Claudia Efemini

Claudia is Africa Editor at the Meridian Magazine and a first year History and Politics student at the University of Edinburgh.

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From Nigeria to 'United African Republic': development or stagnation?

Image credit: Emmanuel Ikwuegbu via Unsplash It has been roughly over a month since Adeleye Jokotoye, a tax consultant in Lagos State, proposed the idea of…

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The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act - a step in the right direction?

The murder of George Floyd on the 25th of May 2020 served as a catalyst for protests across the United States and the globe, denouncing racial discrimination and demanding reform…

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The daunting effect of colourism in modern day Nigeria

Nigeria gained independence from British colonial rule in 1960. Yet over half of a century later, the scars of colonialism remain embedded in Nigerian beauty standards.…

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