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Enoch Adeboye’s Legacy: Redeem STEM?, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

RCCG could produce some of the best scientists and scientific research in the world within its ranks if it so wishes, and the person capable of creating that vision and infrastructure is no less a man than the mathematician who has the intellectual sagacity and organisational skills to expand the…
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Developing Africa: Olúfémi Táíwò and the Project of Modernity, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

A Yoruba proverb says if same-mother siblings enter a room to have a heart-to-heart talk and come out smiling, they have not told each other the truth. This manifesto is the unvarnished truth about the state of our continent and how to remedy the maladies. Africa’s problems are not unique…
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Of Luigi Di Maio and Macron’s ‘Civilisational Problems’, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

The real civilisational problem is the ungodly culture of exploitation that Macron and his elite peers inherited from their ancestors, which continues to impoverish and dehumanise Africans. It’s a vice-like grip on the throats of Africans, just like Dracula, sucking the life blood of the people to nourish the much-advertised…
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Celebrating Africa’s Pink Leadership Wave, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Currently, Africa is experiencing a pink wave of women’s leadership that needs to be celebrated and emulated. Specifically, Ethiopia and Rwanda are positioned to lead the rest of the continent out of the present male-dominated dead-end governance we’ve been saddled with since independence. Half of the Ethiopian cabinet is now…
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When Tough Love Becomes Child Abuse, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Physical, psychological, emotional, and verbal abuse is not tough love, it is a debasement of a growing human being. Raising children can be exhausting, but we cannot resort to brute and emotional cruelty to do the job. Unconditional love is a requirement for parenting. If words and unkindness hurt us…
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The Fallacy of Seeking Change Without Producing Relevant Knowledge, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Given the excellent performance of Nigerians in higher institutions at home and abroad, we have proved beyond any doubt that we can compete intellectually with anyone in the world, that we are excellent knowledge consumers. What we are yet to become are knowledge producers, for the purpose of building our…
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My Mother’s Memoirs (2): My Life as A School Girl in the Olden Days, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

"I was young when I passed Standard VI. That was in 1945. I applied for teaching, and the Manager, Reverend Seat granted my application. These missionaries were very kind to us. When he saw that I was young in age and stature, he posted me to Ikere Baptist School. By…
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