Month: April 2018

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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