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October and Nigeria’s Amnesia























October and Nigeria’s
Amnesia
No one tried to wake up a drowsy Nigeria and make its leaders acknowledge their failings like Fela Anikulapo Kuti, born on October 15 1938.  Perhaps Wole Soyinka and his literary work, or Gani Fawehimi and his fierce activism come close. But Fela was in a class of his…

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Dear Mummy.

Dear Mummy.
Mummy did you know Elisabeth Kübler-Ross?  I suspect you did because your reading habit and sheer number of books make my library look like a pamphlet. Elisabeth left the world about nine months before you did the same thing. I have read a lot of her works…

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My Most Memorable Teacher

I found it hard to pick my favorite teacher in my experience, but I zeroed in on Uncle Pat, the principal of my first primary schoolI was six years old when I joined my first boarding school, where I met Uncle Pat, principal of Taibah Junior School in Entebbe, Uganda.…

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