Lagos to JoziNigeriaSouth Africa

How to open a Gtbank account in South Africa

Dear Akindélé,  Could you please kindly advise how I can open a Nigerian bank account while living in South Africa? /END/ Hi, The banking service that will cater for your specific need is the Non-resident Nigerian (NRN) bank account. NRN bank accounts are specifically designed to address the banking needs of Nigerians living abroad. I…

NigeriaPolitical system

Movement of the People 

Nigeria needs serious radical transformation in all spheres of her nationhood. The redemption of Nigeria is at this point beyond one single person’s good and lofty intentions. We desperately crave redemption. I believe our solution lies in a fresh movement of the citizens led by the citizens for the collective good of the citizens. We…

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The Workshop

Workshop

Welcome to the oil-soiled field where men toil daily for bread. It’s a Tuesday and I am greeted by half dusty and tarred entrance along with three boards with hand written signs hanging unevenly; “Live-chickens for sale”, “Musa the panel beater” and “scrap metal buyer”. The space is littered with rocks, noise, stench, scraps and…

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Nigerian Armed Forces: the shameful dance of a python

Nigerian Armed Forces and Operation Python Dance

The Nigerian Armed Forces’ inappropriate use of force and mishandling of threats to national security (e.g. 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 Python…

NigeriaPolitical system

Politics in Nigeria: Political restructuring or mental restructuring?

Nigerian flag with peace sign

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…