Our love

May 3, 2018

  Our love is like the harmattan It comes and goes with seasons Our love is like the harmattan It blows and blows then dies   Our love is like the harmattan Raging for a season and gone the next Our love is like the harmattan Fiercest at night, yet quivering at noon   Our […]

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Child obesity; love for your kids or indulgence?

May 2, 2018

  It was my day off from work and I decided to visit the mall with Zainab. I sat quietly waiting for my friend for our 5 pm appointment. Being a stickler for time, I had arrived some 45 minutes earlier. I chose to sit at the food court along the major walkway to have […]

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On Fulani Herdsmen and The Presidency

April 26, 2018

Yesterday, we woke up to the news of the latest herdsmen killing in Benue state, this time involving several catholic parishioners and two priests, one of whom had previously raised a public outcry on the insecurity of the village. The herdsmens’ killings are becoming a mantra, a necessary addendum to the news every other week. […]

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Tough love

April 25, 2018

I sat by the curb My head buried in tears and apparent shame? I had watched as your car pulled away from the driveway Tears rolled as the dust you left behind settled I shivered albeit the sun knowing this was going to be the last The fragrance of your perfume hung heavily in our […]

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Combating Nigeria’s rising drug problem

April 21, 2018

Nigeria has a rising drug problem and we can no longer afford to sit still and do nothing about it. In recent times, we’ve experienced astronomical increase of opioid use among Nigerian youths. Three experiences have brought this reality closer home. Osahon was my former colleague. He always had a bottle of coke on his […]

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Transcript of President Buhari’s Speech Today 

March 31, 2018

After being away for over 100 days, President Buhari addresses the Nation. Read the transcript below My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. In the course of my stay in the United […]

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RESIGNATION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS, AN ACT OF HEROISM OR COWARDICE?

March 31, 2018

Resignation is an uncommon act in Nigeria especially from public or political office holders. Resignation is an uncommon act in Nigeria especially from public or political office holders.  Across the world, it is not a big deal to see public officers resign when they have fallen out of favour with the masses. This occurs when […]

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S C A R

March 31, 2018

Domestic violence in the home? It’s time to speak up I was vulnerable with you. Loving you made it so. Seeing my helplessness, You trampled upon my heart As cattle herd on lilies in search for food. Time is the greatest healer they say, Years on, and the wounds only fester. Deepening with years and […]

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Viewing Lagos Traffic through the eye of economics

March 31, 2018

The present economic reality in Nigeria, there is an urgent need to increase local production to mitigate and even possibly reverse the current economic recession.   WHY LAGOS TRAFFIC DECONGESTION SHOULD BE A TOP PRIORITY With the present economic reality in Nigeria, there is an urgent need to increase local production to mitigate and even […]

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Addressing Africa’s Corruption Challenge

March 31, 2018

Are African countries poor because they are corrupt, or corrupt because they are poor?” When posed with this question, most Africans would recoil in response to the underlying assumption that corruption pervades every corner of the Continent, and that all Africans are corrupt. Clearly, this is not the case. There are many well-documented examples of […]

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