Urhobo leaders deplore herders’ attacks on Uwheru community
The Urhobo Renaissance Society (URS) has condemned the dastardly and unprovoked attacks last week on innocent Uwheru people in Ughelli North Local of Delta State where nine persons were reported dead and several others injured.
Tragicosmogony, metatheatre in Eghagha’s The Oily Marriage
The word tragedy originates from two Greek words, tragos (goat) and oide (song, ode). The reason why ‘goat’ is implicated in the etymology of tragedy might be elliptical,
My Nigeria, my dream
I grew up in a Nigeria which I took for granted - took for granted in terms of its continued existence as one indivisible whole and the need to develop it as a body corporate, where, ‘though tribe and tongue may differ, in brotherhood we stand’ and ‘where truth and justice reign’ and we lustily,…
Urhobo body holds inaugural lecture tomorrow
The Urhobo Renaissance Movement will tomorrow, October 1, hold its inaugural public lecture titled: A renaissance in the Urhobo nation and the quest...
This thing (beast) called politics
There is this generally negative perception of politics, politicians, and the political process held by non-politicians in Nigeria and across the world. It is not complimentary.
Why I don’t watch football
As a rule I do not watch football matches; not anymore, that is. I have given up that passion because of the tragedy which has befallen the local league and football generally in Nigeria.
Unijos foundation students meet, seek growth of sector
It was pomp and pageantry in Lagos recently when the 1979-1983 alumni of University of Jos (UNIJOS) held their reunion celebration.With the theme, “Unijos made me”, the old students relieve campus memories, insisting that the knowledge and values acquired while in school have helped them greatly in their endeavours.
Well, I think they all deserve what is happening to them. They have placed us under siege for too long! Let them be placed under siege too and rot in prison.
Not funny! And if I may extend your Lear metaphor, the presence of Ivanka and her husband and some cronies has not helped matters