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How to rescue ourselves from our political leaders(3)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Political Education Dr. ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye Picture above credit: Still from Falz – This is Nigeria (official video) ©Folarinde ‘Falz’ Falana Most of us don’t understand democracy or the real power of the electorate. Colonialism and military rule has created a system of subservience to the leader. Anyone in a position of authority in Nigeria, no Read More…

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How to rescue ourselves from our political leaders(2)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Economic Empowerment Dr. ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye The political elite exploit three main things to hold on to power despite poor leadership. To change the equation we must address all three: 1. Poverty2. The high level of political illiteracy amongst the people3. Limited enlightened self-interest. Today we will focus on Poverty Our people will sell their votes Read More…

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How to rescue ourselves from our political leaders (1)

Reading Time: 2 minutes BELIEVE! By Dr. ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye Illustration above credit: Unite. 1969. ©Barbara Jones-Hogu Following my last post everyone has been asking for.practical steps ordinary people can take to start the rescue process. Starting from today I will share tips every other day on what can be done To start the rescue process, we must believe that Read More…

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Time to rescue ourselves from our political leaders!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye Illustration above credit: Protest people crowd silhouette. ©Getty Images/iStockphoto The Nigerian middle class has to a large extent existed without paying heed to our political leadership. When we are ill, we go to private hospitals in Nigeria or go abroad. We educate our children in private schools in Nigeria or take them Read More…