AS BUHARI AND ATIKU SIGN ANOTHER PEACE ACCORD

Presidential candidates of seventy two political parties, again signed a PEACE ACCORD, organized by the National Peace Committee, comprising of eminent Nigerians, including its chairman, former Head of State, General Abdusalam Abubakar, and others like Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Archdiocese of Sokoto, as well as The Kukah Centre, two days ago. A lot of […]

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NIGERIA’S ELECTION SEASON

This election season must be the most interesting I’ve witnessed since I started following such elections in Nigeria, in terms of the bizarre, comedic and outrightly outrageous. The season, and everything about it for me has been, and continues to be, the gift that keeps giving. Just last night, Nigerians were treated to what is […]

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AKUDAYA

He couldn’t understand why the woman suddenly fainted on seeing him. It was like she’d seen a ghost, and the most interesting part of it was that she actually did shout his name, followed by “Ch-i-i-zos!”, before slumping in the banking hall. Though her face seemed familiar he couldn’t at that moment recall where he’d […]

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THE BENIN RED BOOK REVIEW

My childhood was such that did not necessarily encourage African tradition and culture that much. In fact, education was tailored to make us as English as we possibly can, so much so that you may be punished if you were caught speaking in the vernacular back then in school. I can’t remember the point at […]

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MY CASE OF LETHOLOGICA

Yesterday, for the very umpteenth time, I succumbed to a phenomenon that has plagued me for the better part of my English speaking life. It is also an element that has contributed in shaping the way I have lived up to this moment. This has to do with my inability to remember a particular word […]

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THE HANUKKAH STORY

Apparently, in my last post, I had written a Purim story for a Hanukkah story, and that mistake would’ve passed unnoticed had I not seen Rabbi Kirt Schneider’s “Discovering The Jewish Jesus” last Friday evening on TBN with the days topic, coinciding with the Jewish festival of the moment. It is true that in the […]

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MY HANUKKAH STORY

I do actually have my Hanukkah stories. One of all of those stand out, even though it is still an unfolding event but I don’t mind telling it now as it will be in the spirit of this occasion. In telling this particular story, I won’t mention names, nor places and without embellishments, neither will […]

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