A PLEA CONCERNING TOLERANCE.

     One inevitably wrong fact which has outplayed over the course of human life on earth is the sad thread of ethno-religious hate or discrimination. I think indeed there is no nation under the heavens, in which so much has already been made and felt of this issue than our great Nigeria. This narrowness of … Continue reading A PLEA CONCERNING TOLERANCE.

THE CURSE OF THE BLACK GOLD.

Gore Verbinski’s blockbuster- the 140 million dollar budgeted project-, in the form of the everlasting movie; the Pirates of the Caribbean(Curse of the black pearl)  was a production that received for the worth of it, a preposterous amount of accolades upon its release. The success story, with its spectacular plot and peculiar casting, boasted and … Continue reading THE CURSE OF THE BLACK GOLD.

On Crimes And Punishment.

I happened to be in the temple of justice recently when the drama ensued. The accused person, an elderly man of about fifty to sixty-something years, whom, from the proceedings it was established has fathered many children, was charged with the offence of defiling minors - mostly girls. The prosecuting counsel having proved his (the accused's) … Continue reading On Crimes And Punishment.

I’M NEVER SMOKING AGAIN!

 I’M NEVER SMOKING AGAIN! I will swear before a court of law if I have to. That thing almost killed me! And that saying about a problem shared being half solved…Lie from the pit of hellfire!     So this is what happened. I had just come back from work where my boss almost bit my … Continue reading I’M NEVER SMOKING AGAIN!

APC’S EARLY MORNING HEADACHE.

One obvious challenge currently staring APC in the face is the problem of maintaining order in its house added to the moral obligation of meeting expectations. This, in the long run, will prove if indeed APC possesses the qualification to be called a true national party or a party for the select few. Perhaps, in time, the APC may … Continue reading APC’S EARLY MORNING HEADACHE.

JUST BECAUSE I WAS NOT ONE OF THEM.

Chukwujekwu was a very good and devoted father. With the uncanny nature of Nigeria's politics, he was relieved of his meekly position as a Grade IV clerk in the State Ministry of Works because the new state governor wanted the civil service occupied solely by the governor's kinsmen. However, in accordance with the Igbo ethos … Continue reading JUST BECAUSE I WAS NOT ONE OF THEM.

ONLY FOOLS SERVE GOD.

The article you are about to read is strictly the conviction of this writer. Any uneventful pejorations that may arise therefrom holds no liability on the Legal Watchmen. Abeg wait jhor! shuo! Do you want to start judging me because of this article? ”Mtcheewwww”! Not as if you are on a higher spiritual pedestal than I am so, why … Continue reading ONLY FOOLS SERVE GOD.

NOW THAT THE CHANGE HAS COME

On the 29th of May, 2015, Nigeria made history. A fifth democratically-elected President was sworn into office, in an Global attention was focused on Nigeria as a result of the imminent change in the country's political landscape. The day  was welcomed with no less enthusiasm by Nigerians alike. For the new ruling party ,APC, had … Continue reading NOW THAT THE CHANGE HAS COME

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING A NIGERIAN.

I went to buy subsidized Premium Motor Spirit (PMS, otherwise popularly called fuel) for use in my generator recently and I was told with terminative converse, in a non-gracious manner by the petite pump attendant that fuel was 500 naira per litre. No haggling; and of course, no bargaining. 500 naira in the pockets of … Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING A NIGERIAN.

STUDENTS UNIONISM: FROM ACCLIVITY TO DECLIVITY

When I begin to reminisce the good and not too distant old days of students fire-branded unionism, albeit still addressed as an undergraduate of the system, substantial reasons to remain in the system keeps stirring my insatiable appetite of being called a student of an institution. The good old days of the Union is incontrovertible and sketchily attritioning at the … Continue reading STUDENTS UNIONISM: FROM ACCLIVITY TO DECLIVITY