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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Abiola’s Blog: Dreams are Free but the Journey Is Not Free.

In case you don't know there are dreams and there are dreams. There's this story of a seventeen years old boy who had a...

Fast and Serious – How to be a Winning Entrepreneur

The times have changed. The days of words such as patience, perseverance and process are being relegated to the background. 'Fast' is the name of the game...
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Uduak Ubak’s Blog: 10 Sure Ways to Stay Healthy and Avoid Extra Weight During...

It's that time of the year again -  parties, parties, and more parties... and of course with parties come food, lots of mouth-watering dishes,...

Treasure’s Blog: Did You Say you Are a Fresh Graduate?

There’s a long-held dancing tradition in my school in Nigeria. I cannot tell if that annual display of excitement is common to Ladokites, Akokites,...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: The True Measure of Your Success is Doing What You Love...

A group of kids were having the popular career conversation, you know the one that goes “ I want to be … when I...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog:  On Hardwork and Finding Success in Nigeria

I received a mail from a dear friend recently and it contained a link to view a house. I think what made it newsworthy...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: Cesarean Sections…A Taboo?

“It’s a girl!!!” That was the excited voice of a new grandmother on the other side of the call but then she added, “But...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: The Practise of ‘Omugwo’ AKA After-Birth Care in Nigeria

'Omugwo' is an Igbo word  that is used to describe the practice in which a nursing mother and her baby is taken care of...

Sponsored Post: New App from Jiji.ng, Nigeria’s Classifieds Website

Are you looking for a job or any study program for the future? Now you can relax a bit because Jiji.ng is a new Nigerian...
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Beautiful Parenting in Africa: First Rule of Parenting

Hello Africa. How are you? Here is another edition of the Beautiful Parenting in Africa Series. Some people are more visual learners and so I...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: It’s Great to be Alive

It’s September and a new month at that. As usual, lots of SMS messages and phone calls came through with new month messages, wishing me lovely...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: Someone Help! Our Children Deserve Better Education.

"outrageous! Where exactly is she expected to get money to pay for her fees and to think she worked so hard to get a...

Carey Baraka’s Blog: What Happened to our Youths?

There they were, a group of young men whose ages ranged from 14-16 years. I'd gone to meet them as to get information from...

Carey Baraka’s Blog: The Girl With the Beautiful Smile.

You first meet her at your usual lunch joint. She is beautiful. Not exceedingly beautiful such that she would feature on the cover of...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: It’s time to Patronise Made in Nigeria Goods.

Recently the Naira currency has been fluctuating in its value against foreign currencies. I learnt the reason really has to do with the demand...

Oladipupo Fola’s Blog: Does Fate Give Everyone an Equal Chance?

It is funny sometimes how events turn out, sometimes predictable and other times totally unpredictable. The turnout of any event will depend and rely on...
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Carey Baraka’s Blog: One Day You Will Write About This Place

One day, you will be an old person. An ancient human being with a back bent from life. You may be hard of both hearing...
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Uduak Ubak’s Blog: Who Knows the Health Benefits of Locally Grown Food in Nigeria?

Nutrition has become an essential and popular topic these days. This is because of the many diseases associated with bad nutrition and unhealthy life styles....

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: Law Enforcement in Nigeria – Any Hope?

A sign on a market gate read, "motorcyclists are not allowed beyond this point, failure to comply attracts a fine of 2500 naira". As I watched...

Carey Baraka’s Blog: How To Be An African Intellectual

I like to think of myself as being smart, as being an intellectual, as being an African intellectual. The people around me like to think...

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: Will You Leave a Legacy? What Would You Be Remembered For?

Browsing through the web, I came across a story about a young Nigerian lady who diagnosed with an incurable disease, took time to document...
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Uduak Ubak’s Blog: Excellence in Nigeria and The Value of Human Beings

Still musing about Excellence (click here to see my earlier post on this subject) especially that which affects the way we treat other humans. I was...
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Uduak Ubak’s Blog: Excellence! What does it mean to you?

Musing about the word " Excellence", I had to look up the meaning and it says : 'Excellence is the quality of being outstanding or extremely...