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How Reading Impacts Knowledge

How Reading Impacts Knowledge Reading, according to the Oxford Advanced Learner’s dictionary, is defined as the process or act of looking at and understanding the meaning of written or printed word or symbols. The concept of reading is to learn; … Continue reading

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Till we meet again

Till we meet again “Afternoon. Are you going to Lagos?” asked the lady waiting her turn after me at the airline’s counter. I responded with a tentative yes. “Can you look after my daughter? Her father will come and pick … Continue reading

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Arr-woof!

Arr-woof! Before you scoff and move one, I would ask you to put aside your convictions and your prejudices for a minute or two. I am sure you would say dogs can’t read. What if I were to say dogs … Continue reading

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Santa’s Stopover (in Lagos)

Santa’s Stopover (in Lagos) That’s not a bad thing, is it? Some positive news out of Nigeria for a change. But still we need to explore how we came to make such a bold statement. Let’s talk about Santa for … Continue reading

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Live Now!

Live Now! It’s Friday last week (4th of July). I am seated in the office of a multi-national I.T. services organization with the HQ in South Africa. My contact opens up a mail on his laptop with the subject “That’s a … Continue reading

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Staying out of trouble

Staying out of trouble How hard can it be to get into trouble. Me and my mate Matt completely lost in a foreign town decided we might as well go big since we obviously can’t go home: not until the … Continue reading

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Social Commentary IV

It’s strange that whenever I go to places such as Eko hotel, federal palace hotel or some of the newer hotels where you see a lot of foreigners mixed in with the local population, I get the feeling that I … Continue reading

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