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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Female student murdered for criticizing ‘unwarranted messages’ in her school’s WhatsApp group – Adegbenro Adebanjo

Female student murdered for criticizing ‘unwarranted messages’ in her school’s WhatsApp group – Adegbenro Adebanjo

Evidence of Evil …. Murder Most Foul in Sokoto Deborah Samuel , a student of Sheu Shagari College of Education Sokoto was killed just in a most gruesome manner by her fellow students on Thursday, May 12,2022. Her offence : She advised on her class WhatsApp Group that postings should be restricted to issues about […]

Technology & Your Business

Technology & Your Business

What is the Metaverse and why you should care? Written by Shirley Nzeh LL.B, Prof.PGDip (GRC) Issue 001, April 2022 The next platform will be even more immersive — an embodied internet where you’re in the experience, not just looking at it. – Mark Zuckerberg (CEO of Meta), October 2021 In 2021, Mark Zuckerberg rebranded […]

THE FUTURE WE DESIRE

THE FUTURE WE DESIRE

By Joshua Omale The human mind is wired in such a way as to naturally desire good things. This inherent desire has left footprints in the hearts and minds of many which now births cravings for a better life and future for themselves and those they love and hold dear. They, in their minds, have […]

My Last Day on Earth – A Good Friday and Easter short story about the Christ

My Last Day on Earth – A Good Friday and Easter short story about the Christ

By Dr Koshy AV He had realized it long before others had. “To everything, turn, turn, turn, there is a season.” So he knew that like the trees he loved, the plants he loved and the birds he loved and wrote constantly about, and the animals, and even the insects like the ladybird bugs that […]

Dollin Wilson-Ovaroh Holt

Dollin Wilson-Ovaroh Holt

Dollin is a scholar, poet, storyteller, essayist, therapist and a humanitarian practitioner. His passion lies in helping those who are disenfranchised and disadvantaged everywhere, but focuses more on Africa, owing to his familial ties with the continent. Over the years, Dollin has been involved in charity work, culminating in the creation of Caprecon International Development […]

ASUU, FG, and the Rest of Us

ASUU, FG, and the Rest of Us

It is no longer news that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is on strike. The aggrieved union earlier embarked on a one-month warning strike on 13th February 2022 to press home their demands for better working conditions, and proper funding of Nigerian universities among other things. This will be by way of exclusion […]

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