Coronavirus, conspiracy theories and ‘end time’ eschatology
The world is tragically under siege, held ransom by a virus that is not a living organism, but has killed thousands of people and instilled abject fear in the lives of the entire world.
This excellent article by Martins Oloja summarises it all: “The BBC would not have come to Lagos if we had followed up on the discovery of a randy Professor Richard Akindele who was sentenced to two years in prison in December last year”
Putin says former Soviet Republics regret end of USSR
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the citizens of many former Soviet Republics regretted the collapse of the USSR, which he described as a "great state". People in the former republics "interpret it in their own way, but all the same they believe that life in the Soviet Union was more secure, calmer, they…
Viva la revolucion?
Predictably, following the death of Fidel Castro, Nigerian papers are full of glowing tributes to a man described as a ‘friend of Africa’ who ‘stood up to America’ or something ...