IS PRESIDENT BUHARI’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NIGER REPUBLIC, A BETRAYAL OF TRUST?
“There is a difference between playing and playing game. The former is an act of joy, the latter an act” (Joy Nazarian).
President Muhammadu Buhari’s keen interest in Niger Republic may have metamorphosed into an ungodly romance; an indication that pretense has a way of uncovering itself. This is because, pretense is like a Continue reading “PRESIDENT BUHARI’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NIGER REPUBLIC; A BETRAYAL OF TRUST?”
NIGERIA AT 60: ARE THE GODS TO BLAME FOR ITS WOES?
According to a popular African saying, “A man who does not know where the rain began to beat him cannot say where he dried his body.” Unarguably, in the words of the renowned African writer, Chinua Achebe, “the rain that beat us as Africans began over four hundred years ago, from the ‘discovery’ of Africa by Europe, through the transatlantic slave trade, to the Berlin Conference of 1885…”(THERE WAS A COUNTRY).
But much may argue that the rain was a forceful rain that came through colonization. Continue reading “NIGERIA AT 60: ARE THE GODS TO BLAME FOR ITS WOES?”
Atiku and Buhari and The Space in the Middle
In the hearts of every young man and woman reading this, who mean well for our country; in the hearts of men and women devoid of sentiments: tribes, religion and selfish gains — We not only have a clear idea of the Nigeria of our dream, but more importantly the leaders that will make that dream a reality.
We know in all sincerity that Buhari does not only represent the impossibility of that dream coming to pass but the possibility that with him we may not even be alive in the first place to even dream. He is like the thief at the left hand. To some, he is not just the thief, he is the “Bad” thief.
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