Poem: The Black Man Only Fears His Mama

You chain them with laws And make decrees and propaganda' That things are supposed to be done in a certain way Disrespecting them at will You tighten your fists to weaken their breath And fool around with themm Calling them names you wouldn't even describe your trash Hoping your fear will grow on them But... Continue Reading →

The President I Want by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  The award winning author has this to say about the current state of the nation (Nigeria) and an ideal leadership that drives a society. READ below: ''Some of my relatives lived for decades in the North, in Kano and Bornu. They spoke fluent Hausa. (One relative taught me, at the age of eight, to... Continue Reading →

The Damage Tribalism Has Done To Nigeria

As a child, I knew nothing of tribalism in Nigeria. Well, not until I heard someone say they couldn't marry someone who wasn't a tribesman. My parents are from two different states, having two different cultures, speaking two different languages. The story was that they fell in love and got married. I never knew that... Continue Reading →

Prof. Wole Soyinka- Nigerians Must Forgive Buhari’s Past.

Africa’s first Nobel laureate for literature, Wole Soyinka, said Nigerians must show a Nelson Mandela-like ability to forgive president-elect Muhammadu Buhari’s past as an iron-fisted military ruler. “I criticized him for certain acts during his stint as a military dictator,” Soyinka, the 80-year-old playwright and poet, said in an interview with Bloomberg TV Africa on... Continue Reading →

Queen Victoria’s God Daughter Was A Nigerian…

Sarah Forbes Bonetta, a princess of the Egbado clan of the Yoruba people, is best known as the goddaughter of Queen Victoria of Great Britain. Bonetta was born in 1843 in what is now southwest Nigeria. Her parents' names are unknown as are the names of her siblings who were all killed in the 1847 slave raid... Continue Reading →

Why Nelson Mandela Divorced Winnie

Nelson Mandela passed away Thursday night. John Carlin in his new book ‘Knowing Mandela,’ reveals why he never forgave the former wife who has visited his bedside. TWO weeks before Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990 I went to see his wife, Winnie, at her home in Diepkloof Extension, the posh neighbourhood of... Continue Reading →

A Statement Released By Femi Fani Kayode On The Woolwich Killing

Some things just don’t add up when it comes to the Woolwich killings. There are certainly more questions than answers. Let us examine the facts. An off-duty British soldier by the name of Lee Rigby was walking down the street in the charming and peaceful London suburb of Woolwich. All of a sudden, and out... Continue Reading →

Who Was Margaret Thatcher?

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have... Continue Reading →

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