• The Victory Dance

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    Never in the history of democracy in Nigeria have I seen so much jubilation and celebration like the just concluded presidential election – crowning General Muhammadu Buhari as the president-elect. Zahra, my daughter’s friend said, “I woke up this morning with an exhilarating feel-good symptom; that kind of feeling that says all is well with…

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  • Corruption: Just Say No

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    At this stage in Nigeria, there is a need to develop a curriculum that would eradicate corruption in our future leaders, one of my staff members was saying recently when the issue came up. That is a laudable idea, I replied but you see, there wouldn’t be any need for that. Because there’s already an…

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  • The Robber Wife

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    “As we left Nicon Luxury Hotel after payment for a property was made,” my cousin starts his narration. “It was a beautiful Wednesday morning; the sun was peeking through the clouds as they gathered to herald rain. My team and I left the hotel, taking the turn that connects us to Wuse. We were on…

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  • Arise O’ mothers!

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    “May no mother go through this kind of hell! Amen,” I said to myself as I saw the pictures of the suspects of the Nyanya bomb blast on the pages of newspapers. These are children of some mothers. Children they carried for nine months through thick and thin, and children who were born with a…

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    Uncle Armed Robber

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    Then they deprived this family access to their homes and all other stuffs, they have no idea how much the couple are struggling to survive! “Uncle arm robber,” the tiny four-year-old boy called out almost inaudibly to the head of the armed robbers attacking his family, ‘please don’t hurt my baby sister’ pleading with his…

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  • Nyanya Abuja bomb blast

    As The Blood Continues To Flow…

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    “We should all march to the state house and demand a stop to this madness we don’t want to end up the Rwandan way.” I was standing on the field that morning during our fitness program when i heard a huge ‘boom’ frightened, i told my daughter that that sounded like a bomb, raising her…

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