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Nonetheless, I embrace the responsibility of calling attention to any accurate reading of this nation from whatever source, as a contraption teetering on the very edge of total collapse. We are close to extinction as a viable comity of peoples, supposedly bound together under an equitable set of protocols of co-habitation, capable of producing its own means of existence, and devoid of a culture of sectarian privilege and will to dominate.

Speaking in a lecture to mark Anaedoonline 2nd Anniversary at the weekend, Obi called on Nigerian youths to focus the same strength and passion with which they engage in less edifying pursuits such as Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) reality show in the pursuit of their future, which, according to him, included taking interest in electing good people into leadership positions.

We are faced daily with the evolving talent of a kid who escaped the brutalising confinement of Peckham’s gangland lifestyle to lead a boisterous Marlian movement that derives its power through music that encourages euphoric freedom, athletic dance steps, Bohemian abandon, sartorial rebelliousness (no belt, no bra), and his obsession with boobs, bums, ganja and bullshit.