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Lionheart’s Oscar Rejection and Place of English in Nigerian Identity

Lionheart’s Oscar Rejection and Place of English in Nigerian Identity

🕔06:10, 9.Nov 2019

If English ceases to be the receptacle of vast systems of knowledge that it is now and goes the way of Latin, everyone would drop it like it’s hot. This isn’t about “race,” “inferiority,” “superiority,” or such other piteous vocabulary of the weak. It’s plain pragmatism.

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Government By Body Language

Government By Body Language

🕔08:35, 14.Feb 2016

Nigeria is a funny country. Strike that off. Nigerians are very funny people. We have this unique way of finding a way to turn very serious issues into comedy. This has so become a part of our lives that when we even try to say something serious, the comic part of us makes us sound like comedians. Some have equated this to the extreme level of hardship in the country and our in-built ability to always survive. So we just look for the comic aspect in every situation. That way, we have been able to survive several bad governments and still come out as happy people.

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