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This old Soldier: Jerry Rawlings

By Denrele Animasaun ‘Until the average Ghanaian recognises the need to show responsibility first to himself, his family, his environment and his community, we will continue to experience economic, social and political poverty’- Jerry John Rawlings The man, the myth and the legend  that was Jerry John Rawlings has taken his leave off this mortal
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#EndSARS: Mother of alleged Lekki Tollgate shooting victim not his mother

What next?

Denrele Animasaun Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.”― William Faulkner This is no ordinary time but this, is the right time. This is the  time that millions of Nigerians
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We're living in hell, Niger gov cries out to Buhari

Nigeria: Sleepwalking @ 60!

By Denrele Animasaun Sixty years of sleepwalking “He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.”― Socrates Independence Day is upon us and I am sure that some Nigerians are preparing to celebrate. For those who want to celebrate for celebrations sake, I do not
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Expert laments Nigeria’s consumption economy, poverty

Out of despair, find hope

Every generation has it its challenges and life and living is never linear. Difficulties and challenges, though may be arduous and desperate, it helps us to develop resilience. We sometimes attribute this to misfortune but it is too simple and it is unhelpful way of seeing growth in the guise of challenges. We should not pray for an easier life but to gain fortitude and resilience to enable us to overcome obstacles and hard times.

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‘Educate yourself’

LLM, MA, LLB, IAQ . She is a New York Attorney & Solicitor of England & Wales, Founder & Editor of the Women in Leadership publication. We have a courageous warrior queen not afraid to stand up to racists and misogynist bigots anywhere no matter their status, she is fierce and her name is, Dr Shola Mos- Shogbamimu. For those are not in the know, she is one our own but most crucially, she speaks the truth, unblemished and clear as day.

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20-20-vision-2

So you already know you are an outsider, as far as you are concerned you know there is somewhere, someplace that we call home had been divided up along the lines of faith and ruled by terror on the basis of your religion. It is a tragic recklessness and a slap in the face of every well-meaning and sane Nigerian. The Nigerians I meet here are my fellow Nigerians; we share a country and have more in common than what separate us regardless of their state or their religion. If we could get along abroad why can’t we get along in Nigeria?

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