The African Jotter

Dear Nigerians, Nigerian Pidgin English Has Basic Rules Too

Do you know that Pidgin English is one of the most popular languages in the world?…

African Rural Women Now Dominate The Informal Economy in 2018

A lot is changing in Africa these days. From democracy taking over, to economies performing better,…

Why Are Yoruba Men Called Yoruba Demon?

Who is a Yoruba Demon? He lies down flat on the floor in his fancy suit…

Is dictatorship always wrong? Doesn’t history have any examples of good dictatorships/dictators?

This question was originally asked on Quora. I define a benevolent dictator as that unelected leader…

Why do African people live in poverty and backwardness?

This question is a very delicate yet popular one. Here’s my answer to it when it…

What are the biggest challenges that people face in their day to day lives in Nigeria, specifically Lagos?

I have a friend who works at the biggest airport in Nigeria, Murtala Muhammad International Airport,…

Why has there been civil wars in most countries in Africa after independence?

My Answer To This Quora Question Nation-building is an extremely difficult task. There are too many…