Category: Politics

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Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari

  Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, What have we done to you? When I say ‘we’ I mean Igbo people, those ones from the South Eastern part of Nigeria – that place you have deliberately refused to visit since you became president in 2015. What have we done to you? Before you assume I am one of those wailers who...

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Nigeria, and the Parable of the Crumbling House

Once upon a time, a man saw a big building and fell in love with it. He was going to convert it to a profitable hotel so he started making plans to own it. He met the custodian of the building and was told it was going to be auctioned in a few weeks. He went on to inspect...

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Don’t Die For Them

25/03/2015 “Don’t die for them. Yes, don’t die for them. You are not Jesus”. Jide woke up with a start. It was his late uncle again. Always coming into his dreams to give him advice. His late uncle who was the father he never had, and treated him like the son he never had. “Don’t die for them…?” he...

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Guilty as Charged …

From August to October 2014 I was part of the #ForwardNigeria project. What is #ForwardNigeria …? A movement that highlights the achievements of Goodluck Jonathan’s government. I was invited to join and I agreed. Why did I? I have always been a critic of the GEJ administration. I always felt he wasn’t doing enough. But there are two sides...