Searching for Oil and Death in Shekau’s Backyard

Nothing proves Nigeria’s status as an oil alcoholic like the 50 dead bodies of the NNPC oil exploration team to Maiduguri. The scent of oil had us staggering into the killing field, with our eyes open: hence, the slaughter at the tryst of the country’s thirst for oil and Boko Haram’s bloodthirst.   It’s

Deconstructing ‘The Floating Toilet’ of Bayelsa

The proud rollout of ‘a floating toilet’ by one member of Bayelsa State House of Assembly outraged the Nigerian blogosphere. Nigerian netizens decried the woeful ostentation of the wretched contraption. The well-choreographed ‘commissioning’ ceremony appeared to have cost a lot more than horrible loo itself.   Kate Owoko cobbled the ‘floating latrine’

From Wailing Wailers To Descendants of Shimei

It seems that the spokesman of the Nigerian president must have significant abuse value. You must have a facility for name-calling. Or you must be a normal man that is willing to cast aside your manners and dispense insults on the chief’s behalf.   When Wole Soyinka expressed strong reservations about President

The Pets Aisha Called Jackals and Hyenas

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, received the biggest surprise of his adult life last week.   Without any prior sign of the evolution of her views on self-determination, Aisha Buhari dramatically subscribed to the motto of Kanu's secessionist movement that President Muhammadu Buhari had tried so hard to shoot

Epe Boys Turn Into Chibok Girls

The metamorphosis of some Lagos school boys into a new batch of Chibok Girls is well underway. As with the atmospherics of Chibok three years ago, a criminal industrial complex and a hardhearted guardian state are gambling with the lives of innocent Nigerian children. This heart-wrenching replay of history began on 25th May when some armed

Epe Boy Turn Into Chibok Girls

The metamorphosis of some Lagos school boys into a new batch of Chibok Girls is well underway. As with the atmospherics of Chibok three years ago, a criminal industrial complex and a hardhearted guardian state are gambling with the lives of innocent Nigerian children. This heart-wrenching replay of history began on 25th May when some armed