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Nurnberg Chronicles (Part 2)

Nurnberg Chronicles (Part 2)

🕔00:19, 27.Aug 2019

In 1983, Chinua Achebe, in his epic pamphlet, The Trouble with Nigeria, excoriated Nigeria, and its corruption. He condemned this isle of his birth as “dirty, callous, noisy, ostentatious,

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The Nurnberg Chronicles

The Nurnberg Chronicles

🕔14:37, 21.Aug 2019

On Saturday the 17th of August, 2019, Ndiigbo all over Germany trooped to Nurnberg, in the Southern part of Germany, at the invitation of the Ndiigbo Germany (NIG), the umbrella organization for all Igbos in Germany, for their annual Iri Ji Festival. The maiden edition took place in Frankfurt. Nurnberg agreed to host this year’s event, to the delight of Ndiigbo all over Germany. Many guests were invited, including guests from Nigeria-traditional rulers, industrialists, politicians, and intellectuals of Igbo origin.

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Eating In The Middle Of A Tsunami

Eating In The Middle Of A Tsunami

🕔06:09, 19.Apr 2019

Diarrhea is a terrorist.Any lactose intolerant stomach; that refuses to respect itself; has booked an appointment with embarrassment.

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Gadflies And Society: As Pius Adesanmi “Wailed” In our Social Wilderness: The Life And Times Of Professor Pius Adebola Adesanmi

Gadflies And Society: As Pius Adesanmi “Wailed” In our Social Wilderness: The Life And Times Of Professor Pius Adebola Adesanmi

🕔18:23, 7.Apr 2019

If Pius Adesanmi, my friend, my brother, and my mother’s son, was killed by physical principalities and powers; those powers would have seen legions of Nigerians rise up in irrepressible vengeance, with unparalleled vehemence.

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The Wolf And The Fox Are From The Same Family

The Wolf And The Fox Are From The Same Family

🕔06:35, 23.Feb 2019

As you go to the polls today, you must vote against Buhari, if you love yourself and your future. Muhammadu Buhari must be voted out today. Muhammadu Buhari…

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The Little Finger Of Nigeria’s Game Of Thrones

The Little Finger Of Nigeria’s Game Of Thrones

🕔17:49, 20.Feb 2019

Karl Largerfeld died yesterday. This venerable Caesar of fashion-design, breathed for the last time, and closed his eyes for all times, to sleep with his fathers. He was a god. He perched atop a fashion empire, whose span extended throughout the Western world. Like the Olympian Zeus, he ruled his fashion dynasty from his amphitheater with its center in Paris. Chanel was his creation, and the vehicle for his creative genius. This son of Germany, who adopted Paris as his home, will be missed by the fashion world, which he regaled for many decades, with genius.

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The Man Died!

The Man Died!

🕔18:23, 21.Jan 2019

My entreaties on these journeys have always been, that you send those fairies of light; those fairest of celestial beauty and grace, to accompany my goings and comings! I have always asked you to arm my tongue with the convictions to make words dance at my command, and ears to tingle at my words. You know my destination, you All Seeing Eye.

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When Empires Die!

When Empires Die!

🕔10:05, 18.Jan 2019

The death of empires are never silent events. This is because, every imperial construct, is a metaphor to power and audacity.

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On The Road To The Apocalypse!

On The Road To The Apocalypse!

🕔19:26, 14.Jan 2019

Nigeria is burning on all fronts. And all our people are busy doing is literally going with lamps into people’s bedrooms to find out which man is sleeping with which man.

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Of Power And The Illusion of Omnipotence

Of Power And The Illusion of Omnipotence

🕔05:11, 8.Jan 2019

Whenever a god-complex announces its presence in a political leader, or man of power, the society may carelessly be incinerated in the megalomaniac conflagrations of a mad leader. This is why the German people were led into historical disrepute by the excesses of a tyrant. The world must forever remember that Hitler’s neurotic illusions desired the Poles as slaves and forced labourers; preferred the Jews dead and extinct; and wanted Africa as a zoological garden. Save for the fact that the bogus desires of god-complex is never attainable, Hitler would have been master of the universe.

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