TO THE EAST (2)

. ….my status changed in the last four years and I found that I couldn’t be totally responsible for taking decisions such as when whether (or not) to travel by road at night, alone. Interestingly, the spate of crime on interstate routes reduced drastically after the present Inspector General of Police, M. D. Ibrahim ordered […]

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TO THE EAST

This is the first time I’d travel by public interstate bus and no pastor came in to pray, or the passengers themselves taking the gauntlet to lead prayers. I guess most passengers this time or in this bus are realist not given to such foibles. I’m not against praying in a public bus, I just […]

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BIBLE STORIES X: THE COVENANT

You will recall that Abram now has a son, Ishmael by Hagar, Sarai’s maid. I’m sure even Abram, now ninety-nine would be nursing no doubt that Ishmael was the “chosen one”, but as events later showed as recorded in the Bible, YAHWEH wasn’t done with him as regards giving him that one and only seed […]

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NIGERIA CONFRONTS HER GAY DEMONS

I was wondering what shocker President Goodluck Jonathan will bathe Nigerians with at the beginning of this year, as he’s consistently done since he came to power. The fact that UNILAG had managed to retain her name after one of those ill-adviced statements he made two Independence Day broadcasts ago was one for which students […]

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NIGERIA: THE ROAD TO CENTENARY (3)

OJUKWU AND THE BIAFRAN FLAG, GOWON AND THE NIGERIAN FLAG Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and his co-travellers may have wanted to draw Nigeria from the abyss it was been plunged in by the politicians of the day by embarking on that coup, however their well intentioned action produced results that was far from what they […]

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NIGERIA: THE ROAD TO CENTENARY (2)

MAJOR CHUKWUMA KADUNA NZEOGWU On this day in 1966, Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, along with other majors carried out Nigeria’s first coup. Apart from a few mistakes which was to prove very costly in the short and long run, this was the only coup that was driven by patriotic fervour (it will also turn out […]

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THE GRIM REAPER

In the space of two months, I’ve lost an aunty, an uncle, a friend and a pastor that was known to me, to the cold hands of death. You may have lost many others close or not close to you, but these recent losses have got me wondering about my own mortality. Death is a […]

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