Monthly Archives: January 2012

#OCCUPYNIGERIA WILL NEVER DIE, IT WILL RISE AGAIN

Wise people have always drawn stories from street life. Once upon a time, it was said that a man leaving his house one day found a snail in its shell on his doorstep. Picking it up, he chucked it against the front wall. One year later the snail reappeared in the same spot. When the […]

REMEMBERING ROSA PARKS: DON’T STAND UP

A decision is a powerful thing, a decision leads to events, and events are not singular, they affect people far removed from the decision maker, events lead to history. At 6pm on the 1st of Dec 1955 in Montgomery Alabama, Rosa Parks decided to break the law; she refused to stand up and give up […]

#occupynigeria N65 IS JUST THE BEGINNING!

For those of you who think Government is trying to save money from subsidy to work FOR a better life for YOU, here are a few facts and figures from the 2012 budget. 1) For transportation and ‘training’ in 2012 alone, the State house will spend N1,944,491,952 2) For electricity (that you and I don’t […]

GOODLUCK THE COWARDLY PRESIDENT

By Azeenarh Mohammed (@xeenarh) (Closeted optimist, provocative writer) In the past 2weeks, Nigerians have witnessed an unprecedented show of stupidity & cowardly determination by their president. While the citizens protested in droves, President Goodluck Jonathan flew to South Africa for the ANC 100 years celebration. While people marched on the streets standing united against his […]

ON THE 4th DAY of #OCCUPYNIGERIA, THE POLICE CAME TO ATTACK INNOCENTS.

On the first day of #occupynigeria, young Nigerian protesters were cut off their intended venue by about 200 police & soldiers. 13 brave Nigerians slept on the side walks by d venue. Cup half full… On the second day of #occupynigeria, we the protesters sang the national anthem to remind us of our unity and […]

#OCCUPYNIGERIA (ABUJA) DECLARATION

#OCCUPYNIGERIA Occupy Eagle-Square (ABUJA) The #occupyNigeria movement is primarily a protest against the removal of fuel-subsidy, however this is not the sole purpose of our gathering. As a Nigerian it is not rocket science knowing that the main problem with the country is not necessarily fuel subsidy, or bad roads, electricity etc, the underlining problem […]

NIGERIA NEEDS YOU….YES: YOU!

P.S I HAVE LEARNT THAT ALL ROADS TO EAGLE SQUARE HAVE BEEN BLOCKED. DO NOT FALTER. WE ARE NOW IN FRON (HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISION) MAITAMA People have asked me if Nigeria is ready to do what it takes to make it better and I have in turn asked for your positions in ‘WILL YOU MARCH?’ […]