• Prof. Akinyemi chides Nigeria for letting Black race down

    Prof. Akinyemi chides Nigeria for letting Black race down

    A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said Nigeria is letting the Black race down by failing to achieve its manifest destiny.

    Akinyemi made this assertion during the 2016 Convocation Lecture of the University of Ibadan last week.

    In a paper entitled, ‘Nigerian Exceptionalism – Nigeria’s Quest for World Leadership’, Akinyemi said: “On the official level, Nigeria sought to concretise its nexus with the world’s Black community by announcing the establishment of a museum of Black and African arts and civilization.

    “But the […]