Investments: That flawed comparison of Jim Ovia and Shina Peters

Some advocates of entrepreneurship are guilty of writing nice sounding stuff that sound good but when critically evaluated, hold no water and fall flat. A recent comparison of investments by banker Jim Ovia and musician Shina Peters is one of such situations. During the week, I saw the story of investments by Sir Shina Peter and Dr. Jim Ovia on my news feed. The summary of the comparison was this: Sir Sina Peters built a…

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Mass wedding in Kano State, former governer caught with guns. . . and more stories

Kano State sponsors mass wedding; 1,520 couples tie the knot together The Kano State Government has spent over N200 million in a mass wedding. This wedding happened on Sunday, 26th of February 2017, and it involved 1,520 couples. The Kano state government established this mass wedding scheme to help the less privileged. So far, it is working. Meanwhile, the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi has applauded the Kano State government for the mass wedding…

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Fufu is killing Africans, says pastor; soldier jailed for assaulting civilian. . . and more stories

Fufu is gradually killing Africans, says pastor Guys, fufu is gradually killing Africans. Wait, that doesn’t sound right. How can fufu be killing Africans? Please ask Pastor Mensah Otabil, founder of the International Central Gospel Church in Ghana. According to the pastor, the process of preparing fufu is too difficult and unhygienic. Furthermore, while pounding the delicacy, it gets contaminated with sweat. Therefore, Africans should change their attitudes towards fufu. Well, the pastor said it,…

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NAFDAC warns against Indian garri, President needs more rest. . . and more stories

Do not eat Indian Garri, says NAFDAC Have you heard about the so-called Indian garri? The stuff is produced was produced in Ghana and packaged in the UK. Well, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged Nigerians not to consume this product. Well, it’s not clear whether NAFDAC needed to warn us of the potential effects. It’s weird enough that a product is produced in Ghana and packaged in…

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Xenophobic attacks increase in SA, N8.4bn found in unmarked account, and more stories

Xenophobic attacks escalate in South Africa Xenophobic attacks in South Africa has reached a heartbreaking level. According to reports by the police, 20 shops belonging to immigrants got looted yesterday. However, they could not confirm if the attacks were targeted at foreigners. Well, fool me once – South Africans have made it clear on several occasions that foreigners are stealing their jobs and taking all their money. This is not the first time such attacks…

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Aso Rock cabal real, says El-Rufai; man attempts suicide, and more stories

There is a cabal in Aso Rock, says El-Rufai Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State announced that there is a cabal in Aso Rock. However, he was quick to distance himself from the cabal. Well, he had to defend himself; various media reports have described him as one of the governors that run things in Aso Rock. However, the dude denied the claims. According to him, “my primary assignment is Kaduna. I am not involved…

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