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Uber Or Small Chops?… Your Choice

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“People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out” – Warren Bennis In the past couple of weeks, Uber Lagos has been on an aggressive drive to grow their clientele by offering riders a whooping 40% reduction in their ...

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A distasteful outburst from an honourable man

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“For Brutus is an honourable man; So are they all, all honourable men…” – William Shakespeare The above quote, culled from Mark Antony’s speech at Caesar’s funeral in the tragic play; Julius Caesar, aptly captures my thoughts on Easter Monday when I read quotes attributed to the Oba of Lagos. The distasteful words caught ...

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The eventful life of a Lagos banker (7)

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The Internal Control Officers are often derided in banks because of their unenviable task of ensuring compliance and control in their domain. Often isolated in their own offices, with powers to superintend over their seniors, they are habitually treated with suspicion as the successful execution of their duties spells doom, ...

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An Easter to remember

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I watched the young man in unfeigned admiration. He looked suave, in his carefully trimmed hair and well tailored suit and spoke so passionately about the upcoming Camp Meeting, that I became curious. He spoke with conviction as if indeed he heard from God, otherwise why would someone be making ...

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Gambia, no problem

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“Let’s go home Daddy”, Nicole said with resignation. I was intrigued as I watched her Dad try to appease the disturbed girl and reassure her that they would be going home soon. The statement was an unbiased verdict and a vote of no confidence in the prevailing condition of living ...

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The eventful life of a Lagos Banker (5)

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Henry left that meeting in a state of euphoria. As he drove home, he reminisced on the events of that evening. The striking ambiance of the venue, the melodious music, the inspiring testimonies and the riveting message from the Pastor all played out with a touch of excellence. He however ...

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Deep in the dark – The story

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Hello Guys, thanks again for taking out time to stop by. I had received interesting responses on my first poem on this blog, published here last week. In response to popular demand, here is my account of the armed robbery attack that inspired the poem; Deep in the dark. Enjoy ...

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