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#ReformThugNG: My Experience of Invaded Cultists at Mile 12

#ReformThugNG will soon become a trend in the reformation process of a better Nigeria that we all seek. This is a national call and obligation. I recently wrote on this hashtag but directed the article to Nigerian youths who are clamouring for a radical change for this country. But my experience of cultists on Sunday, 1st of November, 2020 changed my mindset about a whole lot of things. I saw what I never experienced during …

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Lekki Toll Gate

A Week After: Murdered At The Toll Gate of Liberty

It is exactly a week after “unknown soldiers” fired gunshots continuously at the peaceful unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate. This article shares the view of the writer, but it worths reading. A nation or government with no regards for her youth nor their concern needs to be questioned. Having a bad nation can not be as worse as having bad government and worse leadership. Thus, it can not be outrightly said the Nigerian …

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#EndSARS

#EndSARS: Blog Letter to Nigeria Leaders

The #EndSARS protest was a peaceful activity where Nigerian youths participated in order to lend their poor voices to the ears of Nigeria leaders, but what did it result to? Both old and young citizens of this nation were involved in the call for change, and transformation in the way our leaders are ruling this country, but what was the outcome of the wailing? #EndSARS protest could have come and gone calmly but our leaders …

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#EndSARS: How Officials Operate In My Area

#EndSARS is not just a war against police brutality. It is not a war against police killings. #EndSARS is a movement of and into the long-awaited freedom Nigerians have been clamouring for.  My support for this freedom is not as a result of many voices being raised in demand for freedom; rather, because I am a Nigerian.  I recall an experience a colleague of mine had in December 2017 who happened to live in my …

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