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Nigerian Spice, Series

Nigerian Spice: 3 Foolish Men

By Emmanuel Adebayo, Nigeria: It is with total disgust and anger targeted towards a particular group of Nigerians that I type these words. I visited Lagos recently to attend a meeting. I was 10 minutes from being late when a group of ‘men in black’ stopped the public transport I was in; I assumed it was the usual stop and […]

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Nigerian Spice: No romance without finance

By Emmanuel Adebayo: I have often wondered in the secret corners of my heart, what will happen, if the financial gains and luxury attached to the positions of power – from traditional rulers to the highest positions in civil service post, if they were all taken away – puff! How many Nigerians would still be interested in such positions? How […]

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Nigerian Spice: “Sentiments”

By Emmanuel Adebayo: “This is favouritism and nepotism,” my cousin yelled as we stepped into the compound. We had just returned from a song rehearsal and some people had received special treatment. My cousin, who is five years older than I am, was obviously angry and he made it clear that at the next meeting he was going to let […]

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Nigerian Spice: Identity Concept

By Emmanuel Adebayo: The popular statements “all men are the same” and “all women are the same” stem from people who have been hurt by an individual and decided to    stereotype everyone in the opposite sex based on what one person has done. I don't appreciate being classified the same as 'everyone'. I like to think and feel unique! […]

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