2018 IN HINDSIGHT

2018, in Nigeria, was an amazing blockbuster. The service of writers—like John Peele— would be needed to craft a worthy Oscar or Golden Globe movies from the never-ending melodramas. Like Olamide’s mantra, “we give them back to back”. From the snake-monkey millionaires, Benue killings, certificate scandal—with the President as the lead actor—lazy Nigerian Youth, etc. […]

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Always Working EFCC

The always working Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced on December 21, 2018, that it had arrested two men at the Enugu International Airport. The men had a cash sum of $2.8 million. That same day, Union Bank of Nigeria laid claim to the money. Without complete investigation, according to Union Bank, the always […]

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The Oba of Lagos has spoken.

With regards to the forth coming election in Lagos State, the Oba of Lagos has spoken. The Oba, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, said God will not allow any other party apart from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to rule over the State come 2019. According to Vanguard, the Oba made this known at the 11th Annual […]

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Olamide, aka Badoo, on Fire Alert.

Nigerian ace musicians, Olamide Adedeji, aka Olamide, and Keshinro Ololade, aka Lil Kesh, received backlash from fans concerning the lyrical content of their new song, Logo Benz. The song, which was released on December 19, 2018, is said to applaud money rituals. They sing: “if money no enter I go do blood money o!” Many […]

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Notorious Boko Haram Leader Arrested.

Umar Abdulmalik, the most hunted Boko Haram leader and explosive expert for the insurgence group, was arrested in Ibafo, Lagos State on December 20, 2018, by the Inspector-General of Police Special response Team, IRT. Umar was arrested with seven (7) other members; Abubakar Bello Sidi (29 years), Yusuf Abulazeez (31years), Suleman Zakariya (24years), Lukman Abdulmalik […]

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Nostalgia, a Bitch!

Christmas celebration used to be lit, “as in on fire”, growing up during the 90s and early 2000 – I don’t know about the 80s – starting with the Christmas party in schools. Days before December 25, people would have adorned their living rooms with Christmas lights and cards. We didn’t do Christmas trees, it […]

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MAKE MISTAKES. MAKE THEM NOW! My Personal Experience

By Selesi Olawale Now is the best time to make mistakes. Like right now! Tomorrow might just be too late to make that mistake. As a young adult trying to steer through life’s murky waters, making mistakes is inevitable. We’ve all made stupid decisions, errors, mistakes, omissions, slips, blunders, miscalculations, oversights, misinterpretations, fallacies, and misconceptions which have come with pains and regrets. Guess […]

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