ebo ni Brazil with full Chicken

This morning, while I trekked to School, I stumbled on this cynosure. Not that it was strange, but merely unexpected. A well packaged ‘ebo’ for the gods positioned at ‘orita meta’.

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Got me thinking how well Brazilians have caught on the details of a custom considered quite remote. While people jettison their customs or culture Continue reading


Opinion: Between EFCC and Former OAU Acting VC – When corruption becomes the bull » YNaija

by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi   Following the arraignment of the most recent former Acting Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Anthon

Source: Opinion: Between EFCC and Former OAU Acting VC – When corruption becomes the bull » YNaija

LETTER FROM THE SON OF MAN vol. 6 by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi

Dear Hannibal,

It is sad that you should be exposed to ludicrous acts and outbursts of people, who having forgotten that “nemo dat quod non habet” (no one gives what he doesn’t have), launch their assaults upon unsuspecting citizens, themselves ignorant of the havoc they wreak on their constituencies and the nation by implementing, as leaders, policies and intervening, at times of usually unexpected crises, out of an overwhelming ignorance that they have gotten used to wearing like a crown. Meningitis and God? That is more reasonable than when leaders elected to pragmatically solve national problems turn around to tell their electorates that recession is the wages of sin. Or, wait for it, that the lack of funds in government coffers is an experience of God’s wrath on the people. One thing is certain and that is they have not forgotten that the disappeared funds are in their personal possession. But at least, they have succeeded in creating a god of their chosen or convenient acts for their god that they believe will serve as sellable excuse for perpetuating their atrocities. Can one still say, “God is watching?” Continue reading