Posts by lifewriter:

Stephen Larence: Triumph of Mother Courage

Written on January 5th, 2012 by
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Stephen Lawrence: Triumph of Mother Courage By Taju Tijani Happiness and sadness fused together in the post-conviction speech of a tired Doreen Lawrence at the footsteps of Old Bailey where two of her son’s killers were convicted. Doreen Lawrence! What a woman!!! Against all mocking odds, she st...
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Abatimania: All Hail Abuja Spin Doctor

Written on July 20th, 2011 by
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Abatimania: All Hail Abuja Spin Doctor! By Taju Tijani At last, they got him! The rumour mill had been agog with frenzied speculations and insinuations for weeks concerning Reuben Abati, the Guardian oracle and chief pencrafter that he may be headhunted for national assignment. The calculation...
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British Burglars: Who Dares Wins

Written on July 20th, 2011 by
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British Burglars: Who Dares Wins By Taju Tijani The great British public is currently embroiled in a hysteric debate over the right of Mr Joe Blogs (a fictive name) to kill intruding burglars who gained entrance in order to steal, maim or kill. Recently, four dare-devil masked men went to a pr...
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Check Out: Confronting Migration Issues

Written on May 7th, 2009 by
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Check Out : Confronting Migration Issues [Review] By Taju Tijani When a group of young, ambitious and inspired minds massed together to tear down the forbidding frontiers of magazine journalism, there should be some kind of trepidation. Could this enterprise be a youthful exuberance, fli...
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Dora, Go Girl, Rebrand!

Written on April 13th, 2009 by
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Dora, Go Girl, Rebrand! By Taju Tijani A rebranded Nigeria is a dream I never imagined I could behold in my lifetime. Now, Dora Akunyili, the witch of Abuja and Minister of Information has breathed life into my withered faith. I can now give out a glad cry and say with proud relish that all things a...
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Jade Goody's Courageous Challenge

Written on March 31st, 2009 by
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Jade Goody’s Courageous Challenge By Taju Tijani On Mother’s Day Jade Goody breathed her last at her home in Upshire, Essex. By the time the earth receives her bones, the world would have lost a woman of Amazonian courage who mocked death when it was obvious that there was no hope of eve...
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Ibadan State: Beating My Tribal Drum

Written on March 29th, 2009 by
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Ibadan State: Beating My Tribal Drum By Taju Tijani Ibadan has become a cliché especially in political discourse. Its ignoble ‘wetie’ past is often used as a standard yardstick for its violent temper. Late Chief S.L.A (Ese Ole) Akintola, Adelabu and Lamidi Adedibu’s muscular...
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Exodus And The Reality of Diaspora

Written on February 28th, 2009 by
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Exodus And The Reality of Diaspora  BY Taju Tijani   Professor Tam David-West’s highly inspiring book, “Philosophical Essays”, was my muse for this article. In his infinite wisdom, he reasoned that every Nigerian abroad, must, at a stage, retu...
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Brave Voice From The Diaspora-Part 2

Written on February 14th, 2009 by
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Brave Voice From The Diaspora-Part 2 By Taju Tijani Lamide Cole, our native stranger continues his expatriation story with rugged candour as he glides and negotiates through the ebb and flow of life in the western Diaspora. Lammy may be as slippery as a bar of soap, there is nevertheless a crushing...
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Brave Voice From the Diaspora

Written on February 9th, 2009 by
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Brave Voice From the Diaspora-Part 1 By Taju Tijani Let me confess a moral anguish. Is it right to submit to a writer’s liberty and paint a depressing pen portrait of the torment and joy, pain and comfort, sorrow and happiness, success and failure of the many brave souls in the western Diaspor...
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