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. …

Love Yourself First

LOVE YOURSELF FIRST Listen to its voice. Listen to its yearnings  Answer its questions. Don't ignore its cry Give it the care it deserves. Water it Don't ignore its quiet whisper amidst much social noise Don't neglect yourself. Don't forget yourself  Don't punish yourself. Don't exclude yourself Don't disqualify yourself. Don't deny yourself Don't deceive …

MMM, Nigerians and the Wailers

I heard even bankers and managers were "caught" doing it. I heard many professionals were doing it, alongside vulcanizers, agbero, danfo driver, Iya Risikat alata (pepper seller) and Baba Wale eleran (meat-seller). It was the new Baba Ijebu. I heard some people quit their dissatisfying and enslaving jobs to have time to “focus” on MMM

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  Reality TV star is now on his way to the white …