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HERE ARE THE REAL PATRIOTS

It is obviously difficult to believe that there are still some very young Nigerians who are genuinely ready to die for the country despite the disappointing and inhuman behaviours of some leaders elected to work and contribute to the growth and development of Nigeria as well as strengthening her human capacity, infrastructural and economical development but were and are still ...

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SIASIA’S SECOND CHANCE

(First Published In March 2016) Only three days now separate us from the much-expected first leg game of the back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between Nigeria and Egypt. As the countdown gets tighter, my mind goes back to October 2011, when the Super Eagles toiled to a 2-2 draw against Guinea at Abuja National Stadium. That match marked the ...

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THE LOOMING TSUNAMI

Many scientists are yet to come to terms with the catastrophic annihilation of human existence ever known to human race in modern history. The unimaginable Tsunami of storm and flood that swept away both human and property in East Asia in 2006 can only be akin to the day of old in the land of Sodom and Gomorrah. There seem ...

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MANIFESTATION OF EVERY DECLARATION

As the new month begins with the very first day starting the working week, I share with you the words of Jeremiah 29 v 11 – For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” This is a reminder of the fact that ...

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OLYMPICS PREPARATIONS AND THE N2.9BILLION DILEMMA

The press and other social media are currently awash with the cries of some athletes for help to raise money for flight tickets for the Rio Olympics with many Nigerians both low and high expressing disgust. It is sad that while athletes are suffering in all fronts as a result of zero level of funding for preparations for the games ...

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Let’s Forget Russia 2018

I have chosen to stick out my neck today, with a bold declaration that Nigeria will not qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Call me traitor if you would, but I believe the truth is better told early, so we can all brace ourselves for the most likely Dooms Day and avoid any morbid after-effects of reality eventually ...

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SACK THEM NOW BEFORE FURTHER EMBARRASSMENT

There are so many issues with our sport and these have been consistent without any sign of abating. It has been a cup full of contaminated waters. It is therefore apparent that there is the urgent need for a drastic action to quickly reposition the sports terrain. It is no longer news that the appointment of the new Super Eagles ...

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WE CAN REDUCE THE WASTAGE

The global economic down town should necessarily be a serious concern to most countries if not all. It should be a period when people, organizations and countries should start setting their priorities right. It surely must be a time of what to do with the scarce resources. There are areas that need urgent attention that could be savaged by the ...

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Dialogue Of Nostalgia (Recap)

PHILIP: Bros Femo, how are things? I hope everything is going fine… ME: To God be the glory, all is well at my end. What about you … your wife, Katia, and baby, Chloe? PHILIP: They are both fine. Only that money is hard to find in this country. I’m not complaining though. ME: Maybe you should start thinking of ...

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MY HUMBLE ADVICE ON NFF AND RIO GAMES

As much as many Nigerians would want to look elsewhere and possibly ignore certain irritating actions of some actors in the sports sector, but the patriotic instinct will not let me be. Irritating l say, or else how can one explain the news all over the place on the hiring of a new manager or call it chief coach for ...

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