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After the AU Summit, Africa continues its drift

If a family meets in a room, members give themselves pecks, exchange polite greetings, make flowery speeches and emerge laughing for group photographs, likely, they have not been truthful to themselves. That was my impression following the 37th Summit of the African Union, AU, from February 17–18, 2024, in Addis Ababa. After attending a few Read More…

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Social Media Etiquette for Business Owners

So you’re about to start a business, probably having perfected a skill and are ready to start from where you are. It’s a business you’re starting from scratch with probably very little capital, so getting an office or shop space at the moment may not be ideal. Many started in their garage or a room Read More…

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World Bank and IMF: In the shadow of their talons.

The American World Bank and the European International Monetary Fund, IMF, in the past few weeks, circled Nigeria like vultures waiting for the prey to die. The twin organisations have become more active and quite audacious since President Bola Ahmed Tinubu came to power on May 29, 2023. They are like predators, ready for the Read More…

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Military or civilian, a coup is a coup!

Coup-making is not the exclusive preserve of soldiers or the armed forces. Civilians, too, do stage coups. In Nigeria, we have had our fair share of coups and counter-coups and have resolved that our collective aspirations as a people are best served by a government of the people, for the people, and by the people. Read More…