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FELA’S MUSIC CAN DECOLONISE INTERNATIONAL LAW IN AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES

International law in African universities is still taught within a rigid Eurocentric context. Changing this is important, but also incredibly difficult given how entrenched the current approach is. Surprisingly Nigerian

HAS J. COLE PROVEN NIGERIAN RAPPERS TO BE COWARDS?

The popular idea that Nigerians no longer like rap music was given a blow at Friday night’s Castle Light Unlocks concert headlined by J. Cole. Prior to the American taking

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VOTING RIGHTS OF THE NIGERIAN DIASPORA

“No taxation without representation” was the battle cry of America’s war of independence from colonial rule. Correspondingly, “no remittance without representation” would be a fitting slogan for the on-going battle

FOUR MORE YEARS OF BUHARI? NIGERIA DESERVES BETTER

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has announced he will run again in the 2019 election. He has just started his work on important reforms — but that’s exactly the problem, says

WHAT NIGERIANS THINK OF SOUTH AFRICANS

Adebayo Okeowo, founder of White Code Centre made a video on what Nigerians think about South Africans. ” It’s uncuffed and real as it gets,” as described by Adebayo. From

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ADETUNJI OMOTOLA : NIGERIAN YOUTHS IN DIASPORA DISENCHANTED THAT THEIR LEADERS DO NOT CARE ABOUT THEM

Mr. Adetunji Omotola, a member of the board of trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South Africa chapter, has urged the party’s leadership to involve Nigerians in the diaspora

NOT ALL WOUNDS ARE VISIBLE

Abuse Is one of those things we talk about often but when It comes to examining our own lives we are barely honest with ourselves. You might be an abuser

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AFRICA’S DEFT HANDLING OF ZIMBABWE’S ‘COUP’

The sight of a civilian populace wildly cheering soldiers clinging to a tank, is the standard fare of coups d’état. In Africa, which has had a troubling tradition of the

WOLE SOYINKA: HOW TO DETOXIFY YOUNG MINDS FROM INDOCTRINATION

With Africa’s campuses beset by religious zealotry, Wole Soyinka suggests universities provide a year of materialist induction to free students of dogma and extremism A few years ago, I had

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I AM THE WOMAN IN THE ‘RACIST DOVE AD’. I AM NOT A VICTIM – NIGERIAN MODEL FEATURED ON CONTROVERSIAL DOVE AD SPEAKS UP

From a very young age, I’ve been told, “You’re so pretty … for a dark-skinned girl.” I am a Nigerian woman, born in London and raised in Atlanta. I’ve grown