• Burgeoning Triumph Of Democracy In Africa

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    The club of authoritarian leaders maintaining an iron grip on power in parts of Africa, either by amending laws to extend their terms of office, hosting rubber-stamp elections or repressing opposition and civil society is fast dwindling. Nine leaders have wielded power for more than 20 years in Africa; four of them have been at…

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  • Recession And Our Overdependence On Oil

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    Recession – the state of decline of the economy – is biting hard across the country. The causes and solution of the economic recession we are currently facing has become the major topic of discussion on the lips of major actors in Nigeria. Prices of food items, consumables and luxury goods have skyrocketed. With the…

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  • Jungle Justice

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    Lately, pictures and a video went viral online of what appears to be a young boy being lynched and set ablaze by a mob for stealing. While I couldn’t bring myself to watch this barbaric act in its entirety, the gruesome killing brought back horrific memories such as the “ALUU-4 boys” that were also burnt…

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  • 59,017,382 Americans Made The Difference!!!

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    How stupid can 59,017,382 people be” was the question that the world was confronted with last week when Americans elected into office the most hasty, nasty, undignified, crass and clueless man ever to have come out of the ‘so-called’ free world. One would have thought that some of the issue policies bitterly argued upon during…

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  • As America Votes…

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    Tuesday, the 8th of November was the day the world turned their attention towards “Uncle Sam.” It is the day when Americans went to the polls to elect the President of the “free world”. As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump go head to head in the race for the presidency, and after a campaign that…

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  • On Release Of The Chibok Girls

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    Thursday the 13th of October 2016 will indeed go down in the annals of history as a glorious day for Nigeria. It was a watershed day when in the early hours, 21 of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls were released by their captors in the town of Banki close to our border with Cameroon. It would…

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  • My Dearest Sister, Sadiya

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    I am overwhelmed with emotions, esteem, and appreciation on your new government appointment as, Federal Commissioner For Refugee, Migrant and Internally Displace Persons by the Nigerian government. When I heard the news that Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq had been appointed as the Federal Commissioner for RMIDP, I was absolutely elated. Your competence, focus, selfless dedication…

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  • Letter To My 5-year-old Self

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    My Dearest Nigeria, I’m writing you this letter fully knowing that you’re going to think everything I’m about to tell you is complete rubbish, because at the stage you are now, you’re a nation with so much promise and hope; a nation that is out to conquer the world. OK, right off the bat, I…

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  • Everything To Fear In President Donald Trump

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    It is absolutely frightening to know that there is a good portion of Americans who support a completely narcissistic, delusional, severely controlling, manipulative, arrogant, selfish, ill-informed and utterly toxic Donald Trump in his bid to become President of the United States of America. Never before in the course of American politics has a candidate, during…

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