Category: Counter Culture Blog

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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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Bernard DayoApril 9, 2020

These opinions from celebrities are awful you would beg God to send the flood

Who knew that the arrest of Funke Akindele-Bello for breaking social distancing guidelines would send a ripple through the Nigerian ...

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EditorApril 8, 2020

Atiku has strong words for Buhari’s handling of the Coronavirus pandemic

In case you haven’t heard, former vice president Atiku Abubakar released an open letter to President Buhari last night. This ...

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EditorApril 7, 2020

Extortion at Covid19 checkpoints, is anyone really surprised?

As many Nigerians predicted, the mounted check points deployed by the Nigerian Police Force as a primary measure to ensure ...

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EditorApril 6, 2020

#Covid19: Pastor Chris Oyakhilome & the gospel of conspiracy theories

Last weekend, a video surfaced on social media of a sermon Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the general overseer of Nigerian mega ...

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EditorApril 2, 2020

#Covid19: Wild animal consumption was just banned in China, should Nigeria follow suit?

Yesterday, the Chinese city of Shenzen became the first in the People’s Republic to ban wild animal consumption. China is ...

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EditorMarch 31, 2020

Ganduje is prepared to flout the law to keep his emirs

After months of deliberations the Federal Courts have ruled in the civil case brought before it about the legitimacy of ...

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EditorMarch 27, 2020

Luxury vehicles; that’s where Nigeria’s senate priorities lie during #COVID19

In case you were wondering what stringent measures the Nigerian House of Representatives have initiated in light of the global ...

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EditorMarch 26, 2020

Excellent images shot with the TECNO CAMON 12 featured on National Geographic, leading photography magazine

Whether you know photography or not, you must have heard of National Geographic. It’s a leading photography magazine in the ...

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EditorMarch 25, 2020

Abba Kyari has the coronavirus yet Nigerian politicians refuse to hear word

How did we manage to vote so many incompetent callous people into places of political power. Across the three arms ...

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Edwin OkoloMarch 24, 2020

Should Nigerian oil marketers be punished for hoarding fuel in Corona times?

Last week, the federal government announced, in line with crashing oil prices, that it was lowering the financial peg for ...

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EditorMarch 23, 2020

Former VP Atiku Abubakar’s son has the Coronavirus, people this is not a drill

Last night, the last person anyone would have expected to be personally affected by the spread of the Coronavirus gave ...

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