A functioning, robust democracy requires a healthy educated, participatory followership, and an educated, morally grounded leadership.
An artist, in my understanding of the word, should side with the people against the Emperor that oppresses his or her people.
The people you see in Nigeria today have always lived as neighbors in the same space for as long as we can remember. So it's a matter of settling down, lowering the rhetoric, the level of hostility in the rhetoric is too high.
Oh, the most important thing about myself is that my life has been full of changes. Therefore, when I observe the world, I don't expect to see it just like I was seeing the fellow who lives in the next room.