Tag: Ololade Ajekigbe

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Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 4 popular prejudices you must ignore

by Ololade Ajekigbe “Awon wa’ye wa gbadun ni,” he had said in Yoruba. The spectator’s remarks translate literally to “They came to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 4 stars of the past week

by Ololade Ajekigbe The past week was an interesting one. And while an event such as the 50th anniversary of ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: How to know if you are poor

by Ololade Ajekigbe I have never considered myself rich, in monetary terms. But in the last couple of weeks, my ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Cheating and the test of control

by Ololade Ajekigbe I was having a conversation with some friends when the topic drifted to the issue of cheating. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 4 Unwritten rules you must not break

by Ololade Ajekigbe   This article was inspired by a football match I watched last weekend – The Manchester United vs Everton English Premier League game. Belgian ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: What Mr Eazi needs to know

by Ololade Ajekigbe   “We can all do with some level of praise and criticism. The key is not to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 5 things you must know about Lagos and Lagosians

Smart, street savvy, boisterous and impatient are all adjectives that come to mind when describing the Lagosian. That special breed ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 25, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Can Buharists and Wailers disagree in peace?

by Ololade Ajekigbe Mr President has returned home after being away on medical vacation for 104 days. His arrival and ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 7 ways Nigerians have made Shameless the New Cool

by Ololade Ajekigbe Scenario 1: The president of the most populous black nation in the world jets off to the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 10, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Why do we have these female clichés and labels?

by Ololade Ajekigbe The average single woman in her late twenties and above is tagged “Strong and Independent,” while the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: What Google Instant Street View means for us

by Ololade Ajekigbe You can now explore the vibrant city of Lagos from your couch. Naija, Street View has landed. ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: How to be a Nigerian politician

by Ololade Ajekigbe They are the Mac daddy of modern day Nigeria, the ones who call the shots in every ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 14, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: The tragedy of the Lagos big boys club

by Ololade Ajekigbe You finally secure a job after years of job hunting. Prior to that time, you had to ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 7, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Before you ruin yourself on social media

by Ololade Ajekigbe   Don’t sabotage yourself. Don’t be the clog in the wheel of your own progress. In this ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 14, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 5 solid reasons why you should embrace failure

by Olalade Ajekigbe It’s at the top of our prayer point list – Failure be gone! Nobody wants to be ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 6, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Nigerians and our unhealthy obsession with titles

by Ololade Ajekigbe   She had gradually become a regular face in that social space. A convivial setting where old ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 27, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 007 Remembrance | Roger leaves me wanting Moore

by Ololade Ajekigbe   As a kid, there were not too many entertaining moments that beat the time spent watching ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: No, men are not trash

Ololade Ajekigbe “Yoruba men are demons” “Short people have an inferiority complex” “Feminists don’t make good wives” “Ijebu people are ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

Olalade Ajekigbe: How not to give thanks

by Olalade Ajekigbe I was watching the clip of the interview of a young lady who was responding to the unfortunate ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 20, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: How to be a successful whistleblower

It is stale gist that the most attractive and lucrative career in this part of the world right now is ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 13, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: “Efenomenon” and the power of goodwill

by Ololade Ajekigbe “How rewarding has writing been for you?” he asked. “Do you make money from blogging?” She wanted ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Much ado about Big Brother

by Ololade Ajekigbe The Big Brother Reality TV show has been a subject of debate since it began broadcasting in ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: And we die differently too

by Ololade Ajekigbe The Nigerian story is one that never ceases to fascinate. We are different in so many ways. Our ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 11, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: The curious case of Seun Egbegbe

by Ololade Ajekigbe When I was a fresher at the University of Ibadan, I stayed in the hostel. The prestigious ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 20, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Before you slide into that DM…

by Ololade Ajekigbe It’s the “Inbox” on Facebook, and the “Direct Message” on Twitter and Instagram. It simply refers to ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Ololade Ajekigbe: My top 5 lessons of 2016

  by Ololade Ajekigbe   Since last year I started to document and do a post on the lessons I ...

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Isime EseneJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians, worry about yourselves, Remi Tinubu and Dino Melaye will be fine

by Ololade Ajekigbe Two lawmakers butt heads and engage in a war of words on the floor of the upper legislative ...

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