RIVERS (STATE) OF BLOOD

Late yesterday evening I came across a news item from the Punch News(paper) online, that the paramount ruler of Orokpor village in Rumueme Community, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area (Nigeria‘s most deadly LGA, in my estimation) of Rivers State, Charles Miniku, was shot and killed on Friday, while he was meeting with other chiefs inside […]

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EBORA OWU AT 80

It was difficult to miss news about former President Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo the whole of last week, as the man who has severally claimed he didn’t know his birth date beyond the “Ifò Market Day” his mother had told him he was born in, marked his eightieth birthday. The whole week was lined with one […]

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AU REVOIR OBAMA

President Barack Obama’s farewell speech was quite reminiscent of his many speeches prior to and after winning the 2008 elections. Though I listened to others afterwards, including before and after his reelection, and none hit that 2008 note with me again till last Tuesday night. It goes to show how much of change has come […]

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AMERICANS SHOULD MAKE HILLARY CLINTON PRESIDENT

The political atmosphere in the United States haven’t gone unnoticed by me, in fact no day passes by without my input on the goings on there on my Facebook page and twitter handles, and that’s apart from comments, and responses I make to other people’s updates on the subject. I haven’t blogged about it before […]

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JANUARY 15TH AND THE NIGERIAN

The fifteenth of January means to Nigerians different things. Officially, it is the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, commemorating that day in 1970 when the Nigeria/Biafra war ended with the surrender of the rebel Biafrans to the Nigerians with the declaration by the then Head Of State, General Yakubu Gowon that there were NO VICTOR, NO […]

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LAFIYA NOT YET DO-LE

One of the major items on which this President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC (All Progressives’ Congress) Federal Government campaigned on (and won the Presidential Election) was Security, and how within a short period they will find the solution to Nigeria’s security challenges should the party win power at the centre. In the dying days of the […]

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