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Weeping for My Country

Weeping for My Country

Olaitan Okedeji I am sadly and speechlessly gobsmacked, while weeping silently…..but must still type this from the depth of my sorrow and pain! “Religious“ or senselessly driven savagery in the North is not going away from Northern Nigeria…..it’s a culture, tradition, religion, character and innate desire for blood….. Nothing has changed, from the beheading of […]

MIGRANT WORKERS ABUSED IN THE UK – Adéwálé Sóbọ̀wálé

MIGRANT WORKERS ABUSED IN THE UK – Adéwálé Sóbọ̀wálé

A research has revealed that migrant workers who on shipping vessels in the UK are often taken advantage of. The Guardian reports that the workers are overworked – some work up to 20 hour shifts and some are physically abused. The migrant workers are generally not allowed to disembark the vessels to seek help. The […]

WHY SHOULD THEY FACE MURDER CHARGES?

WHY SHOULD THEY FACE MURDER CHARGES?

By Adewale Sobowale, I understand two of the alleged killers of Deborah Samuel, the student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto in Nigeria were arraigned in a local court. Deborah had been beaten, stoned, murdered and her remains got burnt by some terrorists for an alleged blasphemous offence against Islam. The alleged killers were […]

Let There Be Peace

By Moyo Okediji, A smile is the building block of every nation.Laughter is the greatest mason of the community. Please show us the peace you preach so loudly.Don’t just talk the talk. Also, walk the walk. You call us idol worshippers. Do we attack you? You say our God, Esu, is Satan? Do we show […]

Blasphemy: Classmate reveals Deborah Samuel’s last word before death

Blasphemy: Classmate reveals Deborah Samuel’s last word before death

Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College Education, Sokoto, who was killed on Thursday for allegedly “making blasphemous statements about Prophet Muhammad (SAW) had pleaded for mercy and called out for help before she died. One of Deborah’s coursemates, identified simply as Rakia, told Vanguard that the last word of the deceased was ‘what […]

REASON VS INSANITY – Adéwálé Sóbọ̀wálé

REASON VS INSANITY – Adéwálé Sóbọ̀wálé

Some youths are said to be protesting the arrest of suspected killers of Miss Deborah Samuel in Sokoto State, Nigeria. An arrest could be termed as being invited to go and say your own side of the story. The police officers will then decide, based on various factors, whether the person should be charged to […]

WILL THE RWANDAN PLAN WORK? – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

WILL THE RWANDAN PLAN WORK? – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

WILL THE RWANDAN PLAN WORK? – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé The British Prime Minister, in spite of criticisms from various quarters is bent on flying asylums seekers to Rwanda. In fact, 50 asylum seekers have already been told they will be sent to the East African country. However, this doesn’t appear to be solving the problem. The […]

XENOPHOBIA LOOMS IN TURKEY – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

XENOPHOBIA LOOMS IN TURKEY – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

There’s no doubting the fact that Turkey is in a lot of economic difficulties. As a result, the scapegoats are the refugees in the country. Al Jazeera reports that tensions may spill over in a matter of weeks. Social media handles are being used to share videos of foreign nationals hanging out in various parts […]

IT COULDN’T HAVE HAPPENED IN OUR SW! – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

IT COULDN’T HAVE HAPPENED IN OUR SW! – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

Religious killings could not have happened in the southwestern Nigeria in which I grew up. We were Christians. Surrounding us were Muslims, some even lived with us. Baba Taju lived across the road. Baba Semiyu lived in the house next to us. Beside us was the house in which the 2 Baba eleran lived. They […]

My Estate of Gold: Habit

My Estate of Gold: Habit

“God gave all men all earth to love, But since our hearts are small, Ordained for each one spot should prove, Beloved over all; That, as He watched Creation’s birth, So we, in godlike mood, May of our love create our earth, And see that it is good.”– KIPLING We are creatures of habit in mind […]

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