A Journal of Nigerian Exceptionalism

Kingsley Moghalu & Yele Sowore Reject Fela Durotoye as Consensus Candidate for PACT

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Fela Durotoye was on the 30th of August, 2018, elected as the consensus candidate to represent the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together coalition, the other presidential aspirants in this coalition are; Omoyele Sowore & Kingsley Moghalu. The other 2 candidates however rejected Fela’s election, this move shows the disunity in the coalition and also greatly reduces…

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2018/2019 UEFA Champions League Draw

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The draws for the group stage of the 2018/2019 Champions League Tournament took place in Monaco on Thursday. Group A: Atlético Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco, Club Brugge Group B: Barcelona, Tottenham Hotspur, PSV Eindhoven, Internazionale Milano Group C: Paris Saint-Germain, Napoli, Liverpool, Crvena zvezda Group D: Lokomotiv Moskva, Porto, Schalke, Galatasaray Group E: Bayern München,…

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The Impact of Direct Primaries

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These are very interesting times in Nigerian Democracy.   The Lagos APC structure adopting direct primaries for nominating candidates to represent the party in the next election is a bold and progressive move by party leadership.   This does not sit well with the incumbent governor, the move greatly reduces the chances of influencing “delegates”,…

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How to Participate in Nigerian Democracy

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Bourgeois: of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes. From my research so far, there 2 easy ways to participate in Nigeria’s democracy. Before I continue there is something you need to understand and get it deep into your mind. Nigeria is officially a democracy…

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Nigeria’s Law Enforcement Problem Exposed

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In a series of tweets last year, an anonymous Nigerian exposed the rot in the Nigeria Police Force and it is scary! This is a long read, you have been warned. Enjoy. Introduction: The story begins: He illustrates, first the nepotism: And apparently, the some units in the force are for rent to the highest…

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Marriage is Evolving

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In 2018 Nigeria, although wedding planning has become a million dollar industry which provides employment in various sectors including food catering, alcoholic beverage mixing, DJs and MCs, tailoring and rentals, there are more single men and women in their late 20s than any other period of Nigerian history. This is because marriage as a social…

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The Butterfly Effect of Replacing Danfo Buses

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Nigerian society is broadly classified thus; the irresponsible elite; the oil block owners, market monopolists, importation cartels, currency manipulators, top civil servants, political dynasties, aristocrats, princes etc  the cunning clergy; pastors, Moslem clerics, Bishops etc ignorant bourgeois; working class English speakers, degree holders, landless class, corporate employees, academia, unemployed degree holder, Nigerians in the diaspora…

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