International Nuremberg Principles Academy Summer School 2016: My Experience

Between August 1 and 12 2016, I had the pleasure of attending the International Nuremberg Principles Academy Summer School for Junior Professionals. A cursory look at the programme schedule which had been sent ahead had made me very expectant, particularly with regards to the calibre of the speakers, their varied backgrounds and the thematic areas […]

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On Child Marriage and the Intersection of Religion and Cultural Practices – the Case of #freeEse

Strongly held beliefs are a touchy subject all over the world. The hashtag #freeEse is gaining momentum in the Nigerian social media sphere; here is the story behind it. Ese Oruru, a 13-year-old was allegedly abducted from Bayelsa state in the heart of the Niger Delta by a man simply known as Yunusa and taken to […]

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Who Is Afraid of the Past?

Disclaimer: This is not a legal article; it is a product of my recent reflections, continue reading at your own risk. I have a fascination for museums. I must admit I haven’t visited many in Nigeria. I usually visit important historical sites and museums in any country I visit. This helps me to appreciate the […]

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Berlin through my eyes

Being in Berlin this past few weeks has been very dreamy. The painful history of the city that is evidenced all around exist side by side the tangible beauty of an old but new city. Fashion, street food and the vibrant cultural events that happen in Berlin especially during summer makes it all very fascinating. I […]

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