Category: Counter Culture Blog

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Kola MuhammedNovember 25, 2020

₦500m compensation: Speaker Gbajabiamila and late Ifeanyi paying the price for a failed system

It is quite unfortunate that the very same war against recklessness of security agents that has been on for months ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

Dr. Onyema Ogbuagbu: Nigerians should not only be ‘Nigerians’ when they attain global success

Success, it is often said, has many friends but failure is treated like an orphan. This saying is one which ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 23, 2020

Can CONUA, the rival body to ASUU, solve Nigeria’s educational problems?

It is no gainsaying that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has become more known for industrial action than ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 20, 2020

Dear 2023 Governorship/Presidential Aspirants, Joe Biden has a message for you

The past couple of weeks has seen the world’s attention fix on the presidential election in the United States of ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 20, 2020

Eromz yesterday, Moyin Victor today; the callous persecution of #EndSARS protesters continues | #FreeMoyin

It probably needs no emphasis that Nigerian youths are currently facing a lot of persecution from the government and subordinate ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 19, 2020

Bit-by-bit contrast: Here are the major evidences the CNN investigation is bringing forward on #LekkiShooting

Lekki Massacre happened; no, it didn’t.  That has been the jostle back and forth in the minds of many Nigerians ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 17, 2020

How NLC fell from its glorious perch of ‘people-centered’ activism

When it took the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) about three days to respond to the most recent hike in fuel, ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 17, 2020

Why resignation is alien to the African political culture

In July 2019, Theresa May declared: “…I tried three times. But it is now clear to me that it is ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 13, 2020

Gaffe by Nigeria’s Commodity Exchange boss highlights either cronyism or outright incompetence

The nature of events and circumstances that have greeted 2020 means that when individuals, corporate bodies and the government take ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 11, 2020

Africa is proud of Okonjo-Iweala and Harris but is the society ready for what their careers demand?

When women break free of gender and social restrictions to attain lofty positions in their careers, they easily become societal ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 5, 2020

Silence, denial and the characteristic tactics of oppressing #EndSARS protesters

If there was a way to qualify the reaction of the government to the issues that birthed the #EndSARS protests ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 5, 2020

How the ICC investigations can help the #EndSARS movement

A lot has transpired in the course of getting justice for victims of the #EndSARS movement. From what started as ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 3, 2020

The LCC boss has confessed but there are obvious time gaps | #EndSARS

As proceedings of the Lagos judicial panel continue in the wake of the #LekkiShootings, the latest development involving the long-awaited ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 3, 2020

This is why the government, maybe not the police, is the problem | #EndSARS

For years since the clamour to #EndSARS began, before it eventually became a full-blown movement, the central idea has always ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 3, 2020

Northern governors join push for social media regulation and the reasons are obvious

There seems to be something about social media that Nigerian leaders are wary about and the latest move from Northern ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 1, 2020

How the success of the US Navy Seal made a mockery of us

Despite all kinds of scrutiny that security agents have been subjected to in the past weeks owing to the #EndSARS ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

There’s riot police to control chaos but IGP Adamu wants officers to ‘fight back’ instead | #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been the subject of national and international scrutiny in the past weeks as the ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

Let’s examine if we should blame the #COVID19 palliatives ‘looters’ for being greedy – or not

It was a historic moment when the very generation that was thought to be more concerned with social profiles than ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 29, 2020

Desmond Elliot needs to be reminded that Nigerian youth are not the problem

Desmond Elliot is back in the headlines and this time, he is on about erosion of culture on the part ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 27, 2020

Why a youth-only political party might not be the best idea

by Adewale Alabi During the #EndSARS protests, there was a lot of exemplary coordination and strategizing that the youths involved ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 26, 2020

Minister Fashola must think we are in ‘the era of the dumb’ so this is what we must do

Indeed, the latest reports of former Lagos governor and the current Federal minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola “discovering” ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 15, 2020

Sanwo-Olu, Obiano are singing the songs #EndSARS protesters want to hear, but we are not there yet

Who would have known that it will take 7 whole days before forces in government places begin to take action? ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 15, 2020

#EndSARS: Banning the protests doesn’t signify the government’s commitment to fulfilling their promises

It is day 8 of the #EndSARS movement and while protests are still going on strong in cities like Lagos ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 14, 2020

#EndSWAT: Young Nigerians are ready to probe and dismantle existing harmful systems in the country

A recurring conversation in this movement that has entered its sixth day of peaceful protests and a number of reactive ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 12, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Celebrities should not be holding meetings on behalf of the people | #SARSMUSTEND

Popular figures, Davido, D’Banj, Segalink, Ubi Franklin, Korede Bello, and a bunch of others, were in a private meeting with ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 12, 2020

#EndSARSProtest: The struggles of women and queer people also matter

Nigerians struggle with the idea of intersectionality. We find it difficult to consider other people’s voices that intersect with ours; ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#EndSARS: This is a fearless generation and there are many more causes to be fought

We can all agree that to be a young Nigerian today is to be in a constant state of awareness. ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: The distractions are crawling out but here’s why we must focus on the problem at hand

As the heat around the #EndSARS intensifies, there is the conversation around the reason why people are protesting and calling ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 8, 2020

#EndSARS: We are finally seeing increased participation from people with huge platforms

During the Black Lives Matter movement that broke out in America and quickly sparked off a chain of global protest ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 7, 2020

Here’s why Igbo apprenticeship is not as rosy as many make it seem

At any given time, you might find a Twitter thread or an article detailing the brilliance of the Igbo apprenticeship ...

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