The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair.
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One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever gains people or their leaders have made or imagine they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
Nigera is what it is because its leaders are not what they should be.
Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.
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