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Creating the conversation for change; the Nigeria Dialogue opportunity

From Alkasim Abdulkadir’s “Not the Road to Yamoussoukro” to Temitayo Olufinlua’s “Poster Politics” and many others in-between, the site ‘Nigeria Dialogue’ has announced itself in barely two months of existence as not just been serious minded and purpose driven but also one of the most credible sources of well written and in-depth analysis on socio-political […]

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Terrorism In Nigeria; Beyond The Rhetoric

The peace of the morning of Friday August 26 2011 was disturbed when an explosives laden car, driven by a suicide bomber smashed into the United Nations building in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja, knocking down two gates in its path before detonating. The resulting bang and the havoc it left behind, including the […]

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Introducing – My Meanderings: A Weekly Column

Welcome to my world. Now that statement is such a cliché which my writing tutors have said, again and again, never to use. “Again and again” is another. What is your world? Where is your world? I am a bad student. It’s our world. This would be an observation of our world from my corner […]

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419 Reasons To Like Nigeria

For too long, Nigeria and Nigerians have been readily associated with the online scams, financial crime and impersonation – termed ‘419’. However, beyond the unfortunate stereotyping, there are several positive characteristics and cogent intriguing traits of the country, Nigeria and its people, some of which are highlighted below as part of the ‘419 Reasons to […]

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Poster Politics

Posters, posters everywhere, no more “Post No Bills” or “Do Not Urinate here, Babalawo needs your piss” in sight. Many of the posters only have faces, names of parties and logos; no promises, no evidence of past work.  I have never met any of my representatives (that’s what they ought to be!), not personally, not […]

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