Inspirational, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Minister yourselve

It was Abraham Lincoln one of the greatest leaders in American history who said “ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country” Most times when I take this up with my fellow Nigerians, I am told Nigeria is not the kind of country you tow such lines with as it has […]

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Inspirational, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

What to Rebrand, Nigerian or Nigeria?

It is the million dollar question we will try to answer today. A few years ago we heard Nigeria’s then Minister of Information Prof. Dora Akunyili go on about re-branding Nigeria and I laughed. Why? Well here’s why… Read on Nigeria cannot be re-branded except Nigerians are re-branded, that is the simple truth and there are no two ways about […]

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Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Order

Written by Laura Utume For fear of being religious, I will not quote scripture but I’m sure we all know that “Orderliness is next to Godliness” and this is key not only in dealing with God but it should guide our very existence… ORDER! Let’s take a look at creation… He ordered His work and indeed it all came out […]

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Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Choice

Written by Laura Utume … I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore CHOOSE life that both thou and thy seed may live. Deuteronomy 30:19 Often times when someone has fallen short not only of God’s glory now but of the virtues of society, […]

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Inspirational, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Be prepared!

It was Abraham Lincoln who said he would prepare and wait for his opportunity and when it came, he would take it; I’m afraid I totally agree with him a hundred percent! You do not wait for life to just happen, you actually make life happen, you live life and there is no way better than to prepare for it, […]

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Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Nigeria on my mind

Written by Ekpeme O. Monday Several thoughts were racing through my mind one morning when my thoughts finally rested on my country, NIGERIA. I thought of how immensely endowed we are as a country, both with human and mineral resources, and also blessed with brilliant minds and great talents. I thought as against the negative attitude we display most times, […]

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Inspirational, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Ctrl + Z that bad habit today

”It has become a regular practice for me and now I do it automatically. I find myself cut up in the act, some times consciously and most times unconsciously.” Yeah! That’s the voice of Mr. ‘HABIT’ speaking up there. A fixed regular way of doing things or a learned bevahiour pattern, which could be positive or negative. At first, a […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Formal education is a must, it makes you more efficient

The phrase ‘to make it in life’ mostly implies becoming successful or becoming rich and wealthy. In considering formal/western education vis-a-vis making it in life, the question that often pops up is whether one must acquire formal education to make it in life. You would agree with me that their are many folks around us today either drop outs or […]

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Inspirational, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

O ye Benue, peace is priceless, cherish it :)

Benue runs in my blood, but my long years on the Plateau has made me develop a strong emotional attachment to the place and has also taught me a few lessons i wish to share with my Benue folks today. Been born and bred in Jos city of Plateau state, I’ve witnessed the highs and the lows of the state, […]

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Leadership, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

You lazy (intellectual) African scum, a must read for all!

Shared by Honorable Vershima, 21 Jan, 2012 So I got this in my email this morning… They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished. In this demesne, as they call it, there are hardly […]

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