Quotes by Nigerian authors
In other countries, being from somewhere else is celebrated. But not in America.
I realized at a very young age that I had a gift to do special things with the ball.
If you ask me to summarise our mission, I would put it this way: We were a military regime that sought to lay the foundations for freedom and liberty in a complex society.
It's a team sport but every player's ego will kick in at a certain point.
My mother was English. My parents met in Oxford in the '50s, and my mother moved to Nigeria and lived there. She was five foot two, very feisty and very English.
For me, every project is different, and it serves a different purpose.
Sometimes clubs take their ownership of a young player for granted and do not necessarily do the best thing for their development.
A talented footballer comes over, his family depends on him, and if his agent or club don't treat him well, he might not succeed, and then he feels he's let everyone down. For years, African players have been exploited.
This idea of feminism as a party to which only a select few people get to come - this is why so many women, particularly women of colour, feel alienated from mainstream western academic feminism. Because don't we want it to be mainstream?
Players are under enough pressure to perform from fans and the media without a manager complicating matters further in public.
I've been through a lot and played for a long time, so I can understand what others will go through. That's why I want to help them out. There are a lot of players who go to Belgium, for example, and have had terrible experiences. I know players, and they have come to me.
I have been writing since I was old enough to spell. I have never considered not writing.
I'm a good, upstanding guy with moral values and core values.
It is smarter to borrow from nature than to reinvent the wheels.
I am not going to be one of these guys who doesn't defend his belt. I am going to defend my belt actively.
First, I identify an analogous problem in nature and borrow from it.
The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of HIV and finding the cure or an effective vaccine for AIDS.
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