Thursday, July 16, 2015

Q: Why would anybody visit Nigeria? A: Not for the museums.

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/why-berlin-is-the-most-boring-museum-city-in-the-world-a-1043044.html
but many many other reasons
http://www.google.com/search?q=nigeria+tourist

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Unpaid salaries and one senator's intervention

In one of the hadiths, Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him), said "none of you believes until he wants for his brother what he wants for himself"

It was this brotherly love that motivated me to obey the call of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to show love and brotherliness to our brothers in Osun.
Ben Bruce is sending his wardrobe allowance to widows in his (Bayelsa East) constituency and unpaid workers in Osun State.
The 8th National Assembly has to put on its thinking cap and devise ways to devolve powers and responsibilities from the federal government to the states(...read more from his letter)

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Transport in the city

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

King Solomon asked for wisdom

https://www.google.com/search?q=solomon+dream&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=EYBdVZXxIceqUf65gJAF&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1239&bih=416
"Give thy servant therefore an understanding mind to govern thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to govern this thy great people?" 
It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this.
1 Kings 3: 9-10
Solomon's Dream at Gibeon, by Luca Giordano
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Sunday, April 19, 2015

A healthy dose of pessimism

In Why I'm Not Proud To Call Buhari My President, Femi Aribisala discusses the flaws in the March/April 2015 elections especially that the distribution of voter cards / PVCs and PVC-accredited voters, and in the first place of census figures, is rigged.   
He also discusses the limitations of the Buhari product that has been advertised as having answers to security problems and economic problems.  Why has the incoming president not repented from, apologized for, his undemocratic past?

Essentially, a lot of ink has been spent on the bright side.  If you want to think on the dark side of the 2015 elections and the victories of the APC party and presidential candidate, read the longish article.  

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Friday, April 10, 2015

No more.


Enough! with the religious crises.
KhalaS, no more, Boko Haram torment.
Tired of bombs, tears, and death.
Peace and progress only.
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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Oh boy, see relay!

1999 - Obasanjo to run first leg.
O-b-j pass baton to Yar'adua.
From Umaru to Goodluck.
2015 - Jonathan pass baton to GMB
https://www.google.com/search?q=relay+race&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=ArobVarDHtPSaOKFgYAK&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1308&bih=495
Run, Buhari, run.
GeT FREE EmAiL UpDaTeS

...Next time, we want a woman.
http://www.makingofchamps.com/2014/05/15/nigerias-2nd-relay-medal-womens-4x100m-bronze-barcelona-92-olympics/
Our mothers, our sisters, can be the President of Nigeria.
https://www.google.com/search?q=nigeria+olympic+female+sprinter&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=I-QbVdCSIcm6UdDCg5gJ&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1308&bih=495
Nigeria wins.  We all win.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Nigeria...the movie

Politics and society, live, on NEWSBUKA
http://disabilityhorizons.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/news-round-up-e1316003104297.jpg

Good news or bad, we the people will click
http://iseeindia.com/2013/03/13/why-good-news-effect-of-good-news-on-readers/
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Friday, March 27, 2015

Love, not fight


take care
city of goons episode 1
a very short film

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