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SERAP? SHUT UP!

I am often amazed at the proclivity of some idle persons for claims that are not only exaggerated but also completely baseless. These ambitious individuals are usually used by paymasters to spin all sorts of specious tales whilst hiding behind the mask of non-governmental organisation, civil society or pressure group of various nomenclatures. Their ostensible […]

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Fact-checking journalism gains momentum

WASHINGTON  (CodeWit) – The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world. Journalists have always faced up to facts, but a new wave of fact-checking journalism has gained prominence in the past decade to counter misleading or outrageous claims of political […]

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Unraveling the Mystery of Dreams

In 2003, Femi-Kevin’s headmaster sent me an email forecasting that he would fail his GCSE exams because he had done so badly in his mock exams.  I wrote an angry response and asked him: “Are you God?  How are you so sure he would fail?  Is it because he is black?”  After he took the […]

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Opinion: Okey Ndibe, Pius Adesanmi & Rudolf Okonkwo Sit In Their Luxurious Cubicles Abroad & Spread Poison

This is not a sanctimonious attempt to earthen the drooling failings of Nigeria. The Nigeria I know is as clumsily and nebulously unwieldy as its problems. From the patrician orbit of leadership to the thrashed stratum of followership Nigeria is an anti-climactic nightmare. Nigeria’s notoriety in classical nay fabulous malfeasance precedes it no doubt; its […]