The Bigger Picture

On Sunday, the 28th day of June, 2015 we were awakened to the sad news that sunk our hearts in unimaginable depths. I am talking about the Taiwan Formosa water park disaster where partying youth sustained varying degrees of burn. It was a terrible event and our hearts go out to all the victims and…

Vacancy In Global Leadership: Extinction Of The Extraordinary Breed

It is reported that world population is well over 6 Billion and rising. As passengers of MV.  Earth, the harsh reality is that the pace of this vessel is constantly reducing due to our diversity and unnecessary luggage on every deck. The Middle East has her challenge, so does Africa, the Eurozone, the Americas; nowhere…

The Real Loser

From time to time in the course of human history and development, very often there occur happenings of truly seismic magnitude. These are most times epiphanic hence triggering a turning point between one crucial event and another, when one orthodoxy ousts another. What is expressed about such is rarely conspicuous. As events unfold, it becomes…

Money Frenzy

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there. These are the words of a man that has made so much money and had a big bite of success – Will Smith and believe me, I can’t possibly disagree. Everything we do every day have either the credit or debit function…

THE THREE WITCHES IN NIGERIA

The turnout of event in recent times has got me wondering, questioning and speechless. The average Nigerian is a victim of three witches, although not the very ones that visited Macbeth. We are unique and different but have similar experiences with regards to security, knowledge and contentment. The nexus between insecurity, ignorance and vanity may…

LIFE’S TRUE DRIVERS

A coin has two sides: heads and tails; but that is how life is generally. There are always two forces at war in every spare of human existence. We have good and bad, up and down, hot and cold etc. This is a reality that many believe can only be seen through the eyes of…

THE SOUR TRUTH: FACTS OF SOCIETY

Smart has a fish farm which he started with the sum of N150, 000. A loan which he got from Mabel his friend with a solemn promise to pay back immediately the fingerlings grew, reproduce and …………

[GUEST POST] WE HATE THE GOVERNMENT BUT LOVE WHAT IT HAS GIVEN TO US

This guest post by Karl Ken Harris is aimed at highlighting the key component of democracy which the incumbent government has allowed to flourish.   Scientists have reported that humans don’t use up to 10% of their cerebral capacity. Despite this uniform ratio, there is another fact that prompted a scholar to say: If you…

Nigeria, heaven on earth

I have been privileged to listen to some of the most intelligent Nigerians, and non-Nigerians, talk about Nigeria and their dreams for the nation. The speakers are not limited to politicians, doctors, lawyers, farmers and traders; everyone has intelligent options for Nigeria and the usual questions are why Nigeria is not like:

Negotiating a Better Deal

I woke up this morning feeling great, happy to be alive and surrounded by wonderful people. The actors and reason for every action. Looking around me, I saw all the gadgets and appliances birthed by technology (the dreams of people in reality) and reached for my favourite- the cell phone. Some decades ago, it would…