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Never Quite An Insider.
A Nigerian memoir.

Twenty years of running multiple businesses in Nigeria qualifies me to write an instructive memoir. Indeed, having blown the whistle on corruption in one multi-national, faced two years of threats and intimidation in the ‘wild east’ of Aba and then sought to change the course of one of Nigeria’s highest profile corporates, I believe I have insights that have value. Throw in some humour and a willingness to tackle controversial subjects and I present you with an unusual account of this misunderstood society and my love affair with it.

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“MeRadio” Live. Shut Up & Listen.

“MeRadio” Live. Shut Up & Listen.

Feel free to call into Keith’s new radio Phone in programme where he has an extensive range of guests who he agrees with. In line with current industry practice this programme is designed to reinforce your prejudices at the expense of anyone else’s prejudices. (Err, I think that’s how it works?)

Grateful & mellow with a touch of funk.

Grateful & mellow with a touch of funk.

Saturday was my second jab and the sun was shining. I decided this weekend to ignore royal funerals, politics and other bad news and count my blessings. Sometimes you just should.

It’s Opening Time & Kick Off – all in the Fresh Air

It’s Opening Time & Kick Off – all in the Fresh Air

As the pubs open and Community Sports becomes possible all we need is some warm weather for a smile on our faces. Watching Women’s Rugby development is a positive that the media seems slow to wake up to.

About

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Keith Richards

A book. A Column, Another book. A blog. There is too much racism, injustice, environmental damage, hypocrisy and the like out there to stay silent. So I am not going to. Because I can – and I care enough to want to.

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My book

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Outsider Inside.

Having harboured a desire to write for half a lifetime, BusinessDay gave me the opportunity with a weekly column. In 2007 these comments on Nigerian business, politics and society were collected and published. Many of them are as relevant to day as they were then.

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