MIGRAINE

HEAD, split in two. The one side stands with you. The other at the mercy of the JUJU man, hitting your figurine with a hammer. A side of your head numbed to you. The throbbing from the temple akin to the drumming from the METALLICA rock band. Only this time around, this is some beat […]

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AMINU OGWUCHE: ANOTHER TALE OF BUNGLED PROSECUTION

It was with utter dismay that I heard the news of the striking out of two counts of acts of terrorism proffered against AMINU OGWUCHE, alleged mastermind of the April 14, 2014 NYANYA Motor Park bombing that claimed the lives of about Seventy-five people, for LACK OF “DILIGENT PROSECUTION”. The Prosecutors for the Police and […]

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JIGAWA CORPER (II)

The journey to Kano was largely uneventful from Lagos, he wasn’t interested in the in-house entertainment which was one of the Nollywood movies, that he felt dulled the brains of Nigerians, however when at about 2am the driver’s assistant didn’t replace the just ended Part 2 of the movie that had gotten most passengers glued […]

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He had always been fascinated with the numbers THREE and SEVEN. Initially, “seven” was it, he added “three” when that also began to appear alongside the former. The numbers had played prominently in many of his documents, documents that had defined in the main the path his life had careered since he was born. He […]

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PROFESSOR AGBELUSI, LIVE FOREVER!

When I heard about the demise of Professor Gbemisola Agbelusi, a few weeks back I was very unhappy. I don’t expect people I know or knew not to die, seeing that death is a fact of life and even younger people die and have died, but just going through the tributes many have written for […]

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OF MINOTAURS, CHIMERA AND CENTAURS

I think in a way we are all chimera, hence we are only humans because we look like one, but deep down inside we are just a true specie of one animal or the other. Initially, I thought to make the topic just CHIMERA but I remembered that hybrids in Greek Mythology went by several […]

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