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The Codeine Epidemic: Why you should be concerned

I don't know how many people saw the headline in the Vanguard recently. About 3 million bottles of Codeine are consumed daily in the north. That’s according to the Senate, who thereafter mandated its committee on drugs and narcotics to investigate the issue. Now a part of me wants to believe...

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I STAND WITH BIAFRA

I stand with Biafra. But not the type Nnamdi Kanu is trying to create. I stand with a different kind of Biafra that can exist within the realities of the current complexities. Before "both sides" start throwing punches at me, allow me to explain what I mean.I have often asked...

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What is the religion of Money?

My wife had a very interesting conversation about the elections with Emma, her driver, recently. The conversation went from inquiring over whether he had collected his PVC to the candidates themselves.‘Madam them say make we no vote for Buhari o!', Emma said. When she asked why, he replied. ‘Because I hear...

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Peer Pressure and Your Finances

I was on vacation with Wendy in the beautiful and historic city of Paris. It was one of those perfect summers with endless sunshine and plenty to feast. We did the bus tours and visited the many historic sites. Everything was going according to plan until we got an invitation...

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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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