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Bio: Nimi Princewill is a Nigerian-born writer and social reformer.

Southern Africa 

President Zuma has a crush in Nigeria, and it isn’t female!

Somewhere in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, a fancy statue of President Jacob Zuma poses in elegance, despite widespread condemnation of the romantic gesture by the Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, who appears to be quite star-struck by the South African President.   Aside from the rumored extravagant cost of erecting the monument—which comes at a time of extreme economic hardship,… Read More
mayweather mcgregor OP-ED 

Education and Fancy Clothes Do Not Erase The Savage Nature of Humans

It hasn’t been long since a lot of us finally got our lives back—after enduring the massive media hype that surrounded the fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Just like every other boxing match, it’s always a memorable night of having two consenting adults punch each other silly in the ring—until it gets to the fun part when one… Read More
Find yourself OP-ED 

Find Yourself First, Before You Find A Job

The economy only gets better on paper. The list of bills to pay are growing longer, and the influx of income—relatively thinner. We can’t deny the fact that a nine-to-five job, can come in quite handy now than ever.   However, aside from the customary routine of trying to stay alive, finding employment, making money, starting a family and raising… Read More
superstitions OP-ED Opinions 

Superstition: Africa’s worst nightmare after poverty

Every part of the world has had their fair share of ignorance; especially, the naivety that accompanies the weird beliefs people grow into believing. But while other continents seem to be gradually moving away from superstition, Africa strives really hard on a daily basis to retain exclusive rights. So much for her ego as the ‘Dark Continent’ I suppose.  … Read More
Bandwagon OP-ED Opinions 

Rid Yourself of The ‘Bandwagon Effect’ And Take Full Control of Your Life

The more people believe in a thing, the easier it becomes to gradually lure other people into jumping on the bandwagon in agreement. The bandwagon effect, has proven to be a strong mind-controlling force which drags people into abandoning their own opinion in acceptance of a more popular one. One can’t tell for sure if doing something a certain way… Read More
What Kills People OP-ED Opinions 

People Only Die From What’s Meant To Kill Them

‘Something must kill a man!’ As heartwarming and pleasant as that phrase sounds, it’s a nagging reminder that neither of us will be lucky to get out of Earth alive! Well, of course, except the Astronauts. Nevertheless, you get to live for as long as your cause of death is yet to catch up with you. Your own time of… Read More
ICC Africa OP-ED Opinions 

International law / international relations, the hideous imposture of the West

According to certain definition, international law is a set of legal rules and regulations that govern relations between sovereign states (the state) and or individuals in an international cross border framework. A State may indicate its agreement and obligatory position in such a relationship in several ways, and specifically in accordance with any final codified provisions of the/a treaty that… Read More
Elections OP-ED Opinions 

Presidential Elections Only Produce Flukes In Nigeria. Here’s Why

Almost every Nigerian of voting age, has an ideal choice of candidate whose profile they believe, is worthy of bringing the desired change; (in local parlance), the “un-APC like” kind of change the country hankers for at this time. However, the ‘best candidates’ are not exactly known to win elections in Nigeria. Neither are they known to belong to the… Read More
Ship MV-Doulos OP-ED Opinions 

My First Encounter With A Racist Was On The World’s Oldest Ship

It was the tail end of the year 2002, when the world’s oldest passenger ship at that time- MV Doulos, suddenly showed up in my town (Port Harcourt, Nigeria). “Were they lost? or were we headed for another round of slave trade?” I naively queried, as an eleven year old who was getting up to speed with History classes. MV… Read More