Nigeria, a few stories and more stories

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Prince Charles Dickson

Let me start with a few phrases from the essay of Oluwashina Okeleji, writing under the title “Ball-less Nigeria, shameless NFF”. Simply put Nigeria could not provide the official Confederation of African Football (CAF) match balls for the game.

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The Nigerian shadow I have always known

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

Along the streets, suburbs, pedestrian walkways and terminal junction in the metropolitan city of Lagos, we have read the tragic stories and observed the dotted analysis of each narrative along with an imaginary caption of the devastating events and occurrences within our society, disseminated by the medium of communication, in addition to publishing materials sold by vendors across the street.

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Biafra and finding the Nigerian black box

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Prince Charles Dickson

The land of the rising sun…Biafrans, Igbos, the South, Federating units, restructuring…revenue formula are some of the words that are trending, there are hate speeches from all sides, the Jewish Rabbi Nnamdi Kanu having also been in the mix. And if I say that all this is the usual noise, I may only be naive, and if I say it is a serious matter, I would still need to be proved right or else I would been seen as naive.

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Saheed Okunola Osupa: The unethical burden of Fuji music

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Amore David Olamide

 

Saheed Akorede Osupa, Ori kan fìlá mefa; is that man with the thunderous silver-tongue and a bighead egomaniac! He’s kindly censorious in his foulmouthed manner and perhaps, industrious as a melodic troubadour of indigenous songs.

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