Posts by Babatoks:

Message for Gov. Ajimobi – Emerging Talent You Must Support!

Written on October 3rd, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

The guy in the middle you are looking at is Abiodun Adegoke. He is 7 feet and 2 inches tall, ((in England, they lovingly call such tall people, Beanpoles) almost 18 years old and has just been admitted to resume and complete his secondary education at Segun Odegbami International College and Spo...
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In Our or Nigeria’s Interest or Their Best Interest?

Written on April 26th, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

The principle of autonomy and/or self-determination is viewed as foundational in any true democracy. It is however worrying when democracy becomes a millstone around the neck of those who are supposed to benefit from it. Such has been the case in Nigeria for close to seventeen years of supposed demo...
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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of SAYLC-UK: A Noble Cause.

Written on April 26th, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

by Akintokunbo A Adejumo & Adelagun Abudu akinadejum@aol.com & ade2abudu@yahoo.com  Let’s pass it on to our children. “The great and most powerful gift a parent can give their children is to pass to them their language and their culture …” We would have loved it very much to ...
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Of Buharists, Jonathanians and a Simple Analysis of Political Immaturity

Written on February 16th, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

"We are products of our past, but we don't have to be prisoners of it." Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe It is appalling to know that Nigerians are now polarised into two main caucuses, which is not even anywhere near political, but rather individualism, and most times bordering on ethnic lines and rel...
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Requiem for a Hero

Written on February 15th, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

“I was actually in that valley on March 28, 2015. I did not want Nigeria to slide into a theatre of war, with his  fellow county men and woman dying, and many more pouring  into other nations in Africa and beyond, as refugees. In fact, it became so disturbing that some interest  groups in the U...
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Concussion (2015 film) is a Nigerian

Written on February 4th, 2016 by
Categories: Positively Naija: All News Positive About Nigeria

Poser: How many Hollywood movies have been made about the lives and achievements of Nigerians who have made one impact or the other on the world stage, with big name actors like Will Smith taking the role of the Nigerian achiever, and Alec Baldwin in a supporting role? I am still struggling to co...
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Random Thoughts: Fighting Corruption with Corruption

Written on January 26th, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

I have been musing over the conundrum above for a very long time, even before this new dispensation of the sincere and stern President Buhari, and I can’t get it off my mind,  the possibility, that is. Corruption is defined nowadays simply as “The abuse of entrusted power for private gain”...
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The Corruption and Evil of Employment Scams in Nigeria

Written on January 14th, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

This article has been written in sad response to two recent “employment advertisement” scandals that have involved (or, rather, been repudiated) by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment and the Guaranty Trust Bank respectively. I am particularly annoyed as I sincerely send such job alert...
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The Folly and Vanity of Social Media “Friendship”.

Written on January 4th, 2016 by
Categories: General Articles

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” This quote is attributed to the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, who wrote extensively about the notion and importance of true friendship as a determinant of “meaningful” living. In Psychology, “a meaningful life is a broad term...
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The Revelations of the Damned and Nigerians Attitude To Corruption!

Written on December 22nd, 2015 by
Categories: General Articles

"Unemployment, underdevelopment and poverty everywhere in the land. Our people are living like animals; we cannot even rear our children” – Source Unknown. “Quite frankly, the war against Corruption is not strictly about me; it is about building a country for our children and forthcoming ge...
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