Blog entries from: NigeriansTalk

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July 22 2014

From NigeriansTalk Tue Jul 22 2014, 01:03:45

(A review of Wole Soyinka's A Dance of the Forests directed by Segun Adefila for the playwright's 80th birthday celebrations)   by Deji Toye   In the play, A Dance[...]

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July 21 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Jul 21 2014, 01:59:20

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) -- the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) rate-setting committee -- meets today (and tomorrow) under a new governor. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the former governor, had[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Jul 21 2014, 00:50:45

Politics has a way of bringing out the best in people. And the worst, as well. From a meek, likeable and supposedly unassuming deputy governor, governor and vice president, politics[...]

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July 14 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Jul 14 2014, 03:34:01

A tsunami is very high, large wave in the ocean that is usually caused by an earthquake under the sea. It can cause great destruction when it reaches land because[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Jul 14 2014, 02:03:20

When plans to convene another talkfest around the seminal questions hemming in our quest for national cohesion were bruited about recently, my initial reaction was one of irritation. At the[...]

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July 7 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Jul 7 2014, 03:52:39

For what it may be worth, Nigerians are very spiritual people. Nigerians of all religious inclinations wear our religions on our foreheads, pray at public functions, make a show of[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Jul 7 2014, 01:26:22

I have heard expressed a preference for "attitude" over "aptitude"; and I have come to realise that this preference is contingent on a variety of circumstances. Attitude, for instance would,[...]

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July 4 2014

From NigeriansTalk Fri Jul 4 2014, 04:28:18

I sent someone to a barber shop nearby just to hear what they are saying about my governor there. He said the barber was just complaining about how the governor[...]

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July 1 2014

From NigeriansTalk Tue Jul 1 2014, 06:19:27

I am not feeling in a particularly nice mood so I am not obliged to be generous or polite - the people who run Nigeria's Corporate Affairs Commission are the[...]

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June 30 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Jun 30 2014, 04:54:14

Shortly after former president Olusegun Obasanjo's reelection in 2003 and the hurricane he unleashed to unseat all but one Alliance for Democracy (AD) governors, he dispatched Mukhtari Shagari, whom he'd[...]

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