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The Boeing 737 MAX 8 debacle

Boeing Commercial Airplanes Corporation of America is the unrivalled leader in the world civil aviation industry. Boeing remains the world’s largest builder of jumbo jets (wide-body aircraft). Since the Boeing 747 entered service in 1968, […]

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Sharing the booty

The battle is over. It’s been won and lost. The warriors are home, relishing mutual congratulations – the deafening sound of back slapping and all that. I can see that newspaper proprietors are doing much […]

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A people versus a nation

As oyinbo (whiteman) take like Black Maria, blackmail, black angels, black coffee, the black man still proudly uses the white tissue roll for black shit…  There is this book called disappearance it was divided into […]

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This massive show of force

Here is what is currently trending. The acting inspector-general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has deployed seven DIGs, 10 AIGs and 277 commissioners of police for poll duty tomorrow. The Nigeria Air Force has deployed aircraft […]

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The GSM challenge to banks

The telecommunications industry is the best thing to happen to Nigeria’s privatization programme. Since the federal government opened the industry to competition in 2001, it has recorded phenomenal growth that no one ever imagined. The […]

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Good morning and congratulations Buhari

Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, The End and the Beginning (translated by Johanna Trzeciak):                         After every war                         someone has to clean up.                         Things won’t                         straighten themselves up, after all.                         Someone has to […]