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The GOP’s Obamacare repeal effort has gone from tragedy to farce

If history repeats itself first as tragedy and then as farce, the Republican effort to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law has definitely hit the latter stage. At this point, it seems the best House Republicans can hope for regarding their ill-fated American Health Care Act is glomming together a Frankenstein’s monster of a bill that wins the bare minimum of votes necessary to pass it ... Read More »

The 12 Warren Buffett Quotes That Every Investor Must Know

When Warren Buffett speaks, the investing world listens. And with good reason: The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) has earned a reputation as an iconic investor and uber-successful businessman whose quips are prized for their wit and simple wisdom. He has steered his company from a textile manufacturing firm over 50 years ago into a multinational conglomerate that owns companies including Geico, Dairy Queen and BNSF Railway, ... Read More »

Must Read: What I Learned Hanging Out With Nigerian Email Scammers

On a recent trip to the West African country, two fraudsters schooled me in the tricks of their trade. I just returned from a reporting trip to Nigeria, where I was traveling around the country talking to terrorism experts, nomadic cattle herders, and government officials about how global warming affects conflict in the country. I lucked out with an amazing fixer. As a newswire reporter focused on the terrorist group ... Read More »

Pendulum: Richard Quest and Nigeria’s Search for Good Image – @DeleMomodu

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, anyone familiar with CNN International would readily know the name and face of an unusually dramatic presenter, Richard Quest, widely known and acclaimed for his popular programme “Quest Means Business”. This journalist with a tinge of eccentricity has been in Nigeria all this week. If he is still in town and able to read this, let me say a big Nigerian welcome to him, before ... Read More »

The First 100 Days: Why Donald Trump Thought Presidency Would Be Easier

President Trump surprised everyone by announcing that he’d take a break from pretending he had a [fill in the blank] plan to pretend he had a [fill in the blank] plan, instead. That has been the 32-word history of Trump’s first 100 days. This week, those blanks are “health-care reform” and “tax reform.” Last week, they were “tax reform” and “health-care reform.” And the one before that, they were, you ... Read More »

Friday Sermon: What Are We Fighting For?

Christianity and Islam share much common ground. Both trace their roots to Abraham. Both believe in prophecy, God’s messengers (apostles), revelation, scripture, the resurrection of dead, and the centrality of religious community; what the church is to Christianity the “Ummah” is to Islam. The questions then arise: Why then do we fight over a God that is common to us? Why kill ourselves? Why are we intolerant of each other? ... Read More »

234Finance: The 5 Stages of Branding

Do you think companies should focus more on building the brand and retaining the loyalty of customers than actual selling? Building a brand takes a lot time and work and it is the most important element to focus on, if businesses plan to stay for the long haul. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a step, but as gigantic as brand building sounds, it requires only 5 stages ... Read More »

Prudence: The 6 Practical Tips for the Single Man

The average Nigerian dude (not necessarily the f*ckboy) wants to ball. You can’t really judge them either, because…you only live once. YOLO! Monday to Thursday: you stay on the hustle, money must be made. Fridays nights: back to back clubbing with the babes. Saturdays: wedding and after party then lounge/drinking time with your bros. Sundays: big boy brunch at Oriental and football time at the bar later in the day. ... Read More »

Tammy, Tonye And The Open Letter To Trouble

My friend Tammy, met this (young) big fish in the hospital (a big popular hospital on victoria island, where she works as a Nurse, and they’ve been getting along well for about a year and half now. He obviously is drunk in love,as much as she is too,and she knows he will propose soon. But, I know Tammy’s genotype is AS, and she’d stumbled on Tonye’s medical records showing he’s ... Read More »

The Green Card Marriage Scam (Pt 2): The Red Flags And Why It Is The Riskiest Option For Immigrants

The first question is, why engage in anything fraudulent in the first instance? If you really want to be in the U.S or ant other country, please be there for the right reasons. And be law abiding, and do not tarnish the image of your country. Not only for your own sake, but for the sake of others coming in for sincere and legitimate reasons, marriage included. We came across ... Read More »

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