Life, not black and white lives
Good people build up nations. Bad people destroy fatherlands. Good people plan and sacrifice for the sake of the future but bad people believe in short-termism. There are good and bad people in every race.
A visit to Makarfi
I will leave Makarfi Local Area Council for Zaria today. I have been here since Monday from Abuja, waiting to be called for an opportunity briefing in Zaria.
Save our women
This hustler brought his fiancée to the United States from Nigeria. He didn’t have the necessary papers to be in the US, he did menial jobs but through hard work he was able to save money and sent her to a nursing school, she got a job as soon as she graduated, and legalized her stay.
Aisha’s popular view and the north
I have yet to master this environment like I did in Port Harcourt but I will one day. These days aren’t full of undertakings like before, it should have been but the year came with its wiles but a wise man must find something to do, to keep busy....
Identity and the “North Central” Nigerian - Part 2
The North Central region is reputed to be the food basket of the Nation, but Agriculture is still at a subsistence level. There are many minerals but they are not mined whole-scale, mining is done on a small scale with poor technology ...
Nigeria and her treeless cities
I remember taking boyhood strolls, in the military barracks - where I was raised in Sokoto in a serene environment with trees everywhere. There were trees lined up in order everywhere in that barracks.
The presidential ticket without steam
I want the current president of Nigeria out of office as much as I wanted the other president out of office in 2015 and I voted him out. The trouble is that the personages I see campaigning to oust the present from office do not have brands that resonate....
Nigeria’s development, a collective responsibility
We blame political distresses in Nigeria on political figures and that is absolutely unfair. I wish so much was expected from all predecessors while in office but we all went to sleep in the day not at night and at a time when we should have demanded proper accountability to develop Nigeria.