[dropcap custom_class=”normal”] For Nigeria to thrive, we need to become selfish and be the ones who tell our own stories and take charge of our narrative. We can no longer be generous in letting others brand us as they wish. We have several vehicles for telling our own stories, including entertainment just as Hollywood and the American music industry have told their own stories and influenced the world for many years. We can influence the world through Nollywood and our music positively too.
We need to become very selfish and send out envoys who understand how to present Nigeria as a force for the greater good, rather than generously embarrassing us and providing more negative stories for the world press and their advertisers.  [/dropcap]
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