"The moment we [Africans] lost our languages was also the moment we lost our bodies, our gold, diamonds, copper, coffee, tea." - Ngugi wa Thiong'o

3 Mar 2018

Boko Haram and Their Kidnappings: Like Chibok Girls; Like Dapchi Girls: Another Deception?

In April 2014, Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped over 200 school girls from Chibok community in Bornu sate of Nigeria. Well, that was the story given to the world by the Nigerian government. That incident occurred few months to the Presidential election held in early 2015.

From that day onward, the then incumbent president (Mr. Jonathan) was labelled as weak and ineffective. President Buhari who was in opposition then was hyped as a ‘strong man’ who would defeat Boko Haram and rescue the Chibok girls.

25 Feb 2018

A Pastor Is A Motivational Speaker Than A Man Of God

I briefly found myself in a Church after many years. And it was exactly at the time the Pastor was delivering his sermon. The pastor was a vibrant young man, his eloquence was remarkable.

But what particularly drew my attention was the theme of his sermon – “putting the right peg in the right hole”. In summary, he argued that if you don’t do the right thing, don’t expect God to answer your prayers. In other words; “heaven helps those who help themselves”.

1 Jan 2018

Why It Is Not Possible To Forgive And Forget

Forgive and Forget!
We are often required to forgive our offenders and equally forget their injuries to us. Well, we can forgive and forget depending on the injury caused.

If the body/flesh was injured, there is the possibility that we would forgive and forget if the injury was a genuine accident. Such as playground injuries or other injuries which were unintentional. The Mind tends to forget these types of injuries.