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Nigeria’s Youths And The Metaphor Of Moses

Spending time and space defining a youth or whom the youths are is no longer necessary for by their fruits, we have known them. Right from May 1999, the Nigerian Youths have been working tirelessly performing every other political function except what they were divinely anointed and constitutionally mandated to do. This off- point role, as performed by the Nigerian …

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PREPARE TO ENJOY A NEW BEGINNING

Our message for this month is an encouraging announcement of the beginning of something new in our lives, as we are enjoined to prepare for the herald of greater blessings and more precious benefits all through the month. The strength of number eight – in days and months – is what we will get to understand, as we key into …

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Nigeria Youths: Celebrated Abroad, Despised At Home

It gladdens my heart seeing the youths of Nigeria occupy some top diplomatic positions in global bodies, while also calling the shots in development of affairs on the world stage. However, talented Nigerian youths are being celebrated abroad, it is disheartening that these same youths of ours helplessly relegated to the background in the scheme of political and socioeconomic affairs …

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Speed Tongue Back On Air!

It is with a modest mind and all glory to God that I put these few lines together, to celebrate my historic return to sports presentation on radio, and hope for the crystallisation of all things bright and beautiful in the resurrection of my broadcasting life. Indeed, I did have a short stint back on air with ‘SportsDay On Radio,’ …

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Pragmatic Corporate Social Responsibility Needed

The multifaceted volume of political and socioeconomic challenges facing nations globally (and Nigeria, in particular) has manifested and supported the long advanced position  that the business  of developing the nation should by no means be left in the hands of the government alone.  The fact is and shall remain  that the quantum of these  challenges are  becoming too enormous and …

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Nigeria’s Peculiar Leadership Style

I am still savouring the euphoria of my excellent performance recorded in my junior secondary school examination, which was recently released. I shot my mind back to the first day of resumption, when I arrived in company of my class mates, all looking hearty and gay, as we marched to the school and converged in an empty classroom, which had …

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RUGBY MUST CONDUCT ELECTION WITH CONSTITUTION

One Sports Federation (RUGBY) out of the Thirty One Sports Federations in the country must conduct its elections using its illegal Constitution! This was the submission of Mr. Tunde Popoola Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee during the aborted Rugby Federation election on 13 June 2017 at the National Stadium Abuja during the elections into all the 31 Sporting …

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MONTH FOR FULFILLMENT & ACCOMPLISHMENT

It’s July 2017, a month in which we are assured of accomplishment of all aspirations and resultant celebrations to confirm the fulfillment of every positive and precious desire. Those are the assurances we get from knowing that the month of July, the seventh on the calendar, is evocative of the spiritual confirmation of completeness, perfection, relaxation, celebration and satisfaction, after …

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House Committee on Sports and Sports Federations’ Elections

In 1990, more than 25 years ago, I published a book titled “Sports Administration in Nigeria” which was generously launched by the inimitable Pillar of Sports of blessed memory, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Abiola. In the prologue, after enumerating some of the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams at that time including the first Under 17 Soccer World Cup, I wrote: …

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MAY MUST BRING DOUBLE GRACE

As we roll along in the fifth month of 2017, my prayer for you is that double grace MUST come your way in the forthcoming days and now. Though the month reflects doubt (i.e. good things MAY happen), I decree that MUT is the word you and I will hold unto this month, because we are relying on the God …

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