An interplay of government misconduct and public ignorance has entrenched dysfunction as a normal part of Nigerian society. Correcting this dysfunction is a requirement if Nigeria would go forward. … More “Not for Sale”: The Dysfunctional Normal
Nigeria’s leaders continue to pass the message that the future is unimportant. Why bother about the future when you can sell it and eat tomorrow’s yam? … More Future for Sale
When trapped in three-hour hold-ups in Lagos, buying water to relieve discomfort may just be your ticket to Kirikiri … More Rich Dad, Poor Hawker
Recently, I chanced upon a TV programme in which contemporary national political issues were being discussed. Much of the discourse filtered through my ears except for one statement that struck me. One of the panellist said, “Nigerians are the new Opposition”. That statement is the seed for this article.
It’s not every time that you walk through the doors of a Church, expecting to hear a sermon on taxation. The odds are really stacked against that occurrence. We expect the Church to dish out sermons on moral instruction (and its siblings), but, who said talking about taxation is not a form of moral instruction.
So I finally got to finish my first politics-themed book. After years of reading mystery, romance, Christian, and everything else, I guess it’s time to move into a new territory.