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Check Yourself Before…

Time for Change

Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your two ears (Laird Hamilton). There is arguably nothing easier than blaming the other person for everything that is wrong. You will observe this behaviour in a relationship, a partnership or a group – in almost anything that involves more than a person – when things go […]

NIMC Card or Slip Now Mandatory, You Said?

Stop NIMC card

‘Man is born free, but he is everywhere in chains.’ For some of us, the above quote by respected Swiss-born philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau is evergreen! It is a protest against the shortcomings of the Social Contract. In and of itself, the social contract is a great thing. But many countries, including Nigeria, have convoluted the […]

How Can You Help This Country?

Economic issues

It would, perhaps, be an understatement if someone says things are not going as expected or they ought to in the local economy. Ask the worker, the businessman, the employer or even a student what they think about the economy, chances are that they will try to paint one bleak picture or the other. The […]

There is a Cost…

Cost

Cost. That word carries more weight than many people actually realise. But its meanings differ. The angle you take it from will determine the best meaning. The value you attach to something will determine if it is worth the cost or otherwise. Essentially, it is rational to compare costs against benefits. There is a cost […]

What Devaluation is that?

Dollar

A person who does not have access to requisite knowledge or is unable to think rationally will usually be taken for a ride by those who know better, or is able to manipulate the perception of others. This reality has been proven over and again in the working of terrorist, militant and insurgent organisations, such […]

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