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​…ongoing concern and now, Flakka! 

The Zombie apocalypse As Nigerians living in South Africa, most are branded as drug dealers and sadly, some consistently continue to confirm the stereotype by perpetuating heinous crimes. The recent arrest of a 32 year-old alleged Nigerian Flakka dealer whose name was given as Chikudipia Steven Nwose (*most probably Chukudi(fu) Steven Nwosu) is yet another…

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Nigerian Armed Forces: the shameful dance of a python

The Nigerian Armed Forces’ inappropriate use of force and mishandling of issues of national security such as tribal agitations, religious violence and communal clashes have always been an issue of concern for most Nigerians home and abroad. Sadly, there seems to be a continuous repetition of military strategy errors by the Nigerian Armed Forces. 2016: Operation…

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Tswaing Meteorite Crater: The place of salt

On a sunny afternoon at around 14hr40, Ajọkẹ, Akinwọle and I set out to explore the Tswaing Meteorite Crater which is situated in the outskirt of Soshanguve, a large township in the North of Pretoria. The name Tswaing, means ‘place of salt’ in Setswana. It is a site where a meteorite half a football field…

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Politics in Nigeria: Political restructuring or mental restructuring?

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A lot of people have recently been advocating for a restructured political system in Nigeria. They cite differing reasons which range from the abuse of the Federal government’s political power to the extreme cases of corruption that envelopes all tiers of government. The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi while at a public presentation of…