[On A Lighter Note] Elections Should Be Held Yearly In Nigeria!

Elections In Nigeria Should Be Yearly

In extreme circumstances, it is only logical to adopt extreme measures… ~ Akaahan Terungwa Nigeria is a country where, every 4 years, politicians have made it a hobby to seek elective positions in a manner that defies all logic and sensibilities: incumbents cling shamelessly to power and other contestants are ready to lie, cheat, intimidate, […]

A Country That Cannot ‘Afford’ Stable Power Isn’t Serious Yet!

Stable Power In Africa

Lord Lenin (first leader of The USSR) was heavily criticized when he assumed office; this was amidst cheers and congratulations that he was the first person to run a state on the model of Marx. His biggest criticism revolved around the issue of power and other basic amenities. The argument was that how could the […]

The ‘Money Culture’ Kills (Faster Than Gangrene)

The Money Culture Kills Faster Than Gangrene

The ‘money culture’ refers to a culture of glorifying money above everything else. It is the habit of respecting persons who flash wards of notes in the faces of less ‘fortunate’ folks and ultimately, it is the persistent behavior of failing to question the source of wealth of  individuals and instead, crowning all manner of […]

Hard Work Is Not Enough…

Work Smart, Not Hard

Everyday, we are told to work hard. Our parents start this admonishment from infancy, our teachers pick it up and ultimately the society perfects it. It’s ‘work hard'; ‘work hard’ and ‘work hard’. Unfortunately (and like most concepts emphasized today), hard work alone is never enough to guarantee success…infact, on the contrary, it may be […]

The Problem Is YOU – Not The World!

You Are The Problem

So, you’ve imagined all this while that your problem was caused by the world: parents, uncles, teachers, siblings etc? Sorry, you got it wrong! The problem with you is YOU and not anyone else! You are the sole reason why you are not recording progress in your life; you are the sole reason you always […]

Lack Of Money Is The Root Of All Evil

Lack Of Money Is The Root Of All Evil

Today is Sunday – and many persons may have actually gone to church only to be told money is the root of all evil…. That is not only false, it also amounts to a perfect misunderstanding of scripture – particularly, 1 Tim 6:10. The verse reads: For the love of money is a root of […]

Book Vs. Street Smartness: Which Should You Aim For (And Why)?

Book Vs. Street Smartness

All over the world, two major types of “intelligence” is recognized: book and street smartness. The folks who are smart book wise are persons who have come to terms with the reality of manipulating books, understanding them and often, memorizing content and getting excellent grades in school. These category also represent the finest the academia […]

You Cannot Rise Above Your Thoughts…

You Cannot Rise Above Your Thoughts

There is no one that does not think – even a moron or an idiot is gifted with the unique gift of thought. Unfortunately, it is by thought that we either rise or fall. Sadly too, many choose to rather fall – than rise…and consistently choose this day in, day out. How? By their thoughts! […]

The True Meaning Of Life: How To Find Your Purpose For Existing

How To Find Your Purpose

Many people drift in life aimlessly – constantly wondering what they are cut out to do. For such persons (about 99% of humanity), life is simply about degrees, a job, wife/husband, provision for the family, children, retirement and then, death. Nothing special. Absolutely nothing! For such folks too, they simply exist in life because they […]

Dust To Dust

Dust to dust meaning

A man’s life is short – so short that man is here today and gone tomorrow…with many leaving well before their 50th birthdays… From dust we all come, and to dust, we all return. This is well settled. Now, such a statement may appear to portend doom or utter hopelessness. “Why would a man’s life […]