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From The President

President – Muhammad-Bashir Yahya

Senate Chairman – Roseben C.N. Anyanwu

Congress Chancellor – Jerry-Ogeme Oghenelukome

You Think Coffee Is Overrated? Check This Out.

Honestly, I have always felt that Coffee is overrated. I mean, what is so special? Almost everyone uses it these days during exam periods or when they have a scary test they have to do ‘TDB’ for. Even the sellers are always happy during these periods because their sales tend to increase triple fold. Thanks to Mr. Coffee. I don’t like conventional things. I mean, why should I take it just because others are taking it? If the sleep wants…

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The next Pandemic;We are not ready.

In 1918, the Spanish flu killed 50 million people worldwide. It still ranks as one of the deadliest natural disasters ever. Ebola. MERS. Zika. Nipah virus. Lassa fever. Rift Valley fever. All were in active outbreaks in June 2018 and caused at least 190 deaths and cost millions. All of these diseases have the potential to strike again and grow, causing an epidemic that could kill thousands, devastate the world’s economy and wreak untold havoc. While we don’t know when…

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Abacha Loot: The rescue Nigeria needs.

Once again, the Nigerian state is grappling with another shocking revelation of the seizure of £211m loot in Jersey Island, United Kingdom by the late military dictator, Gen Sani Abacha. The exposure cuts deep into the chequered history of the primitive looting of Africa’s biggest economy beyond comprehension. For those who care to know, Nigeria was not established to survive. Ab initio, it was the product of a struggle for resources and commodities that started even before the amalgamation of…

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THE ART OF SLEEPING ON YOUR FEET

Sometime ago, I came across this article that was of school of thought that sleeping on one’s feet posed a risk. It went further to state that sleep experts (there are experts of everything. I tell you most solemnly) were highly doubtful as we are human beings and it was nearly impossible. Leemao!!! I laugh in emi sinu, emi sita. Have they come across sleep deprived/craving individuals? Or those that after their sleepless call have the day after packed as…

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FASHION MANTRAS

Mantras are quite interesting reliable words you can refer to time and again, trusting them to deliver apt advice or at least amuse. “These tidbits push us forward and illuminate even the most clouded of situations and remind us of what we believed when things were easier to sift through, to parse, to understand.” -Sheyna Said. Yes, her last name is Said. Anyway, I came across these ma8ntras during decidedly aimless surf through the internet and I thought they should be…

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UNREST IN SUDAN: FROM FRYING PAN TO FIRE

It all started in December, 2018 when Sudanese took a strong stand against the authoritarian rule of President Omar al-Bashir. This saw to the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in a coup by Sudanese military. Protest broke out all over the country in December following shortage of cash and high bread prices as government eliminate subsidies. Protest started in Atbara, a city in north-eastern Sudan before spreading to Port Sudan, then Gadarif and finally to the capital city, Khartoum. The…

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