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Disregarding other's rights?

As a young teenage Christian, I used to go with a crew on preaching runs from Mile 2 to CMS. We will take turns to stand in Molue Buses to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Not once did we think what we were doing was violating the rights of...

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We Can’t Afford This Democracy

We are running a democracy and system of governance we cannot afford. A system that is way too expensive for our income to cover. We need to start having the hard conversations to restructure this country along the lines of the governance we can afford otherwise, we will sink deeper...

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How to Trend on Social Media

A friend once asked me “What do I need to do to trend on Social Media?” I said, "Say or do something salacious or controversial". I noticed her confusion. Seeing that she is a cerebral person, she was expecting to hear, ‘Research and articulate your points bla bla bla’. If...

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History History on the Wall

I spend a lot of my time studying history. History of Kings and Kingdoms, of Emperors and Empires, of Revolutionaries and Revolutions from the East to the West and the North to the South. I find common themes in all of them - The destructive ability of man to himself...

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The Enemy Within

During the time of the slave trade between the 15th to the 18th century, the enslavers who captured slaves in home raids and sold them off were not the merchant ships from Europe, they were locals who worked for rich and influential people (many of them leaders) in the community.While...

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What is the worth of one life?

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria has a total COVID-19 infection of 165,419 and deaths of 2,065. This gives us a fatality rate of 1.25%. This means that out of 100 people infected with COVID-19, at least 99 will survive. Only one will die. Statistically, 1%...

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The Grand Misconception

Who wrote the 1999 Constitution?One of the biggest misconceptions in recent times is the idea that the military wrote the 1999 constitution. Sorry to disappoint you, but it is pants on fire Not True! No single military man was in the constitution drafting committee of 1975 and 1998 and the...

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Leave our dysfunction alone

Ours is a largely dysfunctional society. A friend who relocated back from Canada called it “organized chaos”. But do not be deceived, we like our dysfunction the way it is. Because it allows us to rile against the system while at the same time take advantage of it when it...

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The alternative to despair

I had a plumbing problem. The kitchen faucet had come off and there was a terrible leak. Add to that the other minor plumbing issues in the house, I decided to call the plumber ASAP. I called and shared the photos of the broken tap with him and also gave him...

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