All posts by Efadel

I have loved reading since I can remember. The love for crafting stories came naturally while I was still a child, and I have learnt to put those imaginations to writing. I desire to inspire love and transformation through my writing, and sometimes, just to entertain - life can be beautiful, depending on how you look at it.
Achebe Is Not Dead

Achebe Is Not Dead

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.” –          William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar How can a word … Continue reading Achebe Is Not Dead

In Defense Of “Oga At The Top”

Why the cries of “Crucify him”? Why the uproar about the on-air slip by the Lagos State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)? So, the man does not know the website of his organization. That is not a grievous offence, especially if one considers the social realities. I know it is funny, … Continue reading In Defense Of “Oga At The Top”

It’s About Us: A Review of Noreena Hertz THE DEBT THREAT

It’s About Us: A Review of Noreena Hertz THE DEBT THREAT

(I did this review as an academic exercise a while back, and I’d love to share it because I think it is relevant to today’s Nigeria.) The words on the cover page tug at the string of my heart and curiosity, and compel me to discover “how debt is destroying the developing world” and threatening … Continue reading It’s About Us: A Review of Noreena Hertz THE DEBT THREAT