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Ayeni Adekunle

What can you do to free others?

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If you have some time today, please read up on ‘The Central Park 5’ or watch Ava DuVernay’s new film ‘When They See Us’. Stayed up all night reading about the incidents in 1989 that changed five innocent boys’ (aged 14 to 16 at the time) lives forever. It’s the…

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This Is Dangerous!

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This is dangerous Locking eyes with strangers. ‪ I see the danger ‪In looking at beings without really seeing them ‪I see teenagers ‬ ‪vulcanizers ‬ ‪traders‬ ‪I see men and women going here and there Doing this and that ‪The hawker with baby on back and load on head‬…

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No One Ever Dies

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Foreword  By Ayeni Adekunle Samuel  Adaora Zinno-Orara passed on, on December 21, 2014.  It was the end of a chapter, and the beginning of a new one for her husband Zinno Orara, and their kids – Chidera, Majiri, Kesena, and Princess. It was the end of years of pain and…

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The best decision I took in 2016

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The best decision I took in 2016.   So I took my first family vacation. We were to travel with our friends, the Babaekos in December of 2015, but, as usual, I chickened out. You see, I’ve been working since I was 18, afraid of failure and too ambitious for…

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“Why I’m pulling out of EiE’s New Media Conference”. A statement by BHM’s Ayeni Adekunle.

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I’ve followed with curious attention, the conversations surrounding the addition of a Nigerian celebrity Bobrisky to a panel on the new media Citizens, and governance conference which opened in Abuja yesterday. Since the chief organizer Yemi Adamolekun called me yesterday morning to inform that an aide of President Buhari had…

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