If you have followed my blog for a while you will know that Nigeria is one of my favorite things to write about, and these days it has been very hard to do that. But I want to overcome the difficulty and talk to you about Nigeria. What have Nigerian politicians done for some of you that you want to kill all of us because … Continue reading Let’s talk about Nigeria for a minute
None of the images used in this post are mine A politician runs his campaign on promises that encompass everything in between the east and west. Promises as tall as the Eiffel Tower and grassroot oriented that they go as low as ocean beds. The politician comes into office and performs like as well as a castrated man in a brothel. He knows he or … Continue reading The People Are Hungry, Well, Give Them Some Rice
Dear Mr President, Please if I have offended you I would like to apologise. It’s not good for us to be keeping malice like this. It’s not good for your health nor is it good for mine although it looks good for my bank account but that’s another story. It’s just that I’m worried, I have tried calling but Becky with the Hausa accent keeps … Continue reading Mr President…Feel Better-ish
.Disclaimer: Every typo was left here intentionally I’ve always believed you cannot fix a problem you don’t understand and this belief is particularly true when I think of my country. Today I have discovered a new problem with the state of our nation. The problem is you. I have explained here that the last time the federal Ministry of education had a concrete plan … Continue reading Is Something Not Wrong With You?
I am mad as hell and I have come to venerate my vexations. A lot of people have refused to consult their mental faculties for common sense and I am here to force it on you. So, let’s talk. Thirteen billion Naira. That is the amount budgeted for NYSC 2016. I cannot verify if that covers the allowances throughout the scheme. I want you to … Continue reading This NYSC of A Thing
June 24, 2016, I had been chasing the date for the past four years. It was the day I would finally finish school, have my own BSc and have all the tools needed to become my own person. I could now get a job and earn some money. I was finally through with school (if you’re thinking masters, stop being a buzzkill) So, … Continue reading Useless Is A Country Determined To Destroy It’s Future
The last time we bought rice was before the recession but we’re going to need to buy in the next weeks. The last time I checked bag costs N24,000, I don’t have the heart to check the current prices and neither does my mum and as I am writing this are considering buying from Benin Republic, we hear it is cheaper on the Cotonu side. … Continue reading It’s The Change That Caused It & Other Stories
“Will you hold your lips” is not a question, rhetorical or otherwise, you will a heavy price if you assume it is. Your lips will be taken off if you dare respond. Who do you think you are responding to such a non-questioning question? That by the way is also not a question for you to respond to. You don’t ask questions where I’m … Continue reading Will You Hold Your Lips!
I’ve discovered that most of the young people aspiring for public office have zero clue how real politics works especially those who genuinely want to make a positive difference. You see becoming the President of Nigeria was one of my many dreams and fantasies. But these days I’m not enthused by the idea of public office in Nigeria not to mention the presidency. I hope … Continue reading 8 Things Young People Going Into Politics Need To Know
So many questions have been floating around my mind the past few weeks and all of them revolve around how I ended up in Nigeria. I’m really baffled how I ended up in a country so determined to move backwards we actually go out of our way to make sure everyone runs ahead of us. The last elections gave me so much hope, so much … Continue reading How Did I End Up In Nigeria?