Tag Archives: Nigeria

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti is the sort of artist whose influence is undeniable, but whose music is not necessarily mainstream in the United States. This is the sort of act whose music and whose approach sits across a great many of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nigeria’s Struggle With Corruption

Nigeria’s Struggle With Corruption, by the U.S. Congress This is difficult to think of a more hypocritical and self-serving phenomenon than seeing corrupt members of Congress whose public service turns them from upper middle class people to extremely wealthy elites … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Education Of A British-Protected Child

The Education Of A British-Protected Child, by Chinua Achebe As someone who had to read the author’s perennially overrated book Things Fall Apart in high school, and who apparently still somewhat resents the time wasted reading and talking about this … Continue reading

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Age Of Secession: Biafra

For most of my readers, the name Biafra will have no significance whatsoever.  Once upon a time, though, I thought to write a thesis on military and diplomatic history that examined four quadrants of military and diplomatic effectiveness for separatist … Continue reading

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