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African Arguments – WHY ELECTIONS WON’T CHANGE NIGERIA | by Ayo Sogunro

In just a couple of weeks, Nigerians will get to vote for their president. On 16 February, the people will have a choice between 72 candidates – though in another sense, they will have no choice at all. The only two nominees with a realistic chance are President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice-president Atiku Abubakar. They come … Continue reading

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Can colonialism still be blamed for Africa’s problems today or should Africans take responsibility for the poor management of their count…

Answer by Ayo Sogunro: Manufacturers have a legal duty of care to the ultimate consumers of their products if it is not possible for defects to be identified before the goods are received — Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] All ER Rep 1 The colonial governments manufactured modern Africa. Yet, the wonder is that modern Africa … Continue reading

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WITH APOLOGIES TO MY GAY FRIENDS | AN EPISTLE BY AYO SOGUNRO

Dear Gay Friend So Recently Traumatised By An Insensitive Law Opening Lines Permit me a couple of indulgences before I proceed. First, I use the term “gay” generically, mindful of the fact that this term is reserved specifically for that classifications of sexuality known as male homosexuality. However, throughout the course of this writing, allow … Continue reading