With #whereisBuhari trending on Twitter, I’ve taken a look at how Nigeria seems not to have learnt from an eerily similar situation in our recent past.
So the latest installment in the fast and furious season is out and, as usual, people (Nigerians inclusive) have lost their collective minds to watch the movie. I’m sure when it eventually premieres in Nigeria, there would be people faking illnesses and , I’m sure, at least one pregnancy or sudden childbirth to watch the […]Read more "Who Else Thinks Lagos Would Be Perfect For The Next Fast And Furious Movie?"
It seems like, of late, I have been running into (and reading) too many articles about Biafra. Maybe it’s because of the continued incarceration of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu (which I think the Nigerian Federal Government has to fix as soon as possible) or just because the question of Biafra has loomed large in various […]Read more "Why I Think A Biafra May Not Work – At Least Not Right Now."
Finally, it’s over. Wives can now cook for their husbands again, food can stop burning in the kitchen and drama can resume full time from the National Assembly. Even for those of us who weren’t interested, there is no doubt that Big Brother Naija really got the attention of Nigerians. Even Zee World and Telemundo must have noticed they had lost viewers…..Read more "Now That Big Brother Naija Is Over, Here’s What I Think…."
Finally weekend football is back on in full swing! I said back on in full swing because the first weekend football after international breaks are usually boring cagey affairs that’s a result of players being too tired from international commitments or/and partying till the break of dawn because THANK GOODNESS THEY ARE AWAY FROM THOSE […]Read more "My Premier League Weekend Roundup (By Me And Absolutely Noone Else)"
So yesterday, I read on Nairaland that there is a looming electricity tariff hike and I couldn’t help thinking; when would Nigerians catch a break? If we were getting constant power supply, then one might say hey, thy have probable cause for the hike. Y’know, to keep things running fine. But since the privatisation of […]Read more "Nigerian DISCOS And The Estimated Billing Fraud"
Feminism is a word that scares a lot of Nigerian men. To the average Nigerian man, feminists just want to “destroy the natural order of things” and “go against God’s plan for the world”. To them feminist women want to assume headship of their families (thereby usurping the roles of the men as head and […]Read more "Personal Thoughts On Feminism As A Nigerian"