Category: Thinking Through

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Chude JideonwoJuly 20, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Facing Fear (again)

(contributed by Francesca Onomarie Uriri) Recently, my brother had a health challenge that was frightening, debilitating, and quite frankly, difficult ...

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Chude JideonwoJuly 13, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Mid-year Crisis

The past few days a strange cloud has hovered my spirit. I struggled to report to work and when I ...

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Chude JideonwoJuly 6, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | The greatest gift my mother gave me

When I came out of secondary (high) school in 2000, I was 15. That meant that, though I had excellent ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 29, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | You have two spirals

With every day that you wake up; with every circumstance that you face, every person you have an interaction with, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | ‘Normal’ is a loaded word

You want to be normal, right? And ‘normal’ means have a job people understand, have a body as flawless as ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 18, 2019

Buhari wants Abuja National Stadium named after Abiola and we are worried

“As we all know, correcting injustice is a pre-requisite for peace and unity. As part of the process of healing ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 15, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Don’t lie

Don’t lie to yourself, about what the opportunities that exist in your industry are, because someday ahead you will have to ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2019

There’s an outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo and we should all be concerned

There’s an ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has led to 1,400 deaths so far. ...

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EditorJune 12, 2019

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi: The “slight work” to rebuild Nigeria’s Democracy

This title might be misleading so I’ll rephrase; to rebuild Nigeria’s democracy is going to be backbreaking, thankless, godforsaken, heart-breaking ...

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Bernard DayoJune 10, 2019

Why did Punch Newspaper trivialise mental illness with this insensitive cartoon?

Mental illness has since stopped being a fringe topic, at least on Twitter wherein we constantly encounter suicidal tweets and ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 8, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | It’s actually simple

Life is actually simple. You’re in a relationship that’s hurting you? Step out of it. It’s a marriage and you’re ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 3, 2019

Sanwo-Olu is saying all the right things, but we’ve been through this before

Dear Lagosians, we have identified short, medium and long term projects across the state that require swift attention. Today, @drobafemihamzat ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 1, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Your life is important already. But do you know it?

Everyone wants to be, for instance, Barack Obama, the star who made history and changed the world and will never ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 25, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | The energy to live

I was walking up the stairs of my house the other day, normally, sprightly, when suddenly I remembered something that ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 18, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Stretch is good

Knowing who you are and how you best function doesn’t mean you should close your mind and actions to other ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

The allegation of N500bn missing from the CBN; an alarm government must take seriously

About 48 hours ago, online medium Sahara Reporters  released two telephone audio tapes which revealed how the Governor of the  ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

Leah Sharibu at 16: Sadly, it doesn’t look like the government wants her back

It’s Leah Sharibu‘s 16th birthday today. Leah, the only teenager yet to be returned among the 105 students kidnapped on ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 11, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Leaking

I have spoken twice about emotional leakage – and in context, I have used it to explain when the parts of yourself ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 9, 2019

Governor Ganduje is on a re-election witch hunt but wants us to believe he loves the people of Kano

Barely seven weeks have passed since  the highly controversial Kano gubernatorial elections. Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje is in the news ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 4, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Love and duty

When you die, if you are West African like I am, your kinsmen will most likely rally around and arrange ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 27, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Pay attention to yourself

Stop looking for signs of your own progress in other people’s eyes or actions. You know where you are coming ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 20, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Accountable

I like to make a small difference between holding myself responsible for something or holding myself accountable. The former means ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 13, 2019

Decide for yourself | The Daily Vulnerable

When people come to meet me for advice, they often want me to look into my life’s situations and tell ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 6, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Sorry, but your fears are boring

I always laugh when younger people tell me in an urgent voice, the voice you use when you have something ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 30, 2019

Rookie mistake | The Daily Vulnerable

I used to make this mistake a lot, and today I continue to be surprised when people make that elementary ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 23, 2019

How does one deal with insecurity? | The Daily Vulnerable

Therapy helps. But when it comes to emotions, therapy is about management more than anything else. And what you want ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 16, 2019

Good grief | The Daily Vulnerable

You know when you break up with someone you shouldn’t have been with, end a business partnership you shouldn’t have ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 9, 2019

2019: Lagos, Ogun and the 8 battle grounds to look out for in the governorship race

This Saturday, Nigerians will once again move out to elect their leaders (state executives) for the next four years in ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 9, 2019

You can learn a lot from driving | The Daily Vulnerable

No matter what other drivers are doing, you can’t move forward if you spend your time looking at them. Some ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 2, 2019

“Your mother doesn’t know what she is talking about” | The Daily Vulnerable

One of the interns at one of our companies came to spend an evening with me – he had things ...

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