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YAP proposal #156: Solving Nigeria’s Unhygienic Meat Problem (Sodiq Alabi, Nigeria)

March 7, 2016

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Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
One thing that worries many meat consumers in Nigeria is the condition of the meat they consume. This is because most abattoirs in the country are in a deplorable state, with the meat exposed to all sorts of contamination. Many educated Nigerians, studies have shown, avoid Nigerian produced meat…

From Omo Oju Oja to Media Magnate: The Story of Chief Rasheed Olawale

August 10, 2015

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By Sodiq Alabi When he speaks about Iwo, Mr Rasheed Olawale speaks with a gentle passion that is suggestive of serious thoughtfulness and an undeniable love. He makes his points not by shouting or through unnecessary emphasis but by presenting facts and arguments in the most convincing manner. Before setting out to meet him for […]

Writer sues ThisDay, Fani-Kayode over doctored information

July 14, 2015

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By Ekene Eziagulu An Abuja-based writer and activist, Sodiq Alabi has filed a lawsuit against ThisDay Newspapers and Femi Fani-Kayode, the former media director of Goodluck Jonathan Presidential campaign organisation, over a newspaper publication that misrepresented him and falsified information he had obtained. In the days leading up to the 2015 Presidential elections in Nigeria, […]

Self-Medication (Day III)

August 29, 2014

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” So. It is a beautiful conjunction with numerous applications, just like ‘ehn’. So- tell us your story. So- continue. So- get to the point. So- let me bore you with a story. So: the one word question. So: dismissive role. So, we are supposed to talk about chickens and that deputy governor who got […]

Blue 24

February 16, 2014

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Lilies sing sweetly to me I listen to the contours of their rhymes And they keep singing nonstop to me. You send your notes nightly The lilies croon same to meI thank the lilies who project your message- Always singing so softly to me.  We conscript the winds, oh beauty, And they hum of your yearning for me In soothing dreams, […]

HOW APRIL FOOL SAVED MY LIFE

April 3, 2013

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Originally posted on Writetoliberty's Blog:
Me, I have no special holidays. Christmas, New Year Day, Valentine’s Day, Easter, not even my Birthday which I always remember when someone wishes me “Happy Birthday in arrears”. Certainly, and most definitely, I don’t do “All Fools Day”. Everyday is a day to fool around. Maybe that is…

AJUWAYA ANTHOLOGY: Call for Submission

January 26, 2013

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For National Youth Service Corps Members Only It was as I walked past some excited Corps members practicing some exotic dance steps that the idea occurred to me. What better way for Corps members to chronicle their experiences and impressions than through one of the oldest form of art known to civilised man? This is […]