Author: Farouk Martins Aresa

King Of Zulu & Oba Eko: Salvation Begins At Home

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Should we blame Kings, Oba, Emir or Obi diversionary scapegoating as members of oppressors rsquo; class? The poor abscond desperately across 7 seas and 7 deserts for greener pasture as looters squander our seed money to better other communities in luxury while most folks are in anguish. Young peo ...

Lagos: Peace In The Land Of Accommodation

Monday, April 13, 2015
There is a difference between accommodation, tolerance and hostility. Yoruba have no problem with different ethnic groups. Actually, many Africans accommodate strangers within them as long as it is not abused. One of the biggest and the richest cities in Africa, Ibadan, was founded by different g ...

Oba Of Lagos: Ambode Is Not From Ondo

Monday, April 6, 2015
Where is Ambode from? You will not know until after the election. By then it may have become irrelevant. Tinubu has already won because the debate is no more about his greed and how he conquered success. It is now about Igbo PDP and Yoruba APC in Lagos. The silver lining may be that any Nigerian, li ...

The Wind Of Change Must Reach Lagos State

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
There are many African, European and Americana countries with same population but internal generated revenue less than Lagos State. While many of them are well managed, Nigerians tell us we should be grateful in the land of the blinds where other states in Nigeria are worse than Lagos. Starved Af ...

Ethnicity Can Set Up The Next President For Failure

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Whoever becomes the next President of Nigeria must wipe out Boko Haram in a month and fight corruption to a standstill? Right now it is either a doable task or you lose the Election based on voters expectation on the 28 of March 2015. Africans have heard promises, not only at home but around the wo ...

Boko Haram On The Run Pledges Sos To Isis

Monday, March 9, 2015
It does not matter who wins the next election in Nigeria, Boko Haram has met its Waterloo at home and beyond its borders. It has never been about religion, it has always been about power. Boko Haram has been seeking international attention for a while, so they kidnapped young girls and boys. This ti ...

Blame Bill Cosby For Days Of Drugs Sex & Rock’n Roll

Monday, March 2, 2015
Cable News Network actually turned Bill Cosby belated scandal into a special. It was a repetition of the same allegation against Bill Cosby that turned people s stomach and heart. If more ladies opened up, hardly would many powerful men stand up. In the days of these women: sex, drugs and rock n ro ...

Only Naive Folks Would Call Buhari A Saint

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Nigeria has found itself in an unenviable position of choosing between a prodigal son and a fanatic. Determining their degree of wastefulness and zealousness within the bounds of laws and decency in a country endemically corrupt is not a good choice. The worst critic of Jonathan or Buhari struggl ...

Say It Ain’t So: Police Commissioner Mbu

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Lagos State Police Commissioner was quoted as saying: If any of my men is killed, I shall kill twenty of them. Please say it ain t so Nigerian Police is by far, not the worst in the world. Our police have been sent to different countries to help train and enforce the law of the land, not kill twent ...

Using Religion And Politics To Cloth Evil Instincts

Monday, February 16, 2015
Man is naturally born aware of good and evil and whenever a wrongful act is displayed, even a child display a sense of guilt if corrected. Evil deeds become a weapon when used to dominate others and make them subservient to the wishes and caprices of the oppressors. Religion and politics are conv ...

Smoldering Revolution Needs Rescuers Before It Gets Bloodier

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Revolution is smoldering already, the question right now is how bloody it is going to get before we rescue ourselves from even more disaster. Youths are rising up across the world demanding not only an end to greed and corruption as the root of all evil but a say in governing their lives. Our youths ...

The Legacy Of President Ebele Jonathan

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Sooner or later, the children of Niger Delta in general and those of Ijaw in particular are going to ask for the legacy of Ijaw President that most Nigerians clamored for as reflected in 2011 votes North and South across the Niger. The easy undisputed answer is the President created more millionair ...

Qualification For President: Honesty Or Hypocrisy

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Qualification for President short of honesty is Much Ado About Nothing or banza. Hypocrisy as high-tech public relation machines is deployed, by politicians to propagate and confuse voters. Even in relatively fair election progress is stifled by indoctrination. Africa had its share of honest politic ...
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