Latest op-ed for FP: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/07/20/covid-19-remittances-pandemic-humanitarian-disaster/ https://www.linkedin.com/posts/dapelz_it-is-too-late-to-save-these-victims-of-the-activity-6690994311250673665-e6Io https://twitter.com/dapelzg/status/1285229022360862720?s=21
Fiscal-related corruption in Nigeria runs through a 'five-man' syndicate. Here's how the network operates & what can be done to fracture it: https://businessday.ng/opinion/article/the-network-of-fiscal-related-corruption-in-nigeria-and-how-the-syndicate-operates/ https://www.linkedin.com/posts/dapelz_the-network-of-fiscal-related-corruption-activity-6687083773722447872-Jf4A https://twitter.com/dapelzg/status/1281319182341193729?s=21
In Growth Alone Won’t Help the Poor, 1st published by the US Foreign Policy Magazine in the run-up to recent presidential elections in Nigeria, I argued that: Social mobility has been stagnant in Nigeria for decades. High-paying jobs simply go to those with high-quality degrees. And high-quality degrees are a function of a high-quality education. … Continue reading How education in Nigeria seem to be fanning (rather quenching) the flames of inequality in the country
And so humans the so-called Homo Sapiens seeks to continuously differentiate himself from other non-humans. He does so by recreating an unnatural world purely of his own imagination. He creates clothes, tissue paper, money, skyscrapers, a trading economy, implements of war, a class system and then calls himself refined, civilized- the non-beast, the non-savage. Because to him, his civilization represents a refined state of the natural world- that unrefined state from whence he cometh, of which he is sworn never to return and in which all other non-humans and animals remain stuck. The Homo Sapien wants to become man and he will hate on, destroy anything that reminds him of who is - an ape, indeed a simple animal same as all other animals of the earth.
Coronavirus is sparking an upsurge in falsified drug cures. Personally and through my company RxAll, we are supporting the distribution of this eye-opening BBC undercover documentary exposing the fake cures being peddled in Ghana, West Africa. Premieres in 50 minutes at 2:30PM ET. Be First to Watch.#BBCAfricaEye or @BBCAfrica
In 2004, more than 68 million Nigerians were living in poverty with zero number of billionaires in the country. By 2010 these figures have risen: the poor to about 113 million & the number of billionaires from zero to two. That means for every additional billionaire that is made into the Nigerian Forbes’s list, there … Continue reading Has Nigeria’s oil fortunes been breeding billionaires at the expense of combating poverty?
Black America, Our fight as Africans is the same. Wherever we exist - in Africa, in the Americas or in Asia we suffer anti-black discrimination that deems the black life as disposable , as less valuable as those with fairer skin.
We must revamp our global societal value system from valuing human life based on wealth. Until we eliminate the conditions that account for Negroes (Africans) being 'commodified' for profit and the valuation of human life based on wealth, global negrophobia and devaluation of the negro life will not end.