Let’s not jump on the bandwagon and do something we ordinarily wouldn’t because, I think I like the trajectory that this is currently taking vis a vis Farosident M. Bubu, his administration, his presidential team and his eventual chances for the coming 2019 ordeal. The ordinary Nigerian may have known or suspected at least, for … Continue reading On These Lazy Nigerian Youths.
Well, to go straight to the point: if it worked and helped reduce the activities of militants in the Delta who were fighting over their economic marginalisation even though it is understood that it is from the regions where they hail that the daily bread that feeds and developed the country came from. They had … Continue reading Niger-Delta Avengers v Boko Haram: The Difference Between Amnesty for Militants and Amnesty for Terrorists
One hot afternoon in January, after the harmattan season had taken off in what would be remembered as the shortest visit by a season, Bulala Sise took a bus from Oshikun to Irunmole, where he schooled. Failing to wrap his head around a longueur that was his copy of the compulsory lecture notes sold by … Continue reading Short Story: The Gas Merchant
Have you ever walked through a Lagos street in the early mornings of a holiday periods? The ambience is uncanny. The feel of the atmosphere in the 20 million strong state is remarkably serene. The electric buzz of activity, the tireless honking of vehicles and the clouds of exhaust fumes that follows them, the dust … Continue reading Why Do Nigerians Go On To Have So Many Children Anyway?
Cars, trucks, buses, etc. name them, the importance of vehicles and the roles that they play with regards to transportation and everyday living cannot be understated. When the impacts and the importance to economies on a larger scale are considered using Japan, China, the US and France as some notable examples, the significance of vehicles … Continue reading The Auto Industry: Value Chain, Market and Policy Analysis and then Nigeria.
Short answer, a lot. And that’s not something that helps with security in these here parts. As a matter of fact, and quite surprisingly when other heavily armed countries like Finland, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia are considered, it works the other way round. Nigeria does not have a second amendment right in her constitution; the one … Continue reading Just How Many Guns Do You Think There Are Around You?
Selecting a single word that reduces the three factors that make up the topic to a single expression, that word would be “surreptitious”. Slowly, stealthily and showing all but a lack of resolution in these series of unfortunate events that have been so intricately concealed under the veil of everyday living, edged on by both … Continue reading Global Warming and Its Unlikely Problematic Relationship with the Rampaging Fulani Herdsmen