I have said it yesterday.

It is pure power to know when to leave.

To stretch the protests beyond now may be the beginning of its decline & various cracks.

We've landed our fists on the table. I think it's time to move to the table.
It is true that there are areas unaddressed. Imagine if we could achieve them all. How wonderful it'll be?

However, we know what the reality is.
If we leave the scene now, we'd leave in high spirits, still discontent, that'll be our force for the next. They'll fear us more then cos they know we only gave them little breathing space to implement what we asked.
Pushing beyond now has several optics. I can't begin to tell you all. Never forget that people get tired. Never forget that people change. The strongest people may be the weakest link tomorrow.

This is where the courage to embrace diplomacy as a part of power comes in.
I was & I'm still an hardliner knowing 🇳🇬 many problems. But then I've kept ears to the ground to listen.

Chaos is a ladder.

I've seen power & I've marvelled at it.

May the hands that clapped fire never go leprous.


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15 Oct
Momentum is high.

It's high time we started closing in.

Finish up on the offense with our demands so we don't burn out all the energy.

The world won't pay attention forever. The US election comes in a few weeks' time.
For any reason, I never supported the idea that the older generation was a weak link. They fought theirs with the military even without having the tools we have today.

I think it's the right time to borrow some wisdom from the elderly while we wrap this up.

At this point, I see myself soft-pedaling on hardline decisions I'd have taken when this started.

There's no one who'll doubt this power that they've witnessed.

Let's know ourselves that diplomacy is also an element of power

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It's of deep concern to me that tech startups in Nigeria aren't only battling govt vices but also vices from people as far as misinformation is concerned.

Businesses that spent all they have to build reputation suddenly become subject of scorn.

Even if these startups have shown excellence or helped so many up overtime - it really doesn't matter to the mob and that is a perilous precedence to set.

This isn't even bringing in my bias as someone in tech with plans to create value & be an employer of the skilled.

Weeks ago, it was Paystack. Even though they'd been one of the brands to have given so much to small businesses this year. Well, the mob doesn't feel so.

Right now, its gloves off on a one-sided debacle with Cowrywise on the receiving end.
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