Author Archives: mvmf

  • OPINION EDIT: Corruption in the NDDC who should be held accountable?

    The duplicity of NASS ( National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria) leadership is glaring. They first attempted to silence the minister of the Niger Delta Affairs “Godswill Akpabio” from exposing NASS members complicit of corrupt practices and contract acquisition in NDDC (Niger Delta Development Commission). He was then threatened by the court that …

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  • NIGERIA HAS A PROBLEM-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

    Writing this is frustrating. We should not have to explain why women and girls should be treated with dignity. Yet, in Nigeria, it seems as though having rights over your body is demanding for too much since you are expected to lose autonomy over your body, by virtue of being female in a misogynistic society. …

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  • Seeing beyond #BlackLivesMatter and building compassion towards one another

    The change begins at home: How Nigerian youth can build compassion through understanding Nigeria’s tribal and ethnic history We have all heard it before, something like, “Oh those Yorubas are so loud. Those Igbos, all they care about is money, they can kill for it. And those Hausas? They are so untidy! And let us …

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF AFRICAN HISTORY

    Africa has a long history of ancient civilisations and complex cultures waiting to be unravelled. Unfortunately, our pre-colonial history is often neglected, as Africa today is perceived globally through the eyes of slavery and colonisation. This emphasizes the importance of telling the African story, as many are not aware that the continent was once a …

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  • CORONAVIRUS AND THE EFFECT ON THE YOUTH IN LAGOS

      The coronavirus has regularly been termed ‘Old people’s disease’ but the stats are beginning to change as more young people seem to be showing severe symptoms. The recent death of the baby in Chicago and Luca Di Nicola 19 who was described as “fit and healthy” in the UK raises a few eye-brows. The …

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  • International women’s day: The process of female excellence

    Africa has a history of strong black independent women defying the odds and making impactful changes in society. They have managed to give some context into what it means to be a Nigerian woman in our world today. On this special day let us take a moment to recognise these women and learn how they …

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  • PRESS RELEASE 2019

    At ‘My voice my future’ NGO our aim is to raise a generation of young African leaders with political prowess and consciousness. We intend to do this by eradicating political ignorance in their societies through civics education. ‘My voice My Future’ was established in 2019 and since its inception, we have achieved many milestones. the …

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  • XENOPHOBIA: A SOUTH AFRICAN PROBLEM

    In light of recent attacks against Nigerians, considering South Africa’s history with apartheid, and the tendency to resort to violence for problem solving, one must take time to assess whether there is inherent tension between South Africans and Nigerians, or whether this outlash against foreigners is a result of the prevailing socio-economic conditions in the …

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  • Politics & Governance in Nigeria: Highlights on Ministerial Appointments

    The inauguration of Federal Ministers for the 2nd term of President Muhammadu Buhari was finally held on the 21st of August 2019., With twelve (12) returning members from a list of forty-three (43) nominees, it begs the question: what new ideas and perspectives does this administration aim to provide during its tenure? This in mind, …

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  • EMPOWERING EMERGING AFRICAN LEADERS, ONE CITY AT A TIME

      From 24th to the 26th of May 2019, My Voice My Future a non-partisan, non-governmental organisation which also goes by the name “My Vote My Future” held its first “Politics and Governance workshop” at the “Olusegun Obasanjo library, Youth Development Centre Abeokuta” in Ogun state, Nigeria. Ten students from “African Grammar School” and another …

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