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A frenzied week

Moji and Chigozie stared at each other within the four-sectioned cubicle, which they occupied in the Newsroom. Almost in unison, they sighed in relief. Today, after all, was a Friday. The…

God, Oil and Nigeria

Recently, the Minister of State for Petroleum had cause to lament the perverse linkage between oil and development in Africa. He was of the view that, rather than develop Nigeria and other…

Ibadan Rail Journey

I belong to a generation that saw something of the then railway system in Nigeria. Embedded in my childhood memories are recollections that revolve around the railways. As big as Lagos was…

The naked gods (2 )

Last week, we focused on the issues which surround the appointments of Vice Chancellors in our universities. Among other things, we dwelt on the primordial dynamics which go into this…

Ghana on My Mind

Thou Elephant, go to the Ant and learn! It is another weekend. If you want to seek a place to rest your tired bones beyond Nigeria; then Ghana is the choice destination. The reason for…

The naked gods (1)

The title of this piece is not fresh. It is owed to that famous writer, Chukwuemeka Ike who, among other books authored the piece titled: The Naked gods. Because human activities tend to…

Fela and the APC

It is another Friday and I am thinking of Fela and the All Progressives Congress (APC). It is a thinking that appears to be off-grid. This is because, thinking about Fela on a Friday…