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The Wages Of Impunity – Wole Soyinka

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The dancing obscenity of Shekau and his gang of psychopaths and child abductors, taunting the world, mocking the BRING BACK OUR GIRLS campaign on the internet, finally met its match in Nigeria to inaugurate the week of September 11 – most appropriately. Shekau’s danse macabre was surpassed by the unfurling ... Read More »

Shocking Revelations: Maitama Sule, Inuwa Wada, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai And Chidi Odinalu Speak In Wepicturrenigeria Series

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WTN Business and Technology Solutions and Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) presents, the first episode of a new documentary series titled “WePictureNigeria” which features interviews of Founding Fathers, Leaders, and Influencers focusing on Nigeria’s history pre and post-independence. This episode features Alhaji Sule Maitama, Inuwa Wada, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai and Chidi ... Read More »

Success Driven By Innovation And Technology – The Tecno Mobile Story

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All successful brands the world over share one key element in their success story and that is hard work. TECNO Mobile is not left out in this universal trend of unique brand development, high quality product offerings, affordability and improvement…improvement….improvement. TECNO Mobile offerings in mobile voice and data technologies, which ... Read More »

Union Bank Launches MoneyGram Back-To-School Promo

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Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has launched the Back to School MoneyGram campaign which will run through the end of September 2014. As the new academic year approaches, the promotion allows parents and guardians to send and receive money for school fees and other school related expenses through MoneyGram transfers ... Read More »

Nigerians Choose Entertainment Industry For Easy Money, Glamour

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Nigerian author and columnist Azuka Onwuka explains why Nigerians are “seduced” by the entertainment industry. Azuka Onwuka is a trainer on effective writing and speaking, a marriage counsellor, a businessman, author and columnist. In his piece entitled Before All Our Children Become Entertainers, he explains why Nigerians, especially our children, are lured ... Read More »

The Auto Policy: Who’s Fooling Who? –Part 1

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By the Nigerian Economic Vanguard INTRODUCTION Prior to the full implementation of the auto policy, Nigerians were paying 20% duty on passenger cars (PC) and 10% duty on commercial vehicles (CV). However, with the full implementation of the policy, beginning 1st July, 2014, the masses are expected to pay 70% ... Read More »

Nigerian Government Urged To Address Youth Unemployment

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Kayode Folajimi is concerned with the scale of youth unemployment and the government’s lack of political will to address the problem and many others that stem out of it.   Mr. Folajimi is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife, Osun State. Presently, he is looking for a job. In ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Di Maria close to joining Manchester club

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Top sources have told Information Nigeria that the Argentine has agreed to a lucrative deal with Manchester United. Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria is expected to complete a switch to Manchester United for a deal believed to be around as high as £60 million. The 26-year old was initially ... Read More »

Why Don Jazzy became 440.ng Mentor

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Michael Ajereh, widely known as Don Jazzy, has partnered with 440.ng to become a mentor for the maiden edition of its accelerator program in Lagos, Nigeria. Don Jazzy will be joining other 440.ng mentors, including top entrepreneurs and business executives, to provide guidance and practical advice to startups that will ... Read More »

Ethnicity and the Leadership Question by Nkannebe Raymond

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At one point in time in the socio-political voyage of a community of people, the responsibility of producing leaders to spearhead the activities of the general community for a constitutional duration agreed by the people, is thrown at a particular section of the general community. Given such a situation, it ... Read More »

Youth and Mental illness: There is Hope for Africa

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Tuesday, 12th August 2014 was marked globally as International Youth Day (IYD) designated by the United Nations to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youths worldwide. It is quite unfortunate that the knowledge of an all important day as this is relatively poor across ... Read More »

The Triumph of Myth -Omozuwa Gabriel Osamwonyi

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About a fortnight ago, a thought-stultifying myth created mass hysteria in Nigeria. Many Nigerians based on hearsay eagerly embraced the salt-water bath as otherworldly vaccine against Ebola. Seemingly, its efficacy was not questioned by the general public. Rather it was a moment of eureka.  Our cultural pride ballooned, herbalists were ... Read More »

Is Your Business Idea Great Enough To Make You Drop Out Of School

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As more university graduates in Africa go on to become entrepreneurs, while others enter a long, sometimes swerving, career paths miles away from their academic discipline, there is an rising mindset among the emerging labour force that resources – luxurious to many within the continent – could be better utilized ... Read More »

Hypocrisy of America’s experimental Ebola drug By Theophilus Ilevbare

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These days, nothing strikes a bout of panic and paranoia than the thought of Ebola Virus Disease. It’s been decades since a disease or calamity of such proportions threatened our relationships, businesses, sports and our very existence. In the midst of all the trepidation came a ray of hope – ... Read More »

Peregrino Brimah On Lack Of Proper Leadership In Nigeria’s North

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Peregrino Brimah of the Every Nigerian Do Something initiative, in his article titled As Boko Haram takes Over The North: What Northern Leadership?, says only the iron grip of a strong, “young, dynamic” men will save the region from the claws of Boko Haram and other ill-wishers. “People usually carelessly ... Read More »

Ebola Trying To Cripple Nigeria, W’Africa’s Economy

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Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy has faced many challenges from bad leadership to corruption and recently Boko Haram insurgency, but in the midst of its troubles, the country emerged as the continent’s leading investment destination in June, but now it faces a greater evil threatening to dampen investment flow in West ... Read More »

Opinion: Alexis Sanchez should be deployed in the central berth.

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Sanchez Alexis Sanchez should spearhead the Gunners attack over the lazy Olivier Giroud. The demeanor of the Emirates cup didn’t matter much. The thirst for Silverware was already squashed last season when they came from 2 goals down to beat a hapless Hull city side. The bitter exit of Robin ... Read More »

The Terror Victims Support Fund and the Magnanimity of Nigerian ‘Well-to-Dos’ by Nkannebe Raymond

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You can scorn Nigerians for everything you may, you may put them in your bad books for Corruption, the obsession to cut corners, sleaze, Crude-Oil theft and all sort of wrongs you can come up with, but when it comes to Charity, expression of empathy in the misfortune of a ... Read More »

Top Five Players to watch in the EPL

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As the new season is just around the horizon, Information Nigeria highlights five players that would be highly influential for their various clubs. Jack Wilshere- Arguably one of England’s finest, unfortunately though, the dad of two has struggled to produce consistent performances on the field of play due to recurring ... Read More »

Palmchat Love At First Post

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They say love comes to those who believe it and if anything, love is homecoming on Palmchat social platform as many young and honest seekers are connecting to someone true. The active user rate of Palmchat has soared in five years as more people are using the apps instant messaging ... Read More »

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