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Gullible Nigerians

IT was a Monday morning during the peak traffic period along the Mile Two-Badagry road when out of the blues, a young man dressed in a pair of blue jeans trousers and T-shirt jumped right in front of this commuter bus and barked at the driver to stop. Everybody was confused because they could not pinpoint what the hapless driver had done wrong.

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Nigeria and the culture of waste

“Just look at the vast land wasting away and we are here crying over unemployment, poverty, food insufficiency and the rest of them,” noted Joe, a passenger in the Onitsha-bound commuter bus. The bus was moving slowly on the Lagos-Benin Expressway as traffic was beginning to build up due to bad road worsened by the heavy rains being experienced in the country.

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Boko Haram members as non-Nigerians

By Ebele Orakpo “Are you sure this one is not a member of the Boko Haram sect?” asked a commuter by name, David, in the CMS-bound commuter bus as he watched the unfolding drama before him. A young, slim, dark-complexioned motorcyclist, popularly called Okada rider, had just zoomed past the vehicle and was almost hit
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