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How Poor Leadership Has Kept Nigerians In Poverty

  Fifty-six years ago when Nigeria became an independent nation after a century of British colonialism, the euphoria of that era symbolically suggested the birth of a new nation on the verge of greatness. The indices had pointed to a country with huge potential…

1st November 2016

Who Wants Boko Haram Terrorists Back?

“We must keep the promise to our nation! We must make a difference!” – COAS Lt. Gen. TY Buratai – 14 July 2015 Since the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, first made this assertion over one year ago, the Nigerian…

30th October 2016

The Race For Oil and Gas in Africa

A look at international oil companies operating across the African continent. Africa is home to some of the world’s fastest-growing economies, with many of them relying on oil for foreign exchange. It is estimated that 57 percent of Africa’s export earnings come from hydrocarbons.…

25th October 2016

See The Consequences of The U.S. War on Terrorism in Africa

On May 5, President Barack Obama hosted his Djiboutian counterpart, Ismail Omar Guelleh, at the White House. The two leaders signed a 20-year lease agreement for the Djibouti-based Camp Lemonnier, the biggest U.S. military base in Africa. Covering 500 acres, the installation is a…

24th October 2016

“The Forever Side Chick Club” – When Will It End?

“So when does it end? How long will it be before men, attached and married stop approaching me?“ The real question is, when will I stop allowing myself to be a side chick? Unbeknownst to the rest of the world living their perfect heart-shaped…

19th October 2016

10 Easy Ways To Learn French

Last week, I got some requests from people who wanted to learn French. They wanted to know if I could somehow introduce a French section to my blog. My answer was “NO” because this blog is dedicated to matters of the heart and weddings.…

11th September 2016

10 Things You Should Know About Buying Auto Insurance

How is Your Insurance Rate Determined? Two factors determine what you pay for auto insurance. The first factor is underwriting and the second factor is rating. Insurance companies underwrite to assess the risk associated with an applicant, group the applicant with other similar risks…

30th August 2016

14 Tips for Purchasing Life Insurance

Insurance is an important part of financial planning — but understanding insurance and buying the right product can be tricky. From whole to term life, riders to convertibility clauses, how do you make sense of all the choices? Most people rely on the expertise…

30th August 2016

8 Must-Know Tips When Shopping for Auto Insurance

Shopping for auto insurance in the 80s was a time consuming and fickle affair. It often meant you were scouring the phonebook, making phone calls and meeting with various agents. Thanks to the internet, however, things are much more proficient and streamlined for those…

16th August 2016

In Photos: 10 Of The Most Dangerous Cities In The World

10. Caracas, Venezuela This is basically the capital city in Venezuela and it is currently facing a problem linked to drug gangs. Criminal offenses such as muggings and thievery are often regular, making this an undesirable place for most vacationers. Many other cities in…

12th August 2016

11 Things Women Want You To Do To Them In Bed

Things Women Want You To Do To Them In Bed Things Women Want You To Do To Them In Bed So let’s kink things up a little bit and talk about what women want in the bedroom. It’s really not as complicated as you…

6th August 2016

Episode 3: Wives on the Run; by Joy Akosa-Eghebi

Kate, a lady in her late 20’s just arrived from London after long years of schooling and working abroad. She is classy, tough and stylish. Making a call by the pool side, a man walked up to her. “Good day madam,” he greeted. She…

9th July 2016

Episode 2: Wives on the Run; Story by Joy Akosa-Eghebi

Previously on Wives on the Run: Each time she needed someone new she brought in a guy into the house, sleeps with him and tells her husband to clean her up. Until one day, his mother came around… Episode 2:  As a smart woman, she…

1st July 2016

Healthy Food Tips For Convalescence

Have you ever recovered from a bout of illness and found it difficult to get your appetite back? You know that situation where everything you eat tastes like sawdust? Most of us have probably gone through this. Here are some great tips for dealing…

21st June 2016