Groundnut Palava

Somebody bought a bottle of groundnut this evening.

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The Nigerian Way

One Sunday in February 2016, my father and I were sitting in the parlour of a house in Chevron estate while our host talked about the petroleum industry at the time. The man was a retired deputy director at the Department of Petroleum Resources and a really brilliant and kind man. He spoke about the problems looming in that sector, accurately predicted the price jump of petroleum products that would take place a few months later, even giving the time range and the price range the pump price would float at. It was then I knew for sure we were in serious trouble.

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Curse God and Die

When I think about the story of Job, I think the Bible is slightly unfair to Job’s wife. Maybe not the Bible per se but renditions of the story over the years. And no this is not me ‘feminizing’ or quarrelling with the male centric narrations of the Bible – that is a different matter. Continue reading →

Can We Catch Up?

Some days ago, a video surfaced on major news sites about a group of boys in Kaduna who were making sci-fi short films. These boys from humble backgrounds, armed with a rickety laptop and knowledge obtained from Youtube videos were able to make videos with decent effects and green screen tech. See story HERE

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