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“The world will not respect Africa until Nigeria earns that respect” – Nelson Mandela

February 24, 2019

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[This essay first appeared here on December 28, 2013, and has continued to prove so popular that its viewership has continued to increase in the last 3 years: 2017 – 506; 2018 -750 & 2019 – 150 for January & February. In the last 3 days, it has attracted 2, 16 & 19 viewers respectively, […]

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“The world will not respect Africa until Nigeria earns that respect” – Nelson Mandela

December 28, 2013

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As the late Nelson Mandela put it: “The world will not respect Africa until Nigeria earns that respect. The black people of the world need Nigeria to be great as a source of pride and confidence.” The Patchwork Nation By ADEWALE MAJA-PEARCE, Contributing Op-Ed Writer/The New York Times Published: December 26, 2013 LAGOS, Nigeria — […]

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