If anyone looks at Nigeria in any kind of detail, you would notice quite a list of parallels with 1994 Rwanda. The clouds are gathering, but we must not allow rain to fall. We can learn some things from Rwanda about preventing full-blown anarchy in Nigeria … More A Straight Line from Rwanda to Nigeria
First they came for the road, then air, and then rail… While the security situation in Nigeria yearns for effective intervention, Nigerians desperately need redemption from wickedness, bitterness, and a proclivity for irresponsible deflection of responsibility … More A Nation in Need of Redemption
If anyone ventured here to read the rantings of a “tribalist”, I am happy to disappoint such a person. It behoves me first, to state clearly that I do not believe in the superiority of one tribe over another, nor do I ascribe to the fallacy that a tribe can be so inherently evil that … More The Fulani Question: A Tale of the “Left Behinds”
The Paris attacks have come and gone, leaving in their wake a trail of blood—hundreds dead, hundreds more injured, and many more traumatized by the sad incident. Days after the attacks in Paris, bombs went off in the Nigerian cities of Kano and Yola. This time, the murderous Boko Haram group, in line with their … More #ParisAttacks: Lessons for Nigeria
Parisians were welcomed into this year with a deadly attack on popular satirist, Charlie Hebdo’s offices. This attack was followed by attacks on a Jewish shop and some public spaces. As the year ends, they have received an early wicked present—a horrendous mass attack.