#EndSARS: an intermission

It’s a bad thing the #EndSARS protests turned violent. I stand against arson and other destruction of property. The government should have handled the situation with more tact, more wisdom; leadership is responsible for the people, regardless of their comportment at any instance. I take the case of a parent: you remain responsible for your …

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What the president should have said

On 22 October 2020, the president finally addressed the nation after numerous requests to do so. I read the transcript of his speech this morning and observed some missing elements. He should have decried the gruesome, wicked, ill-informed army attack on harmless protesters at Lekki. He should have told Nigerians that the situation is being …

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#EndSARS as a placeholder

SARS #EndSARS, the people protest The people continue the protest The people continue in protest IGP ends SARS The people rejoice And continue, in protest IGP announces SWAT A new special team to protect us When police on patrol need help But the people protest The people protest #EndSARS now a placeholder, for all police …

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Idea: Career Counseling Services for Workers

1. The Problem Where do regular workers (not business executives) go when they need help with career decisions, stress at work, health challenges affecting their careers, mental wellness, physical wellness? Yes, people talk to friends and relatives or religious leaders, read posts or books but do those resources or people provide specialist, structured support day …

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Between Ambition and Happiness

I once told a friend that becoming the CEO of MTN wasn’t my ambition. We were discussing the future, careers, money, comfort. I probably didn’t (and still don’t) fully understand the implication of that statement. I came across as an unambitious fellow content with his poverty while my mates, and juniors, plunged into work and …

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Doubt and Unbelief

It is hard to win an argument against faith, but it is easy to insinuate, to plant a seed of doubt, just a shadow to mix things up a tiny bit. Then its efficacy is soon gone, no effort required to persuade or compel you to refute your earlier claims. Doubt takes on a life …

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COVID-19: Opportunity for National Development

COVID-19, the coronavirus respiratory disease is the major news feature globally as I write this. The outbreak has caused entire countries to ask their citizens to remain indoors while health officials work tirelessly to treat infected people and contain its further spread. Nigeria has recorded 12 positive cases of the infection already and efforts are …

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