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SEGUN AINA

Why We Must Fix Education In Nigeria

Why We Must Fix Education In Nigeria

  BY SEGUN AINA [caption id="attachment_11785" align="alignnone" width="230"] SEGUN AINA[/caption] It is my pleasure to address this distinguished audience on the eighth convocation ceremony of the Premier University of Education in Nigeria. I consider it a great honour to be found worthy for conferment of an honorary doctorate degree of D.Sc Business Education (Honoris Causa)…
Lesbian, Gay and Stigma

Lesbian, Gay and Stigma

[caption id="attachment_11740" align="alignnone" width="230"] Lesbian, Gay and Stigma[/caption] Some days ago, I was alerted to a story on social media about lesbianism. It involves a beauty queen from Anambra State who was allegedly filmed while having sex with her partner. The video, to quote one media outfit, has since gone "viral." The initial reaction of…
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Tackling The Exchange Rate Palaver

[caption id="attachment_11456" align="alignnone" width="230"] Tell Cover Page[/caption] By Adetutu Bashorun  It is interesting to observe that the CBN is grappling with thorny problems arising from its ambitious experiment leading to the inauguration of the Bureau de Change.  We recall how CBN operated like a herdsman, gathered the street forex peddlers under one umbrella and approved…
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The Rwanda Debacle and Oliseh’s Future

[caption id="attachment_11432" align="alignnone" width="230"] Tell Cover Page[/caption] Are Nigerians already getting tired of Sunday Oliseh? I ask this question in light of the grumbling I hear over the failure of the Nigerian home based national team to qualify from the group stage of the CHAN championship in Rwanda. As coach of the team, Oliseh failed…
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The Ranting of Yaya Toure

  [caption id="attachment_11353" align="alignnone" width="230"] TELL Cover Page[/caption] For a man who had won the African footballer of the year award four successive times, Yaya Toure, the Ivory Coast-born midfielder, had probably come to regard the annual award as something of a birthright.  He had expected to win the award for the fifth successive time this…
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Body Language And The Gains Of  Change

[caption id="attachment_11183" align="alignleft" width="230"] TELL Cover Page[/caption] These are good times for President Muhammadu Buhari and the Buharites who are privileged to manage his information machinery. What else can these Buharites, seasoned pros that they are, ask for when, in a pure Alice-in-Wonderland setting, their talisman product comes along with so much value and excellent…
Buhari’s Blow Against Women.

The Burden of a Sprint Star

[caption id="attachment_10922" align="alignleft" width="230"] The Burden of a Sprint star[/caption] Pity Blessing Okagbare! The Nigerian athletic star, without a doubt, bears a heavy burden. Forget her looks—the beautiful face that betrays no anxiety. Truth is, if you were Blessing Okagbare, you might not but feel pressure or be anxious most times.  That is the price…
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Why Supporters’ Club Must Close Ranks

[caption id="attachment_10752" align="alignleft" width="230"] TELL COVER STORY[/caption] A couple of weeks back, Rauf Ladipo, the president-general of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, appeared on Kadaria Ahmed’s Straight Talk programme on Channels TV. Among other things, Ladipo responded to allegations of financial impropriety levelled against the leadership of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club which he heads,…
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Why Supporters’ Club Must Close Ranks

A couple of weeks back, Rauf Ladipo, the president-general of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, appeared on Kadaria Ahmed’s Straight Talk programme on Channels TV. Among other things, Ladipo responded to allegations of financial impropriety levelled against the leadership of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club which he heads, by some members of the club. Like…
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