Ilorin - Kwara state, Nigeria

Category: Taking Note

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Nigeria is not the best country, but it is a good one

If you don’t know how you are blessed, you will think your father’s farm is worse than your friend’s father’s farm. Do not be deceived, Nigeria is not the best country but it is a good one. $1 is #500 and so what? Let me elucidate from my little experience. Can anyone in the USA…
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When pain brings you down

“When pain brings you down, don’t be silly, don’t close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun-shine.” Alanis Morissette Pain is an unpleasant sensation caused by illness, physical or emotional injury. Like pleasure, pain is an emotion easily felt. Pain can make you stronger physically, emotionally,…
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30 commonly used words derived from Greek language

I hope you are aware that not all of the words we speak in the English language are English words. Some of these words are borrowed from French, Spanish, Roman, Greek, etc. Here are 30 commonly used words derived from the Greek language. Alphabet Bicycle Dinosaur Economy Harmony Idea Monarchy Orgy Problem Statistic Telephone Rhinoceros…
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Solemn sayings about our society (II)

Our society is portrayed by several traits as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below is the continuation of some social issues and what famous writers and researchers have to say. Work As soon as labor is distributed, each man has a particular, exclusive sphere…
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Solemn sayings about our society

Our society is characterized by several attributes as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below are some social issues and what famous writer and researcher have to say. Abortion Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you got that you did not…
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Understanding the true identity of unhappiness

Unhappiness is the direct opposite of happiness. Unhappiness can be as a result of any and so many things. Regaining happiness after a long period of unhappiness requires a lot of efforts and diligence. Happiness cannot be hidden; same is the case of unhappiness. Unhappiness causes you to be restless, sleepless, tired and depressed. Though,…
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Top 15 African Artists; Only two Nigerians made the list

Top 15 African Artists, a rating provided by Billboard saw several North African music arts topping the list.  Self proclaimed ‘African Giant’, Burna Boy and Davido struggled to find a spot on the top 15 list. This has left West Africa music fans wondering what could be the problem with Western artists in 2020. Wizkid…
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Change isn’t African Magic

Our government says change begins with me, yet they haven’t given me anything to change into. Just imagine you asking me to stop wearing my old clothes and you didn’t provide me with new ones. Talk is cheap… Change don’t drop from the sky… It is a give and take situation. Just like paying for…
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Unfortunately, the peaceful coexistence of Nigerians has always been confronted by a lot of challenges since the inception of the country and most of these challenges are products of ethnic politics and sentiments.
This study will therefore examine the problem of integration in Nigeria

I Will Not Train My Servants and Spoil My Children by Jibowu Mosiko

I was one of the few privilege child. A son to a “Headmaster” in the early ’70s and in one of the remotest village in Nigeria-Akutupa Kiri. No electricity, no pipe borne water, no motorable road but a road not better than a footpath,  infact during that time, we were normally lucky to see “trucks”…
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There’s a new tragedy every day

If you’ve been reading or watching the news lately, it can seem like the whole world is in pain. Every day, it seems, there’s a new tragedy in which lives have been needlessly lost, or a natural disaster has destroyed a community, or there’s another disturbing story of corruption and wrongdoing. Recently, I went to…
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