Read: Jidenna Writes An Open Letter To Nigerians

I am, always have been, and always will be proud of my Nigerian heritage. I understand the pain and anger caused by some of the comments I made in a recent interview, and I wanted to address you directly. Contrary to popular belief, this interview was not the first in which I mentioned Nigeria. In … Continue reading Read: Jidenna Writes An Open Letter To Nigerians

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Read Full Text of GEJ’s remarks at the presentation of Handing-over notes to Buhari

1. I welcome you all to this occasion of the formal presentation of the Hand-over notes of my Administration to the in-coming Administration of the President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. 2. This event and tomorrow’s inauguration of a new administration are truly historic as it is the first time in the history of our nation that … Continue reading Read Full Text of GEJ’s remarks at the presentation of Handing-over notes to Buhari

Why I’m Not “Good People”

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I’m not a nice person.

I’m not a good person.

I’m not a kind person.

This isn’t to say that I don’t ever try to be any of these three things.  I do, especially the last two.

It’s more to say that, for me, surviving in this cissexist, racist, ableist, heteronormative, classist, often fucked up world of ours has involved rejecting the idea that “good” and “bad” are static states of being.  I will never be a “good person” because, to me, “good” is not something that you achieve.  It’s an ongoing process that never ends.

It is, in fact, almost impossible not to be doing bad things as well as good when you are human and therefore flawed.  Especially when you are part of a messed up system, as we all are.

This, to me, is why it’s important to call out bad behavior, or hurtful language, or even…

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10 steps on how to vote

1. You can only vote at the polling unit where you registered. 2. Accreditation begins at 8 am and ends by 1 pm. 3. Voting commences at 1:30 pm or whenever the accreditation process ends. 4. The Presiding Officer will explain voting procedures to you, if you are registered and accredited. 5. You will receive … Continue reading 10 steps on how to vote