Travyon Martin

                                                 I am shot and killed in a residential neighborhood. My cell phone is on me and my friend is on the phone, and I am found to have been carrying only a bag of candy and a drink. 911 calls from neighbors record my screams for help, in the moments before my death. No…

Reflections

                                                     Retrospect and reflection are two words in English language, the usage of which I enjoy. And thankfully, they are the reason I sit on this mattress at 3:05 am, putting finger to keypad to produce what you now read. It’s been over 730 days since I last put pen to paper for a decent writing,…

Halleluyah!

HALLELUYAH I’ve heard there was a sacred chord That David played and it pleased the lord But you don’t really care for music,do you? Well,it goes like this,the fourth,the fifth The minor fall and the major lift The baffled king composing halleluyah Halleluyah, halleluyah, halleluyah, halleluyah Your faith was strong but you needed proof You…

NIGERIA’S POPULATION: DISDAINED, YET A BLESSING – Sanmi Abiodun

Have you ever wondered why Nigeria is called the giant of Africa? Over the years, Africa has celebrated Nigeria while Nigerians have treated themselves with disdain, viewing the nation’s population from the eye of a one-eyed pessimist. So much is said by both foreign and indigenous reporters criticizing the quantity of Nigeria’s population but have…

REBRANDING NIGERIA: WILL IT BE BENEFICIAL TO NIGERIANS?

October 16, 2004, I saw the nakedness of my dearest uncle, Uncle kay, not in his bathroom but at the prestigious Heathrow Airport in London. He was being subjected by the officials of the British Immigration Service to a routine strip search, strictly for Nigerians. I was ashamed to be one. Foreign reporters have nothing…

THE FORBIDDEN MEAL

RECIPEE 2 kilogram of unforgiveness 1 kilogram of anger 2 teaspoonful of envy 1 kilogram of an evil mind 1 cup of evil companionship Optional: Transferred aggression Shreds of past experiences PROCEDURE Pour one kilogram of an evil mind into a hearts bowl and keep stirring in one direction till it is fluffy. Heat the…

AND YOU ARE…?

Its wild, it’s witty, it chokes and it kills. It’s not found everywhere but it’s like that everywhere it’s found. Disorganized and wicked, it ravages the crops, the animals and the environment. You just cannot see through and neither can you seep through. Your mind cannot comprehend it because your eyes cannot behold it. It…

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