Tag Archives: Hausa

1: The Great Facade that was Unity

Let me begin by saying that I had no intention of writing this book so early on in my life.  This was supposed to be one of my final works.  The ruminations and ramblings of an old man if you will.  Then again, I never knew things would get bad this quickly.  The world around … Continue reading 1: The Great Facade that was Unity

A Country of Cannibals

Just last week; I saw some very mouth- watering UNESCO Food Intervention jobs in Maiduguri, Yobe, Kano and other core Northern locations. Needless remind you that I’m a Food Technologist. An “Oliver Twist” type- food technologist who is always roaming the veld seeking for greener foliage to forage. Yet, I let this one pass me … Continue reading A Country of Cannibals

Cry the beloved Country, the Sceptre may not hold

Cry the beloved Country, the Sceptre may not hold

A sceptre has been looming over our heads, a sceptre called Biafra. For 42 years it has defied gravity and remained poised up above the firmament of the geographical location called Nigeria. This sceptre most recently was brandished a little closer to our heads by the publishing of Achebe’s book, There was a Country. It … Continue reading Cry the beloved Country, the Sceptre may not hold