Herdsmen of the Apocalypse

Finally, one can put an ethnic tag to the mysterious militia murdering people at will and disappearing into the vast shadows in the agrarian nerve-centres of the nation. It is a Fulani death squad. The unspeakable has finally arrived at the gate of the unmentionable.  These are extremely dangerous times in Nigeria. Apocalypse has neverRead More

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Our Father in Abuja Civilian Prefecture in Nigeria

Buhari

The earth quaked in political circles in Nigeria this past week as President Mohammadu Buhari in his New Year broadcast struck at the restructuring train virtually crippling and derailing the forward coaches. Yet as if in cruel mockery of General Buhari’s bravest efforts, some of the old demons which warranted the undying clamour for restructuringRead More

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Goodbye to this peculiar logjam

The Nation in Traumatic Transition As the year 2017 disappears into the graveyard of dead calendars, it is time once again to reflect about the fate of living nations, particularly our beloved Nigeria. As this outgoing year finally recedes into oblivion, Nigeria has shown the world once again why its death and summary dismemberment willRead More

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Goodbye to this peculiar logjam

The Nation in Traumatic Transition As the year 2017 disappears into the graveyard of dead calendars, it is time once again to reflect about the fate of living nations, particularly our beloved Nigeria. As this outgoing year finally recedes into oblivion, Nigeria has shown the world once again why its death and summary dismemberment willRead More

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The Epilogue as Prologue

Arguably the most depressing and heartrending spectacle of the early twenty first century is the sight of desperate Africans floundering to a watery end in the deep seas off the Mediterranean coast  and of Black people being openly sold into slavery in Libya. For many of these luckless vagrants fleeing from virtual state collapse, itRead More

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