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WHAT TO DO TO BE GREAT& SUCCESSFUL IN LIFE — THE YOUNG ACHIEVERS SERIES

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Life is full of ups and downs. Nobody goes through Planet Earth unchallenged. It was famed playwright, William Shakespeare who wrote that: ‘’Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.’’ Nobody rises without making efforts. Nobody equally makes progress without taking a step.  The journey commences from birth, and terminates only at the fullness of time. Harriet Tubman rightly posits that: ‘’Every great dream begins with a dreamer. ‘’Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.’’ No wonder; Tubman, an  American political activist who was  born into slavery, escaped, and was able embark on 13 missions to rescue about 70 enslaved people, family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. The narration above describes the experiences of human beings who come into the world in different circumstances, in what religions believe is the ordained plan of God for individuals, nations and indeed, humanity. Some arrive in the world and depart without fulfilling the design of God for their lives. Some come and shine very brightly, and within a relatively short period leave their marks on the sands of time, as great achievers. As it is with human beings, so it is with nations of the world.  In all cases, for those who believe in God, the hand of the Creator is always there to move people into their place in destiny. EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUALS: Several people make remarkable attainments that are yet to be forgotten centuries after they completed their assignments in this world. These include playwrights like William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens who died in 1890, and later George Orwell, whose book: ‘The Animal Farm’, a satire on political leadership still sells all over the world till today. Coming back home, authors like J.F. Odunjo, D.O. Fagunwa, Wole Soyinka, Buchi Emecheta, and much younger Chimamanda Adichie are still being celebrated as great writers and authors. In the field on inventions, Nigeria will not forget in a hurry people like highly cerebral Ayodele Awojobi, Oviemo Ovadje, a retired Brigadier-General; Mohammed Bah Abbah and world acclaimed computer scientist –  Philip Emeagwali, who invented the world’s fastest computer and is christened the “Bill Gates of Africa” Philanthropists like Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, and Nigeria’s Mobolaji Bank Anthony. On the political scene, names that still ring bells as…

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