This long and crooked path, Life’s labyrinth, Stretching out the petals of intrigues cocooning Minotaur, son of Pasiphaë, is to Labinnah just a thorny road to glory. Are you Theseus, Labinnah, That strong and mighty soldier?
Dear Hannibal, “Inspiring scenes of people taking the future of their countries into their own hands will ignite greater demands for good governance and political reform elsewhere in the world, including in Asia and in Africa.” – William Hague. While the statement above is true, so much needs be done by the people of Nigeria,
Dear Hannibal, “This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice”, are words attributed to Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., one of the U.S. Supreme Court’s great Justices (as he then was). They were uttered in response to the argument of a young lawyer who mentioned severally while arguing that his client […]
Dear Hannibal, It is sad that the world, as used to be, has changed or keeps changing. Though, maybe this change is expected as there is nothing constant in life, even the invisible ropes that hold the spherical earth in space move from place to place, time after time. If our long-dead ancestors return for […]
While the Nigerian state is being divided on religious lines, the Middle East gets dichotomized with the spilled blood of the dead and injured, the Mexican wall goes up in defiance, Britain is exiting the European Union at all cost, Lybia is tearing her own skin out of her body and so on, individuals around […]
Dear Son of Man, I know you are quite perturbed by my aloofness in the past few years. This is not unconnected with the turmoil pervading the world in recent times. I must apologize for not keeping you up to date with world tidings. As the world turns, we oscillate between our local predicaments and […]
What the Mexican Wall does to a people on either side is what divisive words do. It is not more Mexican than it is of American since Mexicans did not initiate the idea for the wall and largely do not favour its construction. The newly inaugurated President of the United States of America, Donald J. […]
There is a generous gibberish being bandied about, emanating from Nigerian Wendell Simlin, I mean Reno Omokri, former Special Assistant to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan on New Media. In his perfunctory or fanatical defense of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, and popularly supported by many commentators mostly subjectively, […]
Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us – Hal Borland Once, Alakanmi was born and before him, night and day, like eagles adorning broad, long and fingered wings, angled, glide through the waves
That year, this day served as witness to the cries of a baby. It was a tiny cry, piercing the airs and landing on the ears of those who were witnesses.