[OPINION] abiku called Butiku

butikuIs someone dead

That before now has died?

 

A nation on auto-cruise

Irrespective of shape, size

And colour of butt that occupies the driver seat

This ship is always on auto-cruise. Continue reading [OPINION] abiku called Butiku

“NIGERIA: WE ‘HATE’ THEE” by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi

This was originally published December 3rd of 2014. I have decided to reblog it as its content is as much relevant today as it was then. Correct the typos mentally…. Read on…

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JosssMy recent trip to Jos (J-town) of Nigeria was an eye-opener. I was hitherto, insignificantly, aware of the magnitude of what I did not know. And at the end of my stay in Jos, en route the humble source of mankind, Ile-Ife, I remembered the words of my loving grandfather, Moses Olaonipekun Akinyode, which he somewhat usually belched out after a protracted meditation, “Nigeria: we ‘hate’ thee”.

Jos is a country other than a city in a state within a country, with her own laws, people and (guess I’m wrong) weather. If anyone is in a hurry (and wouldn’t await my views) to deconstruct that claim, he or she should pay, even if a few days, visit to this lovely city (which I’m certain represents several others within Nigeria).

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A-TI-KU ati A-RE-MU

When two personalities, who have been throwing the juggernauts at each other with everything they got, decide to combine their forces, it may lead to not only the annihilation of the opposition but also of themselves.  Especially when such personalities bear names that portends no good. Find below the letter written by A-RE-MU (Slicer of nose) to A-TI-KU (We are dead):

Like ever before, I am constrained to write this letter to you because at my age, I am struggling against senility. However, the situation in which my country has been Continue reading A-TI-KU ati A-RE-MU

One of Africa’s best kept secrets – its history – culled from BBC

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The pyramids from the Kingdom of Kush form one of the most spectacular sights in Sudan. KUSH COMMUNICATIONS

Africa has a rich and complex history but there is widespread ignorance of this heritage. A celebrated British historian once said there was only the history of Europeans in Africa. Zeinab Badawi has been asking what is behind this lack of knowledge and looking at the historical record for an African history series on BBC World News.

The Great Pyramid of Giza in Cairo is rightly considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. But travel further south along the River Nile and you will find a thousand pyramids that belonged to the Kingdom of Kush, in what is now Sudan.

Kush was an African superpower and its influence extended to what is now called the Middle East Read More

 

 

100 things about Africa

I thought this may be important in furthering the discussion on identity.

1. The human race is of African origin. The oldest known skeletal remains of anatomically modern humans (or homo sapiens sapiens) were excavated at sites in East Africa. Human remains were discovered at Omo in Ethiopia that were dated at 195,000 years old, the oldest known in the world.

2. Skeletons of pre-humans have been found in Africa that date back between 4 and 5 million years. The oldest known ancestral type of humanity is thought to have been the australopithecus ramidus, who lived at least 4.4 million years ago.

3. Africans were the first to organise fishing

Source: 100 things about Africa

NO DEBATE! Appeal Committee Rams Shehu Sani Down APC’s Throat in Kaduna Central [CLICK] » Thesheet.ng

The National Appeal Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that Senator Shehu Sani is the party’s candidate for Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 2019 general election. This comes at the heels of the controversy that greeted the APC’s primary election in the district where Uba Sani, a Special Adviser to Gov. …

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