5 Years a Coward.

The first time I had the opportunity to speak to Chude of Red Media at length was at the Oxford Africa Business conference in May. It was a very pleasant conversation. At least, I thought.
Literally 20 mins later, he called me and mine cowards in front of 100+ people. That’s hyperbole. He didn’t call me personally a coward per se. He railed against all those men (and women) of means in Lagos who live in their gilded cages. Flaunting their prosperity, who speed past the problems of the masses. In a country where someone’s monthly salary is the same as an expensive meal on the Island. That those of means had a moral responsibility to do something about it. The fact that the minimum wage is N20k/month or so and most civil servants still go unpaid, is deplorable.

At my Oxford talk, I was speaking alongside Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw. He has been responsible for breaking dozens of stories about political corruption and organised crime in Ghana. See, I thought I ...

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