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PIGB: President Buhari’s Withdrawal of Assent is Heartbreaking

PIGB: President Buhari’s Withdrawal of Assent is Heartbreaking

🕔19:58, 29.Aug 2018

It is an unfortunate situation that such a strategic bill which aims at reforming Nigeria’s oil industry has been left in jeopardy. If by the end of this administration, things remain as they are it will mean the presidency has not assented to an bill of urgent national importance

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Brutally Honest President Trump and Nigeria’s President Buhari

Brutally Honest President Trump and Nigeria’s President Buhari

🕔22:12, 27.Aug 2018

With Nigerians taking sides, some dismissing Trump and others stating that what Trump said was what everyone already knows. I first heard the phrase ‘brutally honest’ after 2015 when Buhari made a scathing statement at United States Institute of Peace (USIP) where in response to a question in an interview, he quipped…

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Culture-Sensitive And Culture-Sensible Feminism

Culture-Sensitive And Culture-Sensible Feminism

🕔03:44, 26.Aug 2018

Beyonce was one of the female icons that brought feminism to the mainstream. Chimamanda Adichie brought it home to Nigeria and the two global icons teamed up in Beyonce’s song “Flawless” to advocate feminism. However, Chimamanda has come out to state that her own type of feminism differs from that of Beyonce because the later centers on male domination as the focal point of gender equality. She antagonises Queen Bey in the sense that women should not center the conversation on how their successes leads to and revolves around their man, but how much they can achieve these irrespective of a man. However, she’s not advocating isolation or “men are scum” ideas. First time I listened to “Flawless” and got to know about Adichie’s advocacy for feminism, I actually googled and found that she’s happily married. In our part of the world, feminism is dominated by single ladies often from broken marriages and older ladies that most often than not abuse the mind of young girls that don’t see anything wrong with the patriarchal society we find ourselves.

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