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THE RICH ALSO SWEAT

I have just seen the following on Twitter: @MrAyeDee: First time in my life that I’ve been in a hotel of this magnitude without power for this long. #Abuja #Hilton So, a 5 star hotel like the Hilton in Abuja…

CHARITY BEGINS FROM NIGERIA

Perhaps we remember the music by Late Fela Kuti.. I no be gentleman at all… I be African man original…? There has been cacophonous noise for and against Ben Murray-Bruce, the Nigerian Senator who has been campaigning that “we buy…

What’s the price of status?

There is a law called Parkinsons Law. It states that “work expands to fill the time available for its completion”, and that a sufficiently large bureaucracy will generate enough internal work to keep itself ‘busy’ and so justify its continued…

FACTSHEETS ON LASSA FEVER

Last week, Nigerians got a rude shock. Lassa Fever Epidemic is with us again. About ten states in the Federation has reported cases total of about 91 with mortality of roughly 40%. This necessitates this fact sheet on the disease…

TRAFFIC FOR LAG NA DIE

Lagos is a crazy city. Metropolitan cities are often plagued with many problems (which are to be expected), but the traffic problem in Lagos, Nigeria is a basket case. Log on to Gidi Traffic on Twitter, or listen to Traffic…