Monday, March 30, 2020
By Emmanuel Aziken Your preachers cover up for the politicians by pretending to have received visions and special revelations. They say: This is what God, the Master, says . . . when God hasn't said so much as one word....
Every profession has a mandate. The media profession, to which I proudly belong, has the core I-SEE mandate to Inform, Set agenda, Educate and Entertain. It is worrisome that the overarching goal of many media houses these days appears...
Not many South Africans are aware of the role their African brothers played in liberating them from the shackles of the oppressive apartheid regime, more so the youths who are mainly responsible for the brigandage attending the current xenophobic...
WE AND DEM See dem as dem dey pose Dey hala and dey boast. Dem go ask for wetin you get And wetin you no fit get: Insurance, spare tyre, wheel spanner, seat belt, C-caution, helmet, fire extinguisher, GPS, tax clearance, kolanut, small thing for the...
THE NIGERIA-SOUTH AFRICA BINATIONAL COMMISSION: 20 YEARS DOWN THE LINE By Tony Ekata In 2009, in the wake of xenophobic attacks that targeted Nigerians along with other foreign nationals, former Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, General Mohamed Buba Marwa, took...
When they mention INTEGRITY your name jumps to mind. My closest encounter with you was during the 2014 Nigerian National Conference (NNC) at the National Judicial Institute Abuja. Then a little voice said to me: “You're looking at the first female Vice President...
The best way to show disenchantment with a government and its elected officials is neither with stones nor with bullets but with ballots.The PVC is like a red card in the hand of a referee but, unlike the referee,...

The Spectators

Beware of spectators: They are the best initiators The best motivators The best educators The best supervisors They are the best directors The best orators The best ministers The best governors The best senators The best ambassadors The best prosecutors The best advisors The best doctors The best jailors The best tailors The best pastors The...
What if: The labour of our heroes is buried in the past; They fought for our nation to earn discrimination?   What if: They once fed the nation but now feed on the nation; Some bake all the cake to enjoy only the crumbs?   What if: He...

The Vampires

THE VAMPIRES They have mansions in Madrid Duplexes in Dubai Townhouses in Cape Town And fly private jets to Germany.   They campaign with champagne And throw parties in Paris.   They buy coats in Cotonou And long sleeves in London.   Their neck ties are from Thailand And eyeglasses from Glasgow.   They...