LIVE FOREVER, HUGH MASEKELA

Sadly, the radio On Air Personality that announced the demise of Hugh Masekela, last week on my way home from work, pronounced his first name as “Hoff”, which first of all put me off, as another example of the decadence in the Nigerian news and media industry, that’s now become the dumping ground for just […]

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ANCIENT IGBO GPS

I have always wondered what local technology, besides word of mouth, existed in times past, by which people kept track of the movements of people, living in this age of the Global Positioning System, GPS, where we tend to have become blind navigationally without it; besides using it to track our gadgets, cars even humans […]

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THE IGBO CURSE

I woke up at 2:30am this morning to catch up with the news and stuff on my timeline I missed while asleep. Nigerian news usually holds nothing good most times, yet I decided to start there, interestingly, I cannot now remember the first I read, but the second which was on the list of “IN […]

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NIGERIAN FEMINISM & INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

‘Luoye my friend, this morning greeted me with “HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY”, and it triggered a conversation, that left him wondering thus – “In this era of gender fluidity, Is it still necessary to celebrate a gender based day?” We thereafter went further to dissect the ramifications of this day as it relates to women […]

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NEGUS NAGAST

My first encounter with His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie (POWER OF THE TRINITY) I, “The King of Kings (NEGUS NAGAST) of Ethiopia, Conquering Lion of The Tribe of Judah, Elect of God”, was definitely from listening to Reggae music as a kid, and not a physical one having been born many years after his […]

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JAMMEH, BARROW & AFRICA’S DEMOCRACY

I received with joy, the exit of His Excellency, Sheik Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Abdul-Aziz Awal Jemus Junkung (AJJ) Jammeh Nassiru Deen Babili Mansa, (former) President of the Republic of The Gambia (as with African leaders where the ebullience of titles and names is metaphor to the emptiness of such rulers who regal in them), […]

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