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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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Chiswick Unbound – 28th July 2020

Chiswick Unbound – 28th July 2020

Peter Green. Rest In Peace. In a way, another victim of the ruthlessness of the Music Industry but thanks for the memories and the legacy.

Chiswick UnBound – 21st July 2020

What’s going On? The stress & mental health effects of ‘The New Normal’, Chiswick NIMBYs who want to ‘Keep Things As They Are’ even if that includes the level of pollution, new music from Charlie Chipcase and a shout out for my dear mate John Clark.

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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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