Monthly Archives: August 2012

A twittering, child of anger’s reply to Reuben Abati

Normally I do not pay heed to people who go on and on about irrelevant issues BUT I believe for this piece THE JONATHAN THEY DO NOT KNOW, you Reuben Abati deserve a response. First of all,I would personally appreciate it if you refrained from using derogatory words to refer to me and the rest of Nigerians […]

The Vanity/Insanity that is Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

In 2007, a new N20 note was introduced to Nigerians by Charles Soludo. The N20 note was chosen to test run the strength of the polymer currency because N20 was believed to be the most used currency in the country. To make the other currencies last longer, N5, N10, and N50 paper notes were varnished on both sides. All […]

INSECURITY, THREATS AND SECESSION

August 13th, 2012 by Umari Ayim I was not born when Nigeria witnessed her first civil war from 1967 to 1970, but if the accounts of the books I have read are to be believed, it was a bloody and terrible event, one I hope never to see in my lifetime. The accounts of the […]

LIFE IS (NOT) AS YOU SEE IT!

LIFE IS (NOT) AS YOU SEE IT!.

On the Pulse of Morning – By Maya Angelou

A Rock, A River, A Tree Hosts to species long since departed, Marked the mastodon. The dinosaur, who left dry tokens Of their sojourn here On our planet floor, Any broad alarm of their hastening doom Is lost in the gloom of dust and ages. But today, the Rock cries out to us, clearly, forcefully, […]