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Cougar on the prowl

Posted: Oct 26, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Home Away from Home, Saturday

By Abi Adeboyejo Sometimes it is better to keep quiet than to speak and make a fool of yourself. I attended […]

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Things I wish I could tell my boss (Part 1)

Posted: Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Home Away from Home, Saturday

By Abi Adeboyejo.  Email: [email protected] There are times when my salary at the end of the month makes my job worth […]

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Be proud of your mother tongue

Posted: Sep 28, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo,  Home Away From Home, Email: [email protected] How do you pronounce the word ‘garage’?  I bet you all think you […]

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Is poverty the ultimate reward for pension contributors?

Posted: Sep 11, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Our collective sense of compassion seems to have become so dulled to media reports and photographs of emaciated senior citizens […]

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Okonjo-Iweala perplexed by high interest rates

Posted: Aug 28, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

“The first thing I have to say is that we have a central bank that is autonomous and it is […]

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Heavens save us from our economic (mis)management team

Posted: Aug 21, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

“In recent times, one of the causes of malfunctions in the Nigerian financial system is the paradox of substantial government […]

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Nigeria’s economic destiny: Trapped in false hope!

Posted: Aug 14, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

In August 2002, a paper titled “A Liberalised Foreign Exchange Market; a proposal for a liberalized forex market in Nigeria,  […]

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Naira: Redesign, redenomination or revaluation?

Posted: Aug 7, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Maritime, Saturday

In a recent interactive session with the House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency, the Governor of the Central […]

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Why can’t Nigerian men say no?

Posted: May 11, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

By Abi Adeboyejo Nigerian men have a reputation with ladies in the UK. Whether it is a good or bad reputation […]

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Women and Information ‘under-load’

Posted: May 4, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

By Abi Adeboyejo I never thought I would one day listen to as many news programmes as I do now. It […]

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Nigerian children deserve better than they get

Posted: Apr 27, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

By Abi Adeboyejo It is good to be reminded of the fallibility of human nature from time to time. No one […]

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For love and money

Posted: Apr 20, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

The weather is finally getting warmer for us in the UK. After an extended bout of cold, frosty weather and […]

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Education on the cheap

Posted: Apr 6, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo Email: [email protected] I believe that you should not spare the rod and spoil the child. Regular readers of this […]

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UK budget and the single lady

Posted: Mar 30, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

By Abi Adeboyejo So the British Chancellor, George Osborne, read the national budget for the next one year last week. It […]

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Why we don’t have serious ‘baby blues’

Posted: Mar 23, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo Email: [email protected] I recently sent a very good friend of mine, Kemi, a very detailed email congratulating her on the […]

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No to ‘real men’

Posted: Mar 16, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

By Abi Adeboyejo I recently stumbled on a book by an Irish writer, Marian Keyes. Her writing was fantastic, very ‘chick […]

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Apron strings or bonds of love

Posted: Mar 9, 2013 at 12:02 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo We recently had an event at work where prospective students came in to be interviewed to establish their […]

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Never too old to be a mum

Posted: Mar 2, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

I didn’t even know my friend was expecting a baby. We last saw each other about a year ago and […]

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Marketing the market

Posted: Feb 23, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Home Away from Home, Saturday

Shopping was a delight for me when I was younger. Admittedly, I was spending my parents’ money so that must […]

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Wanted: Well groomed footballers

Posted: Feb 16, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo So we are all still basking in the glow of our boys’ excellent performance at the Africa Cup […]

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Galloping towards healthy eating

Posted: Feb 9, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo My eyelashes have just grown back from being singed by heat from my oven during the festive period. […]

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Celebrating new beginnings

Posted: Feb 2, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo I am an advocate of adopting new ideas and traditions if it adds to my quality of life. […]

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Something every man should know

Posted: Jan 26, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo Here’s a list of symptoms we should all be familiar with: Lethargy or fatigue, sleep disturbance, appetite disturbance, […]

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To tell the truth or not

Posted: Jan 19, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo, [email protected] What do you say if your friend asks you if the new Ankara skirt and blouse they’ve […]

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Adding insult to injury of the bereaved

Posted: Jan 12, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Home Away from Home, Saturday

Abi Adeboyejo, [email protected] It is usually with a heavy heart that one mentions the passing of a loved one. We’ve […]

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