Let me start with this short story, as told me by a colleague—during the civil war in Nigeria, at one of the frontiers, neighboring villages bothering Nsukka would go in to take spoils of war. Advertisements
Let me start in. This manner — “I know that the 21st century policing should thrive more on intelligence gathering, tactical operations, which will bring about clinical execution of assignment. With this in mind, our security operatives should adopt modern… Read More ›
My friend’s family is grieving. Their beloved golden retriever, Scout, has died. It’s hard to describe this loss, because you would have to have known Scout and what he meant to the family to understand.
If you must buy a baboon don’t buy the one with a 10% discount. PCD So while you call them the Ibos, are they really the Ibos, there are strangely and strongly dichotomized by church denominations and sects, while in… Read More ›
Very quickly these are not the best of times for my friend and brother, Owelle Rochas iScAriot Okorocha, the outgoing Imo state governor and copyrights owner of the word “Iberiberism”. I humbly request permission to use his word, believing he… Read More ›
In his sweetest days, Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha fancied himself as the new „Zik“ of Nigerian politics.
As oyinbo (whiteman) take like Black Maria, blackmail, black angels, black coffee, the black man still proudly uses the white tissue roll for black shit…
Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, The End and the Beginning (translated by Johanna Trzeciak): After every war
In our unwritten political culture and political lexicon, rigging occupies a prominent place. Beginning from our pre-independence elections till today, cheating to win in form of rigging has been part of our ways to elect our representatives.
“No truth can cure the sorrow we feel from losing a loved one. No truth, no sincerity, no strength, no kindness can cure that sorrow. All we can do is see it through to the end and learn something from… Read More ›
There is a groundswell of resentment and anger in the land, justifiably so and much of it against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its head, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, who has been working his heart out, and tirelessly at… Read More ›
If Nigeria were a normal country, the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu would have paid the price for his brash treachery.