Thursday, April 2, 2020
DEMOCRACY DIVIDENDS   Yesterday, it was: Sharing of allocation Allocation of corruption Corruption of administration Administration of deterioration Deterioration of infrastructure And Political realignment.   Today, it is: Realignment of propaganda Propagation of promises Promises sowed on shifting sands!   Tomorrow shall see: Mass mobilisation A people's revolution A revolution with ballots, not bullets For the enthronement of...
POLI-TRICK-CIANS Dem dey come dey go Dey come dey go Dey come dey go.   Dem go beg today Brag tomorrow Polite today Shakara tomorrow.   Dem say dem dey represent us But dat na lie becos Dem dey resent us Dey divide us Dey deride us Dey deceive us Dey depress us Dey deplete us Dey...
THE TRADITIONAL AFRICAN WOMAN The “traditional” African woman is still here and is ... Still cooking. Still doing the dishes. Still taking care of her home. Still being very submissive to God. Still getting pregnant and giving birth. Still working 8-5 in her place of work...
Linda Ikeji is a name that rings a loud bell in the social media community and beyond. Wikipedia lists Linda as a blogger, entrepreneur and writer. It states that the 38-year-old English graduate of the University of Lagos began...
By Ezeali (Sir) Jonas Udeji. In South Africa, it has become a culture to shift blame in order to either divert attention from the real issues on the ground or look for someone, public servant or a political party, to...
“I’m not worried about the exchange rate they are pursuing because your salary should be in Naira and you are not an importer or exporter, are you?”   - APC National Leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu I am worried. Very worried. It’s...
It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari could not return to the seat of the Nigerian government in Abuja on Sunday, February 5, as earlier scheduled. The National Assembly has been duly informed of this development as...
The social media have been awash with hate posts and a lot of people revel in abusing others and continually posting falsehood about others just to denigrate them or make them look bad before a gullible unsuspecting public. Our country,...
My son has just put Matric behind him and I am very happy – perhaps happier than him. For one, the haunting spectre of having to cough up some seven thousand rand (about 500 US dollars) to re-enroll the...
NIGERIA: PARADISE LOST? The tale is told Not by a few About days of yore When our land was covered with dew And with milk and honey. The days when money was not our problem but how to spend it: When a few naira flew you...