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Domestic Economy Family & Kids Featured Joy Mfon Essien Life Notes

7 character flaws that can hinder you from becoming successful

One of my favorite pastimes is studying individuals. Their mindset, character, actions and attitude towards life. Trust me, these things are easy to see if you pay attention over a period of time.  This article is inspired by a few individuals I observed over time. From observing their attitude and disposition toward life, their mindset, Read More…

Featured Legal Nigeria Notes Owei Lakemfa

Supreme Court weakens federalism, strengthens unitary system

THE Supreme Court on Thursday, July 11, 2024 made landmark judgements on local government areas, LGAs, in the country. First, it gave the salutary order that they must be run by elected persons. Its second order that LGAs be paid directly by the centre, seeks more or less, to de-link them from the states they are located. In other words, it Read More…

Entertainment Featured Literary Arts Notes Wole Olaoye

Toast to Soyinka & Olatunji Dare

An ingrate is but a robber in disguise. I am thrilled to celebrate, on the same platform today, two great Nigerians who have impacted greatly on our collective intellectual environment and whose birthdays providentially fall within a few days of each other. Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka turned 90 on July 13 while Emeritus Professor Olatunji Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured Maxim Uzoatu Notes

Rising Profile of Nganga Igbo Performance Group

Nganga is the name of dance group ringing bells in the United Kingdom. The magnetizing dancing steps almost always hold the audiences spellbound. Nganga is a group of four exceptionally talented artistes, namely Ifemelumma Nweri, Sandra Nwaizigbo, Chigozie Oguejiofor, and Chinedu Chimodo poised to give the Igbo dance a global reach. Nganga has been quite Read More…

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Europe at work, please don’t disturb

THE on-going right wing shifts in European parliamentary elections give the impression that there are seismic shifts in the plates of its politics. Please don’t worry yourself. There are no possibilities of earthquakes. These are mere rumblings in the belly of its body politic. It is said that Europe’s far-right gained historic grounds in the elections, but the lesson for us Read More…