Playing The Substitute Game. By Victoria Ozidu. In sports, substitutions are generally made to replace tired or injured players or to replace those who are not performing well. In relationships, the game of substitution is also played. Someone else is being used as a filler or to replace a significant other for a variety of … Continue reading Playing The Substitute Game
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We journal our lives as though it would matter for much if we actually did. How many of us do not secretly wish that after we die (for some people, before) that our memoirs would suddenly be discovered and read worldwide, our insights in them receiving massive acclaim? Wake up, sleepy mortal. You usually have … Continue reading A Sense of it All
TOWARD DECOMPARTMENTALIZING NIGERIA Few days ago we celebrated Nigeria at 54, where we had so many sanctimonious patriots who claim to be true citizens of a country where ethnic differences and cultural segregations seem to be worn like a cap on the heads of almost every citizen of Nigeria; the aroma of the decaying frame … Continue reading Towards “Decompartmentalizing” Nigeria
Hi Everyone, “SINCERELY Q” is a segment i intend to write every weekend regarding trivial issues concerning love, relationships, men, women, social life, beliefs and whatever it is i feel like writing…hehehe. I hate politics , so i’ll definitely wouldn’t be writing about any of it; only just general stuffs that my little head … Continue reading Sincerely Q- Mr Nice Guy
“This is what I’ll like to call a disclaimer: This article was written to take the burden off my weary self this pre-exam week. It is not meant to be read with seriousness of heart (or face). I wrote this in a flush of adrenaline, or inspiration, or whatever you wish to call it. … Continue reading Certainties…
The Nigeria-South Africa relations may be facing the cadillac of its existence since the end of apartheid in 1994. It showed recently in the decision of the South African government, promising to return the $15 million arms deal money it earlier seized from Nigeria, though no timeline of when the seized money will be returned … Continue reading All For Big Brother Africa
Although I am not happy saying this as an African, but I think very deeply inside of me and very convincingly that 80% of all the African countries have failed woefully; economically, politically and socially since their various independence dates. I think that most African countries and leaders are not serious. I am bitter about … Continue reading African Capitalism: Economic growth without Human Development
‘There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children’ Nelson Mandela The value of a Nigerian Life On the 14th of April 2014, 276 girls were abducted from a secondary school in a town called chibok by members of the boko haram Islamic sect. 57 … Continue reading The value of a Nigerian life
54 years of independence, with all our enormous wealth from oil and we cannot boast of steady electricity; while the story is different here, in even Kenya. I know why I chose the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya for my Master of Arts in International Studies. I have to start … Continue reading Happy Independence Nigeria?
I have heard about the existence of this old boy with a beautiful mind, Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, ever since those yore days of childhood. Wole Soyinka does not know me, I have not seen him eyeball to eyeball or even caught a physical glimpse of him.Then, so I also do not know him. I … Continue reading If Wole Soyinka and his Family and Friends Exist?
MY “NIGERIAN” PASTOR and I. by Toby Mystique Lately it’s been tougher for me to be in church services, every now and then I hear or see something that makes me cringe. It common saying now for “My Nigerian Pastor” to say “this is where God answers prayers” while pointing at his alter or refer … Continue reading MY Nigerian Pastor and I
I AM THE LAST OF MY KIND? You have probably heard that line, many times before it has been said, in the movies, music, interviews with failed career people. LIARS, CHARLATANS, FAKES and PHONIES, every single one of them. See, I know you’ve been told you’re unique, special, one of a kind. And you believe … Continue reading Diary Of A Sane Non-Conformist:19/9/2014
Looking at Benjamin Adekunle critically.
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