VILLAGE YARNS

Two things happened during my recent journey to the east (Igbo speaking part of Nigeria), that I’ll like to share with you, so you make of it what you will. I’d gone to pay my respects to a friend’s late Dad, as well as visit my village to keep up with happenings over there. Friday […]

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EKO “ATLANTIS” CITY

Landowners in Lagos have since considered land to be for them what oil is for Niger Deltans in Nigeria. There was once a time when land in the outskirts of Lagos was cheap relatively, and that necessitated the rush to such areas as Ikorodu, Badagry, Mowe, (Sango) Ota, even Lekki (at some point), of real […]

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THE NORTHERN NIGERIA DEBACLE

I’m not surprised at the allegations of handing over children to Boko Haram to be used as suicide bombers, levied at the doorstep of parents in Borno state, by the Nigerian military. The military under the much maligned past administration of Goodluck Jonathan expressed as much back then, even to the extent of the then […]

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SEIS

I was under no illusions that marriage will be a bed of roses for me, in fact I felt I’d be disappointed if it turned out to be smooth sailing all the way. This is especially because I’m not really an easily likeable person, and I have severally pitied friends who’d had and have to […]

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DJ KHALED IS GRATEFUL

I haven’t come across a more positive person in recent times than DJ Khaled, in spite of all the negatives in the world. I have watched several interviews he granted, focusing even on the lengthy ones, just to see if somewhere along the lines he would falter and be less positive, even when his hosts […]

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