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[WARNING ] GRAPHIC PICS: DANGER OF CARBON MONOXIDE

These above pictures were the remains of once healthy family but wasted their lives on Monday in Lagos surburb, when they decided to leave newly bought generating set on in their Two bedroom apartment and slept off. Next morning they were found dead. It is horrific, isn’t it? Should I call this ignorance or sheer lack of information about the ...

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Launching of the Long-awaited Book "The Metamorphoses of Nigeria (1914 – 2014)" is here!

Dotun Roy Come this October which is the month of our independence celebration as a sovereign nation and 2014 being the year of Nigeria’s centenary celebration as a country. Three thoroughbred and patriotic Nigerians are set to make history. These guys have deemed it fit to raise the bar and they are equally already to prove to all Nigerians, African ...

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Sunday Delight: (Hymn) "To God Be the Glory"

Dotun Roy This hymn has been confirmed to be one of the best 50 oldest church hymns. Two decades ago, I remember singing this lovely hymn in Methodist sunday school choir. What a nostagic feeling! It hurts that only few churches in the 21st Century still accept the infusion of the doctrine of orthodox church hymn into their doctrines. The ...

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Avoid Wrong Stigmatization!

Dotun Roy We all knew how many years it took before an HIV person could believe that being tested positive to HIV is not a dead sentence, even though HIV/AIDs was said to be terminal disease without cure and possible treatment back then. It took almost two decades before persons living with HIV could be seen as normal human beings ...

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Photos: RETHINK NIGERIA: Festival of Ideas in Abuja, Nigeria

Dotun Roy Today 9th september, Shehu Musa Yaradua Centre, Abuja saw another turn out of Youth across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria convened to deliberate on the future of Nigerian Youth in Governance and electioneering, security and policy making. This event which was tagged RETIHINK NIGERIA is a Youth driven initiative under the platform of the most powerful political ...

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Your Overall Self-esteem Matters!

Dotun Roy Have you ever felt so awkward about yourself to the extent that your supposed high self esteem suddenly dropped down on the floor at your feet? or simply put you just didn’t feel you deserve anything better in life because of your past mistakes, thereby your self worth becomes an illusion overnight. And when you got to your ...

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Youth and Today's Politics in the Third World

Dotun Roy It is quite reasonable and commendable that youth relegation in today’s politics is gradually becoming a thing of the past, particularly in the developed world (G7 nations) where so much confidence is now being place in the active youth participation in politics. Couple of days ago, I stumbled on a story about a Nigerian who might just end ...

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Becoming Thick-skinned with Power of Privacy

Dotun Roy Tongue wagging is inevitable, when you are an extremely outgoing person and then suddenly withdrawn from public glare for a period of time. That is when you decided to keep to yourself and just take sometimes to cool off or just holidaying somewhere sipping Pina Collada, especially when no one has cogent information as to where in particular ...

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Attitudinal Change: Everyone's Assignment (Part 2)

Having discussed two out of five aspects of human lives where attitudinal change is essential in the Part 1. The rest of the 3 aspects are as follows: Religion: In the quest to find answers to the mysteries of life and to also connect back to divinity, religion became a necessity and its activities became part of human lives. Every ...

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Attitudinal Change: Everyone's Assignment (Part 1)

Dotun Roy People say ‘Attitude’ is everything. Yes, I agree with them. It is 100 percent of who we are and what we become on the face of the earth, but are we making any effort to improve on that area of our attitude that probably needs improvement or simply put an adjustment? We need to stop deluding one another ...

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