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Jeffery Ikeaka – Defying the Double Tragedy of the Nigerian Millennial, By Pius Adesanmi

Jeffery Ikeaka is a brilliant and powerful speaker. Extremely articulate. Very well read. Infectious passion for Nigeria. The more he spoke about his vision and dreams and passion and work in Nigeria, the more I heard what he has done in Boko Haram IDP camps and his plans for more…
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Rotimi Amaechi, Abdullahi Ganduje, China: Afoju to Re Cinema, By Pius Adesanmi

Before the Kano announcements by Amaechi and Ganduje, what I would have expected from the Nigerian state is a thorough and complete audit of our loan history with China. You don’t just go about piling up these loans from administration to administration. Apala crooner, Haruna Ishola (not to be confused…
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The Righteous Nigerian and the Rationality of Corruption, By Pius Adesanmi

...the most brilliant idea, the most solid willpower on their part, still depends entirely on the willingness of the president to facilitate their work with symbolism. Without symbolic acts from the president, it will be impossible to reverse the rationality of corruption. Can Nigeria overcome corruption? Will Nigeria survive corruption?…
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Justin Trudeau, Born in the Wrong Country, By Pius Adesanmi

You are wasting your life here, Mr. Trudeau. Come to Nigeria. You will be entitled to a harem of 12 jumbo jets in your presidential fleet. You, your wife, girlfriends, concubines, ex-girlfriends, and former concubines will be able to travel anywhere in the world at public expense on any of…
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