VOICES]

by Afam Ade-Odiachi The message came in at about 10:30, system failure, please reboot. I ignored it. Another pesky little ...

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