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Unmasking of Jubril Aminu Al Sudani the fake Nigerian President will continue unabated – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the worst days for the group were over, adding that 2019 appeared to be appointed year of Biafran independence just as he said that ‘to drive home our demand, IPOB will ensure that the entire land of Biafra is paralysed on whatever date they choose to hold the presidential elections. This position is irreversible unless our simple demand is met

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Rising state of poverty and the Nigerian attitude to giving (2)

LAST week I discussed the rising state of poverty and how the poor attitude of Nigerians to giving continues to contribute to it. I stated how government alone cannot reasonably be expected, particularly in the light of the world’s current economic realities, to improve the quality of life of everyone to the level which most people expect and how wealthy individuals can aide government in the provision of amenities of life to the less privileged.

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Heroism and the Nigerian Project

Nigeria is one of those postcolonial states in the world whose predicament has generated a significantly vibrant academic literature. Nigeria’s postcolonial realities have been the subject of many theories and intellectual frameworks. Scholars like Billy Dudley, Claude Ake, RotimiSuberu, BayoAdekanye, Richard Joseph, ToyinFalola, the late KunleAmuwo, Wale Adebanwi, and so many others have generated reflection points and theories that, for them, enables us to come to terms with the postcolonial realities that keep defeating the aspirations of Nigerians.

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Case against the Nigerian elite

THE  Nigerian elite leading the country to the February, 2019 general elections have reduced the contest essentially to personal squabbles and a contest of insults rather than ideas. This is not unexpected as in almost all cases, the colonialists created for us, zombies as elite.  An elite class incapable of basic reflection, one that accepts foreign dictation and is alienated from the people it leads. In turn, the people are alienated from the state; they do not have  the same attachment or loyalty they had  to  their pre-colonial societies. So a corrupted culture has developed in which people see the elite from their communities who loot the national treasury, as heroes bringing back their  share of the ‘national cake’. In many cases, the thieves are given chieftaincy titles, turbaned or knighted.

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