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Just another Naija Day

Last night was a little unusual for me. Instead of sitting up until midnight, checking my emails and social media updates, or reading for inspiration, or even trying to beat the evil genius that controls all the best words in the Scrabble game on my iPad, I was sleeping. 1,319 more words

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner (Market Wrap- May 24th)

Coverage: Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa 

“Winner Winner Chicken Dinner”! The origin of the term lies in Las Vegas where a chicken dinner used to cost less than $2.00 and the usual bet at that time was $2.00, so when you won you had enough for the chicken dinner. 289 more words

Essays

Nigeria's Fuel Shortage Now Threatens Nation-Wide Cell Phone Outage as Diesel Generators Run Dry

Motorists rush to buy petrol in Abuja during an earlier fuel shortage. AFP Photo

LAGOS (AFP) – Nigeria’s biggest mobile phone operatorMTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.The company, the biggest subsidiary of the South Africa-based MTN Group, said it needed a “significant quantity of diesel in the very near future to prevent a shutdown of services across Nigeria”. 371 more words

Remembering A Remarkable Man

May 15, 2015

Al Ulmer – A Remembrance

It is just over a year now since Al died and I haven’t contributed to his memorial. It’s not that I didn’t know what to say. 2,415 more words

Will the very rich make heaven? As narrated by Petra Iyabo Akinti Onyegbule

You stingy members of this ministry, welcome to church. How is the fuel situation treating you? Hope not too badly? If so, doxology.
Will the very rich make heaven? 815 more words

Inspirational

Obasanjo and the Problem of Debased Moralities.

Late last month, I saw a video on the internet. There he was; Obasanjo doing nothing to suggest that he ever wants for food. His legs spread loosely over the chair, his knees just shy of the floor (it is not only women that look less than graceful when they sit legs asunder). 1,193 more words

Nigeria

Seriously this fuel scarcity no get respect atall atall .... - P-square

One of the Nigerian best music icons has been touched by the current fuel scarcity in the country. They took to their Facebook page and aired their mind. 77 more words

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