Category: Counter Culture Blog

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EditorMay 25, 2020

Lai Mohammed finally joins the bandwagon of politicians punishing journalists for free speech

Want to understand just how much trouble Nigeria is in? A sitting Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has ...

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EditorMay 22, 2020

Francophile Africa is finally economically free of French influence

We never thought we would see the day but it has finally happened. France has finally signed into law, a ...

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EditorMay 20, 2020

Eid celebrations are around the corner, how can Northern states celebrate safely?

Today, the government of Jigawa state announced it was relaxing its strict lock down and reinstating movement privileges for Keke ...

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EditorMay 19, 2020

With another university strike on its way, will Nigerian students ever catch a break?

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has announced it will be going on a two week ...

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EditorMay 18, 2020

International flights to Nigeria might resume in June so brace yourselves

Last week it was announced that Arik Air, one of Nigeria’s premier airlines was furloughing 90% of its staff and ...

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EditorMay 15, 2020

Chinese Doctors allowed into the country by the ministry of health have gone AWOL

Nigeria will disgrace you. This is a maxim that has become famous among young Millennial Nigerians and one we at ...

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EditorMay 14, 2020

#SaveKatsinaNow is bringing attention to the violence plaguing the president’s home state

News about the Coronavirus has all but taken over news feeds across the country. It is on all the platforms, ...

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EditorMay 13, 2020

Abubakar Shekau & Boko Haram are making headlines, but is it all good news?

After almost a year of silence, a new audio recording purportedly from Abubakar Shekau, the religious and military leader of ...

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EditorMay 12, 2020

Governor Nyesom Wike’s antics in Rivers is a prime example of Nigerian lawlessness

On Sunday, 10th May 2020, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State began to act on his promises to punish Rivers ...

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EditorMay 11, 2020

#JusticeForJennifer must not be allowed to become another empty hashtag

If you have followed the news, the you must understand that one of the inevitable outcomes of the restrictions on ...

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EditorMay 11, 2020

John Boyega, Oli Ekun, Lekan Kingkong & the ethics of social media success

Yesterday on Twitter, Nigerian born actor and director John Boyega released a short skit. The premise was simple, the Coronavirus ...

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EditorMay 7, 2020

Bishop Oyedepo turns conspiracy theorist, but really are we surprised?

Just a few weeks ago, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Believer’s Love World went on the offensive. He accused the Nigerian ...

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EditorMay 6, 2020

Nigerians look to Madagascar for a cure as they ask for a #LockdownExtension

If you have been following the global news, then you know Island nation Madagascar has been getting a lot of ...

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EditorMay 5, 2020

The NCDC Bill is yet another underhanded attempt to erase human rights in Nigeria

Something is underfoot in the Nigerian senate. In an unprecedented move for a legislature that is notorious for dragging its ...

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EditorMay 4, 2020

Clarence Peters is being scapegoated by a deficient police force

Last week, it was announced that Nigerian choreographer and performer Love Divine (known in media circles as Picture Kodak) had ...

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Chioma Iwunze-IbiamMay 4, 2020

Can You Sue An Airline For Infecting You With Coronavirus?

Imagine flying first class in a reputable airline. Imagine the passenger beside you sneezed and coughed frequently throughout the duration ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 3, 2020

#WithChude: “I bought a new car to kill myself”- Ubi Franklin opens up on his turbulent years

Last night’s episode of #WithChude featured entertainment executive, entrepreneur, and founder of the record label, Made Men Music Group, Ubi Franklin. On ...

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EditorApril 30, 2020

Lagos is opening up in a few days, here’s what you need to know to stay safe

Yesterday Governor Sanwo-Olu announced that in line with federal directives, Lagos state would start easing its strict lock down measures ...

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EditorApril 29, 2020

Almajiri are a high risk community during this pandemic, how will we protect them?

Reports coming out of Kano over the last two weeks have been horrifying. An estimated 200 – 700 deaths have ...

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EditorApril 28, 2020

#COVID19: A curfew is not the end of the world

Anyone who actively follows the conversation around the government’s response on the Coronavirus pandemic must have been very confused by ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2020

#WithChude | Oluwaseun Osowobi details experience with sexual abuse: “He pulled and dragged me on the floor…”

On last night’s episode of the TV show, #WithChude, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2020

“The only thing I held dearly to myself was taken away from me”- Oluwaseun Osowobi talks experience with sexual abuse on second episode of #WithChude

On last night’s episode of the TV show, #WithChude, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative ...

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EditorApril 23, 2020

A national lock down is finally coming, just as we predicted

A few weeks ago, we predicted that unless Nigerians started taking the Coronavirus seriously, especially privileged Nigerians with social mobility, ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 22, 2020

Kano state is experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases, we should be very worried

News coming out of Kano state over the last few days have been truly sobering. The state run by Governor ...

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EditorApril 21, 2020

#1MillionBoys are a reminder that we must reform SARS

Gone were the days when all Lagosians had to deal with were the occasional burglar, driven by desperation to steal ...

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EditorApril 20, 2020

The NCDC dropped the ball yesterday, should we all be worried?

Yesterday, the NCDC didn’t release official figures for Coronavirus cases till well after midnight on 20th. Since Nigeria started monitoring ...

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EditorApril 17, 2020

Internally displaced persons still matter during the Coronavirus lock down

There has been much talk about the effect the Coronavirus pandemic and the eventual lock down of basic services it ...

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EditorApril 14, 2020

Nigeria’s lock down has been extended, who will bear the consequences?

At 7pm on Monday, the 14th of April 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation for the second time since ...

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EditorApril 10, 2020

#Covid19: The lock down will be extended if you people dont learn to behave yourselves

If the rumours are true, the presidency, under advice from the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and the National Centre ...

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EditorApril 9, 2020

PDP witchhunting Chinese doctors is the kind of idiocy Nigerians have to deal with

Yesterday, a chartered Air Peace flight made a 14 hour journey from Beijing to Lagos. Their precious cargo, 15 Chinese ...

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