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How To Organise, Not Afghanise

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: Shutterstock. CONTEMPORARY AFRICA COMPRISES countries cobbled together by colonialists for their own interest. In the case of Nigeria, British colonialism was, as playwright Ola Rotimi would put it, in the service of their ‘female king’. The two hitherto distinct halves of Nigeria (Northern and Southern Protectorates) have managed to stay together as one Read More…

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Parents now liable for children’s participation in cultism

Reading Time: 2 minutes New bill passed by Lagos State House of Assembly holds parents responsible for their children’s cult activities The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Unlawful Societies and Cultism (Prohibition) Bill 2020. The house passed the bill during the plenary session on Monday through a voice vote conducted by the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa. Obasa Read More…

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VIDEO: ‘One Love, One Heart’ UNICEF and Marley family unite against COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Bob Marley’s everlasting message about the power of love and solidarity is more important than ever as families face the COVID-19 pandemic and millions call for equality. UNICEF has teamed up with the Marley family, Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music to reimagine the iconic song One Love – bringing people together to help children Read More…