Our village and our gods

Our roof is on fire. The rain now comes in trickles. We barely have enough to water our rich farmlands. The new yam has failed. Our roses have been plucked away to adorn the palaces of the kingdoms to the west and north of the endless river. Our cattle are stolen before our helpless eyes. …

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Trump: When the world stood still

The US Election2016 has come and gone. What started last year as a joke and likened to hiphop rapper Kanye West's laughable presidential ambition has come to pass. Yes. Mr Donald Trump the popular real estate mogul, best-selling author, casino "royale" and The Apprentice ┬áReality TV star is now on his way to the white …

3 Things we learnt from the Elections

After theoretical and field combinations and permutations, Nigerians have chosen their president. And they have chosen their MPs and governors too, at least either directly and democratically through counted ballots or indirectly through self-imposed volunteers and compulsory representative of the people's franchise in some states where thumbprints were substituted with pens. The familiar four-year cycle …

Our President…My President.

The past few months have reinforced some of my political perspectives and at the same time taught me about the mind games tossed at us by the powers that be, both from the exalted public offices and the cyberspace; the twists, turns, emotions, sentiments and occasionally, the idiocy, ruthlessness and inhumanity attached. Nigeria as a …