Nigeria and the Neo-colonial Capitalist Structure

In the early hours of Saturday, May 26, 2018, I woke up from my six hours rest and I picked up my mobile phone, which was as usual accessible, just by the left-hand side of my bedside furniture, I went on directly to my Facebook App and I found the parody “This is Nigeria” a …

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Can We Learn from Rwanda? What I Think the Incoming Nigerian President Should Invest In.

  Watching Paul Farmer’s YouTube video in my “Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies” class, gave me an understanding of what economic growth is. For Paul Farmer, while discussing Rwanda’s rise from the 1994 genocide, he explains why health care (most importantly) and education are the most essential things a government should focus on before thinking of …

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Megan and Harry Said Their Vows Yesterday; How Sacred Are These Vows?

https://youtu.be/_4dqIUYo2_4 I have always wanted to write on the sacredness of marriage vows, watching the royal wedding vows exchange between Megan and Harry reminds me that these words are not just wordy vows but proclamations to be committed till death. Harry said his vows first, and his vows go thus, “I Harry, take you, Meghan, …

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Lord Lugard & The Amalgamation Fraud: Nigeria Needs To Make Its Own Rules

According to the Oxford dictionary, “a nation is a large body of people united by common descent, history, culture or language, inhabiting a particular state or territory.” As such, Nigeria is a country of many nations as we have different ethnic groups of varying cultures and languages. However, we are familiar with three major ethnic …

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Beyond El-Rufai, What Can Be Done To Save Our Northern Nigerian Education System?

Recently, I was scrolling through the news feed on my Facebook timeline and I stumbled on a news headline which said, “El-Rufai sacks 4, 000 newly recruited teachers who can’t write acceptance letters,” - really! Is this happening again? This is just four months after El Rufai dismissed some secondary school teachers who did not …

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