I was born in the US and grew up in Lagos, and yes, I can attest to what it was like to sit in darkness after the interruption during dinner or while watching The Cosby Show. Basically British colonialism and the poaching of our resources continues to be the never-ending torture chamber.

Let’s not even get into the environmental hazard in The Niger Delta with oil swamps that have been devouring dwellers since the late environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa who was murdered by the Nigerian government for condemning the deadly practices of oil companies based in America and Europe, threatened the profitable pact that encouraged our dictators to silently watch their people die.

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