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In support of a bloody revolution

In support of a bloody revolution
In an uncommon show of solidarity, Nigerians stood together against an unpopular Government decision to raise the pump price of fuel. The year 2012 will probably go down as one of the most – if not the most – interesting in Nigeria’s recent political history.  From the utterly evil New Year’s ‘gift’ by Mr. ‘president’ to the unfathomable atta [...]

Puff, puff, pass!

Puff, puff, pass!
Is it just me, or does it seem we  - all 150-ish million of us – are suffering from some form of mass delusion where despite our complaints for four years straight, once the election season kicks off, we suddenly lose our sense of sobriety singing praises of – and fighting on behalf of – sleazy politicians just because they [...]

My voice (a poem)

My voice (a poem)
    My voice is my brush; my sword; my vengeance Like Amadioha’s thunder, it seeks no repentance From those who think our future is theirs to squander They will be better off leaving me six feet under!   My voice is full of words not shrouded in mystery But rather, are rich with many shards of history So when I speak I am back [...]

We JOS want peace / Change…

We JOS want peace / Change…
Just when you think that you have heard the last of it, you wake up to the news of more senseless murders in Plateau state, some Boko Haram attack in Borno state or another bomb blast in Bayelsa state.  In response, we go through the same rituals: we wail; we pray; we get angry; the police assure us; they reassure us; religious leaders preach [...]

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