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How to Think Through a Challenge to Dependable Solution

"Thinking, says the book: Speech: A High School Course", starts with a problem; a difficulty that is felt."

Really, if there is anything for which humanity has consistently been called out since the morning of creation I can say with a fairly high degree of accuracy that it is '…

Opinion : On Whizkid being and dying a legend

No doubt being an entertainer in whatever genre and a raving one at that is no joke.
It comes primarily with a lot of killing pressures to satisfy the growing army of local and international admirers cum consumers.

It equally comes with the loss of privacy because both the media and the promoters a…

Lifestyle: Ready or not, these 6 things will happen to you

O yes! Life's a school; a devoted and pervasive one at that in which no one truly graduates and its classes go on and on until we're six feet under the ground.

It teaches its lessons too in a variety of ways.

Sometimes gently or subtly and sometimes hard.

Knowing this, however, doesn't …

How to develop ideas in writing or speech: The 9 important materials you needed to

As a writer or speaker, there's this natural tendency to write or speak about people, places, and events.

And that's cool.

After all, it's the people that shape events, history, develop and occupy places as it were.

But hey a writer or speaker who knows his worth should endeavor to writ…

Opinion: Behold Nigeria! In the light of their relentless proliferations: are your kings still kings and the inner linings of their crowns sacred

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi (lll) Once upon a time, our kings were known to be kings indeed and the inner linings of their crowns sacred.

I am referring to the time when there are not many of them and when indeed their words were laws, and nobody dares steep in contempt their declarations.

I …

Opinion : in Whose Interest is JAMB Lowering the Pass Mark for Gaining Admission into Higher Institutions in Nigeria?

As the statutory examining body saddled with conducting examination for prospective students who wish to further their education beyond the high school, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), had some months back conducted its yearly Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) fo…

Opinion: Understanding Why You Should Be Wary of Nigerian Police Personnel Bearing Firearms

It is no gainsaying that the Nigerian police boast some of the most wonderful, the most courageous, the most professional officers and men that can rival any from around the world.

And no one can deny the reverse too that there are more than enough bad eggs in its basket too.

It's only normal y…

How to Quit Your Odd Jobs, Chase Your Dream and Become Who You Really Should Be.

Hey, now don't get me wrong!

Menial or odd job, so to say, isn't something that I totally dislike.

But making a career out of it consciously or unconsciously is.

Come to think of it, we all someday hope to put up our dream dwellings and these are the guys who will turn the mortar, move the …

Opinion: In Defence of Under Attack 9ice's Song the 'Living Thing'.

Okay, I'm sure you've listened to 9ice's 'living thing' from the album ID Cabassa many times over.

You must have dissected the lyrical content too, a word for word, a sentence for sentence and verse for verse with a view to appreciating its thematic direction among others.

I'…

Opinion | What Is Johnson Bassey Doing On Top Sports On Top Radio?

Trust me; nothing that I say here is personal.

Deservedly so, it's of the essence my honest and unreserved opinion of him based on my observation as an ardent listener of top sports on top radio, a daily sports show anchored by the ace journalist, Godwin Enakhena.

Until only a few weeks back, G…

How to Grasp the Meaning of Printed Page: Presenting a Memorized Selection before the Audience (8)

So you want to present a memorized selection before the audience?
Great, if yes!
You should, anyway, I must add because situations will demand for it.
Unavoidably, we're often called upon to re-narrate stuff like details of a newspaper article or a story we've read.
Here, certainly, the synops…

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