Yesterday, Nigerians were shocked by the news of a young medical doctor identified as Orji who committed suicide by jumping into the Adekunle end of the Lagos lagoon. Reports had it that the man who was riding in an SUV finished a telephone call and abruptly instructed his driver to park the vehicle. Before anyone … More No suicide note for depression.
As an Igbo, with the advent of social media, the power lies in my hands to correct the misinformation, lies, propaganda and outright falsehood that has bedeviled this country and which have to a large extent caused the deaths of thousands of a section of the country just because some soldiers decided to carry out … More The South-South should be grateful to Igbos by Ifeyinwa China Onyeabo
I woke up to some of the most hilarious comments and ‘harshtags’ I have seen this year. The #WifeNotCook proponents on social media have been assailed by from every angle. They have been pummeled left right and centre on every platform with mocking ‘harshtags’ like #HusbandNotATM, #MotherNotCook, #MistressNotMaid and the funniest I ‘ve seen, #BoyfriendNotHouseboy! … More Much love to #WivesThatCook.
A couple of takeaways got me excited at the just concluded South-East Governors meeting. The first was the seeming resolution of differences between governors Rochas Okorocha and Willie Obiano going by the warm and friendly manner they greeted each other. Recall that the duo had recently engaged is a needless war of words. The second … More Moving forward after the SE Governors meeting.
Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to cope with conflict by peaceful means.~Ronald Reagan Widely regarded by many Americans as the greatest president, the above quote was in an address by the 40th POTUS at the commencement exercises of Eureka College (Illinois) in May 1982. Remarkably he was equally commemorating … More PDP: Like Sheriff, like Jonathan.
Without a doubt, AUDU MAIKORI is a star of his generation. At 40 Audu has achieved more than many septuagenarian Nigerians will ever achieve in 10 lifetimes. I first met Audu when he was still a law student at the University of Jos. He and his crew were some of the smartest young guys I … More Free Audu Maikori by Adebayo Ajagunna
Religion is the opium of the people ~ Karl Marx One of the greatest sayings in the history of mankind. Karl Marx could not have put it better. Some say he was so ahead of his time that even in this age he would have still been among the greatest philosophers. I am not a … More Apostle Suleiman as the tipping point.
FACT: Just in case you ‘ve forgotten, Obama once banned immigrants from Venezuela. He also banned Iraqi refugees for 6 months and deported 2.5m people, more than any US president. Despite my views on Trump’s stupid Muslim ban, examining his policies with regard to the American context will tell you the man is no fool. … More Trump’s Muslim ban is US tradition..only with a ‘Trumpet’ this time.
I neither believe nor accept that religion is the problem of Nigeria or the world. Religion is just a crutch which people, tribes or countries fighting for land, economic or political supremacy use to justify their blood lust. Ban religion and they will locate another crutch quickly. So Islam is violent? Are there no Muslims … More On Trump’s Muslim ban by Nze Anizor