Category: TW Opinion

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#Elections2015 15 Year Old Girl Prays For a Better Society

On the 10th of March 2015 at exactly 8:02pm, I saw something that rocked me to my core. My mother and I drove past an Oando petrol station and seated beside APC & PDP presidential campaign poster was a woman with a small baby in her arms, waving and begging for money. After overcoming my...

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Simone Gbagbo’s 20 Years Imprisonment: Would This Happen In Nigeria?

The sentencing of the Ivory Coast First Lady, Simone Gbabgo to 20 years imprisonment has made headlines globally. Simone was found guilty of perpetuating post-election violence in 2010 after her husband, Laurent Gbagbo, lost the elections. He refused to step down from the seat of the president and this sparked off a feud between supporters...

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Aaargh This Presidential Lagos Traffic!!!

Today – February 19, 2015, Mr President – Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is commissioning four newly acquired naval warships for the Nigerian Navy (NN) at the Naval Dockyard Ltd, Victoria Island, Lagos. The confinement to the air conditioned space around me for hours on end, the sound of frustrated drivers blaring their horns for no sensible...

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Nigeria, The Enigma – How Can There Be War & Peace At The Same Time?

Please, please, please come to Lagos with me this summer!” I begged my best friend, Emma who is British. “I have a swimming pool in my house and you can see how amazing Nigeria is,” I added, desperately trying to persuade her. Emma shook her head firmly again and replied. “I can’t Dara. It’s not...

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10 Misconceptions About Happiness You Must Unlearn To Be Happy By Bukkie Allison

“Happiness is a mindset that can only be designed into the present. It’s not a point in the future or a moment from the past; yet sadly, this misconception hurts the masses.” — Marc & Angel What you are about to read is probably one of the most important lessons you will ever learn. It’s...

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Customer Services? HA!

I have had it! I am sick and tired of the surly smirk, lackadaisical attitude, the disgruntled looks, and the irritated mien that greets me every single time I approach them. Who are they? Well, you can find “them” at banks, shops, fast food restaurants and petrol stations. That’s right, they are the front line...

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My Embarrassing Confession.

A few days ago, I was on the phone with a friend and somehow dozed off. Not nice, I know! But I was super exhausted. And it’s not even a new thing: I once fell asleep on a date in college (what can I say? It happened to be a busy time, I was studying...

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Nominate A Person That Has Helped Put Nigeria On The World Map

Your opinion matters a whole lot to us & we would love to here from you. Nominate one person that has helped put Nigeria on the world map in terms of: 1. Entertainment 2, Fashion 3. Sports 4. Business 5. Technology 6. Beauty 7. Social Activism Leave your answers in the comment box & it...

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