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The Coconut on the Head of Nigerian Christianity, By Pius Adesanmi

If Ambode's story is true, it is a warning to Nigerian Christianity. You wrote the script. You created the class apartheid in Church. Live with the monster you created. Depart from the script and a coconut will be cracked on your head. Ambode versus The media is reporting that Ogbeni…
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His Excellency, the Coordinator, By Dele Agekameh

What they probably did not take cognisance of was the fact that once they referred to the constitution, any other thing that follows is not relevant as it is automatic that the vice-president becomes acting president. Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari transmitted a letter notifying the Senate of the Federal Republic…
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Donald Trump: Africa Is Not the Owner of this Corpse, By Pius Adesanmi

You have been saying that we should stop blaming colonialism, imperialism, and neocolonialism for our woes. Ok, when you gather around Anderson Cooper tonight for the screaming festival he moderates and calls debates on his show, remember not to blame Africa for the possible tape recording of James Comey by…
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The Great Example of Ahmadu Bello University, By Pius Adesanmi

The case of ABU is an example to all vice chancellors and heads of our polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria. The change that is being mouthed by politicians cannot happen in society unless it happens first in our spaces of knowledge production for it is our historical mission…
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Do You Know What A Luta Continua Means?, By Pius Adesanmi

...the most important aspects of what Samora Machel meant by a luta continua, what he specifically defined the struggle against, have been left out of its Nigerian appropriation by generations of Nigerian students. When the Nigerian student – or even the Nigerian – casually vents, “aluta continua”, tribal hate and…
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