Joshua Nwachukwu Author

Joshua Nwachukwu is a legal practitioner. He holds an LL.B from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is currently the Managing Counsel of Dictum Solicitors, a boutique commercial and corporate law firm in Lagos. Joshua volunteers for several organisations under whose auspices he advocates and addresses issues bordering on human dignity, human rights, education and religious freedom. He is also a writer and contributes frequently to national dailies in Nigeria.

LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Corruption and hunger for power … the enemies within which hamper Africa’s future

(11 minute read)
Joshua Nwachukwu highlights a recent coup in Africa which made little impact on world news but exemplified the greatest challenge facing the continent.

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HistorySocial IssuesThought-provoking

Nigeria at 60: A future yet to flower

(6 minute read)
Joshua Nwachukwu casts an eye over the light and shadows which mark Nigeria’s 60th anniversary as a modern independent nation.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

The party’s over, and why this might be just what Nigeria needs

(7 minute read)
Joshua Nwachukwu investigates the extraordinary cult of celebration in African society, and suggests the pandemic may have forced much-needed change.

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Social Issues

Nigeria’s lights and shadows: finding hope in a sea of fanaticism and secularism

(6 minute read)
Joshua Nwachukwu looks at the challenges overlooked by western commentators in the ongoing battle for the soul of Africa.

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