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Lola on BBC World Service: An audio essay on the kidnappings of the Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram

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Lola on CNN.com: Nigeria needs more than new leaders to change

Nigeria needs more than new leaders to change By Lola Adesioye, Special to CNN October 1, 2010 2:20 p.m. EDT STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nigeria celebrates 50 years of independence on the 1st of October According to Adesioye, Nigeria’s wealth is represented by its people Nigeria’s transformation depends on mindset shift from the people and not just change […]

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Lola in TheRoot.com: Nigeria and Democracy Inaction

[Originally published at TheRoot.com] How long can Africa’s most populous country go on without a clear leader? Imagine that one day President Barack Obama disappears. It is rumored that he has gone to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment of a condition that nobody is quite certain about. After three months, the public starts to speculate […]