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7 Things President Buhari Must Address While On State Visit To South Africa.

Nigeria’s president, retired General Muhammadu Buhari will be South Africa’s special guest for 3 days starting from the 3rd of October, 2019. His visit is expected to deepen diplomatic relations with South Africa and to address issues of mutual national interests in regards to the continent and global affairs. He is also expected to have…

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The City of Johannesburg’s Remains of the Sophiatown Renaissance

Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Building - Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Center, City of Johannesburg

My Newly Found Fun Thing To Do In Johannesburg. See what I found around Westdene in Johannesburg! I was on my Sunday morning 10km hike downtown Auckland Park when I found this treasure. This place is called Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Center. Sadly, they are closed on Sundays which means I surely owe this place a…

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How to open a GTBank Account while living in South Africa: Step-by-step Guide

Hi readers, I recently received an email from one of the subscribers to for a breakdown on how to apply for a Nigerian bank account without leaving South Africa. I shared the step by guide with the gentleman via email but I believe the same information will be beneficial for many other people seeking…

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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


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…

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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…