• Political Ignorance and Apathy: The Doom of Democracy

    Some weeks ago, I asked a couple of friends about their knowledge and involvement in politics, governance and public policies that affect them as citizens. I was rather perplexed to discover the extent of political apathy and ignorance that is still widespread among many nationals. This is the doom of democracy and needs to be …

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  • THE NIGERIAN POLICE: THE NEED TO FOCUS ON MENTAL REFORM

    SARS is a unit of the police that has terrorised Nigerians for many years. Their methods have led to instances of violenceand an abuse of power till date. However to expose the real issue, Jimoh Isiaq, Chibuike Daniel Ikeaguchi, and Chukwuebuka,were not killed by sars operatives but ordinary police men. This posits that the Nigerian …

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  • MY VOICE MY FUTURE NGO END OF THE YEAR 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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  • END SARS IS A FIGHT FOR OUR RIGHT TO EXIST.

    It is time for change and Nigerians have come together to demand it. This time we are standing together to protest against SARS. That is the ‘’Special Anti-robbery Squad’’. SARS is a unit of the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department in Nigeria. When it was enacted by Mr. Fulani Kwajafa in 1984, his intention …

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  • 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 NEED FOR REFORM IN THE NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE

      21st January 2020, a journalist Alex Ogbu was killed by the Police in Abuja while covering a protest for a television station. 26th May 2020, Tina a 16 years old teenager was murdered from a stray bullet of an intoxicated police officer who was brutalizing a commercial bus driver in the late hour of …

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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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